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United Way wine, beer tasting event
Annual taco event Wednesday
Prince tribute concert scheduled at U.S. Bank Stadium
MLB weather: Crosby-Ironton graduate makes his way to the majors
Police seek information on injured kittens found on Blatnik Bridge
GOLF: Birchmont wraps up today with quality championship matchups
BSU signs apparel deal with BIG Athletics/adidas
BSU men’s golf honored for academics
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Anderson invited to Team USA camp
LEGION BASEBALL: Post 14 eliminated from state tourney
Dale Clinton Smith, Sr.
Susan Marie Tibstra
Beverly J. Neadeau
Ashley Jean Needham
Charlotte "Char" Clark
MASTER GARDENERS: Summer insects are here
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
Off The Record Blog: Let’s analyze this trailer for ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ book
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
FISH TALES: Callen Baird on Big Bass Lake
FISH TALES: Emma Hanson on Lake Winnie
FISH TALES: Becca Hanson on Lake Mary
DNR invites public input on Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
May 17, 2015
Scotty Allison: On Memorial Day, remember to take time to honor veterans
Memorial Day is almost upon us again. On May 25, we will celebrate this holiday throughout our nation. Please enjoy this day with family and...
May 17, 2015 - 12:35am
April 28, 2015
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Flowers and herbs benefit the vegetable garden
It all started in 1971 when I read about growing calendula in the vegetable garden. The calendula or pot marigold (no relation to marigold (Tagetes)) was supposed to repel tomato hornworms and asparagus beetles. That sounded good. It turned out that calendula also attracted aphids....
April 28, 2015 - 7:20pm
April 22, 2015
MASTER GARDENERS: Rethink your landscape
Anticipation and reality face gardeners every year. Each year, gardening magazines and books present lovely images of well-designed, but overly ambitious, yards that we attempt to emulate. Seed catalogs encourage us to try more varieties than we have time, energy or space to deal...
April 22, 2015 - 8:48am
April 19, 2015
Blane Klemek: Aerial displays set woodcock, snipe apart
Springtime is my favorite time of the year. Snow is gone, ice is out, and birds are back. It's a wonderful season. Especially joyful are the...
April 19, 2015 - 12:00am
April 12, 2015
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Studio Cruise seeking artists
The First City of the Arts Studio Cruise is seeking artists interested in participating in the 8th Annual Studio Cruise scheduled for Oct. 16-18. The deadline for all applications is Wednesday and artist applications and information can be found at watermarkartcenter.org/our prog...
April 12, 2015 - 12:52am
March 31, 2015
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Keep an eye out for invasives
In this time before active gardening season, I want to pass along some information that should be of interest to gardeners who live in the woods or share a concern about invasive species. There is a University of Minnesota website called My Minnesota Woods -- www.myminnesotawoods.umn.edu/...
March 31, 2015 - 6:50pm
March 29, 2015
John Eggers: I was a seventh-grade bully
Every year, my small hometown high school would get an influx of farm kids who completed their six or eight years in a rural school and then...
March 29, 2015 - 12:52am
Cyndi Fenske: Snelling visit highlights a busy April at the library
The Bemidji Public Library has two very exciting programs in April. First up is that Vickie Wendel will be here at noon April 18 in the front...
March 29, 2015 - 12:47am
March 26, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don't give up on ice fishing season just yet
Cold temperatures have slowed down the melting process on the lakes. This has extended the ice fishing season at least one more weekend for those anglers who just can't get enough. There is still more than 26 inches of ice away from the shoreline on most lakes. The ice is soaking...
March 26, 2015 - 5:13pm
March 25, 2015
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: How best to protect the pollinators
The old expression, "forewarned is forearmed," seems to be the Environmental Protection Agency's approach of the possible/probable danger of neonicotinoid chemicals to pollinators. Their bee-in-a-box label warning label will be on products this year. Minnesota's approach is a different...
March 25, 2015 - 8:37am
March 22, 2015
MOLLY MIRON COLUMN: One of the most difficult, but most honored times of my career
In the middle of the afternoon of March 21, 2005, I was at my desk making calls to arrange some feature story interviews. A second line flashed,...
March 22, 2015 - 12:00am
March 21, 2015
A NATIVE VOICE: Education, perspectives and reflections
Editor's note: This is a monthly Pioneer column focusing on Native American issues and topics. Recently, a dialogue started in Bemidji titled "Truth and Reconciliation," which brings the community together to discuss ways to help all communities in Bemidji better understand one another. As...
March 21, 2015 - 10:47pm
March 19, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Meltdown makes things tricky for ice anglers
The meltdown of the lakes in the Bemidji area slowed down this week, with the return to more "normal" temperatures for this time of year. There is still plenty of ice away from the shoreline on most lakes, but the ice along the shoreline is degrading from all the melting snow and...
March 19, 2015 - 7:04pm
March 17, 2015
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN:Pollinator problems a problem for us all
Pollinators, whether managed bees or the myriad native insect pollinators, are declining in numbers, some at alarming rates. These workhorses...
March 17, 2015 - 9:50pm
March 8, 2015
Blane Klemek: Ravens rule the skies here and abroad
I just read a story about a little girl somewhere in England who receives little gifts from crows she feeds daily handouts. The crows evidently...
March 8, 2015 - 12:29am