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Martina McBride to perform at Sanford Center
Testing the limits: School Board says revamping mandated state and federal testing systems is a top priority
Kade: Times Square(d): Bemidji youth to be featured in Times Square video presentation
Bemidji City Council, Red Lake Tribal Council meet
CITY COUNCIL: The pot thickens; Group proposes to start hydroponic medical marijuana farm in Bemidji
UPDATED: Vikings say Peterson will play Sunday
Girls soccer: Bemidji belts West Ottertail 8-0
Pat Miller: This week at BHS - Boys soccer team puts perfect record on the line
FOOTBALL: BSU offense sputters in home opener, Sioux Falls wins in rout
Fishing: Braten, Swenson team for Cabela's MWC championship
Melba Vienna Rockensock
Kimberly Ann Beaulieu
John Eggers: Who do you encourage in this world?
Patrick Guilfoile: Malaria, mosquitoes and fatal attraction
Consider cover crops
Art Lee: The demolition of ‘a fine old lady’ — a historical landmark gone (alas?)
Sue Bruns: The thing about dogs…
From concept to concerts: Long-planned Minnesota Orchestra residency is this week
Common Chords schedule
Pioneer Previews: Community Theater’s ‘On Golden Pond’ opens Friday
Artist works on mural
The Beach Boys officially coming to Bemidji
A half-century of wilderness: 1964 federal law set stage for the second ‘W’ in BWCAW
Blane Klemek: Oh, to be a bird for a day? Count me in
Paul Nelson: Boat control is important when fishing in the fall
Paul Nelson: Fish are constantly looking for abundant food sources
Paul Nelson: Slower presentations are effective as summer turns to fall
Letter: Jumpsuit, hood took BSU protest too far
Letter: Comic encourages children to smoke
Rich Lowry: Where’s the strategy to defeat ISIS?
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: The health of democracy
Pioneer Editorial: AIS find is all too common
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...
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