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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Grossell should spend time working to fund education for all
January 8, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veterans must never be treated as disposable
Our veterans, some 31,000-plus in number found to be living in northern and northwestern Minnesota, and their families, should have care as close...
January 8, 2017 - 6:59am
January 7, 2017
Letter to the editor: Craving is most salient sign of addiction
I am writing in response to a Dec. 29 editorial "Addiction science needs new terms" from the Detroit Lakes Tribune suggesting a need to create new language used in talking about addiction. I have a couple thoughts to add to the conversation.
January 7, 2017 - 6:00am
January 1, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here's some advice for Democrats
With the new year about to start, one must admit to some surprise concerning the Democratic National Committee. You would think that they would be looking for new faces, new ideas and new approaches in politics. (Let's face it. Some fine DFL leaders took a shellacking this time around...
January 1, 2017 - 7:24am
December 30, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Roof belongs in prison, not in a casket
I appreciated the challenging column recently written by John Micek entitled, "Is it Christian to root for Roof's death?" Micek was writing in...
December 30, 2016 - 6:06am
December 28, 2016
Letter to the editor: Let's hold government accountable
This election proved to me that voters want government to go in a different direction and have less involvement in people's lives. The example I use is many of the politicians that supported mandatory boat inspections lost their races in the Bemidji area. It may not be the main reason...
December 28, 2016 - 9:39am
December 14, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Park Place project shows that Bemidji cares
I wrote this letter over a year ago following the death of David Williams in October of 2015 but never sent it. I have decided now is the time....
December 14, 2016 - 7:03am
December 10, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDTIOR: Local pageant set apart from others
I would like to respond to the article in Tuesday's Pioneer about the Miss United States Pageant. As the local director for the Miss Bemidji...
December 10, 2016 - 8:55am
December 8, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
Late last February something special happened at the Republican caucus meeting held at Bemidji High School. More than 1,000 people attended....
December 8, 2016 - 8:45am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
I am disgusted, sad and fearful about the turn this country is taking. I’m afraid for the rights of our people. The top 1 percent is running...
December 8, 2016 - 8:30am
December 7, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
What is the biggest threat to our democracy? Could it be our political parties and special interest groups? Watching last month’s election...
December 7, 2016 - 10:51am
December 6, 2016
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
It’s always good to end the season on a win. And the Bemidji State University football team did just that Saturday. And now they are bowl champions. BSU topped the Washburn University Ichabods 36-23 to win the Mineral Water Bowl title on Saturday in Excelsior, Mo., for the school’s...
December 6, 2016 - 10:22am
December 4, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
I write this letter that is short on politics and long on concern for people. Last week I made a trip to see for myself what is going on at the...
December 4, 2016 - 10:02am
December 2, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
I have been following the Dakota Access Pipeline issue for a while. The issues associated with this phenomenon are as complex as the sacredness...
December 2, 2016 - 9:44pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
My name is Sierra Rose Sypult. I am 14 and in ninth grade at Bemidji High School. I am writing you to let your readers know as a surprise to the Red Lake police dogs, I am fundraising to get them bullet- and stab-proof vests. The Red Lake Police Department has two police dogs that...
December 2, 2016 - 6:15am
December 1, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
After watching the annual Night We Light Parade, I started thinking how lucky we are in the Bemidji area to have the Bemidji Jaycees. Many of...
December 1, 2016 - 6:00am