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Red Lake fans cheer at state
Public hearing announced in Blackduck
Blackduck City Council holds regular meeting
Public works of Blackduck recommends running water lines until April 1
Police discover body in south Fargo strip mall – death called suspicious
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers open WCHA playoffs at top-seeded Ferris State
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Lutes named all-Central region
Boys basketball: Red Lake falls to Maranatha in state Class A quarterfinals
PREP BASKETBALL: Pressure defense has powered Red Lake’s late-season win streak; return to state
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clearbrook-Gonvick upsets Red Lake 70-66
Pete P. Mistic Jr.
Kaitlyn Marie Brown
Anthony Lee Fairbanks
Jane Ann Johnson
‘Fargo’ brings crime to Bemidji, eh?
Arts Briefs for March 9, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Bohemia on tap at First Lutheran
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
Perfect day for fishing
DNR, MDHA host deer listening session at Bemidji High School
Paul Nelson: Spring meltdown has begun on Bemidji area lakes
Decision on sulfate wild rice limit, and where it will be enforced, could be year away
Blane Klemek: Watch out for those Northern flying squirrels
Letter: Could we have recycling pickups in rural areas?
Nat Hentoff: An Obama tax that can silently take your life away
Jim Hightower: The corporate land of Oz
Byron York: Christie avoids hard truths in speech to conservatives
Jason Stanford: GOP goes nuclear
Wally Peck/Master Gardener: Wood ashes for the garden
Missy Thomas: Caregiving: When to call for help
Arland O. Fiske: The historic Tingvoll church in western Norway
Art Lee: Snowbirds talk snow to southern disbelievers
Sue Bruns: Word play: Ever get your merds wixed up? I mean, words mixed up?
March 13, 2014
Platinum Rewards from The Bemidji Pioneer
Platinum Rewards is an exciting new program being offered to subscribers of The Bemidji Pioneer. The “Rewards” consist of exclusive savings and prize giveaways as our way of saying thank you for your subscription. The road to savings is simple, all you have to do is visit...
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January 23, 2014
Pioneer earns 9 MNA awards
BLOOMINGTON — The Bemidji Pioneer earned nine Better Newspaper Contest awards Thursday night at the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s annual convention. The Pioneer won second place in general excellence in the category of dailies under 10,000 circulation. It also won second...
news / local
January 23, 2014 - 11:26pm
August 18, 2013
Quality begets quality
I started my journalism career typing in box scores via telephone and fax for the sports department at the Grand Forks Herald. Sometimes, they’d even let you do a short write-up on the game. Nothing glamorous, that’s for sure; but there was a definite sense of pride in seeing...
opinion / commentary
August 18, 2013 - 12:42am
July 23, 2013
AREA VOICES BLOG: Notes from the Northwoods: Remembering Brad Swenson one year later
news / local
July 23, 2013 - 1:18pm
January 14, 2013
Pioneer taps Svingen as ad director
BEMIDJI – John Svingen has been named advertising director for the Bemidji Pioneer. Svingen has worked at the newspaper since 2010, first as a graphic designer and most recently as production manager. In his new position, Svingen will direct the advertising sales team in its...
news / business
January 14, 2013 - 11:25pm
November 9, 2012
Halvorson sentenced for firearm charge
BEMIDJI – A Bemidji man has been sentenced for shooting at the Bemidji Pioneer office building in early 2011. Edward Michael Halvorson, 38, currently serving a 64-month prison sentence on an unrelated weapons charge, was sentenced Wednesday to 12 months and one day in prison for...
news / local
November 9, 2012 - 1:55am
September 21, 2012
Women’s Expo: Vendors offer variety in event’s sixth year
BEMIDJI – Whether you have an interest in physical fitness, enjoy having beautiful nails or are more concerned about personal safety, the Sixth Annual Women’s Expo has a vendor booth for you. The expo will have more than 100 vendors, including a few new businesses and products....
news / local
September 21, 2012 - 1:38am
September 19, 2012
Women’s Expo: Speakers share stories, tips with audience
BEMIDJI – The Pioneer’s Sixth Annual Women’s Expo offers long-time visitors a few new seminars and a keynote speaker that will both inspire and bring laughs. The expo, which runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Sanford Center, should be one of the biggest yet, with more...
news / local
September 19, 2012 - 9:01pm
September 18, 2012
Brad Swenson helped spread word on bus safety
This is my memoriam to my friend, Brad Swenson. Brad started and followed me from the beginning of my art career. He actually made my art career, from being on the cover of a magazine in London, England, to the different awards I won. But more important to Brad and me was the safety...
opinion / letters
September 18, 2012 - 1:41am