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Crime report for June 23-25
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Philando Castile family reaches nearly $3 million settlement with city for fatal traffic stop
Jaycees Water Carnival schedule
Moorhead man pleads not guilty to sex crime
Arizona judge jails Vikings WR for one day in alcohol case
AUTO RACING: Speedway hosts Kids Night
Harvick makes strong case as NASCAR title contender
Former Green Bay Packers star charged with slapping daughter
Minor league baseball players lose appeal over wages
Dana T. Canty
Norma Darlene Schoonover
Priscilla Jane Miller
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's your favorite quote?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Over The Top’
Walk this way!: Watermark rebrands First Friday Art Walk program
PATT RALL COLUMN: Rain or shine, the shows go on
Art briefs -- Sunday, June 25
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water temperatures stall in the area
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
GUEST EDITORIAL: Newspapers still top choice for news
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Kinn sentenced to 52 years for murder, kidnapping, sexual assault
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
June 22, 2014
An ode to writers: Northwoods Writers Conference is this week at BSU
Authors and poets from across the country will be writing, reading and “slamming” this week. The BSU’s Northwoods Writers Conference was...
June 22, 2014 - 12:02am