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Eric Nordlum, a parks and recreation department employee for the city of Bemidji, strings lights in a tree on Monday near Paul Bunyan Park. Parks and recreation staff were on their third day of hanging lights on Monday and expect to be working on them until Thanksgiving. All of the lights will be officially lit during the annual Night We Light celebration on Nov. 25 following the annual Night We Light parade.
String time in Bemidji! Holiday lights going up around town
2 hours 25 min ago
First Presbyterian Church, of Bemidji, celebrates its 120th anniversary. The church’s anniversary celebration is scheduled next Sunday, Oct. 30, at the church, 501 Minnesota Ave., Bemidji. Worship is scheduled at 10 a.m., and a reception and historical displays are scheduled 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Faith, rooted amongst the pines: First Presbyterian Church in Bemidji marks 120 years
9 hours 35 min ago
Josh Griggs and his dog Bailey wear matching hotdog costumes during the 2015 Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department's "Bark N Boo" event at the Nymore Dog Park. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Local, area Halloween events scheduled
10 hours 23 min ago
October 23, 2016
Class at Seventh Day Adventist focuses on rest
October 23, 2016 - 7:45am
Photo: Pictured from left to right are Gary Pederson, Terry Matson, Denae Alamano, Tanya Hasbargen, Andrea Onstad, Arnold Halland, David Quam, Mark Walters, Mike Huerbin, Lori Paris. (Submitted)
Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival committee annual donations
October 23, 2016 - 6:15am
Pictured from left to right are Dale Ellingson, Duane H. Bundy, Frank Wynkoop, Kelly Julin and Jim Fultz. (Submitted)
Wynkoop honored with "Mr. Guitar" plaque
October 23, 2016 - 6:00am
Pictured from left are Tricia Andrews, director of Headwaters School of Music and the Arts and Vance Balstad, Lions Club president. (Submitted)
Lions donate to Headwaters School of Music
October 23, 2016 - 5:16am
STUDENTS IN THE NEWS: Masten graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University
October 23, 2016 - 4:00am
Pictured are Nicki Lemmer, project leader; Barb Speck, project leader; Samantha Clausen, Evergreen Youth and Family Services; Nikki, Intern at Evergreen Services; Phyllis Braunes, project leader and Amy, Guild member. (Submitted)
Headwaters Quilt guild donates to Evergreen
October 23, 2016 - 3:42am
October 22, 2016
After 42 years of service, Beryl Wernberg, Beltrami County emergency communications director,  is retiring. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Always on call: Wernberg to leave behind experienced legacy as county’s lead dispatcher
October 22, 2016 - 8:02pm
'This is advocacy': Northwest Technical College hosts community health workers conference
October 22, 2016 - 2:32pm
October 21, 2016
Waasebiik Belgarde, 7, works on the mouth of her pumpkin during the Watermark Art Center's pumpkin painting event on Friday. The center hosted the free event with supplies provided for children of all ages. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
PHOTOS: Pumpkin painting at the Watermark
October 21, 2016 - 6:59pm
COURTS: Admitted Downwind murderer testifies Friday in Rossbach trial
October 21, 2016 - 6:50pm
Russ Glen, chief range officer, helps Ryan Lindquist set up his gun Friday afternoon during a Sight-in Day at Northland Regional Shooting Sports Park, located off Minnesota Highway 89 south of Jackpine Road. The sight-in events will take continue Saturday and Sunday and also Oct. 28-30. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Opening with a bang: New shooting range has been in the works for years
October 21, 2016 - 5:46pm
Tom Daly explains his process while working at the potter’s wheel Friday morning during the Studio Cruise at Tom's Aquatic Ceramics, 607 Bemidji Ave N Bemidji. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Ninth annual Studio Cruise continues
October 21, 2016 - 5:34pm