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She was fired for an anti-Muslim tirade toward 3 Somali women. Now, they plan to help her get re-hired
US warns tourists about tainted alcohol at Mexico resorts after blackouts reported
Mall of America closes ride after Ohio State Fair accident involving similar attraction
Police training fund won't bear Castile's name
Former ND teacher sentenced for smashing printer with hammer
Vikings QB Bridgewater focused on 'one day at a time'
Vikings' Wright says comments from naysayers sometimes fire him up
Down to the wire: Birchmont field dwindles as tourney completes fourth day
McKinnon leaves Vikings practice with undisclosed injury
Lynx will play home playoff games at U of M's Williams Arena
Esther Charlette Klug Woods
Duane Joseph Delaney
Kristy Sue Persons
Bernice May Dow
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Can we obtain a 'perfect Union'?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The world needs outlandish schools
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The natural laws are all around us
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Simon and Simone have a summer activity director. . .me!
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to enjoy the best Fourth of July ever
Donald Trump animated series headed to Showtime, thanks to Stephen Colbert
'Dancing with the Stars' looks to turn up the heat with potentially 'spicey' contestant
All that Jazz! Charmin Michelle with Sam Miltich and Clearwater Hot Club take the stage for Mississippi Music
Angelina Jolie opens up on life after Brad Pitt and recent diagnosis
'Simpsons' creator heads to Netflix with adult comedy
MASTER GARDENERS: If only a wall worked in the garden
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Smart and friendly: Meet the gray jays
Stressed out: Minnesota scientists dive deep to learn why walleye are stressed
MASTER GARDENERS: The cut-flower pathway
FISH TALES: Al Shervold on Upper Red Lake
Joe & Sissy Neft
Brett & Sadie Bahr
Vern and Mary Lathe
Doug and Pat Tangborn
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We became great because we stood strong
Republicans are starting to draw red lines on Trump firing Sessions and Mueller
'Spicey With the Stars?': Former White House spokesman being courted for show
Great grilling: Soy Basted Pork Chops an easy summer meal
Hoops on Hops: All about wheat beer, styles, stories and summer
July 27, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We became great because we stood strong
I love our country. I have trained others and lost friends defending our way of life. I’m concerned that we have regressed when our freedoms...
9 hours 32 min ago
July 26, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: New cancer center a testament to entire community
I certainly appreciated the Pioneer coverage of the Sanford Joe Lueken Cancer Center event this past Wednesday. It was a very nicely written...
July 26, 2017 - 9:30am
July 24, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nothing but just plain foolish
I try my best to not use a single word to summarize a situation, but moving the Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce offices out of the Paul Bunyan...
July 24, 2017 - 10:55am
July 17, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep the Chamber at Tourist Information Center
As some of us have heard, the city is planning to end the Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce’s residency in the beautiful building (Tourist Information...
July 17, 2017 - 11:33am
July 13, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Trump was right to withdraw U.S. from Paris accord
The other night I was discussing President Trump’s opting out of the Paris Climate Accord with a relative. Remember we do not choose our relatives,...
July 13, 2017 - 11:30am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Summer is busiest time for food shelf
I want to thank our community for its outstanding support of the Bemidji Community Food Shelf. It is a pleasure to live in such a generous community....
July 13, 2017 - 11:00am
June 30, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A moral reflection on the Line 3 proposal
Let's reflect on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) from the state Department of Commerce regarding a request for a Certificate...
June 30, 2017 - 8:00am
June 29, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Not amused by president’s apparent amusement
It's been reported President Donald Trump has been "amused" by all the speculation about whether or not there were "tapes" of his conversations...
June 29, 2017 - 7:28am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BSU should do the right thing and rehire professor
Col. Martin Breaker, former BSU professor and an officer and a gentlemen in the Minnesota National Guard, served in harm’s way during wartime...
June 29, 2017 - 7:00am
June 23, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Indeed, a new veterans home is a non-partisan issue
Mr. Erickson, In response to your letter in the Pioneer of Thursday, June 22, ("Veterans home project is a non-partisan issue") let me be clear:
June 23, 2017 - 6:00am
June 22, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Enbridge's Line 3 plan is not the only option
Bemidji residents should attend the state's public meeting on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Line 3 oil pipeline at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Sanford Center. However, be warned that the DEIS is not designed to inform a rational, science-based policy decision....
June 22, 2017 - 10:22am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veterans home project is a non-partisan issue
Mr. Vene's letter to the editor (April 22) praises current District 5A Rep.Matt Bliss for carrying a veterans home bill. Well, good enough, that's what Rep. Bliss is supposed to do—represent his constituents.
June 22, 2017 - 10:21am
June 21, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The New York Times printing lies? Say it isn’t so
I wonder why a major media outlet such as the New York Times continues to dump on the Democratic party? First they assured the voters that the probability of Ms. Clinton being elected was 90 percent (actually 91 percent.), the implication being that she was a shoo-in, so why even...
June 21, 2017 - 7:00am
June 20, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Getting the whole story helps us see the big picture
This is in response to the recent Pioneer article concerning the University of Minnesota Duluth economic report on the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline and Jim Lucachick's letter to the editor (June 17). When reviewing the actual U of M Duluth document it appears little consideration...
June 20, 2017 - 8:50am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Poet Laureate coming to Bemidji for writers conference
This week brings to Bemidji the annual Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference on the campus of Bemidji State University. This is one of the...
June 20, 2017 - 8:00am