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The need for Narcan: As opioid overdoses increase, local law enforcement now also carry anti-heroin drug
LEECH LAKE: Vizenor finishes first week as Leech Lake College President
City Council to discuss Sanford Center legal issues
Someone Special Volunteers: Kendra Hirsch and Vicki Frisch
At home in Bemidji: Longtime NHL scout, executive Marshall Johnston retires; has called Bemidji home for 40 years
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji keeps rolling, tops Alexandria in sub-state playoffs
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji splits doubleheader with Alexandria
Bemidji Extreme U12 soccer takes second at Bemidji Blowout
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Robert (Bob) J Voigt
Ken R. Trisco
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
Gary Robert Vanasse
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Big Trouble In Little China’
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Elk expansion in Northwestern Minnesota on hold
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: This November, I’m voting for NOTA (none of the above)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lueth, Larson thanked for service
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Making music on the Mississippi
May 29, 2013
Apartment development to go before Bemidji councilors
BEMIDJI — An apartment development is in the works for the city’s south shore near the Sanford Center. Aaron Chirpich, development director with the Headwaters Regional Development Commission, described the proposed apartment as “high-end” for young professionals as well...
May 29, 2013 - 5:36pm
May 28, 2013
Blue Ox to become ‘Depot on 1st’
BEMIDJI — A season of business changes will continue in early June when the building now occupied by the Blue Ox Bar & Grill becomes the...
May 28, 2013 - 4:00pm
May 23, 2013
Lueken’s, Bar 209 among Chamber of Commerce honorees
Two Bemidji businesses were honored Thursday as Business of the Year at the ninth annual Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce Awards of Excellence...
May 23, 2013 - 2:39pm
May 17, 2013
N.D. billboards meant to attract Minnesota consumers
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota is promoting its business climate at Minnesota's expense. The Greater North Dakota Chamber has created...
May 17, 2013 - 8:47am
May 1, 2013
Fugate’s to close store, automotive shop to remain open
BEMIDJ — This week’s flooding did not impact just the roads, but a local business, as well. Fugate’s Country Store, which has been in operation for five years, will soon be closing its doors. The auto shop will remain open, and possibly may expand. “Because we had...
May 1, 2013 - 5:16pm
April 30, 2013
Bemidji to hold downtown cleanup day
Bemidji’s Downtown Development Authority will be hosting the Downtown Project Pride clean up event from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 Officials are asking businesses and residents to help clean up the area after winter as the summer season approaches. The city of Bemidji will...
April 30, 2013 - 4:24pm
USGS doubles estimate for oil from Williston Basin
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Geological Survey said today there is nearly twice as much recoverable oil in the Williston Basin than its estimate of five years ago. The USGS has determined that there are approximately 7.4 billion barrels of oil that could be pumped from western North...
April 30, 2013 - 11:23am
April 29, 2013
Park Rapids' Kraft part of hall of fame’s first class
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Park Rapids entrepreneur Lorelei Kraft is among the first 25 women inducted into the Minnesota Women Business Owners Hall...
April 29, 2013 - 8:38am
April 27, 2013
As office space shrinks and opens, workers interact
ST. PAUL — The economy is supposedly on the mend, but companies continue to look for opportunities to trim expenses. Businesses are still...
April 27, 2013 - 10:39pm
April 19, 2013
Business Briefs for April 21
NMF delivers workshops BEMIDJI – The Northwest Minnesota Foundation is partnering with Peacemaker Resources and Nonprofit Assistance Fund to deliver workshops in Bemidji and Crookston. The workshop “Effective Communications” will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday at...
April 19, 2013 - 4:38pm
April 10, 2013
Sanford suspends Fairview merger negotiations
FARGO – Sanford Health, faced with sharp political opposition from the Minnesota capitol, is suspending merger talks with Twin Cities-based Fairview Health Services.Today’s announcement follows strong criticism about a possible merger from the Minnesota attorney general and lawmakers...
April 10, 2013 - 3:36pm
April 5, 2013
Business Briefs for April 7, 2013
Knife River donates materials to BGC BEMIDJI – Knife River Materials’ Northern Minnesota Division provided over 1,200 tons of class 5 gravel, usage of heavy equipment and staff to prepare the future parking lot on the east side of the Boys and Girls Club facility last August....
April 5, 2013 - 5:00pm
March 29, 2013
Zetah receives achievement award
Zetah Construction Inc. received the Dynamic Homes 2012 Achievement Award for outstanding building performance. Pictured left to right is Tim...
March 29, 2013 - 4:44pm
Business briefs for March 31
Local authors’ work set for anthology BEMIDJI – Scarlett River Press of Edmonton, Alberta announced the horror/urban fantasy short story “Package #900420” by Roy C. Booth and Craig Myran of Bemidji was accepted for an upcoming “Haunted Lens” anthology. The short story...
March 29, 2013 - 4:42pm
Power company sponsoring teachers for seminar
FERGUS FALLS – Otter Tail Power Company will sponsor up to 10 educators from its Minnesota and South Dakota service area to attend the 2013 Lignite Teacher Education Seminar: Energy, Economics and Environment in June. The company said it will pay all expenses, including seminar...
March 29, 2013 - 4:39pm