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Pastor’s pulpit? A food truck: The Rev. Margaret Kelly offers free calzones to those who are struggling — and a serving of religion to those who want it
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Building partnerships key to region's economy
Some Minneapolis observers worry about police
EDUCATION: When funding falls short, U.S. Interior Secretary tours Native American school
Lockdown lifted at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center
Bemidji Speedway: Stearns wins Wissota A Modified special
SOCCER: BSU fall in exhibition opener at NDSU
TENNIS: Bemidji wins triangular at Pine City in season opener
Golf: Tianna hosts 75th annual shortstop Sunday
This Week at BHS: Lumberjacks begin their fall seasons
Michael "Mike" Johnson
Joshua David Cody Norland
Marvin Louis Roy
Donald Willard Olson
Larry "Lolly" Erie
Selecting hardy lilies for your garden
John Eggers: What teachers can learn from Robin Williams
Living life in the dirt
Evan Hazard: ‘. . . on a rainy Sunday afternoon’
Art Lee: Debs once a nationally known famous/infamous(?) politician
Make some friends at Sesame Street Live
Country music duo Love and Theft to perform in Bemidji
Pioneer Previews: Small-town and Scandinavia on the stage
Local singer films music video in Bemidji
Pioneer Previews: Wooden Nichols to perform the hits
Hunting: Minnesota waterfowl seasons open Sept. 27
Blane Klemek: Nighthawks perfectly built for their lifestyle
Paul Nelson: A variety of sinkers can be used to help catch walleyes
Governor to host Bemidji events on opening deer season weekend
The little duckling of learning
Ron Paul: What have we accomplished in Iraq?
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: A consensus on criminals
Rich Lowry: The Ferguson melodrama
Pioneer Editorial: Ferguson is all too familiar
Does 'vote buying' work for both parties?
JACK HITTINGER COLUMN: Santa gives gift of confidence to Bemidji State hockey team heading into holiday break
I met Santa Claus last weekend at the Sanford Center. He gave me exactly what I wanted Saturday night: An overtime-free hockey game. That’s right, readers: As the final seconds ticked off during Bemidji State’s 5-1 victory against then No. 10-ranked Denver that night, I became...
sports / beavers
December 20, 2012 - 1:34am
September 11, 2012
Hittinger column: The ‘new guy’ checks in
Oh, hello there. I don’t think we’ve met. Well, maybe that’s not true. I’m sure you’ve seen me around at various sporting events, at Bemidji State or otherwise. And my byline has appeared in this space many times since April, when I started working here. But my face has...
sports / beavers
September 11, 2012 - 11:11pm
March 5, 2010
Paul Nelson column for March 5: Focus turns to panfish as gamefish season ends
The gamefish season is over for the inland waters of Minnesota, but that does not mean the ice fishing season is over. Anglers are able to focus all of their attention on crappies, sunfish and perch in March and enjoy some of the best ice fishing of the winter. There are also good...
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
Paul Nelson column for Nov. 6: Deer hunting starts; anglers lament season's end
The rifle deer season opens Saturday morning in the Bemidji area and most of Minnesota. It has been predicted there will be fewer deer in the woods in many areas after a tough winter last year.
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Paul Nelson column: If weather cooperates, fish can still be found
November arrives on Sunday with 10 hours and 2 minutes of daylight. The Bemidji area is losing about 18 minutes of daylight per week, which is about 2½ minutes per day. The clocks "fall back" into Central Standard Time on Saturday night, so there will be an hour more daylight in...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 23, 2009
Paul Nelson column for Oct. 23: Bemidji area lakes getting ready to freeze
If the current weather trend continues, this month will go down as one of the coldest Octobers on record in Minnesota. This comes after last month was one of the warmest Septembers. Who knows what we can expect in November. Surface water temperatures have cooled into the low 40s...
October 23, 2009 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
Paul Nelson fishing column for Oct. 16: Anglers still hoping for some fall fishing
Winter is long enough without adding a month to the season, which appears to be what is happening this fall. October is supposed to be a glorious month of nearly perfect weather for those who enjoy hunting and fishing or just being in the great outdoors. Snow and cold weather like...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
March 1, 2009
Sportsline: St. Scholastica baseball coach Baggs dies
John Baggs, the longtime St. Scholastica baseball coach, died after a four-month battle with cancer at the age of 42. Baggs was hired as a 24-year-old in 1991 and built the program into a Division III power. The Saints won 12 consecutive Upper Midwest Athletic Conference titles and...
March 1, 2009 - 12:37am