A lawsuit against Bemidji Area Schools alleges a bus driver made a 6-year-old boy walk blocks to his house in freezing temperatures because he was misbehaving. A court summary of the case says the boy was crying and fearful that he would never see his family again after walking 5 to 10 minutes to his [...]
Gov. Mark Dayton is asking for more time to prepare his State of the State speech before a joint session of the Minnesota Legislature. Dayton sent letters to the House and Senate Wednesday, requesting a joint session on April 30. The governor originally wanted to speak on April 23, which is soon after lawmakers return [...]
Pine City Pioneer Editor Mike Gainor stopped by for this week’s Pioneer report. He gives us a preview of this week’s edition of the paper.
Sheriff Robin Cole was back on today to give the report. Sheriff Cole informed the public on a busy week for his office, and was also asked about his plans to run for Sheriff again this fall.
Minnesota’s new $9.50 minimum wage bill is expected to reach a gubernatorial vote by the end of this week, that in a report from the Associated Press.
Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding has been nominated again for the NHL’s Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The award is presented annually to the player who best exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. Harding won the 2013 Masterton Trophy last June. Harding is 18-7-3 and leads the league with a 1.65 goals-against average and a [...]
A Minnesota medical examiner has identified the body of a missing Iowa woman found in a rural area of Dakota County over the weekend. The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office identifies the body as that of 29-year-old Carrie Elaine Olson of Davenport, Iowa. Olson was reported missing in Davenport. Her body was found Saturday evening [...]