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Just around the corner for Culver's: Owner excited to bring ‘Butterburgers’ to Bemidji
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
Blackduck boys basketball a mix of youth, experience
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Bergland leads BSU women past RIT 3-1
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Freshman Radke a 'sparkplug' for BSU women
GIRLS HOCKEY: Despite solid effort from 8th-grade goalie Kimble, BHS falls to GRG
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Defense still strong, but BSU men want more offense
BOY'S HOCKEY: Duluth East edges Bemidji, 2-1
Cloyd Olaf Kilde
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
March 12, 2014
PREP BASKETBALL: Pressure defense has powered Red Lake’s late-season win streak; return to state
MINNEAPOLIS — In 1997 the Red Lake boys basketball team ignited a run that saw the Warriors advance to the state tournament five times in a...
March 12, 2014 - 11:04pm
March 7, 2014
Unconventional victory: Red Lake slows it down, tops Northern Freeze to return to state for first time since 2003
Mike Lundgren Special to the Pioneer THIEF RIVER FALLS — Something out of the ordinary produced some extraordinary results for Red Lake Friday...
March 7, 2014 - 11:28pm
March 6, 2014
AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Lake boys one step from return to Class A state tournament
RED LAKE — A trip to the state Class A boys basketball tournament will be on the line today when Red Lake heads to the Ralph Engelstad Arena...
March 6, 2014 - 10:25pm
March 4, 2014
BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Lake advances to Section 8A final
THIEF RIVER FALLS — Top-seeded Red Lake took another step toward returning to the state tournament Tuesday. The Warriors defeated defending Section 8A champions Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 73-53 Tuesday in their Sub-Section 8A East game at Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls. The...
March 4, 2014 - 11:33pm
February 25, 2014
BOYS BASKETBALL: Strong second half powers St. Cloud Tech past Lumberjacks
ST. CLOUD — Despite trailing by just two points at halftime, the Bemidji High School boys basketball team couldn’t keep pace with the No....
February 25, 2014 - 11:31pm
AREA ROUNDUP: W-H-A’s path back to state begins this week
WALKER — With the Northland Conference title and the top seed in Sub-Section 8A East in hand, the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley boys basketball team begins defense of its 8A championship 6 p.m. Thursday at Bemidji State when it will face the winner of Tuesday’s game between No. 8 seed...
February 25, 2014 - 11:22pm
February 20, 2014
BOYS BASKETBALL: Memorable victory for BHS in season finale as Jacks top Grand Rapids
BEMIDJI — Bemidji’s seniors may not have had the best final season, but Thursday they came away with a memorable 54-41 win over Grand Rapids...
February 20, 2014 - 10:57pm
February 11, 2014
BOYS BASKETBALL: Spuds dominate BHS for 15-point victory
MOORHEAD – The Bemidji boys basketball team struggled against rivals Moorhead Tuesday night. After trailing by just nine points at halftime, the Lumberjacks (2-19) fell behind in the second half and never recovered. The Spuds came away with an 83-68 win. Cody Dorow had a game-high...
February 11, 2014 - 11:39pm
February 1, 2014
BOYS BASKETBALL: Spuds outgun Bemidji 97-88
BEMIDJI — Bemidji’s James Hendricks scored 33 points but Moorhead’s Cody Dorow scored 49 and the Spuds hung on to defeat the Lumberjacks...
February 1, 2014 - 10:20pm
January 24, 2014
BOYS BASKETBALL: Inside dominance leads Cloquet past Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Thursday night in Grand Rapids Alex Illikainen scored 40 points, continually pestered Bemidji's inside game and led the Thunderhawks...
January 24, 2014 - 11:24pm
January 23, 2014
BOYS BASKETBALL: Illikainen’s 40 leads Grand Rapids past Bemidji
GRAND RAPIDS — Alex Illikainen’s big night helped Grand Rapids edge Bemidji Thursday night. The big center scored 40 points as Grand Rapids fought off a late Bemidji rally and won 60-56. The Lumberjacks (2-14) trailed 36-22 at halftime but mounted a big comeback behind James...
January 23, 2014 - 11:06pm
January 17, 2014
Boys basketball: Bemidji ends losing streak with victory over Cristo Rey
BEMIDJI — Joe Strong drained five shots from 3-point land and scored 27 points to lead the Bemidji boys basketball team to a 71-57 victory over Cristo Rey Jesuit Friday at the BHS gym. Friday’s win snapped an eight-game losing streak and gave the Jacks a 2-12 record. Bemidji...
January 17, 2014 - 10:49pm
January 8, 2014
PREP ROUNDUP: Nissen, Staples lead BCLB grapplers at Foley meet
BLACKDUCK — Andrew Nissen and Daven Staples helped the Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena wrestling team place sixth at last weekend’s Foley Invitational, a meet that included Foley (ranked No. 1 in Class 2A), Atwater-Cosmos (No. 2 in Class A) and Alexandria (No. 13 in Class 3A). The Bears...
January 8, 2014 - 10:29pm
January 1, 2014
PREP ROUNDUP: CL-B, Blackduck among unbeatens in Northland Conference
CASS LAKE — As the 2014 portion of the winter sports seasons begin, Cass Lake-Bena and Blackduck join Walker-Hackensack-Akeley as unbeatens in the boys Northland Conference basketball standings. The Panthers and Drakes share 2-0 league records while WHA leads the conference at...
January 1, 2014 - 10:42pm
December 19, 2013
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji shows improvement but falls to East Grand Forks
BEMIDJI — Despite a major improvement from the last time the two teams met, Bemidji fell to East Grand Forks 67-58 Thursday at the Bemidji...
December 19, 2013 - 11:03pm