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18-year-old Cass Lake man reported missing
Woman killed in icy Iron Range crash
Donor recognition award from North County Food Bank
Jaycees donate to Citizen's Patrol
BOYS BASKETBALL: Monticello sneaks out win at Bemidji
WOMEN'S HOCKEY; Ohio State stymies Bemidji State again, wins 2-1 as BSU skid hits 3 games
BOYS HOCKEY: Lumberjacks beat Brainerd 4-1, win seventh straight
WRESTLING: Maas wins second Big Bear title, three others take second
GIRLS HOCKEY: Brainerd scores late to beat Bemidji
Verna Maryen Nordby
Blanche E. Dennis
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
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Singing great Joe Cocker dies at 70
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 21
Pioneer Previews: Dregni reads perfect for holiday break
Bemidji sings for the holidays
Meet the new class: Green Day, Lou Reed among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Gothman wedding anniversary
Nyquist 90th birthday celebration
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Peter Hakim: U.S.-Cuba deal: What the two sides get out of the bargain
Peter Funt: Elizabeth Warren, don’t jump
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
Beltrami County Extension Master Gardeners
May 21, 2013
Wally Peck: New veggies gardeners can try
Gardeners can be a strange lot sometimes. While others are anxiously awaiting the latest spring fashions or looking for the new cars in the showroom, gardeners get excited about new plant varieties. The promises in the seed catalogs are for bigger, tastier, earlier, showier or...
May 21, 2013 - 11:14pm
May 14, 2013
Master Gardener: Penstemon can offer season-long color
By Mary Lou Marchand Special to the Pioneer Penstemon or beardtongue, are steadily growing in popularity with gardeners. The tubular blossoms remind us of foxgloves but more varieties of penstemon are reliably hardy in our climate. Given the proper conditions, these plants will...
May 14, 2013 - 11:39pm
April 30, 2013
Wally Peck: Keep an eye on the herbicides
The phone call went something like this: "Last spring I bought new starter mix and planted my tomato seeds like I usually do. Very few germinated and the seedlings that came up died. What did I do wrong?" Last year, there were many questions like that in periodicals, extension...
April 30, 2013 - 11:55pm
April 23, 2013
Jan Maas: Growing blueberries in Northern Minnesota
Blueberries are becoming an increasingly popular fruit to grow in our Northern Minnesota region. Their health benefits are well known, being rich in antioxidants as well as providing 300 percent of the recommended amount of vitamin C in each one cup serving. Blueberry bushes are also...
April 23, 2013 - 11:09pm
April 16, 2013
Wally Peck: ‘Why can’t I grow that here?’
With the flurry of seed and plant catalogs we get every winter comes the nagging question every gardener has: I wonder if that plant will make it here? Many catalogs and nurseries are very good about clearly labeling their plants for zone recommendations; however, some are not. With...
April 16, 2013 - 11:19pm
March 15, 2013
Master Gardeners receive awards
BEMIDJI – The Beltrami County Extension Master Gardeners recently received awards for their years of service in providing horticulture advice...
March 15, 2013 - 4:28pm