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A school without borders: Local nonprofit hopes to connect Africans with French Concordia Language villages
Ceasing the silence of suicide: Youth services group speaks to students
Court report: Sentencings for Nov. 3, 10 and 17
Hittin' the slopes: Buena Vista opens for season
Turkeys donated to Food Shelf
MEN'S HOCKEY: Bowling Green finishes off sweep, beats Bemidji State 3-2
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU leads from start to finish in 69-58 win over Viberto
MEN'S HOCKEY: Bemidji State drops fifth straight as Bowling Green wins 3-1
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Bemidji State rallies back to topple Mayville State 82-76
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Lutes explodes in second half to help BSU top Mayville State 77-66
Edward Melvin Perkins, Jr. (Dewey)
Scott Michael Fisher
Richard N. Leach
Joe L. Blank
Brigitte E. Wokal
Patrick Guilfoile: Muddled? Blame an algae virus
John Eggers: Are your Christmas catalogs piling up?
Evan Hazard: Then we bought a new ’03 Prius
Doug Lewandowski: Caving in
Missy Thomas: November is National Caregiver Awareness Month
Switchfoot is 'Fading West' with Bemidji
Neilson Foundation grants Watermark $150K for move
Pioneer Previews: A busy arts scene
MOVIES: New releases to hit around Thanksgiving
For ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ directors, bad jokes are worth the fight
Blane Klemek: Coyotes are fascinating animals that are both revered and despised
Blane Klemek: Let the deer feed naturally
Blane Klemek: Unique features of the Clark’s nutcracker
Paul Nelson: Surface water temperatures drop in Bemidji area lakes
Blane Klemek: Pied-billed grebes are common throughout Minnesota
Belcher-Bradseth wedding announcement
Watkins birthday celebration
Thorson birthday celebration
Bob Franken: Squawking and talking
Don't just throw bullets at things in the woods
Media boycott of Obama's speech irresponsible
Peterson just trying to do the right thing
Teen Health Fair was a rousing success
October 26, 2014
John Eggers: Where are you going?
Albert Einstein was once traveling from Princeton on a train when the conductor came down the aisle, punching the tickets of every passenger. When he came to him, Einstein reached in his vest pocket. He couldn’t find his ticket, so he reached in his trouser pockets. It wasn’t...
October 26, 2014 - 12:43am
Scotty Allison: Veterans Office seeks family correspondence
Recently, it was announced that the Beltrami County Veterans Service Office will be collecting stories from county veterans and their families to support an ongoing project at the Minnesota State Capitol Mall. The project, which is called "the Minnesota Military Family Tribute," was...
October 26, 2014 - 12:41am
October 25, 2014
Tanya Hasbargen: Take time to invest in the community
Giving to United Way of Bemidji Area is truly an investment in the community of Bemidji. You are supporting programs and services that care for people at different stages of life, and in a variety of situations. It's the peace of mind, knowing that when there is a need, there is...
October 25, 2014 - 11:22pm
October 23, 2014
Northland Stargazing: Three planets, some constellations, and two showers:
Evan Hazard Special to the Pioneer Reminders: Earlier sunsets and Central Standard Time after Nov. 1 make evening stargazing easier, but the management is not responsible for cold weather and clouds. The Leonid meteor shower may be decent in the wee hours of Nov. 17-18, and crescent...
October 23, 2014 - 11:27pm
October 22, 2014
Pros and cons of the Autumn blaze maple tree
In the fall, most of us look forward to seeing the beautiful colors of the many trees we have in Northern Minnesota. It may also be a time of the year when one thinks about getting more of that red leaf color in our own yard. One of the more popular trees that have been sold in...
October 22, 2014 - 12:32am
October 19, 2014
Patrick Guilfoile: Body odor: Blame your clothes and your microbes
On a recent arduous canoeing trip (60-plus miles in three days) I wore synthetic clothing as I paddled across lakes, and trudged up and down portages. It was warm (and wet) and by the final day, I could barely stand being in the same tent with my daywear. From those experiences and...
October 19, 2014 - 12:44am
John Eggers: Did you miss the pheasant opener?
“Now I don’t want any of you to go pheasant hunting this weekend. You might sprain your ankle walking through those sloughs and cornfields. We need you for next Friday’s game.” This was the warning given to us by our high school football coach who obviously was not a pheasant...
October 19, 2014 - 12:43am
Fall into fun at the Library
Late October and November brings to Bemidji a full schedule of special events, programs and services at your Public Library. As we continue with our theme of Teen Read Month, at 5 p.m. on Friday, library will be hosting a "Hobbit Party" for teens. Come dressed as your favorite...
October 19, 2014 - 12:34am
October 15, 2014
Protecting your evergreens from winter damage
Our harsh Northern Minnesota climate can be responsible for severe damage to landscape plants, especially a winter like our last one. The prolonged cold as well as winter sun and wind can bleach and desiccate evergreen branches. All is not lost, however. With planning and care,...
October 15, 2014 - 12:26am
October 14, 2014
Sue Bruns: Don’t worry, your wedding will be beautiful
Having recently hosted our son’s wedding, reception and wedding dance in our yard, I feel the need to pass along some advice to anyone considering such an event. First, don’t worry. Author June Hunt wrote: “Worry is most often a prideful way of thinking that you have more...
October 14, 2014 - 12:15am
Diane Engel: Goodbye, but not gone
This will be my last article for the Senior Activity Center, as I am moving on to new adventures. I have met so many wonderful people and have had some fun times at the Senior Center. I want to thank the many volunteers for their years of service to the Senior Center. I also want...
October 14, 2014 - 12:15am
Doug Lewandowski: The car from hell
I own the car from hell. At least that’s what my mechanic calls it. When I bought it used, it had only 30,000 miles on it — a good deal. I told a broker what I wanted; he got it for me, and even added a red pin-strip along the side. We had to have reliable transportation. At...
October 14, 2014 - 12:11am
Art Lee: Doing what’s needed: Change, be it in ’44 or ’14
Ahhh, October, the month when anything like __________________ (fill in the blank) can change almost overnight. There are lots of old saws that go along with the word Change: “The more things change, the more they remain the same.” “The only thing for sure in this life is change.”...
October 14, 2014 - 12:10am
Evan Hazard: Critter sightings, mostly from the patio
Supped on the patio Sept. 3, perhaps the second time this year I ate all three meals out there.* I’d have breakfasted inside if I’d been up at a respectable hour, but slept in, then made tea, and worked on the laptop before eating. It was 70degrees out when I finally ate just...
October 14, 2014 - 12:09am
October 12, 2014
Patrick Guilfoile: Ebola — tracking a killer
The current Ebola virus outbreak continues, and there is great concern that the virus will not be easily kept in check. Past Ebola outbreaks were limited, killing at most a few hundred people. In fact, until this latest epidemic in West Africa, only 1,540 deaths from Ebola had been...
October 12, 2014 - 12:41am