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Blackduck sophomore Logan Sutton smiles during the Sub-Section 8A East semifinals game against Win-E-Mac at the BSU baseball field on May 30. The Drakes beat the Patriots, 3-1. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)1 / 6
A female hooded merganser swims with her chicks in Lake Bemidji in late May. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)2 / 6
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were a huge hit at the Paul Bunyan Communications annual cooperative celebration held on May 24. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)3 / 6
The sun sets behind Rocky Point at Lake Bemidji State Park in late May. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)4 / 6
A tree blooms in downtown Bemidji during the third week of May. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)5 / 6
A chipmunk has a snack while sitting inside a tree hollow near Lake Bemidji in late May. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)6 / 6

The sun is out, there’s warmth in the air (for the most part), more and more events are being held outdoors, school is winding down. . . May sure is a great month, and Pioneer photographers Jillian Gandsey and Maggi Stivers helped capture it again. Here’s some of their favorite shots for our Photos of the Month.