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Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
Man charged in Michigan airport stabbing tried to buy a gun before attack
For and against: 200 attend public meeting on Line 3 oil pipeline project
U.S. Tax Court judge, husband from Minnesota sent to prison for claiming 9 vacations as ‘business expenses’
Bemidji dancers score high at nationals
Oak Hills adds cross country signee
BASEBALL: Bemidji Jr. Legion team off to 7-4 start in new league
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
Mabel B. Dahl
Roberta Jean Wind
Charles R. Mann
Thomas U. Feeken
Priscilla Jane Miller
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
PRIME TIME: Blessed by a power outage
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
Great American Story contest deadline approaches
A busy summer ahead for the BHS marching band
Robert "One-Man" Johnson to perform at Farm by the Lake
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
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Scarlet tanager could have been our state bird
FISH TALES: Ally Rux on Upper Red Lake
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
PRIME TIME: The lure of loud mufflers
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Enbridge's Line 3 plan is not the only option
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veterans home project is a non-partisan issue
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
April 19, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Our sustainable energy future
Burning fossil fuels takes the remains of lifeforms that died millions of years ago and releases the heat energy, carbon dioxide (CO2) and pollution...
April 19, 2017 - 6:10am
April 18, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Can someone explain a vote for Trump?
Dear Bemidji, I feel the need to vent, and hopefully not do it in an unkind manner, so here goes: Yes, it's politics, what else?
April 18, 2017 - 7:28am
April 4, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Minnesota Ski Pass helps maintain our beautiful trails
To the Great Minnesota Ski Pass holders,
April 4, 2017 - 8:30am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Another tribute to the Franklins. . . and our community
The doctors' tribute to Dr. Gordon and Marjorie Franklin ("They don't make them like the Franklins anymore," Page 4, Saturday, March 11) was...
April 4, 2017 - 8:00am
April 2, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There is an ongoing onslaught against science
"These are the times that try men's souls:" Thomas Paine's words of two and half centuries ago ring true today in regard to the onslaught against...
April 2, 2017 - 8:00am
March 28, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to the Beavers for a wonderful season this year
I don’t often feel compelled to write about an opinion I have, and never have I written a letter to the editor. But after comments I heard...
March 28, 2017 - 8:38am
March 22, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candidate thanks supporters, Ward 4
Thank you to all of the friends and neighbors who encouraged me and voted for me in the Ward 4 election. Door knocking is physically fatiguing...
March 22, 2017 - 7:00am
March 16, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDTIOR: Study the alternatives to hospitality tax
I am writing in regard to the commentary written by Nate Mathews, Bemidji city manager ("Hospitality tax 2.0," March 9) on imposing a hospitality...
March 16, 2017 - 9:24am
LETTER TO THE EDTIOR: Downtown arch is a waste of money, materials
My location in Hubbard County does not let me vote on the Third Street Gateway "Downtown Bemidji" Arch, but it does not stop me from expressing...
March 16, 2017 - 7:42am
March 14, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Concerned citizens will keep an eye on Bliss’ voting record
I attended the coffee meeting with Rep. Matt Bliss, R-Pennington, on Feb. 17 and I read his letter to the editor on Feb. 24 in the Pioneer in...
March 14, 2017 - 10:52am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Don’t cut Title 1 funding
Right now, if you read national news, you will find out how the republicans are busy taking apart the affordable healthcare bill known as Obamacare...
March 14, 2017 - 7:38am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BHS bands put on ‘outstanding’ performance
I attended the Minnesota Music Educators Mid-Winter Conference in February in Minneapolis and had the opportunity to hear the Bemidji High School Symphonic Winds, A Cappella Choir and Symphony Orchestra perform. The concert was outstanding.
March 14, 2017 - 2:03am
March 12, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ward 4 needs an experienced leader
Bemidji needs an experienced Ward 4 council member. Our delightful city has never needed a more virtuous, experienced and qualified leader during this turmoil of abrasive clashing of nonpartisan city leaders serving with partisan agendas rather than serving the needs of the people...
March 12, 2017 - 7:28am
March 10, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Create public policy that encourages jobs, growth in community
Dear Ward 4 voters, I am writing this letter to introduce myself to those of you that I have not had the opportunity to meet and to ask for your vote on Tuesday, March 14. I believe that Bemidji is at a very exciting time in our history. We have a unique and diverse group of people...
March 10, 2017 - 10:16am
March 9, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Reroute the pipeline away from Headwaters country
We are concerned about the proposed route of the new pipeline through the Mississippi Headwaters country. The pipeline, if built, will cross...
March 9, 2017 - 11:00am