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Ferdig to give presentation at library
Giese takes the helm at Oak Hills
Duluth church considers housing immigrants, would be region's first 'sanctuary'
Thinking caps on! Children learn about science during MPR ‘Brains On!’ event
Back together, in song: BSU Choir Reunion Concert brings the generations back to campus
FOOTBALL: Moorhead tops Bemidji 41-21 in second-half Homecoming shootout
FOOTBALL: Beavers look to get the run back in gear for Homecoming
VOLLEYBALL: Beavers swept by No. 1 SMSU
Twins protect wild card lead with another win over Tigers
Twins protect wild card lead with another win over Tigers
William James Sliney
Pearl Rose (Eldridge) Keenan
Warren Donald Dufseth
Melvin "Pat" Gilstad
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
ART LEE COLUMN: The most significant event of our time
SUE BRUNS COLUMN: You don't have to go far to see something new
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mathews has done a great job for our city
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
February 15, 2016
Pioneer Viewpoints: Making plans for the future
As Bemidji State and Northwest Technical College continue to look to the future, with new buildings and updated programs on the horizon, there’s another higher education institution in Bemidji that is keeping pace. Oak Hills Christian College is approaching its fundraising goal...
February 15, 2016 - 9:56pm
February 8, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Showing off all Bemidji has to offer
When tourism professionals from throughout the state visited Bemidji last week for Explore Minnesota’s annual conference, they had to feel...
February 8, 2016 - 11:42pm
February 1, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Politics not as usual
Unless you live under a rock (and considering today’s topic, some days that’s desirable), you know the Iowa caucuses on Monday officially kick-started the 2016 presidential campaign. Truth be told, however, the candidates have been campaigning for years, and most of us are already...
February 1, 2016 - 11:58pm
January 26, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Leaving legacies
News last week had us thinking about legacies. It was announced Tuesday evening that a new cancer treatment facility in Bemidji would officially be known as the Sanford Joe Lueken Cancer Center. Lueken’s name is synonymous with Bemidji. The founder and longtime leader of the Lueken’s...
January 26, 2016 - 1:11am
January 19, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Work together, dream together
Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States. It’s not a day simply to honor a great man, but to also recognize the longstanding civil rights struggle in America. Dr. King not only became the face of, but also the voice of the struggle. Do yourself a favor and listen...
January 19, 2016 - 12:12am
January 12, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Picks, kicks and Patnaude
With no winners yet drawn, the Powerball lottery is now up to $1.4 billion (as of Monday afternoon, but that is expected to grow) for Wednesday’s drawing. In Minnesota, sales for this past Saturday’s drawing topped $13.1 million, according to the Minnesota State Lottery, breaking...
January 12, 2016 - 12:18am
January 4, 2016
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Here’s to a happy and healthy 2016
The first full week of 2016 is upon us And with that we wanted to offer up some thoughts on things we hope to see in the new year. In education, we look forward to a resolution of the location for the new Gene Dillon Elementary school, which will serve the district’s fourth- and...
January 4, 2016 - 11:49pm