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LEGISLATURE: Session 'brews' over in Bemidji: Area legislators take part in 'Pint & Politics' event
Drug sale charges dismissed against area men
Cancer survivors picnic at Sanford Bemidji on June 7
"Hello Kitty" visits Sanford Center
Rookies learn to drink from legislative fire hose
BASEBALL: Bemidji holds off rival Brainerd
AUTO RACING: Racing season begins this weekend
GOLF: Bagley advances in Section 8A finals
TENNIS: Hokanson wins sub-section title
SOFTBALL: Bemidji splits, survives to play another day in Section 8-3A tournament
Barbara L (Whelan) Thompson
Patricia Ann Leyendecker
Elizabeth "Liz" Marie Johnson
Dorothea "Dorothy" Ann Tjolsen
Dorothy P. (Reslock) Leet
John Eggers: A final exam for the graduates
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: After wet and cold week, fishing conditions should improve
Blane Klemek: The orchestra of springtime in the bird world
Scotty Allison: On Memorial Day, remember to take time to honor veterans
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Knowing your soil makes all the difference
Pioneer Previews: Music and 'Murder on the Nile' fill up the week
Monroe Crossing to perform in Little Falls
Soaring singers: Bemidji Chorale concert tonight before Carnegie Hall and NYC beckon
'Murder on the Nile' debuts Friday night
Proud to preserve Podipto: 70s-era Bemidji band's story on being signed, the Wrecking Crew and its new life on CD
MASTER GARDENERS: Try an organic weed-free gardening approach
'Are you looking at me?'
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Jigs and shiners have been the hot presentation for walleyes
Hunters can apply for elk hunting license for northwest Minnesota
Moen birthday celebration
Davis 80th birthday celebration
Johnson -Kelm engagement
Stratton birthday celebration
Byron York: Iraq war history ensares both Clinton and Bush
Bob Franken: Cramped staging the debates
Rick Jensen: Obama should release trade agreement details
Tina Dupuy: The Bush years: An explainer
Susan Stamper Brown: Open letter to Obama
February 28, 2015
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