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Klander joins BSU Foundation staff in Twin Cities
Shepherd named manager at RiverWood Bank
UPS honors Thompson
Carlson earns customer service honor
Kaquatosh receives industry award
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Scanlan named USCHO national coach of the year
INDOOR FOOTBALL: After slow start, Axemen running back Kalokoh starting to crank it up
MEN'S HOCKEY: Former BSU defensman Prapavessis to sign with AHL Rochester
BASKETBALL: Bemidji hoops teams to move down to Class AAA
TRACK AND FIELD: Bagley/Fosston competes in the Paul Bunyan Classic
Russell Eugene Michalek
Raymond A. Theisen
James "Jim" Earl Hannigan
Ervin A. Jacobson
Roger R. Aamold
Blane Klemek: Ruffed grouse are the drummers of the woods
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: How best to protect the pollinators
John Eggers: The winter adventures of Simon and Simone
Patrick Guilfoile: Does finger length point to agreeableness?
MOLLY MIRON COLUMN: One of the most difficult, but most honored times of my career
Welcome to the 'Thunder' dome: Celtic Thunder to hit the stage Tuesday
Pioneer Previews: Oxcars on tap today
Art briefs - Sunday March 22
Art briefs - Sunday March 15
An extravaganza of guests: BSU, Headwaters to host variety of musicians this week
READER PHOTO: Sundog in the afternoon
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don't give up on ice fishing season just yet
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Meltdown makes things tricky for ice anglers
Photo of the Day: Pussy Willows
Blane Klemek: The northern cardinal is indeed a popular bird
Gerhardson birthday celebration
Georgie Anne Geyer: Democracy still has a chance in Tunisia
Danny Tyree: It’s not a war on Easter, but...
Will Durst: A Bush, Clinton rematch?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why Congress wrote that letter to Iran
Rick Jensen: Bibi reveals Obama’s hypocrisy
February 15, 2015
To play in Paris: Bemidji organist to perform this summer at Notre Dame Cathedral
BEMIDJI -- Much like the lyrics, "When you wish upon a star, your dreams come true," Sarah Carlson has wished and set her goals as a musician...
February 15, 2015 - 12:42am
Pioneer Previews: Time to 'Go for Baroque' with the BSO
Enjoy the afterglow of Valentine's Day with Bemidji Symphony Orchestra's romantic "Go for Baroque" concert at 3 today at the Bemidji High School Performing Arts Center. Artistic Director Beverly Everett chose a program so closely aligned with the period of musical embellishment...
February 15, 2015 - 12:40am
Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 22
Monroe Crossing returns to Chief Theater BEMIDJI -- World-class bluegrass entertainers Monroe Crossing are returning to Bemidji at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Historic Chief Theater, 314 Beltrami Ave. NW. The group makes its annual Bemidji appearance after receiving rave reviews...
February 15, 2015 - 12:38am
February 12, 2015
Def Leppard adds Minnesota, Dakotas to North American tour
ST. PAUL — Rock legends Def Leppard will take the stage at the Great Minnesota Get-Together this summer. The group’s North American tour will hit the grandstand at the Minnesota State Fair on Aug. 27. Other stops in the Upper Midwest include Sioux Falls, S.D., on Aug. 8, Grand...
entertainment / music
February 12, 2015 - 9:00pm
February 8, 2015
Pioneer Previews: Jazz swings into Valentine's Day
Jazzy turns to romantic after this weekend of jazz and swing at BSU and the Elk's Club. An early celebration of Valentine's Day will be at the Historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji for the public. The Bemidji Community Theater and the Paul Bunyan Playhouse will welcome patrons,...
February 8, 2015 - 2:00pm
‘Breaking Bad’ prequel ‘Better Call Saul’ debuts tonight
LOS ANGELES — “I’m a lawyer, not a criminal,” protests the protagonist in “Better Call Saul,” a spinoff/prequel to “Breaking Bad” whose initial episodes ask, but don’t fully answer, whether Bob Odenkirk’s sleazy defense lawyer can carry a show on his own. Unlike...
February 8, 2015 - 12:53am
Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 8
Park Rapids square dance Friday PARK RAPIDS -- Park Rapids Friendly Squares will host a square dance from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Century School, 501 Helton Ave. Abe Maier well be calling from 7:30 to 8 plus and from 8 to 10 mainstream. There will be a potluck lunch after...
February 8, 2015 - 12:45am
February 6, 2015
Musicians rehearse for concert
Army Blues trumpeter Graham Beedlove and former Journey drummer Steve Smith (left) rehearsed with the BSU jazz ensemble Blue Ice on Thursday...
entertainment / music
February 6, 2015 - 12:40am
February 1, 2015
Jazzed for JazzFest: Three-day music festival at BSU this week
BEMIDJI -- There is a lot to be said about the espirit de corps among the students and alumni of the Department of Music at BSU and the obvious...
February 1, 2015 - 12:51am
Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 1
BSO presents 'Go for Baroque' on Feb. 15 BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra continues its 76th season with the concert "Go for Baroque" at 3 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Bemidji High School Auditorium. The program includes music from the most famous of the Baroque composers, with...
February 1, 2015 - 12:48am
Pioneer Previews: BSU, Bemidji come alive with creative people, events
One of the major requirements for us before moving to Minnesota was that we find a college town. We were leaving a college town and knew the energy that could be produced by young adults in sports, music and creative efforts. This week's is a good example of how committed the community...
February 1, 2015 - 12:46am
January 27, 2015
VIDEO: Chinese band visits Bemidji area this week
Four members of the Chinese band Shanren performed for two BSU classes on Tuesday afternoon. (From left) Li Guohua, Qu Yabo, Xiao Budian dance...
entertainment / music
January 27, 2015 - 7:16pm
January 25, 2015
PIONEER PREVIEWS: The right time to write for Valentine's Day
Notable Bemidji fantasy writer Roy C. Booth is looking for submissions for his anthology, "St. Valentine's Day Drabbles 2015." Stories of 100 words -- not including the title or byline -- of spooky goings-on, high adventure and all things speculative (science fiction, fantasy, horror)...
January 25, 2015 - 12:21am
January 19, 2015
'Rewind' and move forward: Vocalmotive celebrates 20 years (video/photo gallery)
BEMIDJI -- It's only fitting that as Vocalmotive embarks on its 20th season, this year's show features hits from its past. This season's show is titled "Rewind" and includes some of the show choir's most popular work -- and looks -- from the past two decades. "These outfits...
entertainment / music
January 19, 2015 - 9:44am
January 18, 2015
Pioneer Previews: Valentine's Day on our minds already
Invites are in the mail for the Gallagher's (Fulton and Nancy) Valentine's Day romantic evening at the Hampton Inn and Suites, where you can sing "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" along with Bemidji's notable vocal artists and beyond; and enjoy a gourmet dinner at the hands of Chef Lenard...
January 18, 2015 - 12:32am