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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
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FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
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Gary and Patty Groslie
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
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Column: The case for banning Kellyanne Conway from TV news
November 20, 2016
Ready to be steamrolled: Mannheim Steamroller concert Wednesday in Bemidji
If you go ... What: Mannheim Steamroller's Christmas tour concert. When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Where: Sanford Center, 1111 Event Center Drive...
November 20, 2016 - 5:07am
A bigger Bemidji holiday display: Jaycees plan to go big for 20th First City of Lights celebration (W/ VIDEO)
BEMIDJI -- In honor of the 20th annual First City of Lights celebration, the Bemidji Jaycees have plans to go big. “We have planned to expand...
September 20, 2016 - 5:28pm
December 25, 2015
Christmas community: Bemidji churches serve up holiday cheer at community meal
BEMIDJI—Food, chatter and a greetings of "Merry Christmas" were plentiful at the Evangelical Covenant Church on Friday during the 36th...
December 25, 2015 - 2:25pm
December 24, 2015
Tom Purcell: Merriment and generosity define Christmas
“I don’t know why so many people get so bent out of shape at this time every year. I thought we were supposed to be merry.” “Ah, yes, you speak of the Christmas holiday. History.com says it is ‘both a sacred religious holiday and a worldwide cultural and commercial phenomenon.’”...
December 24, 2015 - 12:50am
December 23, 2015
Susan Stamper Brown: Do you see what I see?
What is it about Christmas that stirs hope in the hearts of even the most cynical? We catch glimpses of forgiveness, acceptance and redemption, things we humans need most, while watching old Christmas classics like “Scrooge,” “Miracle on 34th Street,” and “It’s a Wonderful...
December 23, 2015 - 12:59am
December 20, 2015
Christmastime in Bemidji (PHOTO GALLERY)
BEMIDJI—The Christmas spirit is alive and well in Bemidji. From holiday concerts by local schools and churches, to local fundraisers to...
December 20, 2015 - 12:13am
December 16, 2015
Susan Stamper Brown: Be good for goodness’ sake?
God bless them, Atheists are at it again. It is Christmas time, the season of good cheer where we celebrate Jesus’ birth, but rather than doing that, a group called American Atheists invite us by way of their new billboard campaign to “Go ahead and skip church! Just be good for...
December 16, 2015 - 12:35am
December 15, 2015
Giving the 'Gift of Love': Volunteer organization distributing toys Friday in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE—They're told Santa's making a list. They're reminded of it all year long. Still, no matter how well behaved, how nice they are, some children wake to find no tinsel-trimmed package tagged with their name under a twinkling tree. A group of volunteers in Cass Lake are...
December 15, 2015 - 5:34pm
December 10, 2015
Holiday concert at Paul Bunyan Mall on Saturday
BEMIDJI -- BSU’s Department of Music and the local chapter of the National Association for Music Education is hosting the third annual NAfME Holidays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Paul Bunyan Mall, 1401 Paul Bunyan Drive NW. The event started in 2013 with about 10 middle...
December 10, 2015 - 9:31pm
December 23, 2014
The Pioneer's holiday hours
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Pioneer will not be published on Thursday, Christmas Day. We will resume publication on Friday, Dec. 26. Additionally,...
December 23, 2014 - 3:42pm
December 21, 2014
John Eggers: The Christmas coincidence
"Come on! Let's get the show on the road," Jason shouted to his family. It was beginning to snow harder and they had a three-hour ride to Jason's parent's home for Christmas Eve. After an hour of driving through heavy, snow-covered roads, and at the insistence of Jason's wife,...
December 21, 2014 - 12:23am
Bemidji sings for the holidays
BEMIDJI -- Troy Foss has been thinking Christmas for the past eight months. Foss, owner of Supple Studio, recently released "Christmas in...
December 21, 2014 - 12:16am
December 13, 2014
Talkin’ trees: Local Christmas tree farms offer up much more than just traditional holiday centerpiece
BEMIDJI -- Charlie Brown, Clark Griswold and the Whoos of Whooville all desired the same treasure -- the perfect Christmas Tree. Fortunately,...
December 13, 2014 - 6:55pm
December 2, 2014
VIDEO: Minnesota shines bright: U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree from Chippewa National Forest officially lit
WASHINGTON -- A tree felled from nearby Chippewa National Forest was lit Tuesday as the official 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. Tuesday’s...
December 2, 2014 - 6:33pm
December 1, 2014
A new sleigh for Santa?
The reindeer must have been off Monday, because Santa used a helicopter to fly into Sanford Bemidji Medical Center to visit some children. ...
December 1, 2014 - 8:57pm