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Skiers at Snowjourn shorter this year: Organizers add middle school 5K race
Court Report : Sentencings for March 9
The cost of conflict: Lawsuit over annexation is adding up
Minimum wage hike may raise prices, won’t cost jobs
Visitors watch science demonstration
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers fall to Bowling Green 5-2, sneak into playoffs anyway
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Minnesota rallies to top North Dakota, win third straight conference title
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake wins, moves to Sub-Section finals
National curling: Fenson, Pottinger rinks will represent USA at World Championships
BEAVER SPORTS BLOG: Playoff update: Going into final game, Beavers need some help
Edward "Ed" Risland
William "Bill" Wilson
Diana Marie (Kirkpatrick)(Davis)New
‘Fargo’ brings crime to Bemidji, eh?
Arts Briefs for March 9, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Bohemia on tap today
It’s music for Mike: Longtime Bemidji resident, teacher, performer, now brings his talents to promoting, producing shows
Arts of the Anishinaabe: Exhibit opens at Watermark Art Center
Blane Klemek: Watch out for those Northern flying squirrels
Frozen lakes, deep winter take a toll on wildlife
Fishing: Annual kids' perch derby is Sunday
Paul Nelson: Late-ice patterns develop when snow, ice begin to melt
Blane Klemek: Sharpies are always looking sharp
Letter: Biodiesel more prone to attract moisture
Peter Funt: The 2016 crystal ball
John Lloyd/Reuters: The claims for Russian imperialism
Letter: Doubt, concern about Kerry’s statement
Michael Reagan: Putin, petroleum and pantyhose
Patrick Guilfoile: The battle of the sexes continues
John Eggers: Time to go on your spring diet?
Cathy Peck/Master Gardener: Gardening and your mental health when winter won’t end
Paul Ericsson: Keep up on winter reading as spring nears
John Eggers: Ensuring equal opportunity for all
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