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There's a new top concern for vehicle owners, study shows
As DAPL camp cleared, protesters plot resistance to other pipelines
Sleigh rides to benefit Food Shelf
BSU spring Lecture Series continues
Visit Bemidji honored with marketing award
DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji survives in Cloquet, 56-54
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake gets No. 1 seed in Section 8A playoffs
BHS swimmers advance at section meet
WRESTLING: Four Jacks move on to section finals
Carol Ann Tolbert Taylor
Benjamin L. Kimbro, Sr.
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Roger Thomas Aitken
Margaret Ann Crowe
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
June 13, 2016
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Please, let love conquer hate
By Monday morning, the names started coming in. Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34. Stanley Almodovar III, 23. Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20. And the list kept growing by Monday afternoon: Kimberly Morris, 37. Eddie Jamoldroy Justice, 30. Darryl Roman Burt II, 29. Deonka Deidra Drayton, 32....
June 13, 2016 - 10:49pm
May 30, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Recognizing Bemidji’s businesses
The Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce should be commended for its recognition of outstanding individuals and businesses. The Chamber does that through its annual Awards of Excellence luncheon. The 12th such event occurred last week. Perhaps the most meaningful award presented each...
May 30, 2016 - 9:29pm
May 24, 2016
PIONEER EDITORIAL: A session in need of repair
Before this year’s abbreviated session of the Legislature, the betting money was a comprehensive transportation funding plan would finally be passed. After all, it was the issue both Republicans and Democrats agreed should have been completed in the 2015 session. Well, all bets...
May 24, 2016 - 8:30am
May 16, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: It’s time to end the uncertainty
With only a week to go in this year’s Minnesota legislative session, there remains no clarity on this year’s bonding bill. Gov. Mark Dayton and DFL senators have proposed about $1.5 billion in spending for various public projects, including several with direct benefit to the Bemidji...
May 16, 2016 - 6:40pm
May 7, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Blood screening helps you, community
During National Hospital Week May 8-14 you have an opportunity to do something good for yourself and for the children in our community. The Bemidji Rotary Club has teamed up with Sanford Health Bemidji to host our second annual Blood Screening Event on May 11, 12, and 13 from 7-10...
May 7, 2016 - 11:06pm
April 25, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Grade A for education in Bemidji
Bemidji is known for many things. Hockey. The Curling Capital of the U.S. Or simply as a regional medical, government and shopping center. And as such regional hub, it’s only fitting that Bemidji also is known for as an education center. But just being the largest community in a...
April 25, 2016 - 8:19pm
April 19, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Response to search highlights unity
They showed up by ones and twos. They showed up in groups of four and five. The fact is, they showed. When word spread Saturday night that two young boys were missing in the rural Puposky area, the news hit social media like wildfire. When the official word came — at 3:07 a.m....
April 19, 2016 - 3:00pm
April 12, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: A simple, yet complex, decision
There are issues that are simple to understand, where it is easy to take a stand on one side or the other. But there are issues that are much more complex, which feature multiple layers and nuance. The recent Ralphie May controversy is not a simple issue. “Yes, it is,” you say:...
April 12, 2016 - 12:20am
April 4, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Facing addiction, together
Bemidji’s new Face It TOGETHER addiction recovery program comes at a time when the community needs it most. The program, which began in Sioux Falls, S.D., seven years ago, has proven to be a good option for those who have not been able to overcome their addictions with traditional...
April 4, 2016 - 11:44pm
March 28, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Leaders are among us
In an election year, one word you’re sure to hear time and again is “leadership.” And while several of the candidates on the national stage are demonstrating that leadership doesn’t automatically come with running for office, last week at the local level demonstrated that...
March 28, 2016 - 11:42pm
March 23, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Stop ... so we can go forward
Stop. To the drug dealers from out of town: Stop bringing your poison to our communities. In the past few weeks, there have been seven heroin overdose deaths, with more than a dozen non-fatal cases, in the north-central Minnesota region. There’s also been several more in the Fargo-Moorhead...
March 23, 2016 - 10:39am
March 14, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Red Lake team teaches good lesson
Anyone who watched Friday’s Class A semifinal boys basketball game between Red Lake and Minneapolis North saw sports and sportsmanship at its finest. The heavily favored metro team prevailed as expected, but not without a challenge from the northerners, and not without a display...
March 14, 2016 - 10:28pm
March 8, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: A spring in our step
The warming sun has brightened our demeanor, giving us a chance to look back as well as spring forward as a new season is oh, so close. Sharing sports, community As the cold weather sets in, we look for ways to beat the wintertime blues. For many, that comes in the form of sports,...
March 8, 2016 - 12:04am
March 1, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Today is an important (super) day
Today is one of those days when America stands tall. Today is Super Tuesday. In a presidential election year, this day is one of the most important days, behind the nominating conventions, and, of course, Election Day itself. Today, citizens will gather in 12 states and one U.S....
March 1, 2016 - 12:27am
February 22, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Business property tax relief a goal for Legislature
With a $1.2 billion projected budget surplus in Minnesota, there are plenty of deserving interests calling on the Legislature to invest that money wisely. Long-term transportation planning, property tax relief, restoring health and human services spending, as well as Local Government...
February 22, 2016 - 11:01pm