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Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Brainerd family says final goodbyes to man who was missing for more than 2 years
‘I want to get people to sing’: Garrison Keillor visits Bemidji on his Gratitude Tour
Man whose boat crashed on Minnesota river found alive
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
UPDATE: Twins to appeal Sano's one game for 'aggressive actions'
WOMEN'S GOLF: BSU’s Woelfel 9th at NSIC championships
TRACK AND FIELD: BSU's Coleman sets triple jump record
SHIPLEY: 'It' factor is no mystery, but the Wild need to find it
Charity Faith Hope Moses
Betty Elaine Beaulieu
John George "Moose" White
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: We must open our minds to diverse teachings
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: John's No. 1 List for Bemidji
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: What is that weed?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you know your Twins?
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
First Friday Fest at Rail River
Regional author publishes book
First Friday at Gallery North
Up a tree!
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Warm-up helps spawn, walleyes should be ready for opener
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wood ducks always welcome in the spring
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Finding your favorite gardening tools
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wild turkeys are abundant throughout Minnesota
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Minnesota Health Plan’ is a plan for all
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bliss understands our local issues
December 8, 2016
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
Not only was my dad well known for his sense of humor and passion for Vikings football, but his love of snowstorms and the Christmas season was nearly contagious. I have fond memories of him offering to run and get milk in a blizzard, even though our fridge was stocked. And when...
December 8, 2016 - 12:16pm
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
Did you know that famous film director Cecil B. DeMille visited Bemidji during the summer of 1949? He was following circus troupes around the...
December 8, 2016 - 12:11pm
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
An energetic group of RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) volunteers with a passion for helping and encouraging students to read, presented...
December 8, 2016 - 12:03pm
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
Psychologists tell us there are two overwhelming subjects that adults strive hard to avoid -- pain and boredom. Neither category seemed apparent...
December 8, 2016 - 12:03pm
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
Last month I painted an upbeat picture of extrasolar earth-like planets, often with "Life As We Know It" (LAWKI), and maybe sentient beings (self-aware,...
December 8, 2016 - 11:57am
PRIME TIME: Puzzling thoughts
Several sunless days in November lead me to open up that jigsaw puzzle box that’s been sitting on the bottom shelf for several months. Winter...
December 8, 2016 - 11:55am
December 4, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
I intended to write about something educational this week but then my head collided with my deer mount hanging on the wall, which had a toy double barrel popgun on its rack that fell to the floor with a big bang and on the way down it knocked over a pair of binoculars, which I use...
December 4, 2016 - 8:56am
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
While sharing incredible stories of Christmas Magic, a dear friend told me about an amazing group of women who have anonymously been changing the world.
December 4, 2016 - 5:30am
November 30, 2016
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
The most consistent argument made by North Dakota regulators and the owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline against the protest actions of the...
November 30, 2016 - 7:15pm
November 27, 2016
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
December is full of festive events for all ages! Let the snow fall outside, and stop in to the Bemidji Public Library for literary merriment...
November 27, 2016 - 10:00am
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
I was watching the Gopher football game against Northwestern last Saturday and I noticed that the Gopher punter came on the field to punt wearing...
November 27, 2016 - 9:00am
November 20, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make me laugh: The benefits of laughter
Question. If one speaker gives a really great and inspiring speech and does everything that good speakers do and another speaker breaks all the...
November 20, 2016 - 10:00am
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Standing alongside Standing Rock
Bemidji Pioneer November 20, 2016 Truth and Reconciliation: A Fall Summary Many are still wondering about the efforts, concerns and attention...
November 20, 2016 - 5:34am
November 13, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Having a bad day? Remember the bridge over troubled waters
Did you ever have a bad day? I mean did you ever have a really, really bad day? Maybe you dropped not only your car keys but also your cell phone...
November 13, 2016 - 6:00am
November 6, 2016
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: The power of your vote, your voice
Sitting at Raphael's Bakery on a Saturday morning, enjoying the first sip of coffee as it hits my veins, I overhear a gentleman asking a friend, and "So are you voting next week or moving to Canada?"
November 6, 2016 - 8:34am