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31st Annual Woodcarvers Festival draws a crowd
Ziegler to take over Blackduck basketball program
New Minnesota laws include way to fight synthetic drugs
Laporte looks for its own trailhead on Paul Bunyan State Trail
One in custody after burglary, assault
GOLF: Wiltse, Gilman, Sauer, McEnroe reach Senior semifinals at Birchmont (photo gallery)
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Bemidji State lands Prowler pair for 2015
BIRCHMONT: Foss outlasts Dale in Men’s Championship division as match play begins
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Tough schedule awaits BSU in 2014-15
Marie Pauline Anderson
Jared Robert Nash
Mark A. Stennes
Mary Ellen Johnson
Building those boulevard gardens
John Eggers: Old advice is good advice: Use your brain
Patrick Guilfoile: Are our friends really family?
Blane Klemek: Several species of swallows thrive in Minnesota
What's new at the Beltrami County Fair Horticulture Area
Drummers attend camp
It's a hard knock life for Annie; Classic play rounds out Paul Bunyan Playhouse season
Art briefs - Sunday July 27
'Northern Bass' should be caught at Lake Bemidji State Park
‘Fargo’ Season 2 will be set in 1979, executive producer says
Minnesota scales back deer hunt: Most areas in and around Bemidji will be in lottery zones
Paul Nelson: Weeds are maturing, spreading in Bemidji area lakes
Hunting: DNR officials set 2014 wolf target harvest at 250 animals
Paul Nelson: Anglers switch to summer patterns on Bemidji area lakes
Single zebra mussel confirmed in Green Lake
Kimmes anniversary celebrations
Bryon York: Back to the future for death penalty?
Danny Tyree: ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at 75: Memories and might-haves
Jim Hightower: Perry imperils his own roadshow
Lueken's legacy helps food shelf program
Claesson-Huseby has impressive record
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...
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...
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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....
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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...
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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