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UPDATE: Freezing Rain Advisory
Freezing Rain Advisory Through This Evening
Aaron's Weather Talk: Road Conditions
November coming down
First National Bank Bemidji Foundation donates
MEN'S HOCKEY: Bowling Green finishes off sweep, beats Bemidji State 3-2
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU leads from start to finish in 69-58 win over Viberto
MEN'S HOCKEY: Bemidji State drops fifth straight as Bowling Green wins 3-1
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Bemidji State rallies back to topple Mayville State 82-76
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Lutes explodes in second half to help BSU top Mayville State 77-66
Edward Melvin Perkins, Jr. (Dewey)
Richard N. Leach
Scott Michael Fisher
Joe L. Blank
Brigitte E. Wokal
John Eggers: How do you say 'Thank You'?
Patrick Guilfoile: Muddled? Blame an algae virus
John Eggers: Are your Christmas catalogs piling up?
Evan Hazard: Then we bought a new ’03 Prius
Doug Lewandowski: Caving in
Pioneer Previews: Holiday Showcase today at BHS Performing Arts Center
Art briefs - Sunday Nov. 23
Neilson Foundation grants Watermark $150K for move
Pioneer Previews: A busy arts scene
MOVIES: New releases to hit around Thanksgiving
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Blane Klemek: Coyotes are fascinating animals that are both revered and despised
Blane Klemek: Let the deer feed naturally
Blane Klemek: Unique features of the Clark’s nutcracker
Paul Nelson: Surface water temperatures drop in Bemidji area lakes
Niskanen birthday celebration
Belcher-Bradseth wedding announcement
Watkins birthday celebration
Bob Franken: Squawking and talking
Don't just throw bullets at things in the woods
Media boycott of Obama's speech irresponsible
Peterson just trying to do the right thing
Teen Health Fair was a rousing success
August 5, 2014
It's a hard knock life for Annie; Classic play rounds out Paul Bunyan Playhouse season
BEMIDJI -- "Leapin' lizards! It's Annie!" Not to be missed, and billed the world over as one of the most uplifting plays ever onstage, "Annie"...
entertainment / theater
August 5, 2014 - 6:56pm
June 4, 2014
PAUL BUNYAN PLAYHOUSE SEASON OPENER: Nothing quiet about 'Noises Off'
If you go What: "Noises Off," opening of Paul Bunyan Playhouse's 64th summer season. Where: Historic Chief Theater, downtown Bemidji. When: 7:30 Wednesday; event runs through June 14 with shows Wednesday through Sunday (matinee) the first week and June 11-14 the second week. Cost:...
entertainment / theater
June 4, 2014 - 4:01pm
October 8, 2013
Keillor to bring 'Prairie Home Companion' to Bemidji
BEMIDJI — ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ has a weekly audience of nearly 4 million, and on Nov. 9, roughly 300 of them will be listening...
news / local
October 8, 2013 - 2:38pm
July 31, 2013
Radio Days revisited: Actor to produce old-time radio-drama at Chief Theater
BEMIDJI -- How many times have you heard the phrase, "the movie was good, but I enjoyed the book better because I pictured the main characters...
July 31, 2013 - 11:48pm
November 20, 2012
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Job fair addresses area’s needs Thursday’s Bemidji Regional Job Fair attracted about 40 local and regional employers and provided an opportunity for job seekers to explore their options. But it also pointed out a challenge for northwestern Minnesota: the need to teach the skills...
opinion / editorials
November 20, 2012 - 12:11am
November 7, 2012
"Oliver" to open Friday in Bemidji
Actors Kris Cannon, left, and Rob Aitken react to a request from Tommy Saxton during rehearsal for “Oliver,” a play opening at 7:30 p.m....
November 7, 2012 - 11:58pm
October 31, 2012
Pals team up for leading roles in ‘Oliver!’ production
BEMIDJI – When the lights go up on “Oliver” next week at the historic Chief Theater, a story about a orphan boy will be told by family...
October 31, 2012 - 11:33pm
October 24, 2012
'Out of the Hat' on stage Saturday night
The creative “Out of the Hat VII” will be performed at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Paul Bunyan Playhouse. There will be six short comedies with...
October 24, 2012 - 12:09am