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Minnesota DNR appoints Albrecht as new Northwest Regional Director
There’s a new sheriff’s dog in town: K9 unit brings in Mac, a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois
HOUSING: State level processing continues for Westwood Acres residents
DNA results point to owner of severed fingers found in East Grand Forks
Crime report for Aug. 24
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji drops season opener to Alexandria
CROSS COUNTRY: BSU picked to finish 12th in NSIC
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji tops WHA
BOYS SOCCER: Lumberjacks blank Wolves
SWIMMING: Jacks aim for sixth straight section title
Roseadelle F. Johnson
Ardith "Ardie" Olson Kolstad
Joan Iris Pope
Tracy Keith Gross
Josephine "Jo" Pula
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
June 29, 2016
Decades-old walls coming out at Carnegie: Interior work at historic building reveals original architecture
BEMIDJI -- Layers of old drywall are being peeled back and hauled out of Bemidji's Carnegie Library downtown, revealing sights not seen for more...
June 29, 2016 - 6:51pm
June 6, 2016
CITY COUNCIL: Carnegie committee fills up the calendar
BEMIDJI—A full slate of summer events and fundraising is on the calendar for the committee working to rescue the Carnegie Library building....
June 6, 2016 - 7:47pm
May 14, 2016
Carnegie Library fundraising event May 21
BEMIDJI -- A Carnegie Library fundraising event will take place at noon May 21 in Library Park. The fundraiser will feature the game molkky, described as lawn bowling. Cost is $20 per team. There will be awards, silent auction items and more.To reserve a spot or more information...
May 14, 2016 - 2:31pm
May 10, 2016
CARNEGIE LIBRARY: Another step forward for Carnegie: Committee closes one grant process, prepares for another
BEMIDJI -- The extensive effort to raise funds for restoring the Carnegie Library in Bemidji's downtown has hit another milestone. During a Tuesday...
May 10, 2016 - 5:25pm
March 24, 2016
Carnegie committee discusses options, searches for future funding: Raffles, Legislature and grants all on the table for restoration group
BEMIDJI -- As the committee tasked with restoring the Carnegie Library in Bemidji wait for bonding request results from St. Paul, its members...
March 24, 2016 - 10:01am
January 27, 2016
Carnegie committee to reapply for legacy grant after rejection earlier this month
BEMIDJI—The Save the Carnegie Steering Committee met for its monthly meeting Wednesday, a few weeks after an application for a state grant...
January 27, 2016 - 5:05pm
January 7, 2016
Despite setback, Carnegie Library organization has options for restoration
BEMIDJI -- After making multiple strides in its fundraising efforts, the group pushing for the restoration of the Carnegie Library hit a snag...
January 7, 2016 - 9:20pm
CITY GOVERNMENT: Back to the drawing board for firefighter pension increase
BEMIDJI—Multiple members of the Bemidji Fire Department, most dressed in their formal attire, attended the City Council's Monday meeting...
December 7, 2015 - 9:18pm
October 29, 2015
Carnegie group lands Minnesota Historical Society grant
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota Historical Society has awarded a $58,280 grant to a group working to restore Bemidji's historic Carnegie Library. The...
October 29, 2015 - 6:17pm
August 16, 2015
High fives for gallery 505: New art space in former Lakeside Luekens first step in move for Watermark Art Center
BEMIDJI—The Watermark Art Center has started the move across Bemidji Avenue, as it slowly prepares to leave the building it's called home...
August 16, 2015 - 12:34am
July 15, 2015
Movement for the move: Committee working to renovate, move Carnegie Library back away from street has raised nearly $780,000
BEMIDJI -- Although no physical work has yet been done to move the Carnegie Library back from Bemidji Avenue, the planning and financial aspects...
July 15, 2015 - 6:59pm
April 23, 2014
National Park Service backs Carnegie move
BEMIDJI -- The National Park Service recently approved the relocation of Bemidji’s historic Carnegie Library within Library Park. The Carnegie will keep its listing on the National Register of Historic Places during and after its restoration, currently planned for 2015,...
April 23, 2014 - 4:12pm
January 13, 2014
Save the Carnegie grants will need federal approval
BEMIDJI -- According to feedback the Save the Bemidji Carnegie Library Committee received on its grant applications, the project plan is excellent, but missing a certain something: approval from the feds. Save the Carnegie treasurer Cathy Marchand said Monday the campaign’s...
January 13, 2014 - 6:38pm
September 18, 2013
Carnegie supporters make pitch for state aid
BEMIDJI -- Community members working to restore Carnegie Library near downtown Bemidji made the case Wednesday for $800,000 in state bonding money to be awarded to the project as they hosted state Rep. Alice Hausman, DFL-St. Paul, and members of the House Capital Investment Committee....
September 18, 2013 - 10:21pm
April 9, 2013
Carnegie booth draws positive feedback
Thank you to all the people who stopped by our Save the Carnegie Library booth at the Jaycees Home, Sport and Travel Show. We got many great suggestions for future uses for the Carnegie Library once it is renovated. It was great to hear all the positive feedback from the Bemidji...
April 9, 2013 - 11:36pm