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WOMEN'S HOCKEY; Ohio State stymies Bemidji State again, wins 2-1 as BSU skid hits 3 games
BOYS HOCKEY: Lumberjacks beat Brainerd 4-1, win seventh straight
WRESTLING: Maas wins second Big Bear title, three others take second
GIRLS HOCKEY: Brainerd scores late to beat Bemidji
GYMNASTICS: Bemidji third at Davies Invite
Verna Maryen Nordby
Blanche E. Dennis
Blane Klemek: The moon of popping trees
Scotty Allison: The need for local Veterans Home continues
John Eggers: The Christmas coincidence
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Bemidji sings for the holidays
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 21
Pioneer Previews: Dregni reads perfect for holiday break
Meet the new class: Green Day, Lou Reed among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Gothman wedding anniversary
Nyquist 90th birthday celebration
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Peter Hakim: U.S.-Cuba deal: What the two sides get out of the bargain
Peter Funt: Elizabeth Warren, don’t jump
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
November 25, 2014
Sanford Center makes progress in reducing deficit
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Center staff anticipate the Bemidji regional event center's annual operating deficit will decrease to about $325,600 in 2015, according to a business and marketing plan released Monday. Final accounting numbers for 2014 won't be released until early next year,...
November 25, 2014 - 7:17pm
Small group gathers in Bemidji to protest no indictment in Ferguson, Mo., killing
In this photo, Megan Treuer and her children, Xavier Shipley 7, and Matilda Shipley, 6, take part in a protest late Tuesday afternoon on Bemidji...
November 25, 2014 - 7:10pm
Get ready to light up the night
BEMIDJI -- Lights! Camera!. . . Parade! The 19th annual Night We Light Parade is back in downtown Bemidji. The event begins at 6 p.m. Friday. The parade route runs from Eighth Street NW and Beltrami Avenue south to Third Street and then west to Irvine Avenue. There will be no...
November 25, 2014 - 7:00pm
CVS pharmacy planned for Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- CVS Health is planning a pharmacy store in Bemidji to supplant what is now a strip mall at the intersection of Paul Bunyan Drive and Bemidji Avenue North as well as several private homes nearby. The developer, Velmeir Companies of West Bloomfield, Mich., has a purchase...
November 25, 2014 - 6:53pm
November 22, 2014
A school without borders: Local nonprofit hopes to connect Africans with French Concordia Language villages
BEMIDJI -- Opportunity Africa has no fixed address, but it aims to carve a niche in the world for understanding across continents. Although...
news / local
November 22, 2014 - 10:36pm
Hittin' the slopes: Buena Vista opens for season
Saturday was a good day to hit the slopes, with temperatures reaching 40 degrees, as the Buena Vista Ski Area opened for the season.
news / local
November 22, 2014 - 5:49pm
November 21, 2014
Early morning fire damages garage
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji firefighters responded to a garage fire early Friday on the 400 block of Becida Road Southwest. The fire was reported at 4:10 a.m. and when firefighters arrived there was light smoke coming from the garage, according to a release from the Bemidji Fire Department....
November 21, 2014 - 4:38pm
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji, St. Cloud Apollo skate to 1-1 tie in season opener
ST. CLOUD — Bemidji and St. Cloud Apollo each scored in the third period but neither could find the game-winner as the teams skated to a 1-1 tie Thursday night. It was the season opener for the Lumberjacks, who will begin the season 0-0-1. They outshot the Eagles 37-12 but only...
sports / Lumberjacks
November 21, 2014 - 8:53am
GIRLS HOCKEY: Bemidji earns first win with 2-1 victory in International Falls
INTERNATIONAL FALLS — The Bemidji girls hockey team scored two early goals then held on to score its first win of the season. The Lumberjacks toppled host International Falls 2-1 Thursday. “Getting this first win will boost our confidence,” said BHS head coach Jackie Robertson....
sports / Lumberjacks
November 21, 2014 - 8:35am
November 20, 2014
Airport Authority seeks new chairperson
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Regional Airport Authority has a problem: it can't find anybody to lead it. As of Wednesday, there were no applicants to replace retiring Board Chair Marshall Froyd, with the Dec.
November 20, 2014 - 5:40pm
November 18, 2014
GIRLS HOCKEY: Roseau shuts out Bemidji 5-0 in Jacks' home opener
BEMIDJI — Emily Pahlen scored for Roseau just 17 seconds into the game, beginning what would be a 5-0 shutout over Bemidji on Tuesday at the Bemidji Community Arena. It was the home opener for the Lumberjacks. The first period was all Roseau, as most of the play was in Bemidji’s...
November 18, 2014 - 10:57pm
Man sentenced for damage to assisted living center
BEMIDJI -- A Colorado man was sentenced to a month local confinement and ordered to pay more than $8,000 in restitution after he broke into the Windsong Catered Living Facility in April. Sean Foster Heideman, 25, of Westminster, Colo., pleaded guilty to felony first-degree damage...
November 18, 2014 - 6:15pm
November 17, 2014
CITY COUNCIL: City officials push legislators on transportation funding
BEMIDJI -- Local DFL legislators got an earful from the Bemidji City Council and city staff Monday on the issue of how to fund local transportation projects. Rep. John Persell of Bemidji and Sen.Tom Saxhaug of Grand Rapids met with the council to talk about the upcoming session...
November 17, 2014 - 10:15pm
Bemidji man found guilty of terroristic threats
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man was found guilty of felony terroristic threats Thursday in Beltrami County District Court. Kenneth Oscar Osmundson, 24, is charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and terroristic threats-reckless disregard after he attempted to kill himself...
November 17, 2014 - 7:30pm
Local companies fined for environmental violations
ST. PAUL -- Three Bemidji companies were fined for varying environmental violations in the third quarter of this year, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The MPCA released a list last week of 65 environmental enforcement cases completed in the third quarter. Bob's...
November 17, 2014 - 4:32pm