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Suspect in deadly Toronto van rampage to face court hearing; motive for attack remains unclear
Pruitt to unveil controversial 'transparency' rule limiting what research EPA can use
NRA supporters are blowing up Yeti coolers. Yeti says it's all a big mistake.
City Council evaluates work, goals of city manager
Wildfire season arrives: Much of area in ‘high’ fire danger category
Commentary: For Wild, letting GM go was the easy part
Commentary: Wolves say they have to check the tape but fans understand what happened
GOLF: Beavers take 10th at NSIC Championships
TENNIS: BSU falls in NSIC semifinals
SOFTBALL: Beavers softball falls twice to Wayne State
Craig Lee Littleghost
Judith Ann Meyer
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you want to eat pancakes?
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear.
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
Sam Cook: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
January 17, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The dying of the light
Western civilization has always been marked by its capacity for self-criticism: from Shakespeare who exposed the hypocrisy of English kings and...
January 17, 2018 - 9:15am
January 14, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Consider the benefits of more public lands
State Rep. Steve Green (letters, Jan. 10) voices opposition to public ownership of recreational lands and lands of value for long-term management...
January 14, 2018 - 10:08am
January 10, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tax dollars shouldn’t be used to outbid private buyers
I commend the Meeker County Commissioners who pushed back on the sale of private land to the state, as chronicled in a recent Bemidji Pioneer...
January 10, 2018 - 9:15am
January 7, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Washing hands best defense to ward off norovirus
I read your article (Jan. 5) about the type A influenza hitting hard up here right now and as a health care worker I can tell you I have seen...
January 7, 2018 - 3:15pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: If our democracy crumbles, who will be to blame?
I took a break from reading and listening to politics during the Christmas week. Now I feel I need to do my part, which to me is to express my...
January 7, 2018 - 1:15pm
January 3, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Overtaxing young minds could have negative consequences
Are our children’s minds being overtaxed in our schools? One Christian author wrote in the book, “Child Guidance,” page 300: “It is customary...
January 3, 2018 - 9:15am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s seek common sense solutions to invasive species issue
Do you think the Minnesota lakes survey referenced in the Bemidji Pioneer on Dec. 21 was a little bit slanted? Why survey just lake associations...
January 3, 2018 - 8:15am
December 31, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We can fix our tax system by taxing the rich
Oh joy. New tax laws. Experts dope out, at length, who wins and who loses. Meanwhile our tax system remains ridiculous. (See “A Fine Mess”...
December 31, 2017 - 1:25pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Don’t blame drug companies for opioid problem
I have been reading with interest the stories about the painkiller drug problem. Why are people trying to place the blame on the drug companies...
December 31, 2017 - 11:25am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Story on Erskine restaurant brings back childhood memories
It was interesting in last Sunday’s Pioneer, reading about the Ness Cafe in Erskine. When I was a child in the early 1940s, our family was...
December 31, 2017 - 7:24am
December 24, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: To avoid subsidizing animal abuses, switch to plant-based foods
The Trump administration ruled on Dec. 15 that animals raised for food under the “USDA Organic” label need not be treated any less cruelly...
December 24, 2017 - 1:30pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Defer death by taxing products that make us sick
With Congressional Republicans rushing to place a new tax bill on President's Trump's desk before Christmas, here comes the respected British...
December 24, 2017 - 11:30am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sports complex sounds similar to events center plan
I just read the article about the Sanford Complex proposal in the Pioneer (Dec. 20). It described non-profits pushing for a vast investment from...
December 24, 2017 - 8:15am
December 22, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Congress will have final say on PAYGO enactment
I read with interest Randall Burg’s “doom and gloom” prediction of cuts in programs affecting seniors, children and farmers if the Republican...
December 22, 2017 - 9:30am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Heartfelt thanks to generous man who paid veteran’s lunch tab
One of the nicest things about Bemidji is the kindness of people toward our military veterans. On Dec. 16, my husband and I were taking a lunch...
December 22, 2017 - 8:30am