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Chamber Ambassadors: Fastenal
Paul Bunyan Communications awarded Border to Border Broadband Grant
Sanford’s Akande earns certification
Festive season begins: Annual Night We Light parade held in downtown Bemidji
Morning, noon and night: Black Friday creates a busy time for local retailers
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen axed from IFL
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers score three goals in the third to top Huntsville 4-1
TOUGH ROAD BACK: Big BSU forward Dickman makes quick recovery from Achilles injury to contribute this season
No age limits for members of senior bowling league
CHASING MOM: Second-generation Beavers Hanna and Haley Zerr following in mom’s record-setting footsteps
Paul Robert "Hutt" Stillday
Darlene Marie Needham
Leonard "Sonny" McDougall
Sylvester "Vesty" Raymond Poxleitner
John Eggers: ‘Over the River and Through the Woods’
Sacred substances: Food as our way to give thanks
PATT RALL COLUMN: Another jewel in the crown for BSU Music Department
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don’t expect to start ice fishing soon
John Eggers: Are your children engaged?
OFF THE RECORD Review: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Seven: Did You Do This? No, You Did It!
OFF THE RECORD BLOG: Bemidji’s Stoner Avenue signs appear on top 10 ‘Commonly Stolen Street Signs’ list
Off The Record REVIEW: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Six: Rhinoceros
Rock band Styx to headline Lakes Jam 2016
Off The Record Blog: They Are Bringing Back Mystery Science Theater 3000
Bemidji second-grader lands 55-inch muskie during birthday trip
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: It's safe to go shopping, but not ice fishing
Blane Klemek: Once swarming the prairies, bison are still a sight to behold
Rare bird spotted in Minnesota, last sighting reported 21 years ago
Cougars make a Midwest comeback, but likely won't boom in Minnesota
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The First Amendment remains alive and well
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Senate leader Reid needs to be replaced
Patricia Jesperson: Private-sector Rx for workforce woes
Will Durst: How many turkeys died for your dinner?
Byron York: A gift to 2016 GOP candidates
August 2, 2015
Art briefs - Sunday Aug. 2
Bemidji Area Church Musicians Recital Series continues BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Church Musicians Recital Series will continue with a concert by scholarship recipients, Hannah Allen and Kayla Hewitt at noon Wednesday at Evangelical Free Church, 115 Carr Lake Road SW. The program...
August 2, 2015 - 12:59am
July 26, 2015
Pioneer Previews: The soothing sounds of music
Yes, it's that always-anticipated evening again, Bemidji Area Community Band concert tonight at 7 p.m. under the baton of Scott Guidry, assistant...
July 26, 2015 - 12:21am
Art briefs - Sunday July 26
Bemidji Area Community Band concert today BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Area Community Band will present its third summer concert at 7 tonight on the south lawn of Bangsberg Hall at BSU, 1500 Birchmont Drive NE. The concert will feature a variety of classic band music including selections...
July 26, 2015 - 12:17am
July 22, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: The art of staying busy (video)
BEMIDJI -- DeeJay Arens is a creative man, and he has several ways to express that creativity. He has had both a book and a play published,...
News / local
July 22, 2015 - 6:14pm
July 19, 2015
Art briefs - Sunday July 19
Moose Lake Resort hosts free concerts BLACKDUCK—Moose Lake Resort near Pennington will host two concerts by the Schola Americana, a popular choral ensemble and jazz combo from Los Angeles at 7 p.m. July 26 and July 27. The family fireside choral concert will feature American...
July 19, 2015 - 12:12am
July 14, 2015
Wax work: Artist Gareth Curtiss returns to review methods to clean, maintain Chief Shaynowishkung statue
BEMIDJI -- Gareth Curtiss couldn’t stay away from his Chief Shaynowishkung statue longer than two months. The artist, who lives in Olympia,...
News / local
July 14, 2015 - 7:05pm
July 12, 2015
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Music, plays, books, art and more this week
You can enjoy Music Under the Pines with Kari Grace at 2 p.m. today in the amphitheater at Lake Bemidji State Park. Grace is a vocal soloist...
July 12, 2015 - 12:15am
July 5, 2015
Art briefs - Sunday July 5
Programs at Bemidji Public Library BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Public Library will offer several programs at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays at library, 509 America Ave. NW.
July 5, 2015 - 12:42am
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Perfect holiday weekend for the Community Band!
BEMIDJI—On this Fourth of July weekend, the Bemidji Area Community Band will present a patriotic summer concert at 7 tonight on the south...
July 5, 2015 - 12:29am
July 1, 2015
Art in the Park set for July 18-19
BEMIDJI -- Watermark Art Center and Paul Bunyan Communications will present the 48th annual Art in the Park on July 18-19 in downtown Bemidji’s Library Park. The juried fine arts and crafts fair has been a summer highlight for Bemidji residents since 1967, according to a release...
News / local
July 1, 2015 - 6:55pm
June 30, 2015
Art briefs Sunday June 28
Recital series continues July 1 BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Church Musicians Recital Series will continue at noon July 1 at First Baptist Church, 1555 Paul Bunyan Drive. The 3H&C Horn Quartet will perform a new recital titled, "Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something...
June 30, 2015 - 12:15pm
June 28, 2015
First Friday, fireworks and fun on tap
A big "Welcome" to the visitors to Bemidji for the Fourth of July celebration and the Water Carnival. Start the week off with a 2 p.m. concert...
June 28, 2015 - 12:36am
June 21, 2015
PIONEER PREVIEWS: A lot to do on Dad's day--EMDASH--and the rest of the week
Happy Father's Day to all fathers, to-be fathers and wanna-be fathers. This is a full day of entertainment, look and choose carefully for you...
June 21, 2015 - 12:16am
June 16, 2015
Sculpture Walk interactive map
Once again, the Sculpture Walk has brought new art to downtown Bemidji. Mitch Blessing, a Bemidji sculpture walk committee member, has completed...
News / local
June 16, 2015 - 2:51pm
June 14, 2015
Art briefs - Sunday June 14
Summer recital series continues BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Church Musicians Summer Recital Series will continue at noon Wednesday at First Lutheran Church, 900 Bemidji Ave. Sarah Carlson will perform an organ recital of a wide variety of pieces from the 19th and 20th centuries....
June 14, 2015 - 12:56am