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Students planting trees
Huge tornado hits Oklahoma City suburb, kills 51
School board reviews budget projections
Capitol, flooding, veterans, disaster end legislative session
Furniture store loan request OK’d
Bemidji Speedway season begins during Memorial Day Weekend
Bemidji area softball teams begins playoffs
Bemidji Blue Ox opens season with win over Staples
This week at Bemidji High School: softball team earns top seed in playoffs
Mix of Bemidji varsity, junior varsity players top Park Rapids
Edith Edie Hill
Thomas "Tommy" Matt Hardwig
Shirley Marie Defoe
Audra McDonald returns with new, personal CD
'Trek' does $70.6M but falls short of studio hopes
Taylor Swift wins 8 trophies at Billboard Awards
'Mad Men' Vincent Kartheiser finds a new role
Obama to host concert honoring Carole King
Fishing guide looks back on hosting Dayton
Blane Klemek: Orioles, too, are a sure sign of spring
Minnesota begins 2013 gypsy moth trapping program
Bemidji area lakes finally open and walleye fishing can begin
Fight to stop spread of Asian carp goes high tech
Volunteer committee turns over last of pledges for event center
Pioneer Viewpoints: Lending a hand during difficult times
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Assaulting our core values
Doug Patton: IRS scandal is proof we need the Fair Tax
Joe Gandelman: Obama’s 2nd term curse
Patrick Guilfoile: Drink to their health, How fruit flies use alcohol to protect their young
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Helsinki’s ‘rock church’
John R. Eggers: Laughter makes the heart young
Master Gardener: Penstemon can offer season-long color
Dan and Michaelle (Shepard) White will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with family and friends from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 20 at Northern Town Hall in Bemidji. Refreshments will...
celebrations / anniversaries
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 - 6:42pm
Jim and Carol Shepard, along with family and friends, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 1-5 p.m., Oct. 20 at Northern Town Hall in Bemidji. Refreshments will be served...
celebrations / anniversaries
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 - 6:37pm
Jeanette and the late Donald Nash of Tenstrike announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kortney Nash, to Matthew Jorgensen. Matthew is the son of Michael and Heidi Jorgensen of...
celebrations / engagements
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 - 6:32pm
Jessica Heinen, daughter of Earl and Donna Heinen of Paynesville, and James Ellingson, son of Barb and Larry Ellingson of Bemidji, announce their upcoming wedding, to be held Oct. 27...
celebrations / engagements
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 - 6:22pm
Prime Time | Diane Engel: Toffle retiring after 20 years of volunteer service
Ida Toffle has been a RSVP Volunteer Hostess at the front desk of the Paul Bunyan Senior Center for about 20 years. In that time, she has gotten to know...
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 - 12:16am
Prime Time | Art Lee: No end in sight for jokes
The ongoing ribbing and joke-telling between Norwegians and Swedes – both in Scandinavia and America – goes on without apparent let-up. “It’s all in fun,” both sides claim. “We’re just...
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 - 12:15am
Prime Time | Alice Collins: October or ‘Soxtober,’ a memorable month
Her birthday was on the sixth of October. As a child, she merged the date and the month and came up with “Soxtober,” which the family adopted as the time...
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 - 12:14am
Prime Time: Marilyn Heltzer: Remembering the headliners beloved from a distance
Steve Jobs. Nora Ephron, Marvin Hamlisch, Andy Williams. All of them have left this earth. The death of each was noted in major newspapers and on TV news programs. All...
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 - 12:12am
Prime Time | Sue Bruns: ‘Wine and Friends, Better with Age’
Six high school friends park their vehicle in a field outside the Lake Carlos Winery near Alexandria, ready for the Grape Stomp Festival. They are wearing matching black T-shirts with...
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 - 12:11am
Prime Time | Missy Thomas: Transportation volunteers help bring joy
By Missy Thomas, Northwoods Caregivers Just imagine: The temperature is cool, but the sun is shining. The birds are chirping. There is a light, refreshing breeze whispering through the trees...
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 - 12:09am
Prime Time | Jeb Monge: Plenty of entertainment growing up in Tracy
Our entertainment in Tracy came from the theaters, school and churches, the city celebrations. Every year we would celebrate our agricultural roots. The implement store on Highway 14 had a...
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 - 12:06am
Prime Time | Evan Hazard: Everyone pulled out all the stops
Last month, I left you hanging, mentioning a “groom’s dinner.” What groom’s dinner? In early 2011, Stuart’s daughter Anna, a junior at the University of Minnesota, met Sam Caldis, a...
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 - 12:05am
Prime Time | Wendell Affield: Love in the lonely hearts club catalog
By Wendell Affield, Special to the Pioneer Dad was a 38-year-old bachelor when he returned to the farm from World War II in October 1945. He carried a gray .50...
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 - 12:00am
Beltrami 4-H’ers in State Horse Show
ST. PAUL — Beltrami County 4-H had nine youth participate in this year’s 2012 Minnesota 4-H State Horse Show, held Sept. 15-17. Haley Julin was the Grand Entry rider for...
Fri, Oct 05, 2012 - 7:09pm
Annie Schrader Spargo of Turtle Lake Township celebrated her 100th birthday Oct. 2. Family and friends gathered at Havenwood Care Center in Bemidji to celebrate the milestone. Present were all...
celebrations / birthdays
Fri, Oct 05, 2012 - 6:59pm