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Quilting history together: Program offers lessons and lore of quilting in America
Fun times ahead at state FFA convention: Record number of Blackduck students to take part in state gathering
Great Indoors: New cookbook celebrates food, dining in Red River Valley
'A shopping destination': Rebirth of downtown continues, new and expanded businesses on the way
Therapy Dog Training graduates
SOFTBALL: Jacks drop three at Rockford
Solid start for Drakes softball
Drakes remain strong on baseball diamond
GOLF: Gregg leads Bemidji to seventh place
BASEBALL: Grimm, Loxtercamp lead BHS to split
Steven G. Miller
Barbara Jean (Smodell-Krueth) Bucher
John "Pete" Barthelemy
Patrick Guilfoile: Measles — more deadly than Ebola
John Eggers: What is right with the world?
Library Corner: Library to celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4
MASTER GARDENERS: Rethink your landscape
VETERANS' COLUMN: Net worth removed for medical eligibility
Pioneer Previews: Brass on tap Monday at Bangsberg
Art briefs - Sunday April 26
A life of dancing for Suzy and Hondo: Local dance instructors, enthusiasts to open for The Broadway Dolls tonight
Off The Record Blog: Here is Jared Leto’s official Joker, tattoos and all
Bluegrass Community Concert Series returns
Blane Klemek: The bluebird, few have received as much attention as they
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spawning walleyes running steady into Cutfoot Sioux station
VIDEO: Prairie chicken show exceeds expectations
Blane Klemek: Aerial displays set woodcock, snipe apart
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Low water levels a concern as walleye opener approaches
Henry-Van Sickle engagement
Knutson birthday celebration
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We should focus on helping needy people
Tina Dupuy: End the war on deadbeat dads
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Editorial leaves a lot to be desired
Michael Reagan: Hillary this. Hillary that. All day long.
Donald Kaul: That whiff of hypocrisy
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