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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
November 14, 2014
For ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ directors, bad jokes are worth the fight
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) — After two decades, hit goofball comedy “Dumb and Dumber” is back as “Dumb and Dumber To,” and the sequel owes a big thanks to an unlikely ally: cable television. The adventure comedy based around idiots Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) and his best...
November 14, 2014 - 11:24pm
November 9, 2014
Switchfoot is 'Fading West' with Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- After a year of touring behind an album and film, both of which are titled "Fading West," alternative rockers Switchfoot will be hitting Bemidji during the final trek of shows. "We've never been that far north in Minnesota," said Chad Butler, who has played drums for...
entertainment / music
November 9, 2014 - 8:27am
Pioneer Previews: No rest in November
This is the time of year when "couch potatoes" know no friends, for the deer season is open and the hunters are out in the fields; football and other outdoor sports abound and music lovers can almost go from one venue to another. We hope that you were able to enjoy "Wizard of Oz,"...
November 9, 2014 - 12:27am
Art briefs - Sunday Nov. 9
Saarens Productions announces their newest project, "Cravenhurst" BEMIDJI -- Saarens Productions announces their newest project, "Cravenhurst." "Cravenhurst" is a web series that celebrates and parodies the great American institution: the soap opera. Amnesia, mistaken identities,...
November 9, 2014 - 12:22am
November 2, 2014
Art briefs - Sunday Nov. 2
BSU's Wind Ensemble performs today BEMIDJI -- The BSU Wind Ensemble will hold a fall concert at 3 p.m. today in the main theater of Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex on the BSU campus. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and BSU students are admitted free with a valid identification...
November 2, 2014 - 12:12am
Pioneer Previews: November may be cold but arts scene heats up
The first week of a very busy November in the arts community begins today with a Wind Ensemble performance at 3 p.m. on the main stage of Bangsberg Fine and Performing Arts Center of Bemidji State University. There's also a brass band playing this week, as well as the BSU faculty...
November 2, 2014 - 12:11am
October 29, 2014
A confident conductor: Beverly Everett marks 10 years with the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
BEMIDJI -- Music and physical strength are not often thought about in the same breath but it's been on Beverly Everett's mind for quite a while...
October 29, 2014 - 8:33pm
October 26, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Time to start thinking of Madrigal Dinner
It's soon "that time of year" to buy your tickets to the 46th Annual Madrigal Dinner, a production of the Department of Music at Bemidji State University. Always the introduction to the Christmas season, this year's event will feature a Renaissance feast once held in English castles,...
October 26, 2014 - 12:16am
Art briefs - Sunday Oct. 26
"Kudos for Kids" book signing BEMIDJI -- Betty Hanson-Lehman will appear at Book World from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday to introduce and sign copies of her children's book, "Kudos for Kids." The book features two dozen photographs illustrating nursery rhymes. Instead of...
entertainment / art
October 26, 2014 - 12:11am
October 25, 2014
BSU Chamber singers prepare for concert
Members of the BSU’s Chamber Singers rehearse Friday afternoon in preparation of their Fall Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday on the Bangsberg Main...
entertainment / music
October 25, 2014 - 10:36pm
October 23, 2014
Gearing up for 'Glengarry': Local play based on famous writing, movie
BEMIDJI -- Jesse Whiting has been involved in the theater since high school; usually as an actor. But recently, he took on a different position,...
entertainment / theater
October 23, 2014 - 12:36am
October 20, 2014
Saphire Brown to join Amy Grant on stage for Bemidji performance
BEMIDJI — Saphire Brown, a 17-year old country artist, has been invited to join Christian musician Amy Grant on stage when her tour stops Wednesday at the Sanford Center. Brown has a message she has been sharing with her fans about her struggle and rise from being bullied for many...
entertainment / music
October 20, 2014 - 10:30pm
October 19, 2014
Amy's advice: 'Have fun, tell stories, laugh'
BEMIDJI -- Amy Grant wasn't sure she'd ever make another studio album. But then she signed with a new record company. It was a "catalog deal," so she was expected to release collections of her established hits, mixing in a new song or two. "Creativity is a funny thing, you can't...
October 19, 2014 - 12:51am
Pioneer Previews: Grant show highlights busy week
"An Evening with Amy Grant" begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Sanford Center. Grant's career spans more than 25 years and has been a stellar attraction in contemporary Christian music and mainstream music. She will perform songs from her extensive repertoire and her newest release,...
October 19, 2014 - 12:21am
October 18, 2014
Studio Cruise underway
Jean Thorne (left) receives a lesson in sculpting in clay from Wanda Odegard, a local watercolor and metal sculpture artist who opened up her...
entertainment / art
October 18, 2014 - 1:12am