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Triumphs and tragedies: 2014 was full of news in and around Bemidji
Higher Minnesota taxes? Take a guess
Weather Alerts: Wind Chill Advisory
Newfolden group revamps rusted Ford to surprise pastor
Squad car collides head-on with SUV in Cloquet
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU freshman center Senske overcomes ACL injury to lead Beavers in scoring
Bemidji State's Anderson aims to represent her country, will attend USA Hockey camp
Sharing the goal: Bemidji High School goaltenders' friendship helps team to stellar start
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji wins beats Roseau 3-2, extends winning streak to 8 straight
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lakers too strong for Lumberjacks
Arline Foster Gaetano
Elizabeth Jane "Betty" Rogers
Lita Christine Ruh
Northland Stargazing: Jupiter rules the night
Blane Klemek: The moon of popping trees
Scotty Allison: The need for local Veterans Home continues
John Eggers: The Christmas coincidence
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
OFF THE RECORD BLOG: 'The Interview' review
N.D., Minnesota theaters to open ‘The Interview’ on Christmas Day
Singing great Joe Cocker dies at 70
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 21
Pioneer Previews: Dregni reads perfect for holiday break
Treats for a young whitetail buck
Beware 'toilet bowling' on Lake Bemidji
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Gothman wedding anniversary
Nyquist 90th birthday celebration
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
David M. Shribman: Presidents and their parties
Peter Funt: A 2015 precap
Nat Hentoff: Obama legitimizes Cuban dictatorship
Joe Gandelman: Soft targets
Byron York: Romney sits atop GOP polls
May 4, 2014
PIONEER PREVIEWS: BSO's 'Stirring' celebration is Sunday
Today's soloists for the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra concert -- Tammy Hensrud and Korliss Uecker -- have been generous with their time and talents this past week. They gave a career talk for students at the Headwaters School of Music and the Arts; a recital of operatic music accompanied...
entertainment / music
May 4, 2014 - 6:19am
April 18, 2014
Reviving the first zombie: Kickstarter project to finish ‘Lazarus’ film
BEMIDJI -- As billions of people around the world prepare to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, a Bemidji man dreams of breathing new life into “Lazarus.” “Lazarus” is a Bemidji-born zombie film that has been in the making for almost a decade. Mike Bredon, Executive Director...
news / local
April 18, 2014 - 7:07pm
March 3, 2014
PIONEER PREVIEWS: BSO looks to celebrate with the Classics
“Classical Celebrations!” by Bemidji Symphony Orchestra will begin at 3 p.m. today at Bemidji High School. Violinist Everaldo Martinez of the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra will be the guest artist. Martinez is in demand as an orchestral and chamber music...
March 3, 2014 - 11:26am
February 28, 2014
Letter: The arts are a necessity, not a luxury
Congratulations, and thanks to the talented cast, crew and orchestra of the opera “Hansel and Gretel” presented by Dr. Cory Renbarger at Bemidji State University this past week. Bemidji has a remarkable, thriving arts community, from private teaches guiding our youngest, to school...
opinion / letters
February 28, 2014 - 11:19pm
January 21, 2014
Beltrami County approves $100,000 in grants
BEMIDJI – This is the year for visual arts. The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday voted to support an allotment of development funds toward the Watermark Art Center, formerly known as the Bemidji Community Art Center, as it develops plans to relocate to 505 Bemidji...
news / region
January 21, 2014 - 8:39pm
November 22, 2013
Former Rourke director calls auction 'cultural vandalism'
MOORHEAD – One of Moorhead’s oldest cultural landmarks and one of the city’s oldest houses is going on the auction block, but some supporters aren’t buying the decision to sell. The building that until recently housed the Rourke Art Gallery at 523 4th St. S. will be auctioned...
news / region
November 22, 2013 - 10:57am
October 23, 2013
Film festival this weekend in Bemidji
BEMIDJI — The first Upstream Film Festival will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday at the Historic Chief Theater, 314 Beltrami Ave. NW. The festival will feature about 20 films, both short films and feature-length entries, said Mike Bredon, executive director...
October 23, 2013 - 1:04pm
July 17, 2013
Soaring through laughs: "Boeing Boeing" opens at Paul Bunyan Playhouse
BEMIDJI — Artistic director Zach Curtis gives the audience a first-class ticket to fun in Marc Camoletti’s hilarious, classic ‘60s comedy, “Boeing Boeing,” opening tonight at the Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. Having recently enjoyed Broadway and London revivals,...
entertainment / theater
July 17, 2013 - 9:40am
June 21, 2013
Indigenous Arts Festival set
BEMIDJI — Rail River Folk School and Bemidji Area Indian Center present the Indigenous Arts Festival, a community art event June 28 and 29 at the Rail River Folk School. A live garden concert is scheduled 7 to 9:30 p.m. June 28 with Sonny Johnson and Windy Downwind and a...
news / local
June 21, 2013 - 3:41pm