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New Food Shelf event sprouts up: Inaugural fundraiser will help fund food bank’s farm project
UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
Crews clean up chemical spill after train derailment near Superior
Biden planning campaign stop in Duluth on Friday
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be ‘removed from the land’
BOYS SOCCER: BHS meets Mankato West in Class A state quarterfinals
FOOTBALL: Spuds blow out Jacks 48-0 in section playoffs
GIRLS SWIMMING: Lumberjacks edge Detroit Lakes
PREP FOOTBALL: Bagley blitzes Crookston, CL-B falls to Waubun
GIRLS TENNIS: Kelm making BHS tennis history as she prepares for state singles tourney (Updated)
Esther M. Decker
Dennis Allen McClimek
Keith Wayne Littler
Jennifer Ann Garbett Waye
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
July 20, 2016
Hitting the books: Library Board's annual Book Sale continues
Sally McIntyre browses Wednesday during the Bemidji Public Library Board's annual Book Sale at Evangelical Free Church. The sale continues from...
July 20, 2016 - 4:46pm
July 18, 2016
Books, books, books: Bemidji Public Library Board's annual Book Sale held Wednesday and Thursday
The Bemidji Public Library Board's annual Book Sale will be held 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Evangelical Free Church, 115 Carr...
July 18, 2016 - 6:33pm
June 30, 2016
Coloring...books: Local children illustrate upcoming book series (W/ VIDEO)
BEMIDJI -- Sophia Paul worked from stripe to stripe, alternating black and yellow as she colored in her drawing of a bee -- a girl bee. “I...
June 30, 2016 - 6:46pm
June 26, 2016
Patt Rall: Schlichting debuts her 'First Lady Mysteries' series
The longtime avocation of Barbara Schlichting has been to write stories that would interest and spark the imagination of her readers.
June 26, 2016 - 12:44am
June 11, 2016
BSU's Northwoods Writers Conference begins June 20
An award-winning lineup of authors from around the nation will read from their work at evening presentations during BSU's Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference, beginning June 20. Poet Natalie Diaz opens the series, which will include poet Joy Harjo, the conference's distinguished...
June 11, 2016 - 6:11pm
June 6, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Books, books, books. . . and more books
We are just back from a visit back East to visit family and friends and it was exhilarating and restful at the same time. This is the first column covering the visit and notes I have saved from several books on the advice of a former editor. The advice being: some stories require...
June 6, 2016 - 10:19am
April 25, 2016
Letters to Isabella: Retired BSU professor Marley Kaul’s book a finalist for Midwest Book Awards
BEMIDJI — The 26th annual Midwest Book Awards has recognized “Letters to Isabella: Paintings By Marley Kaul” as a finalist in the categories...
April 25, 2016 - 9:54am
February 21, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Moved by the music
To say that I am enthusiastic about today's faculty recital by Stephen Carlson, chair of department of music at BSU, would be a shortcoming on...
February 21, 2016 - 12:17am
January 17, 2016
Writing 'Relentless': Bemidji man, former police officer and expert on domestic violence, pens mystery novel
BEMIDJI—Marcus Bruning had just retired from the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office in Duluth after 28 years in law enforcement. He was...
January 17, 2016 - 4:56pm
December 20, 2015
B.A.R.C. for books: Reading program brings children, dogs together
BEMIDJI—Three-year-old Stella Zachman sat near Daisy, also 3, as they listened to Jean Louvar read the book "Beads On One String" to them...
December 20, 2015 - 12:45am
November 9, 2015
A grandfather’s gift: In ‘Letters to Isabella,’ Bemidji artist shares legacy with his granddaughter
Marley Kaul started writing letters to his granddaughter before she was born. He wanted her to know about his life, his art and his grandfatherly...
November 9, 2015 - 11:36am
October 17, 2015
Sierra Sue’s story: Author digs into past of World War II fighter plane restored in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Sierra Sue II was parked outside the Bemidji Regional Airport, glistening beneath a sparkling blue autumn sky. A sky she once controlled...
October 17, 2015 - 7:09pm
September 11, 2015
Spreading the love of literacy: Books more widely available thanks to mini-libraries in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- At first glance, they can appear to be a yard decoration or a birdhouse. Upon closer inspection, though, passersby can see these little...
September 11, 2015 - 10:20pm
July 26, 2015
Pioneer Previews: The soothing sounds of music
Yes, it's that always-anticipated evening again, Bemidji Area Community Band concert tonight at 7 p.m. under the baton of Scott Guidry, assistant...
July 26, 2015 - 12:21am
July 15, 2015
Books, books, books
Wednesday was the first day of the two-day Bemidji Public Library Book Sale. The event continues 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at the National Guard...
July 15, 2015 - 6:17pm