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WOMEN'S HOCKEY; Ohio State stymies Bemidji State again, wins 2-1 as BSU skid hits 3 games
BOYS HOCKEY: Lumberjacks beat Brainerd 4-1, win seventh straight
WRESTLING: Maas wins second Big Bear title, three others take second
GIRLS HOCKEY: Brainerd scores late to beat Bemidji
GYMNASTICS: Bemidji third at Davies Invite
Verna Maryen Nordby
Blanche E. Dennis
Blane Klemek: The moon of popping trees
Scotty Allison: The need for local Veterans Home continues
John Eggers: The Christmas coincidence
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Bemidji sings for the holidays
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 21
Pioneer Previews: Dregni reads perfect for holiday break
Meet the new class: Green Day, Lou Reed among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Gothman wedding anniversary
Nyquist 90th birthday celebration
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Peter Hakim: U.S.-Cuba deal: What the two sides get out of the bargain
Peter Funt: Elizabeth Warren, don’t jump
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
November 1, 2014
Fighting the urge to live in fear
On the darkest of nights, we try to prepare for them. We exercise caution, and with our senses heightened, scan from left to right, searching for any sign of them. When we finally feel at ease, get a good layout of the landscape, one pops out in front of us and halts. If we are...
November 1, 2014 - 11:36pm
October 28, 2014
Protecting deciduous trees, shrubs from winter damage
Minnesota's cold winters can damage deciduous trees and shrubs as well as the more obvious injuries to evergreens. Winter sun and wind can damage bark, branches and flower buds and prolonged cold can damage roots. One common injury is "sun scald," which is characterized by elongated...
October 28, 2014 - 11:56pm
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