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Another Round of Scattered Storms
EDUCATION: Future school may be further in future: Board hears 2016 opening for grades 4-5 school may not happen
City closer to opening homeless shelter: Council passes resolutions for property, tax credits
Bemidji Area Schools participating in summer food program
Duluth homicide victim, 52, was stabbed
RACING: Sparby wins four times at Speedway
PREP BASEBALL: Bagley still alive, but Blackduck eliminated in Section 8A
BASEBALL: Bemidji eliminated by Becker, 8-0, in Section 8-3A playoffs
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen blown out by Sioux Falls, 90-20, in home finale
TRACK AND FIELD: Twenty-four Bemidji athletes headed to state meet after successful sections
Catherine Lucille (Schauls) Gloe
Nolan Gene Desjarlait, Jr.
Jon Conrad Wickman
Nathan "Newt" Jenkins
Cleve R. Downey
Cyndi Fenske: June will be a busy month for the library
John Eggers: What should I write about?
Northland Stargazing: Hubble is 25, Regulus a few million
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fish flies arrive earlier than usual in Bemidji area
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Petunias can be plentiful at any time of the year
Pioneer Previews: Not 'Least' of all, there's a Nordic Showcase, too
Art briefs - Sunday May 31
Playhouse powerhouse: 2015 marks final season for Paul Bunyan Playhouse artistic director Zach Curtis
Pioneer Previews: A gala of support for BSU
Art briefs - Sunday March 24
Blane Klemek: The American dog tick is the most familiar tick inhabiting Minnesota
Take A Kid Fishing event to be held June 10 in Bemidji
Blane Klemek: Bats truly are incredible flying creatures
Zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake
MASTER GARDENERS: Try an organic weed-free gardening approach
Voges birthday celebration
Moen birthday celebration
Davis 80th birthday celebration
Johnson -Kelm engagement
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Schools invest in immigrants, communities
Rich Lowry: #someblacklivesdon’tmatter
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sandpiper project will be good for safety
Pioneer Editorial: Message to grads: Never stop learning
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veteran's heart warmed by generous gesture
June 17, 2013
American Indian communities receive housing grants
BEMIDJI — Area American Indian communities will benefit from federal grants aimed at providing affordable housing. The funds were provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Indian Housing Block Grant Program and can be used for a variety of housing...
news / local
June 17, 2013 - 5:31pm
May 15, 2013
Quirk in health law may affect some American Indians in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A wrinkle in the federal Affordable Care Act that could affect tens of thousands of people who consider themselves Native Americans nationwide isn't expected to hit many in Minnesota. People who identify as Native Americans must be a member of a federally...
news / region
May 15, 2013 - 1:02pm
February 28, 2013
American Indians must apply for share of settlement today
On the Mille Lacs Indian Reservation — Today is the deadline for American Indians and their descendants to take part in a $3.4 billion settlement with the federal government over the mismanagement of Indian land and money. In Minnesota, the settlement will distribute $57 million...
February 28, 2013 - 10:19pm
January 5, 2013
Sanford aims to improve American Indian health care
BEMIDJI – A patient is best served when she has a team of medical staff working in tandem to address all of her medical needs, says Dr. Valerie...
news / local
January 5, 2013 - 10:19pm
December 11, 2012
Winona LaDuke: Recovering from election drama
We just saw some $6 billion spent on the most expensive election in history. I’ve recovered from the drama, and I am trying to get my head straight. I thought I’d take this time to share some thoughts. After all, I certainly know what losing a national election is like … maybe...
opinion / commentary
December 11, 2012 - 12:13am
November 29, 2012
Native Nation Rebuilders named
BEMIDJI – Darrell Kingbird of the Red Lake Nation and Melinda Iverson of the White Earth Nation are among 17 individuals named to the fourth cohort of the Bush Foundation’s Native Nation Rebuilders Program. The five men and 12 women named to the program have experience in fields...
news / local
November 29, 2012 - 2:44am
November 28, 2012
Indian lawsuit ends, disbursements to begin by end of year
By MATT VOLZ, Associated Press HELENA, Mont. – After nearly 17 years of courtroom arguments, congressional negotiations and Indian Country bickering, hundreds of thousands of Native Americans could see the first payments of a $3.4 billion U.S. government settlement by the end of...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
Some question tribal ID usability under amendment
BEMIDJI – In 2004, a massive “get out the vote” campaign was aimed at encouraging American Indians to get to the polls across a handful of states. In Minnesota, voter turnout on reservations increased by nearly 20 percentage points from the 2000 election. The report stemming...
news / local
October 26, 2012 - 12:04am
October 17, 2012
Leech Lake Tribal College: Student talks to Franken about awareness for American Indian history, cultural trauma
As Tim Goodman lay in the hospital recovering from a gunshot, he pledged to make significant changes in his life. “I knew right then and there...
news / education
October 17, 2012 - 11:02pm