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Medical examiner: 24 dead in Oklahoma twister
New Minn. taxes to get more scrutiny next year
Chronic pain affects growing number of MN veterans
Toddler stabbed in Rochester last year has died
Minnesota farmers plant 70 percent of corn crop
Bemidji Speedway season begins during Memorial Day Weekend
Bemidji area softball teams begins playoffs
Bemidji Blue Ox opens season with win over Staples
This week at Bemidji High School: softball team earns top seed in playoffs
Mix of Bemidji varsity, junior varsity players top Park Rapids
Shirley Marie Defoe
Edith Edie Hill
Thomas "Tommy" Matt Hardwig
Pleasant "Bud" Gay
Gilberto Santa Rosa leads 'Forever Tango' to B'way
Eminem's publisher sues Facebook over song usage
Audra McDonald returns with new, personal CD
'Trek' does $70.6M but falls short of studio hopes
Taylor Swift wins 8 trophies at Billboard Awards
Fishing guide looks back on hosting Dayton
Blane Klemek: Orioles, too, are a sure sign of spring
Minnesota begins 2013 gypsy moth trapping program
Bemidji area lakes finally open and walleye fishing can begin
Fight to stop spread of Asian carp goes high tech
Volunteer committee turns over last of pledges for event center
Pioneer Viewpoints: Lending a hand during difficult times
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Assaulting our core values
Doug Patton: IRS scandal is proof we need the Fair Tax
Joe Gandelman: Obama’s 2nd term curse
Patrick Guilfoile: Drink to their health, How fruit flies use alcohol to protect their young
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Helsinki’s ‘rock church’
John R. Eggers: Laughter makes the heart young
Master Gardener: Penstemon can offer season-long color
'Catch Me If You Can' scammer to do Mpls. show Q&A
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The scam artist who inspired the movie and Broadway musical "Catch Me If You Can" will be in Minneapolis next week. Frank Abagnale Jr. will do a...
Sat, Dec 08, 2012 - 1:03pm
Ceramic pieces on display
Debora Roriz admires pottery by ceramic artist Cyrus Swann on display at the Wild Hare Bristo Friday evening during the First Friday Art Walk. Swann’s wide range of functional and...
entertainment / art
Sat, Dec 08, 2012 - 12:05am
Big band holiday special
BEMIDJI – Grab the children and make a bee-line to the “Big Band Experience” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Bemidji High School Auditorium for an evening of family entertainment...
Thu, Dec 06, 2012 - 1:03am
First Friday Art Walk: Displays, receptions scheduled
Pioneer Staff Report firstname.lastname@example.org BEMIDJI – Numerous events are planned for First Friday in December. Here is a short description of the planned events: -- Gallery North will display the...
Thu, Dec 06, 2012 - 1:02am
Pioneer Previews for Dec. 2: Bemidji Chorale ready for carols
BEMIDJI – The annual Christmas concert of the Bemidji Chorale is changing its location this year to the Evangelical Free Church, 115 Carr Lake Rd. SW. The performances will begin...
Sat, Dec 01, 2012 - 10:38pm
Arts briefs for November 29
Musicians planning dates in Bemidji BEMIDJI – Two tours will be featured in December at the Blue Ox Bar and Grill. Charlie Parr, an Austin, Minn., native, will visit the...
Thu, Nov 29, 2012 - 2:32am
Bemidji Chorale rehearses for Christmas Concert
Members of the Bemidji Chorale rehearse for the group’s 34th annual Christmas Concert. The Bemidji Chorale will perform at 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday at Evangelical Free Church. Monte Draper...
Thu, Nov 29, 2012 - 2:14am
Pioneer Previews for Nov. 25: Bemidji Chorale concert changes location
BEMIDJI – The annual Christmas concert of the Bemidji Chorale is changing its location this year to the Evangelical Free Church, 115 Carr Lake Road SW. The performances, at 3...
Sat, Nov 24, 2012 - 10:46pm
Sculpture Walk pieces are for sale
BEMIDJI – If you are looking for a holiday present for the person who has everything, the Bemidji Sculpture Walk Committee has come to the rescue. All of the 2012-13...
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 - 5:27pm
Bemidji to present 'Oxcar' awards Dec. 8
BEMIDJI – The public is invited to attend the 2012 Oxcar Awards event, to be held Dec. 8 at the New City Ballroom, 2300 24th St. NW. The event will...
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 - 5:22pm
‘Sister’ to perform in Walker; Norvolds grew up in Bemidji
BEMIDJI – Sisters who were born in Bemidji to a mother who played organ at Calvary Lutheran Church remember when Christmas meant grandmother singing “Silent Night” in Norwegian. The three...
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 - 5:21pm
Documentary: Inmate may be involved in OJ case
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A documentary says a Florida death-row inmate might have been involved in the murder of O.J. Simpson's ex-wife and her friend, a claim being criticized by...
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 - 2:33pm
Music faculty present recital
Susan Nelson plays “Andante Pastroale et Scherzettino” by Paul Taffanel on the flute during a Bemidji State University Department of Music Faculty Recital for Nelson and soprano singer Linda Wagner,...
entertainment / music
Sun, Nov 18, 2012 - 12:34am
Pioneer Previews for Nov. 18: Last chance to see ‘Oliver' today
BEMIDJI — The final performance of “Oliver!” is at 2 p.m. today at the historic Chief Theater, 314 Beltrami Ave. NW, in a collaboration between Bemidji Community Theater and the...
Sun, Nov 18, 2012 - 12:10am
Grammy winner Michael W. Smith brings his inspirational music to Bemidji
BEMIDJI – Generations of mothers, fathers and children have attended concerts by Michael W. Smith, three-time Grammy Award winner and recipient of 40 Dove Awards. Smith’s Christian songs and music...
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 - 1:09am