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CITY GOVERNMENT: Council wants to move past divisive debate on Chief Bemidji plaques
Text of the four Chief Bemidji Statue plaques
Bemidji food shelf seeks volunteers
UPDATED: Anderson, Jurek crowned BHS Prom King and Queen
VIDEO: OUT AND ABOUT: Medina a music man
Five former Lumberjacks inducted into Bemidji High School Athletics Hall of Fame
MMA: Local fighter wins on national television
University of North Dakota releases list of potential new nicknames
GOLF: Bemidji boys win own invitational
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Home and home doubleheader with North Dakota highlight BSU men's and women's schedules
Franklyn "June" Charles Strong, Jr.
Roger G. Olson
David Walter Lehmann
Patrick Guilfoile: Measles — more deadly than Ebola
John Eggers column: Make your fishing opener memorable
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Flowers and herbs benefit the vegetable garden
John Eggers: What is right with the world?
Library Corner: Library to celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4
Michael W. Smith tour comes to Sanford Center
PIONEER PREVIEWS: BSO concludes 76th season with some Mozart
The Table Tour: Steven Curtis Chapman brings Christian music acts to perform in Bemidji
Pioneer Previews: Brass on tap Monday at Bangsberg
Art briefs - Sunday April 26
Gone Fishin': Duane, John Peterson and their business are Hall of Fame worthy
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Although rare, observing black bears a fascinating sight
Photo of the Day: Immature eagle
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Water levels remain a concern as opener nears
Blane Klemek: The bluebird, few have received as much attention as they
Stratton birthday celebration
Ferden birthday celebration
Henry-Van Sickle engagement
Rich Lowry: A Great Society failure
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Smart, not soft, on crime
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Wolf hunt not based on sound science
Pioneer Editorial: Follow the rules: Stop AIS
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The real and full truth needs to be known
April 12, 2015
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Studio Cruise seeking artists
The First City of the Arts Studio Cruise is seeking artists interested in participating in the 8th Annual Studio Cruise scheduled for Oct. 16-18. The deadline for all applications is Wednesday and artist applications and information can be found at watermarkartcenter.org/our prog...
April 12, 2015 - 12:52am
April 10, 2015
Off The Record Blog: Here is a teaser of Jared Leto as the Joker
April 10, 2015 - 3:26pm
April 9, 2015
“Honk” the musical, opening Friday
"HONK," the charming musical version of The Ugly Duckling, will be presented by the Bemidji Community Theater and the Paul Bunyan Playhouse over...
entertainment / theater
April 9, 2015 - 5:27pm
April 6, 2015
Paul Nye concert in Walker
WALKER -- Area musician Paul Nye has released a CD of children's music and will be performing a concert at 6:30 p.m. April 16 at Walker-Hackensack-Akeley (WHA) School auditorium in Walker. The concert, sponsored by ISD #113 Community Ed Readiness and Early Childhood Family Education,...
entertainment / music
April 6, 2015 - 4:51pm
April 5, 2015
Pioneer Previews: 'Honk' if you like this musical
There is something to be said about unconditional love especially at this time of the year when we think about how love of family, neighbor and values come to the front of our consciousness so clearly. Even with parents like the strutting Drake and mother Ida Duck (Paul Conklin...
April 5, 2015 - 12:17am
Art briefs - Sunday April 5
Help fund music video for Saphire Brown BEMIDJI—Harlan Hegna, a 2003 Bemidji High School graduate, is working to direct a music video with country artist Saphire Brown in Thief River Falls. Brown wrote the song "Fearless" about her friend Gracie Woods, a 16-year-old who...
April 5, 2015 - 12:16am
April 4, 2015
‘Runaway Train’ to Bemidji: Iconic Twin Cities band Soul Asylum to play the Sanford Center April 8
BEMIDJI -- Who knows what would have happened if Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner had followed his sister’s Bemidji band camp footsteps? “When we were little, she went to a band camp in Bemidji,” Pirner said from his studio in New Orleans. “And I wanted to follow in her footsteps...
entertainment / music
April 4, 2015 - 5:16pm
March 30, 2015
Summerland Tour to stop in Bemidji: Everclear, The Toadies, Fuel and American Hi-Fi on bill
BEMIDJI -- Everclear, The Toadies, Fuel and American Hi-Fi will all perform at the Sanford Center in Bemidji as part of the Summerland Tour, officials said Monday. Door will open at 6 p.m. for the 7:30 p.m. performance on July 29. Tickets will go on presale at 10 a.m. Thursdaywith...
March 30, 2015 - 11:33am
March 29, 2015
Pioneer Previews: Triple play for 'Presidents, Portraits and Paradigms' with BSO today
THe Bemidji Symphony Orchestra will present "Presidents, Portraits and Paradigms" with humanities scholar Clay Jenkinson at 3 p.m. today at Bemidji High School Performing Arts Center. Jenkinson, in character as Thomas Jefferson, will take the audience on a trip to Mount Rushmore...
March 29, 2015 - 12:57am
Art briefs - Sunday March 29
Choir and Chamber singers end tour at home BEMIDJI -- BSU's Bemidji Choir and Chamber Singers finish their tour with a home concert tonight in Bemidji. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Thompson Recital Hall of Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex in Bemidji.
March 29, 2015 - 12:55am
March 24, 2015
Pioneer Previews: Oxcars on tap today
There are three events today with crossover times, so be careful when choosing. The Oxcars Celebration, an awards ceremony honoring thespians who were chosen to be recipients of an Oxcars award, a blue Babe statuette. The event will begin with a social hour from 2 to 3 p.m. with award...
March 24, 2015 - 11:39am
March 22, 2015
Welcome to the 'Thunder' dome: Celtic Thunder to hit the stage Tuesday
BEMIDJI -- The air at the Sanford Center will be filled with people making small talk -- "Better get another beer before the show starts"; "Can we see from here?" and the big question: "How will they deal with the loss of George, the big, bald guy who kept the group on task and time?" The...
March 22, 2015 - 12:59am
Art briefs - Sunday March 22
Gallery North First Friday Open House BEMIDJI -- The Showcase Artist Open House for Gallery North First Friday will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. April 3 at Gallery North, 502 Third St. NW. Gallery North will host the Artists of Minnesota Traveling Mini Show and invite the community...
March 22, 2015 - 12:01am
March 15, 2015
Art briefs - Sunday March 15
Northern Artist Association meeting BEMIDJI -- The Northern Artist Association meeting will begin at 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Eagles Club, 1270 Neilson Ave SE. Cathy Marchand and Kay Murphy will be there representing the "Friends of the Carnegie." Their presentation will be on...
March 15, 2015 - 12:25am
An extravaganza of guests: BSU, Headwaters to host variety of musicians this week
BEMIDJI -- Extravaganza is the word this week swirling around the Department of Music at BSU as it brings three different performance groups...
entertainment / music
March 15, 2015 - 12:15am