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Minnesota DNR appoints Albrecht as new Northwest Regional Director
There’s a new sheriff’s dog in town: K9 unit brings in Mac, a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois
HOUSING: State level processing continues for Westwood Acres residents
DNA results point to owner of severed fingers found in East Grand Forks
Crime report for Aug. 24
CROSS COUNTRY: BSU picked to finish 12th in NSIC
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji tops WHA
BOYS SOCCER: Lumberjacks blank Wolves
SWIMMING: Jacks aim for sixth straight section title
PREP SOCCER: Newcomers already fitting in well for Bemidji boys
Roseadelle F. Johnson
Ardith "Ardie" Olson Kolstad
Joan Iris Pope
Tracy Keith Gross
Josephine "Jo" Pula
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
August 9, 2014
Nice Ride running smoothly: More than 600 rides taken; more bikes coming next week
BEMIDJI -- It's been mostly a smooth ride for the Nice Ride Bemidji bicycle share program since its kick-off on June 22. The bright orange...
August 9, 2014 - 1:21am
June 23, 2014
Megan Serratore column: Loop the Lake a perfect Saturday
BEMIDJI -- It is almost always a good day to loop the lake, but Saturday was better than ever. I took part in the first Loop the Lake Festival...
June 23, 2014 - 10:20am
June 22, 2014
Nice Ride Bemidji officially opens
Local civic leaders, including from the city and Bemidji State University, along with representatives from Nice Ride Minnesota and Blue Cross...
June 22, 2014 - 4:05pm
June 21, 2014
Loop the Lake Festival: Looking forward to the Loop
BEMIDJI -- Although Erica Ward has lived in Bemidji almost all her life, for the first time she will be biking the 17-mile loop around Lake...
June 21, 2014 - 12:46am
June 19, 2014
Time to get 'Loop'y: Loop the Lake Festival celebrates Bemidji’s bicycling culture
BEMIDJI -- The city's bicycle-friendly reputation will be on display Saturday when about 250 pedalers take off on a ride around Lake Bemidji...
June 19, 2014 - 11:48pm
May 5, 2014
Bicycle tour will fight hunger
BEMIDJI -- A bicycle tour will begin here this week to raise awareness of and support for efforts to address hunger. The Hunger Ride: Feeding People, Feeding Souls is a regional ride that will begin Saturday in Bemidji and end May 16 in Moorhead, in tandem with the two-day annual...
May 5, 2014 - 10:15am
May 1, 2014
Minnesota ranks second for bike-friendly states
John Myers Forum News Service DULUTH — Minnesota ranks second and Wisconsin third among the most bike-friendly states in the U.S., according to the League of American Bicyclists. Only Washington ranked higher for having better trails, laws, promotion of and participation in bicycling. The...
May 1, 2014 - 11:33pm
January 29, 2013
MnDOT gets award for Mississippi River bikeway
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation has received a national award for its planning for the Mississippi River Trail bikeway. Minnesota was the first state to develop a plan for bicycling along the Mississippi River. The 800-mile route closely follows...
January 29, 2013 - 8:51am
October 30, 2012
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Communication gaffes raise some red flags VenuWorks, the firm hired to manage and operate the Sanford Center, found itself in a quandary with its top management post at the facility. After a review of executive director candidates, Bemidji officials interviewed one person for the...
October 30, 2012 - 1:26am
October 26, 2012
Cabin, Bike Guy shop named Bronze Bicycle Friendly Businesses
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two Bemidji businesses were recognized by the League of American Bicyclists as bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Businesses for promoting cycling. The Bike Guy Ski and Bicycle Shop and Cabin Coffeehouse and Café each received awards. The businesses were among 71...
October 26, 2012 - 8:59pm
October 25, 2012
Dayton mediates meeting on Paul Bunyan Trail Bridge sign
BEMIDJI – There’s renewed hope for a “Welcome to Bemidji” sign on the Paul Bunyan Trail Bridge after Gov. Mark Dayton met with city and state officials Wednesday afternoon to help resolve the issue. Sitting in on the meeting were city councilors Greg Negard and Kevin Waldhausen,...
October 25, 2012 - 12:42am
October 22, 2012
Bemidji is Bike Friendly Community
The city of Bemidji was named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclist on Monday afternoon. Bemidji was recognized...
October 22, 2012 - 11:49pm
October 19, 2012
Bemidji receives Bicycle Friendly Community award
BEMIDJI – The city has been awarded a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community award by the League of American Bicyclists. A community bike...
October 19, 2012 - 4:13pm
September 27, 2012
Paul Bunyan Trail bridge dedicated in Bemidji
A dedication of the Paul Bunyan Trail bridge was held Wednesday afternoon. Cutting the ribbon were, from left, Courtland Nelson with the Minnesota...
September 27, 2012 - 12:36am
August 24, 2012
UPDATED: Cycling legend Lance Armstrong banned for life, career vacated
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency erased 14 years of Lance Armstrong's career Friday — including his record seven Tour de France titles — and banned...
August 24, 2012 - 4:18am