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December 27, 2016
You can’t recycle your wrapping paper, but here’s what you can do with it
December 27, 2016 - 8:34pm
December 25, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Is there still Santa in America?
December 25, 2016 - 9:58am
December 24, 2016
Volunteer Vicki Polick begins to prepare pick-up meals Saturday morning at Faith Baptist Church. The Christmas community meal will be held noon to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the church, 1555 Paul Bunyan Drive NW, in Bemidji. The meal will include ham, along with mashed potatoes, gravy, beans, coleslaw and desserts.  (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Prepping for pick up: Community meal Sunday in Bemidji
December 24, 2016 - 10:32pm
December 23, 2016
Santa Claus waves as he skis down the hill at Buena Vista Ski Area on Friday during Winter Wonderland Family Fun Days. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Santa hits the slopes at Buena Vista
December 23, 2016 - 4:29pm
December 15, 2016
Charlie Brown and Linus are featured in this USPS stamp.
Texas attorney general sues over banned Charlie Brown Christmas poster
December 15, 2016 - 3:47pm
December 13, 2016
Dick Rutherford pulls back his beard to reveal the face of Santa Claus in Park Rapids for three decades. Rutherford said he is retiring after playing the part of Santa for private and public events in Park Rapids for over 30 years. (Kevin Cederstrom | Forum News Service)
Santa hanging up his hat after playing the part for 30 years
December 13, 2016 - 5:00pm
December 12, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Are you ready for Christmas?
December 12, 2016 - 8:46am
December 11, 2016
 Pictured is Lois Simonson, on right, presenting the cash donation to Mary Mitchell, Bemidji Community Food Shelf director. (Submitted photo)
Evangelical Covenant concert donates to food shelf
December 11, 2016 - 9:30am
December 10, 2016
Customers at Christmas Forest can cut down their own tree or ask for help. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
December 10, 2016 - 12:07pm
December 6, 2016
Members of the Bemidji Choir rehearse Tuesday at First Lutheran Church in Bemidji. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Echoing the Ancient: Holiday Concert with the Bemidji Choir on Saturday
December 6, 2016 - 9:14pm
December 1, 2016
BSU students Derek Bebeau and NikkiLee Nolden, who play king and queen, rehearse Monday evening for the 48th annual Madrigal Dinners. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
December 1, 2016 - 4:54pm
November 26, 2016
Evalen Foster, 6, smiles as the annual Night We Light parade begins Friday in downtown Bemidji. The 20th annual celebration featured a variety of events including Santa’s Workshop, a lighting ceremony and a bonfire. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
A Night for the Lights!
November 26, 2016 - 1:04pm
November 23, 2016
Holiday Gifts for Kids project begins
November 23, 2016 - 6:00pm
November 20, 2016
Ready to be steamrolled: Mannheim Steamroller concert Wednesday in Bemidji
November 20, 2016 - 5:07am
The Bemidji Jaycees plan includes placing LED decorations, which come in a variety of Christmas shapes, on the street lights along Minnesota state Hwy. 197 from the Paul Bunyan Trail Bridge to Paul Bunyan Park. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
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A bigger Bemidji holiday display: Jaycees plan to go big for 20th First City of Lights celebration (W/ VIDEO)
September 20, 2016 - 5:28pm