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UPDATED: Special session for Legislature? We'll see
LEGISLATURE: With bonding bill failure, status of Bemidji-area projects up in the air
A breakdown of Minnesota legislative results
Rain, possible thunderstorms in the forecast
A walk in the park
SOFTBALL: BHS opens playoffs Tuesday against Sauk Rapids-Rice
TRACK AND FIELD: Beautiful day on the track for Bemidji boys, girls
TENNIS: BHS takes on Sauk Rapids in Section 8AA tournament
BASEBALL: Jacks unable to hold onto lead, fall to Duluth East
Schreiber hired as BHS girls basketball coach
Karson Joseph Brun-Neadeau
Hillary Russ Breeton
Mildred "Millie" Ashton
Peggy (Gunnil) Carlson Mathews
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Helping area businesses and government save energy
John Eggers: Who was Hamilton?
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: The top 10 beneficial insects for the garden
John Eggers: What if the fish don't bite?
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Outsmarting those landscape weeds
Take a stroll with art: Bemidji Sculpture Walk returns for 18th summer
The JOE-DOWN reviews ‘13 Going On 30’
Off The Record Blog: Here is the new ‘Ghostbusters’ trailer
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Grease 2’
Art briefs: Andrew Green concert today, Tribute planned for Blackduck area veterans and more
FISH TALES: Chad Newman on Lake Irving
Blane Klemek: Thoughts on the yellow-headed blackbird and yellow-bellied sapsucker
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Anglers find success at opener despite cold weather conditions
FISH TALES: Collin Brekke on Midge Lake
FISH TALES: Barb Gray on Lake Marquette
Poppy poster winners announced
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Parents, don’t ignore what your instincts are telling you
A session in need of repair
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Boat inspectors serve useful function
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Remember all who fought for freedom
Pioneer Editorial: It’s time to end the uncertainty
May 15, 2016
Patt Rall: Put your name forward for Region 2 board
One of the most important board positions, to my mind, is to the Region 2 Arts Council because it enables the members to give a chance, a leg-up or put-over-the top the artistic efforts in all genres.
May 15, 2016 - 12:11am
May 1, 2016
Patt Rall: A variety of opportunities for every age
At last, a sunny weekend! Before getting started today, pick up your cellphone and invite your grands to the pancake breakfast at Raphael's this...
May 1, 2016 - 12:47am
April 18, 2016
Patt Rall: The newest theater company in the area
Just a few years ago, Wayne Hoff and his sister, Olivia, started a project that would bring back the glory days of the Nary School, Helga Township—when...
April 18, 2016 - 3:41pm
April 11, 2016
Patt Rall: Theater choices abound in Bemidji
There are two family friendly musicals coming up—and one play that will be "adults only please," according to the director of the Exciting...
April 11, 2016 - 9:44pm
April 6, 2016
Patt Rall Column: When opposites attract, good things can happen
It struck me that sometimes when disparate groups converge, magic happens.
April 6, 2016 - 4:44pm
April 4, 2016
Film noir at BSU: University holds annual film festival headlined by student-made movies
BEMIDJI -- The lights went down and the projector whirred to life to show local and international films for the Headwaters Film Festival at BSU...
April 4, 2016 - 9:22am
February 28, 2016
Patt Rall Column: You can't go wrong with music at BSU
If I were a parent paying tuition for a child, studying music at BSU, I could sit back confident, relaxed and appreciative of the talents expressed...
February 28, 2016 - 12:33am
A 'Mark' of beauty: Bulgarian artist Stefan Markov's work on display at BSU's Talley Gallery (w/ photo gallery)
BEMIDJI—Walking into the Talley Gallery is an escape from reality. The gallery is located off one of the main hallways in Bridgeman Hall...
February 28, 2016 - 12:27am
February 21, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Moved by the music
To say that I am enthusiastic about today's faculty recital by Stephen Carlson, chair of department of music at BSU, would be a shortcoming on...
February 21, 2016 - 12:17am
February 14, 2016
Patt Rall Column: Romance on two stages today
BEMIDJI — Love will be in the air today with the latest in the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra’s “Passionate Journeys” series with its “Traveling...
February 14, 2016 - 12:09am
January 31, 2016
Patt Rall Column: Romance is in the air this month
With Valentine’s Day only two weeks away, the Bagley Area Arts Collaborative will be celebrating “A Classic Valentine’s Musical Dinner”...
January 31, 2016 - 12:25am
January 24, 2016
Patt Rall Column: A lot of musical projects coming up in the area
First, I must apologize for misdating the master class and recital with Patricia Surman, the visiting flute artist who performed yesterday in...
January 24, 2016 - 12:58am
January 17, 2016
Patt Rall Column: Violins at the ready today at Bangsberg
Two world-class string players will perform at 4 p.m. today in Thompson Recital Hall of Bangsberg Fine and Performing Arts Complex at BSU.
January 17, 2016 - 12:53am
January 10, 2016
Patt Rall Column: The calendar fills up fast for the arts
The Christmas that we celebrated was by the Julian “old calendar” so as I write today, Jan. 6 is Christmas Eve and my mind is full of happy...
January 10, 2016 - 12:46am
December 27, 2015
Patt Rall Column: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ when you can enjoy family, the arts
Driving back and forth to North Dakota is pleasant this time of year because of all the homes decorated for Christmas. Some homes are decorated...
December 27, 2015 - 12:55am