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Nicole Ronchetti

Nicole Ronchetti

Reporter

Nicole Ronchetti is a reporter at the Bemidji Pioneer, focusing on local government and community health.

Raised on the Iron Range in Hibbing, Minnesota, Nicole graduated from Hamline University with a degree in Global Studies and International Journalism. Her favorite book series is The Lord of the Rings, and when she's not reading she can be found wandering (but not lost) in nature.

You can contact Nicole at nronchetti@bemidjipioneer.com or at (218) 333-9791.

The grand opening of Giminjimendaamin Ezhichigeyang, a new wellness and event venue that’s part of the Oshkiimaajitahdah community center in Redby, was celebrated on Monday with a ribbon cutting ceremony, lunch and live music.
Sanford Health’s Program for Addiction Recovery provided Tanner Lene a way to connect to a heritage he’d left largely unexplored, as he began to learn Ojibwe and join classes taught by elders and knowledge keepers on traditional medicines and art.
Community members young and old gathered for the 17th Niimi'idiwin, formerly the Sanford Healing Powwow, to celebrate Anishinaabe culture and heritage.
The residency and eligibility to run for Minnesota Senate District 2 of candidate Edward Strickland is being questioned after a petition was filed alleging he lives in a city near St. Paul, and not in District 2.
Parents and guardians across the country are struggling to find formula for their children, facing empty shelves and their children’s hungry bellies. Sanford Pediatrician Dr. Colleen Swank shares advice for parents during the ongoing formula shortage.
Parents and guardians across the country are struggling to find formula for their children, facing empty shelves and their children’s hungry bellies. Sanford Pediatrician Dr. Colleen Swank shares advice for parents during the ongoing formula shortage.
Festivities for the 74th Governor’s Fishing Opener were held in Cass Lake and on Lake Winnibigoshish in Leech Lake Nation.
At a Bemidji event on Tuesday, April 19, representatives from Honor the Earth shared their concerns about the environmental harm the Huber Mill, a lumber mill in Cohasset, could cause if approved.
For many at higher risk for COVID-19, it’s difficult to balance safety against social isolation as restrictions relax. In Bemidji, Minnesota, support programs are changing the way they help.
Oleksandr and Sergii Bogdanov, who now live in Bemidji, worry about their home country of Ukraine as it faces an invasion by Russia.