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Colorado Springs police seek runner who won't stop pooping in front of a family's house
NDSU students feel safe despite high-profile crimes in recent years
'Healing' event to honor LaFontaine-Greywind
Son pleads guilty to his role in exploiting mother's estate for $340,000
UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Sabathia strong in Yankees win over Twins
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers get their first taste of hockey with Korea exhibition
SWIMMING: BHS swimming glides past North
TENNIS: Two home wins move Lumberjacks to 13-2
VOLLEYBALL: Beavers surrender lead in 3-2 loss
Warren Donald Dufseth
Melvin "Pat" Gilstad
Irene Joyce Beck
William James Sliney
Pearl Rose (Eldridge) Keenan
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
ART LEE COLUMN: The most significant event of our time
SUE BRUNS COLUMN: You don't have to go far to see something new
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
Landing a lunker: Gallery North celebrates new location with mural
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Change your tactics when fall comes
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grizzlies, noble and worthy creatures, on the comeback
Zebra mussels confirmed in Itasca County lake
Outdoors notebook: Shakopee artist wins duck stamp contest
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Relay for Life event shows community’s support
Bjerknes to plead guilty to state and federal charges
June 9, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Black-billed cuckoos love the caterpillar cuisine
While recently hiking on my favorite of Lake Bemidji State Park's many scenic trails high above and overlooking beautiful Lake Bemidji, I stopped...
June 9, 2017 - 6:00am
June 7, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Watch out for the crazy cousins of carrots
The saying goes “you can choose your friends but you can’t choose your relatives” and it is certainly true with the carrot.
June 7, 2017 - 6:30am
June 6, 2017
FISH TALES: Michelle Choc on Balm Lake
Michelle Choc caught a largemouth bass on Balm Lake on Sunday, June 4. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will publish them online...
June 6, 2017 - 6:33pm
FISH TALES: Livia Ritchie on Bemidji area lake
Livia Ritchie caught a largemouth bass caught on June 5 on a Bemidji area lake. She was fishing with her grandfather Wendell Affield. Send in...
June 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
June 2, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Cool temperatures help extend good spring fishing
June has arrived in the Bemidji area, but it still doesn’t feel like summer for anyone spending quality time in the great outdoors. While visiting...
June 2, 2017 - 7:45am
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Rest well my friend, Duke Rocky Cocoa
Many of you have no doubt come to know, through my words most likely, a canine companion of mine. This column, which I’ve been writing for...
June 2, 2017 - 6:45am
May 30, 2017
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: Growing together: Companion planting helps your garden
As home gardeners, we all want to work efficiently and gain the best yields possible. Companion planting is one helpful way to enhance your gardening success.
May 30, 2017 - 5:06pm
May 26, 2017
Public celebration at Big Bog
WASKISH -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host a public celebration from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, at Big Bog State...
May 26, 2017 - 2:00pm
FISH TALES: Pam Johnson on Lake Winnie
Pam Johnson, of Bemidji, caught this walleye on Lake Winnie on opening day, May 13. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will publish...
May 26, 2017 - 11:36am
May 25, 2017
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Warmer temps should lead to better bite
An early spring does not necessarily translate into a warm spring in the Bemidji area. Most lakes still have surface water temperatures in the...
May 25, 2017 - 11:00pm
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: House sparrows and European starlings are hardy survivors
Two species of wild birds that thrive in North America—and have been since the 19th Century—are not even native: the European starling...
May 25, 2017 - 10:00pm
New upgrades at Norway Beach campgrounds
CASS LAKE -- Four camp areas at the Norway Beach Recreation Area received upgrades in May with the installation of four new vault toilets. The installation of the vault toilets, completed May 16, was the second phase of the project to replace the aging facilities in the forest’s...
May 25, 2017 - 6:00pm
Herbicide applications announced for summer
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will conduct herbicide applications through June 15 and from July 15 through approximately Sept. 15 to improve reforestation efforts on select state lands. Four sites for about 102 acres will be treated along with the mechanical...
May 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
Juelson, Cauchon win Gary Newell tournament
BEMIDJI -- The Gary Newell Memorial Fishing Tournament was held May 20. The first-place winners of the tournament were Kelly Juelson and Fletcher...
May 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 24, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Rain gardens offer many advantages
Although northern Minnesota has not yet experienced heavy rains, we can never anticipate when they might occur. Mitigating the repercussions that not only affect our yards but also water quality, costs for municipal services and even fishing is something we all can work on. Slowing...
May 24, 2017 - 6:00am