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Five die in crash with semi in western South Dakota
Popular Minnesota Court of Appeals judge, former attorney retires after 40 year career
Philando Castile case: As jury selection begins, what do both sides look for?
Western Minnesota town's residents seek to help fearful immigrants
Three veterans airlifted after Memorial Day crash in van with 5 other Legion members in far northern Minnesota
Late goals lift Penguins in Stanley Cup Final opener
UPDATE: Tiger Woods says unexpected reaction to prescribed meds to blame for arrest, not alcohol
UPDATE: In matchup of first-place teams, Astros rally with huge 8th inning to blast Twins
Adam Thielen looks to show Vikings last season wasn't a fluke
Twins option Kennys Vargas with some regret
Vernon Vanden Berg
Adren "Ade" Mann
Myrtle "Elaine" Miller
John Ted Iverson
LIBRARY CORNER: Ready for summer at the Library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Making a case for wood ticks
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
Intermediate Watercolors class with Jane Freeman
Young Songwriters Workshop set for June 17
Season tickets for 2017-18 BSO season
Cass Lake Bena student wins Congressional Art Competition
‘Color of Life’ exhibit at library
Public celebration at Big Bog
FISH TALES: Pam Johnson on Lake Winnie
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Warmer temps should lead to better bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: House sparrows and European starlings are hardy survivors
New upgrades at Norway Beach campgrounds
Torry's Van Benefit
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tanner left an indelible mark on many lives
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
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