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Participants take part in 2014 Relay for Life
BDA proposes "sober permit" for downtown parking rules; Council to discuss exemption to controversial regulations Monday
Fire activity picks up in June
Court report: Sentencings for July 7
Capitol Chatter: Renewable fuels group blasts big oil
GOLF: Registrations being accepted for Fairchild Memorial on Aug. 25
BASEBALL: Bemidji Legion splits games at Gopher Classic
Legion baseball: Bemidji wins opener at Gopher Classic
Beaver hockey: Schedule excites Serratore, Beavers
BASEBALL: Local players to take part in All-Star festivities
Leo Frank Desjarlait Sr. "Waasa'Inini-Far Away Man"
Larry Michael St. Peter
Troy Darrick Hargreaves
Anna Lynn Myer
Delores J. Wendt
When the pretty flowers take over
Ann Daley: The story of three lovely muses and one saintly old man
Marilyn Heltzer: Celebrating the Fourth of July with friends and family
Diane Engel: Class reunion: Words of terror or opportunity?
Sue Bruns: A pretty perfect birthday
Music is back at Buena Vista; Well-known ski area brings back music festival for second year
Plays and music round out the holiday weekend
Art briefs - Sunday July 6
Spellcheck: To 'Bee' or not to 'Bee' -- Tony Award-winning play next up for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Walk this way: Once again, Sculpture Walk brings in new art to Bemidji (with interactive map)
More boaters ticketed for invasive species violations
Paul Nelson: Surface water in Bemidji area lakes finally nears 70 degrees
Hunting: North Dakota spring pheasant population numbers on the rise
Hunting: North Dakota waterfowl numbers increase
Kasdan -Grimes wedding
Johnson birthday celebration
Oslin birthday celebration
Stai Anniversary celebration
Letter: Dupuy got her facts wrong on Catholics
Joe Gandelman: Is America’s political center out to lunch?
David Wise: Making enemies out of allies, and for what?
Letter: Foolish decision on smoking at the events center
Michael Reagan: Stinking border politics
Platinum Rewards from The Bemidji Pioneer
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March 13, 2014 - 4:27pm
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