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UPDATED: 41 indicted for multi-state drug trafficking ring linked to Minnesota reservations
Police warn of counterfeit $20s in the area
'Ballroom with a Twist' show rescheduled
Trestle burns, collapses on busy rail line near International Falls
New dog virus found, but treated successfully in Detroit Lakes
TRACK AND FIELD: BHS looking to make title push at section finals
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Bemidji Bucks rally to beat Nimrod
TENNIS: Injury ends Hokanson's career at BHS early
GOLF: Three local golfers heading to state meet
AREA BASEBALL: Blackduck, Bagley advance in Section 8A
Verne J. Parks Jr.
Joey Allen Gaarsland
Wayne Howard Dalgleish
Arthur "Art" Sigette
Fredrick K. Bruun
John Eggers: What can we learn from obituaries?
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Petunias can be plentiful at any time of the year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: After wet and cold week, fishing conditions should improve
John Eggers: A final exam for the graduates
Blane Klemek: The orchestra of springtime in the bird world
Playhouse powerhouse: 2015 marks final season for Paul Bunyan Playhouse artistic director Zach Curtis
Pioneer Previews: A gala of support for BSU
Art briefs - Sunday March 24
Monroe Crossing to perform in Little Falls
Pioneer Previews: Music and 'Murder on the Nile' fill up the week
Take A Kid Fishing event to be held June 10 in Bemidji
Blane Klemek: Bats truly are incredible flying creatures
Zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake
MASTER GARDENERS: Try an organic weed-free gardening approach
Voges birthday celebration
Moen birthday celebration
Davis 80th birthday celebration
Johnson -Kelm engagement
Tom Purcell: Journalism’s sorry state
Georgie Anne Geyer: Without fully functioning government, war in Iraq is futile
Susan Stamper Brown: The Left’s dumb and dumber wars
Dick Polman: How to cull the Republican herd
Rich Lowry: The rail fantasy
Ojibwe film hits silver screen: 'The Jingle Dress' to be shown at Chief Theater
BEMIDJI -- When many people think of foreign films, their minds wander to villages and cultures unexplored overseas. William Eigen thought of Minnesota. Eigen, of Minneapolis, has been writing feature length films and documentaries since the 1960s. His most recent film, "The...
February 28, 2015 - 6:29pm
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