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Sanford Center to host rodeo in November
'Totally fabricated': Trump disputes congresswoman's depiction of his exchange with soldier's widow
Red Flag fire weather warning issued for portions of ND, Minnesota
Gord Downie, poet laureate of Canadian rock music, dies at 53
Second judge rules against latest travel ban, saying Trump's own words show it was aimed at Muslims
Trump slams NFL for not making players stand for anthem
Guess who is an NFC player of the week? Former Viking Peterson
UMD hockey notebook: Deery bounces back in goal
CROSS COUNTRY: Hamrin makes herself at home as girls take 3rd, boys 2nd at Bemidji Invite
FOOTBALL: Jacks to host St. Cloud Tech in regular season finale
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Arnold "Butch" Dahl
Isabel (Perkins) Knudson
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
October 1, 2017
The bells of Notre Dame come to BHS for fall production
BEMIDJI—As Quasimodo rings the church bells this fall during Bemidji High School's production of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," the cast...
October 1, 2017 - 7:30am
June 19, 2017
Great American Story contest deadline approaches
PARK RAPIDS -- The deadline is approaching to enter the Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council’s second annual Great American Story contest for oral storytellers.
June 19, 2017 - 7:03am
June 11, 2017
Northwoods Writers Conference features open reading series
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference will be held from Monday, June 19, to Sunday, June 25, on the BSU campus. Each evening, there will be a Reading Series event, where conference faculty will read from their work and share insights on writing. Each Reading Series...
June 11, 2017 - 10:30am
April 30, 2017
Walker summer resident publishes first novel
WALKER -- Will Green, who spends much of the summer at his cabin near Walker, recently published his first novel, “Lake Poopalooska.” Green has been personally distributing copies of “Lake Poopalooska” to libraries, book stores, and gift shops in the area. The book is a children’s...
April 30, 2017 - 8:20am
Take a read of 'Red Shoes': Local authors publish first picture book
If you go... times 2 What: Gallery North First Friday reception with feature author Barb Schlichting. Writing under the name of Barbie Marie,...
April 30, 2017 - 6:00am
April 23, 2017
Regional author publishes book
DETROIT LAKES -- Todd Johnson, of Frazee, recently published “Fathering the Fatherless, Deals with Fatherlessness in the homes and how fathers...
April 23, 2017 - 11:30am
March 12, 2017
Local flavor: Books and authors with a Bemidji-area connection to try
Here’s a look at some books with some Bemidji-area connections that have been sent to the Pioneer in the past few months. If you’re an author,...
March 12, 2017 - 8:00am
November 4, 2016
Newsboys concert Saturday at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- The Newsboys’ “Love Riot Tour” will make a stop in Bemidji on Saturday. The Newsboys, along with special guests The Afters and...
November 4, 2016 - 3:53pm
October 16, 2016
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
BEMIDJI -- A book signing with Bemidji author Barbara Schlichting will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 5 at Book World, 316 Beltrami Ave. NW. Schlichting will be signing her second book in A First Ladies Mystery Series featuring Mary Lincoln titled “If Words Could Kill.” The...
October 16, 2016 - 3:20am
January 17, 2016
Writing 'Relentless': Bemidji man, former police officer and expert on domestic violence, pens mystery novel
BEMIDJI—Marcus Bruning had just retired from the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office in Duluth after 28 years in law enforcement. He was...
January 17, 2016 - 4:56pm
June 23, 2015
Book release party for ‘Within These Woods’
BEMIDJI -- A book release party for “Within These Woods,” by Timothy Goodwin has been scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday at Book World, 316 Beltrami Ave. NW. The event will be followed by a party at 4 p.m. at Brigid’s Pub, 317 Beltrami Ave. NW. “Within These Woods,” is a...
June 23, 2015 - 7:48pm
November 16, 2014
‘Custer’s Gold’ book takes place in Minnesota
BEMIDJI — M. John Lubetkin’s new book, “Custer’s Gold,” a tale for historical fiction lovers, features many locations in Minnesota, including Bemidji. For more than a 150 years, the often-romanticized, pop version of the settling of America’s West has included gunslingers...
November 16, 2014 - 12:25am
October 6, 2014
AUTHORS: Sarah Vaughn, an Aspie poet, asks 'Where is Reality?'
BEMIDJI -- Paulette Vaughn was told by doctors her yet-to-be born daughter was going to possibly only live for six months; another said her daughter...
October 6, 2014 - 11:13am
September 27, 2014
Bjerk recites poem at poetry slam
Mike Bjerk reads his poem Friday evening during the Super Poetry Slam at the American Legion. This was part of this weekend’s Mississippi Headwaters...
September 27, 2014 - 12:38am
September 25, 2014
Hirshfield to highlight spoken word festival
BEMIDJI -- An internationally known poet's visit to Bemidji highlights this weekend's Mississippi Headwaters Festival of Poetry and Haiku. Jane...
September 25, 2014 - 11:55pm