Skip to main content
Bountiful Blueberry Festival in Lake George
Dentist, others involved in killing Cecil the lion may not face prosecution
‘We’re just trying to make our communities better’: Mural depicts an 1890 pioneer family meeting a Native American family
Spiritual Run for sobriety begins in Red Lake
Rez rappers to host Motherland Block Party Thursday
BIRCHMONT: Strong winds rip through Bemidji Town and Country Club
BASEBALL: Bucks beat Hibbing 5-3
BEMIDJI ROUNDUP: Local fighter signs with Vegas promotion
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji ends season at Fergus Falls
YOUTH BASEBALL: Northern Heat 10-year-olds heading to World Series
Thomas Bonar, Sr.
Hazel Julia Hanson
Nicholas Hunter Sledge
Robert James Welle
John Eggers: Will you leave a trail?
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: As nice as eating flowers can be, it can also be a little scary
NORTHLAND STARGAZING: New Horizons visits Pluto on Bastille Day
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Strawberry renovation begins now
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Learning from the first teachers
First City Singers 'on a mission': Senior group seeking members to carry on a musical tradition
Pioneer Previews: The soothing sounds of music
You can come home again: Accomplished singer/performer Matt Goinz returns to lend a hand in PBP final show of the season
Art briefs - Sunday July 26
Off The Record Blog: Here is the trailer for the second season of ‘Fargo’
DNR announces another conservative deer season
Blane Klemek: Coyotes are interesting animals that are both revered and despised
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: As muskies begin to bite, please handle them with care
Waterfleas found in Lake Vermillion
Blane Klemek: The distinctive songs and calls of the eastern towhee
Family Moments: Bessie Moller Barrington and Lillian Shuman
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Timing of Paul Bunyan Park project questioned
Susan Stamper Brown: Eating steak with teaspoons
Tina Dupuy: Donald Trump: Rising from the GOP’s ashes
Joseph Cotto: Intelligence in 21st Century America
Bob Franken: Wither that sucker Trump
July 13, 2015
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: A tour of sustainability: Sustainable Places Tour back for fourth year
On July 25, the Bemidji Sustainability Committee will host its Fourth Annual Sustainable Places Tour. The event includes homes and businesses...
July 13, 2015 - 6:28pm
July 12, 2015
John Eggers: When was your last miracle?
Singer Jon Bon Jovi said, “Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you’ll see them all around you.” That...
July 12, 2015 - 12:28am
July 5, 2015
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: You are never done parenting
Change is hard. Looking at the face of an 18-year-old and remembering the toddler that needed protection at all times is difficult. When a child is born to us, we are tasked with the job of raising them to the best of our ability and see them to adulthood with the least amount of...
July 5, 2015 - 12:56am
John Eggers: My country ’tis of thee
Which anthem do you like the best, “Star-Spangled Banner” or “My Country ’Tis of Thee”? At one time, “America” or “My Country...
July 5, 2015 - 12:17am
June 30, 2015
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: If you were wondering about watering
One thing about growing any plant is that you are never sure what the weather will be after you plant it. Earlier this year, a widespread drought was expected, and it was very dry for a while. This was followed by some nice “catch up” rain, and then more rain. Be prepared for...
June 30, 2015 - 7:25pm
June 28, 2015
John Eggers: Need any address labels?
Ben Franklin said, "Either write about something worth reading or do something worth writing." I try to do both but I'm not sure if I did any...
June 28, 2015 - 12:34am
June 23, 2015
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Show your hobby at the Beltrami County Fair
For those hobbyists growing fruits or vegetables, brewing beer, making wine, taking care of an aviary or taking photos of a garden item, you are encouraged to register it, bring it and show it in the Horticulture area of the Beltrami County Fair coming up July 29-Aug. 2. There...
June 23, 2015 - 8:02pm
June 22, 2015
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The future, and the past, of Indigenous education
Editor's note: This is a monthly Pioneer column focusing on Native American issues and topics. Recently, a dialogue started in Bemidji titled "Truth and Reconciliation," which brings the community together to discuss ways to help all communities in Bemidji better understand one another. In...
June 22, 2015 - 8:51am
June 21, 2015
John Eggers: We need a Jurassic Dad's Theme Park
The "Jurassic World" movie recently became the world's greatest box office hit during its first week. What could be even greater? How about your...
June 21, 2015 - 12:47am
Blane Klemek: The eagles are soaring again
On June 20, 1782, the bald eagle was selected to grace the Great Seal of these United States. The bird was chosen because of its strength, majesty,...
June 21, 2015 - 12:33am
June 16, 2015
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Putting one over on the pesky pests
With the growing season in full swing, there are a number of pests and diseases to be on the lookout for. The first step in maintaining a healthy garden and yard is being aware of signs and symptoms of these emerging pests. Emerald ash borers have not been detected this far north...
June 16, 2015 - 6:30pm
June 15, 2015
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Tuesdays are for Sustainable Tuesdays
Every week for the past three years, people from our community have gathered to learn hands-on skills, receive valuable information and connect...
June 15, 2015 - 10:21am
June 14, 2015
John Eggers: Nine super summer challenges for children
Have you been asking yourself, “What am I going to do this summer?” Yes, you will go to the lake. Yes, you will go to the fair. Yes, you...
June 14, 2015 - 12:58am
June 9, 2015
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: The work doesn’t stop in June
Wouldn’t it be great if once the flower and vegetable gardens were planted, we could just enjoy the fruits of that labor without having to weed, water and feed? Or the grass grew only 4 inches tall? In the best of all possible worlds, that would be the case. Since we do have...
June 9, 2015 - 7:11pm
Evan Hazard: A sterling Bemidji Concert, plus a late bulletin
The Bemidji Chorale’s annual spring concert was May 17 at 7 p.m. As usual, the Hobson Union Ballroom was crowded, but there were a few seats...
June 9, 2015 - 12:16am