How to contact the Pioneer
Looking to contact the Pioneer about a question or submit information for publication? Readers can call (218) 333-9200 for service, but here are a number of ways we can be reached via email:
Circulation and delivery
Letters to the editor
The Faith page publishes in Friday’s Pioneer. It includes specialty news briefs for churches. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday for the upcoming Friday. Items may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Living section announcements
Announcements – engagements, weddings, milestone anniversaries (25 years or more), milestone birthdays (70 or older), donations and similar items – are published in Sunday’s B Section. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday. Items can be sent to email@example.com.
Business news - hires, promotions, notable awards and similar items - are published in Sunday’s B Section. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday. Items can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tips for news releases
Generally, please include the 5 Ws and H:
1 – Who: the name of the organization putting on the event
2 – What: details about what will happen at the event
3 – When: Time and date
4 – Where: Place of the event (specific address)
5 – Why: Is the event being put on for a specific reason? To benefit a group, raise awareness, educational?
6 – How: Can the public get involved and is there a cost?
In addition, please include a contact name and phone number in case we have questions or need more information.
News releases are most easily processed through email, which allows us to quickly work with the information.
Alternatively, readers can fax releases to (218) 333-9819 or mail/drop them off at 1320 Neilson Ave. SE, Bemidji, MN, 56601