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OUT AND ABOUT: Scout's honor. . . them: Bemidji couple receive recognition for their years of volunteering with Boy Scouts of America
OUT AND ABOUT: On pet patrol; Bemidji Community Service Officer Tom Charboneau often works with lost animals
PHOTO GALLERY: Sunset photos from readers
READER PHOTO: A sunset in Wilton
READER PHOTO: Sunset in Solway
WRESTLING: Bemidji takes two in triangular meet
SWIMMING: Bemidji loses dual meet at Grand Rapids
GIRLS HOCKEY: Late goal evens Bemidji and Moorhead
Seahawks' Lynch: 'I'm here so I won't get fined'
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Darlene (Jacobs) Buchanan
John William Friesen
Selma "Sally" Pattison
Kathleen D. "Kathy" Eisenzimmer
Vera Chiodini Boyle
JOHN EGGERS: Can ESP help us learn?
BLANE KLEMEK: On the track of the black-backed woodpecker
PATRICK GUILFOILE: Bad luck and cancer
LIBRARY CORNER: Keep calm and read on!
Northland Stargazing: Jupiter rules the night
VIDEO: Chinese band visits Bemidji area this week
PIONEER PREVIEWS: The right time to write for Valentine's Day
'Rewind' and move forward: Vocalmotive celebrates 20 years (video/photo gallery)
Pioneer Previews: Valentine's Day on our minds already
Art briefs - Sunday Jan. 18
Outdoors Sports Show at Sanford Center
Aylesworth 40th wedding anniversary
Jim Hightower: Finally, some common sense on medical marijuana
Bob Franken: Pete and the pope
Heidi Omerza: It’s time for the Legislature to step up for Greater Minnesota
Pioneer Viewpoints: More clear air in Minnesota
Steve and Cokie Roberts: The right to be ordinary
January 4, 2015
'Kudos for Kids' a book of fun and family
BEMIDJI -- What started out as a family project back in the 1960s has found its way into a published book by a well-known Bemidji board member of learning in youth to senior non-profits who wanted to renew interest in reading to the young. Perhaps becoming a grandmother again spurred...
January 4, 2015 - 12:14am
Pioneer Previews: Arts for all tastes coming up
With the dawn of the New Year, new initiatives are beginning to raise interest in the lull of wintertime. For example, the highly successful fundraiser for the Beltrami County History Center played to a full house, as who doesn't like to play "Clue?" What is even more interesting...
January 4, 2015 - 12:00am
December 21, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Dregni reads perfect for holiday break
This time of year, we turn inward toward our family and friends to continue our holiday traditions or start ones with newly established familial relationships. The concerts are done, presents still need to be wrapped — we're using bags this year to save some time for relaxing...
December 21, 2014 - 12:22am
December 14, 2014
Booking signing set for Woolen Mills
BEMIDJI -- Two books by a local author have been issued in new editions from a new publisher. In celebration of that, local author Susan Carol Hauser will sign copies of the books, "Wild Rice: An Essential Guide to Cooking, History, and Harvesting" and "Wild Sugar: The Pleasures...
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December 14, 2014 - 12:48am
September 7, 2014
PIONEER PREVIEWS: A chance to bond over the 'Pond'
Coming up quickly are some events that will tempt you to take the children and help them start their memory boxes; strains of the string section, a line from a play that might impact their relationship with family or any other aesthetic encounter. • "On Golden Pond," a production...
September 7, 2014 - 1:45am
Rescinding a toxic tale: Local author adds cross-cultural twist to Cinderella story
BEMIDJI -- Cinderella isn't always a blond-haired, blue-eyed English girl. Not the way Peter Marino tells the story. The author has fused the timeless tale of transformation with local lore to produce "CinderFace: A Children's Ojibwe Poem." The 13-scene poem centers around nine...
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September 7, 2014 - 1:45am
July 27, 2014
'Northern Bass' should be caught at Lake Bemidji State Park
• If you enjoy the music of the 50s and 60s, "stroll" on over to the amphitheater of Lake Bemidji State Park. A family group from Akeley -- Northern Bass -- will be rockin' and rollin' at 1:30 p.m. as part of the 2014 Lake Bemidji Concert Series. Headwaters School of Music and the...
July 27, 2014 - 12:11am
Ripe for reading: Not too late for summertime reading with local, regional authors
BEMIDJI -- July is almost gone, but there still time left to settle down with a good book on the pontoon or the deck and enjoy some summertime reading. Speaking of pontoons, have you seen the book "Goodnight Loon" by Abe Sauer, which is soon to be sold at Big River Scoop in...
July 27, 2014 - 12:00am
July 6, 2014
The 'contrary warrior': Born in Red Lake, Adam Fortunate Eagle is bound for the history books
Adam Fortunate Eagle is awaiting another film crew, expected to arrive later in the week. This particular group, coming from Frankfurt, Germany,...
July 6, 2014 - 12:09am
June 11, 2014
Red Door Bookstore hits milestone; Volunteer program passes $100,000 in sales
BEMIDJI-- The Red Store Bookstore is red hot with success. The bookstore has surpassed the $100,000 mark reaching $100,176.63 in sales by...
news / local
June 11, 2014 - 12:14am
June 10, 2014
UPDATED: Pioneer Previews: Right time for 'She Wrights'; event moved to Rail River Folk School
A performance of songs, theater and films written by women will be the premiere event of the newest established arts nonprofit organization in Bemidji. It will start at 2 p.m. at the Rail River Folk School, 303 Railroad St. SW, Bemidji. Cate and Al Belleveau are quickly working...
June 10, 2014 - 9:50am