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Ojibwe film hits silver screen: 'The Jingle Dress' showing at Chief Theater
Daily arrests for Feb. 27-28
Snowjourn celebrates 35 years (with results, photo gallery)
Driver uninjured after crashing while going the wrong way on Highway 2 near Fosston
CITY GOVERNMENT: Council to consider Airport Authority candidate search strategy
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji takes on No. 2-seeded Edina in first game Thursday
AXEMEN: Bemidji kicks off 2015 with four-time defending IFL champs
WRESTLING: Maas advances to semifinal in Class AAA state individual tournament
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU gets road win at Ferris State, 2-1
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers take game one from Minnesota Duluth
Lois June Merschman
Dwight Lyman Sandgren
Rev. Vernon A. Nelson
David M. Reinard
John Eggers: How cold is it?
Northland Stargazing: Open clusters, saints' days, and the vernal equinox
Cyndi Fenske: March into the Library
Patrick Guilfoile: Shining light on obesity
A NATIVE VOICE: Education: What is it?
Off The Record Blog: ‘Parks And Recreation’ Goes Out On A High Note
Pioneer Previews: Much to do as March approaches
Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 22
To play in Paris: Bemidji organist to perform this summer at Notre Dame Cathedral
Pioneer Previews: Time to 'Go for Baroque' with the BSO
Peterson, Northland Tackle honored by Fishing Hall of Fame
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Anglers' attention turns to perch as season winds down
Blane Klemek: Here one day and gone the next
DNR to fly elk surveys in northwest Minnesota
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Poutin’ time: 35th annual Eelpout Festival starts Friday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Base transportation debate on solid data
Peter Funt: Trump is in the clown car
Bob Franken: Rudy’s love hatefulness
Byron York: White House traps itself in terrorism word games
Danny Tyree: ‘The Sound of Music’ turns 50
December 14, 2014
Patrick Guilfoile: A kiss may not be just a kiss
We humans are quite adept at transferring microbes to one another. The common cold, whooping cough, even Ebola are examples of diseases caused by microbes transferred from person to person. However, there are many situations where microbes are transferred between people and the outcome...
December 14, 2014 - 12:06am
December 8, 2014
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
The America Reads Readers Theater has been busy this fall visiting Bemidji elementary schools and performing the play “Many Moons.” The play is based on the book “Many Moons,” which was written by James Thurber and published in 1943. It’s the tale of a little girl who wanted...
December 8, 2014 - 9:43pm
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
We have an old refrigerator. It’s not stainless steel, French door or bottom freezer but it has an icemaker I never hooked up because I am paranoid about hoses and connections springing leaks. Late at night I hear this robot sound when it cycles. We fill the trays the old-fashioned...
December 8, 2014 - 9:42pm
Art Lee: And now the lucky winner for the grand prize is...
When it comes to drawing that lucky winner for the top prize that’s to be given away, who doesn’t want to be that winner? Is it possible that there’s someone who actually does not want his or her name drawn as the big winner of the grand prize? Well, though it may seem somewhat...
December 8, 2014 - 9:41pm
Evan Hazard: How can we learn what people believe?
Fridays, the Pioneer’s Faith page often features Terry Mattingly’s “Religion” column. Raised a Southern Baptist, Mattingly is now an Eastern Orthodox Christian, but his columns are not specifically sectarian. He does, however, usually concentrate on Christian topics, rather...
December 8, 2014 - 9:40pm
Sue Bruns: Memories on a Christmas bird’s wings
My sister will be getting a bird ornament for Christmas this year — a replica of an old glass ornament with delicate details and real feathers. She won’t be surprised when she opens the box; I’ve given her bird ornaments for the past several years, not because she’s a lover...
December 8, 2014 - 9:39pm
December 7, 2014
John Eggers: The little house in the woods – A Christmas story
Her name was Cate Cosgrove and she lived in a little wooden house in the woods. No one seems to know how she got there. But there it was in the middle of the woods, kind of like a house in a fairy tale. Cate had passed away long before I was born in 1943. By the time Kathy and I...
December 7, 2014 - 12:00am
December 6, 2014
Holidays can be a time to heal
Images of a red-nosed Santa with jolly cheeks and kind eyes, reindeer flying through the crisp night sky, sleigh bells ringing in the distance and twinkling lights all are bombarding our senses this season. Smells of fresh baked cookies, pine and balsam mingle in our noses and everywhere...
December 6, 2014 - 11:28pm
December 1, 2014
Library Corner: Don't forget to see Santa at the Library
We're taking our tree out of storage to welcome in December at the library. It's hard to believe it's that time of year again. As northern Minnesotans we know we can handle the winters here, but that does not mean we are ready for them. Luckily, the library can help with the winter...
December 1, 2014 - 3:16pm
November 30, 2014
Patrick Guilfoile: Hey, that’s my moth!
From a human perspective, bats have the odd ability to see using sound. Much like a depth finder in a boat, bats identify the contours of the world around them by detecting sound bouncing off objects. This helps them navigate around trees and other obstacles in the dark. Sound also...
November 30, 2014 - 12:49am
John Eggers: What is it worth?
As you gathered for your Thanksgiving dinner at Grandma’s place, you may have noticed some old things in her china cabinet or cupboard. You may have eaten your dinner on a square oak table with fancy turned legs. You asked your grandmother, “Granny, is that old cookie jar worth...
November 30, 2014 - 12:48am
November 23, 2014
John Eggers: How do you say 'Thank You'?
Probably the most used phrase in the English language is "thank you." We use it every day. In other cultures, the same is true. "Gracias" in Spanish, "merci" in French, "megwitch" in Ojibwe and "danke" in German — all of us have heard these "thank yous" because they are often...
November 23, 2014 - 12:17am
November 16, 2014
Patrick Guilfoile: Muddled? Blame an algae virus
We all feel a little slow sometimes. On a Monday morning, or by the end of the week, our neurons may be a little lazy. Yet a recent finding suggests that a sluggish brain could be the result of something more insidious than a long week or long weekend. Researchers from Johns...
November 16, 2014 - 12:52am
John Eggers: Are your Christmas catalogs piling up?
Have you received any Christmas catalogs lately? Are your muscles getting sore from carrying them into your home? Are they blocking your doorway? There was a time, long, long ago, boys and girls, when Christmas catalogs were like winning a sweepstakes with one exception: everyone...
November 16, 2014 - 12:51am