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Kent and Shantel Dudley of Solway have adopted numerous children with medical needs. They are pictured with some of their adopted and foster children, including, from left, Victoria, Mathis, Daniel, Vonte, and Mason. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
A place to call home: Kent and Shantel Dudley open their arms to children with special needs
March 17, 2018 - 4:22pm
Parade goers try their hand at "Swooshing" on Saturday during the World's Shortest Parade in downtown Bemidji. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Paint the town green: Bemidji celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with annual block-long parade
March 17, 2018 - 7:20pm
Paul Bunyan Bonspiel champs crowned
March 17, 2018 - 10:23pm
Platinum rewards
Tantoo Cardinal, an award-winning actress and Metis environmental activist, talks with a reporter Tuesday in Bemidji before speaking at Red Lake's Seven Clans Casino. Cardinal grew up in the tar sands region of Alberta, Canada, and addressed the dangers of oil pipelines in her talk. Cardinal is best known for her roles in "Dancing with Wolves" and "Legends of the Fall."(Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
‘A different world’: Actress, environmental activist Tantoo Cardinal talks tar sands in Red Lake
March 13, 2018 - 5:21pm
Steven Gray Premo
March 17, 2018 - 9:37pm
Runners take off from the Shamrock Shuffle starting line on Saturday at the Sanford Center. Decked out in St. Patrick's Day green, more than 200 runners gathered to compete in the annual race, which is hosted by the Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department. The event included both 5K and 10K races. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Shuffling Shamrocks! (Photos)
March 17, 2018 - 6:19pm
Minnesota teen dies in car fire
March 17, 2018 - 9:32am
Amy Lynn Dow
March 17, 2018 - 9:27pm
Amy Monson
Sister of man accused in explosives case charged for alleged threat to witness
March 17, 2018 - 3:16pm
UMD survives: Bulldogs lose to North Dakota, barely advance to NCAAs
March 17, 2018 - 11:11pm
Knights of Columbus hold free throw contest
March 17, 2018 - 10:20pm
Miklo Cruz Bellon Staehnke
March 17, 2018 - 9:37pm
Results from Township Tuesday in the Bemidji area
March 17, 2018 - 6:54pm
Rhozaria McClain, Citizen Cope and Amaya Pemberton at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. (Submitted photo)
From Red Lake to D.C.: Students perform at John F. Kennedy Center in Washington
March 17, 2018 - 3:46pm
Doctors said to let a teen's sinus infection 'run its course,' family says. Weeks later, he died.
March 17, 2018 - 9:12am

Inside Bemidji Pioneer

Top left: Bemidji win "Best MN Town." Top center: Bull moose visits Lake Bemidji. Top right: BSU men's hockey coach with the MacNaughton Cup. Bottom left: Rescue team heads out on Upper Red Lake. Bottom center: People embrace on the first day of searching for missing fishermen on Lower Red Lake. Bottom right: Bus accident on Irvine Avenue. (Pioneer file photos)

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