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'We're going to stand with them': Bemidji organization, others from community work to stop DAPL
VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERY: Ready for the burn
Polk County man assaults woman, holds her against her will for 11 hours, police say
Bemidji Community Food Shelf to be closed Dec. 26
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers ousted late by Moorhead
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Dragons double up BSU
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers win, get five-point weekend
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji beats Apollo for first win
BHS wrestlers finish eighth at Brainerd
Eleanor Ann Breuer
Glenn Arnold Conlon
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The reclusive Brown creeper of the forest
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
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
LETTER TO THE EDTIOR: Local pageant set apart from others
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
December 10, 2016
GigaZone now in Laporte, Becida and Solway
BEMIDJI—Paul Bunyan Communications recently announced the GigaZone has come to Laporte, Becida and Solway along with additional areas of...
22 hours 11 min ago
December 9, 2016
Just around the corner for Culver's: Owner excited to bring ‘Butterburgers’ to Bemidji
BEMIDJI—After nearly six years in the making, a Culver's restaurant in Bemidji is just weeks away. David Liedl, owner of the new burger...
December 9, 2016 - 6:30pm
December 6, 2016
Federal appeals court overturns award against Essar
DULUTH, Minn. -- A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a nearly $33 million settlement against Essar Steel Minnesota that a lower court had awarded Great Lakes Gas. In a decision filed Monday, the appeals court said the lower court erred because...
December 6, 2016 - 9:20pm
December 4, 2016
BUSINESS: More demand, more success: Glacier Ice House sees increased production in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—The manufacturing floor at Glacier Ice House just south of Bemidji is a sign of the times in winter in the northwoods—fishing....
December 4, 2016 - 6:16am
December 3, 2016
Greater Bemidji seeks board members
BEMIDJI—The economic development group Greater Bemidji is seeking nominations for its Board of Directors. Greater Bemidji serves as a local source for data, information, networking and support for businesses and entrepreneurs looking at the greater Bemidji region, officials...
December 3, 2016 - 7:50am
Bailey-Johnson named to state committee
ST. PAUL—Erika Bailey-Johnson, sustainability director at BSU, was named Friday by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to serve a three-year-term on the Governor's Committee on Pollinator Protection. The committee will the governor, the state's Environmental Quality Board, the Interagency...
December 3, 2016 - 7:36am
November 29, 2016
Greater Minnesota struggling economically, data shows worst-hit areas cast ballots for Trump
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans confused by claims that the state is struggling economically only need to look outside the Twin Cities. And they should...
November 29, 2016 - 1:30pm
November 26, 2016
Ambassadors welcome Alamano
Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently welcomed Denae Alamano, the new Executive Director of United Way of Bemidji Area. The goal...
November 26, 2016 - 8:00am
Dayton appoints Vyskocil to Young Women's Initiative Council
BEMIDJI—Nancy Vyskocil, of Bemidji, has been appointed to the Young Women's Initiative Council by Gov. Mark Dayton. Dayton recently announced appointments to the Young Women's Cabinet and the Young Women's Initiative Council, as part of the Young Women's Initiative of Minnesota....
November 26, 2016 - 8:00am
Women's business group meets Tuesdays
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Area Business Women organization meets from noon to 1:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of the month at the LaunchPad,...
November 26, 2016 - 7:30am
Bemidji's Tasa receives state award
BEMIDJI—Lou Tasa recently received the Engineering Star Award at the Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths conference Nov. 16-17 in Duluth for his...
November 26, 2016 - 7:20am
November 12, 2016
BSU grad wins alumni award
BEMIDJI—BSU alumnus Brent Glass received Students United's 2016 Andrea Ruesch Outstanding Alumni Award during the organization's November...
November 12, 2016 - 6:00am
November 11, 2016
Joe's dream realized: Lueken’s Village Foods completes founder’s final goal of employee ownership ahead of schedule
BEMIDJI—When Lueken's Village Foods started its employee stock ownership plan in 2013, the goal was to have the process finished in five...
November 11, 2016 - 4:18pm
November 10, 2016
Remembering Buster: Peers and employees remember Spaulding as great businessman, person
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji businessman whose car dealership was a staple in the community for decades died Sunday. Known by most as "Buster," Willis...
November 10, 2016 - 5:53pm
November 9, 2016
Rhythm and ‘do’s: Kyle’s Barbershop serves as gathering spot for Alexandria musicians
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — On a Tuesday afternoon, Kyle’s Barbershop owner Kyle Nelson and employee Jeff Tacker give back-to-back haircuts to five...
November 9, 2016 - 7:49pm