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State says Bemidji nursing home staff emotionally abused resident
BHS yearbook adviser on paid leave
‘We made it!’: Bemidji High School holds 117th commencement ceremony
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Full-court faith: BSU’s DeVille, Sheley join sports ministry in Kenya
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Who is JFK?
PRIME TIME: Butterflies and beauties at the SAC
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Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Public celebration at Big Bog
FISH TALES: Pam Johnson on Lake Winnie
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Warmer temps should lead to better bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: House sparrows and European starlings are hardy survivors
New upgrades at Norway Beach campgrounds
Torry's Van Benefit
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
GUEST EDITORIAL: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
February 22, 2017
Letter to the Editor: BHS bands are class acts
Congratulations to music students of Bemidji High School for their outstanding performance at the Minnesota Music Educators Association conference...
February 22, 2017 - 8:00am
Letter to the Editor: Let's learn from one another and respect differences
A Dec. 11 Letter to the Editor stated "Our world is dependent on petroleum."
February 22, 2017 - 7:20am
February 10, 2017
Letter to the editor: There are still nice people in the world
This last Sunday, my son and I were having lunch at the local restaurant. When we were done and went to pay our bill, we were told someone had...
February 10, 2017 - 8:00am
February 4, 2017
Letter to the editor: Family planning lowers the abortion rate
Every single one of us wants to lower the rate of abortions. I appreciate recent opinion pieces and letters to the Pioneer on the subject. As...
February 4, 2017 - 7:00am
February 3, 2017
Letter to the editor: President’s policies are not Christian
It is with a sense of astonishment and disbelief that I observe what President Trump is doing. His policies run counter to everything that our...
February 3, 2017 - 8:00am
January 21, 2017
Letter to the editor: How about common sense, less bureaucracy?
I remain concerned that the city of Bemidji and Beltrami County continue to utilize taxpayer funds to support aquatic invasive species inspections. I believe that outdoor enthusiasts, such as myself, promote clean water, healthy ecosystems and the prevention of invasive species. What...
January 21, 2017 - 6:00am
January 17, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There's no lighthearted joy in abortion
I write to admonish the rhetoric of Mr. Ken Glidden's letter (Jan. 14), particularly his opening sentence, in which he describes abortion as...
January 17, 2017 - 6:56am
January 15, 2017
Letter to the editor: We can't mandate every voter be "informed"
The letter last week from Claude Sand (Jan. 11) needs to be addressed to clear up some confusion that the author holds.
January 15, 2017 - 6:00am
January 14, 2017
Letter to the editor: It's wise to use grants to fight child exploitation
The use of grant monies to combat child exploitation online is nothing short of impressive. The community literally feels safer. I have always...
January 14, 2017 - 7:30am
Letter to the editor: Our thinking has become sick and twisted
The Supreme Court ruling in 1973, Roe v. Wade, made it legal to take human life strictly at the pleasure (decision) of the life-giving egg donor. Since then we, in America, have taken the lives of nearly 60 million babies. We claim we care about human rights, the refugees, the homeless,...
January 14, 2017 - 7:00am
January 13, 2017
Letter to the editor: Thank you to the winter road crews
As one year winds down we often find ourselves thinking in terms of resolutions for the coming year. In my own life I have begun to recognize...
January 13, 2017 - 8:59am
Letter to the editor: Volunteers help make food shelf work
Recently, I was visiting with a friend about the Bemidji Community Food Shelf. He remarked that the food shelf just quietly goes about its business...
January 13, 2017 - 5:00am
January 11, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: State shouldn’t allow same-day voter registration
Voting is one of the most important duties we have as citizens of the U.S. With that comes responsibility to know the issues before making a...
January 11, 2017 - 6:10am
January 10, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Where will the next four-year journey lead?
If we don't know where we've been, it’s hard to know where we are going. Collective Amnesia is dangerous. About 16 years ago our country experienced a very close election between Bush and Gore. The economy was good and we were at peace.
January 10, 2017 - 6:13am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Threat to life is a growing trend
On Jan. 21, we in Bemidji will commemorate the 44th anniversary of the dreadful Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion through all nine months of pregnancy in our country. We will hold our annual march for the sanctity of life starting at noon in front of...
January 10, 2017 - 5:30am