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Ireland votes to overturn abortion ban, 'culmination of a quiet revolution,' prime minister says
USC's president agrees to step down amid growing outrage over scandals
North, South Korean leaders meet to 'frankly' discuss Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says
Car show set at Senior Center
Two teens rescued from Lake Superior
Top prospect Massimo Rizzo commits to UND
Commentary: A day on the Twins' grounds crew left me exhausted, dirty and satisfied
After starring in the Minnesota Miracle, Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs is focused on next step
Paxton dominant again as Mariners top Twins
BASEBALL: Jacks lock down No. 2 seed, home field advantage
Marles Ruth Kangas
Melverna nee Lindquist Watkins
Janet "Gripp" Anderson
Juliana Mathilda Hommerding
Commentary: Take a break before transitioning to non-caregiving life
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
Around the Arts, May 20
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Consumers, craft brewers, behind shift that has barley growers, malters, adjusting
Why you're getting flooded with privacy notifications in your email
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
More than just business: Wells receives Lifetime Achievement Award for helping others
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
Place a Business Announcement
Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Safe family holiday can include safe grilling
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Defending the Second Amendment in its entirety
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
July 28, 2017
COMMENTARY: Failure to act on veterans home means loss of federal funding
If we attach to the state having access to "only 144 beds unallocated" from the federal government, what must be said is that these beds are...
July 28, 2017 - 8:00am
July 27, 2017
'Spicey With the Stars?': Former White House spokesman being courted for show
WASHINGTON - So... does Sean Spicer know how to samba? Now that the outgoing press secretary's days of tap dancing around tough questions in...
July 27, 2017 - 10:53am
July 6, 2017
GUEST COMMENTARY: Minnesota Chamber delivers results for all Minnesotans
The Minnesota Chamber works every day to strengthen the state’s business environment. Our premise is simple: As businesses flourish, so do...
July 6, 2017 - 1:34pm
June 27, 2017
NATE MATHEWS COLUMN: Busy summer underway in Bemidji
Bemidji summer has arrived...along with our many city initiatives and construction projects both large and small.
June 27, 2017 - 7:00am
May 12, 2017
Sean Spicer won't deny President Trump is recording his Oval Office guests. That's untenable.
WASHINGTON - White House press secretary Sean Spicer was given multiple opportunities on Friday to deny that President Donald Trump is recording...
May 12, 2017 - 2:25pm
May 1, 2017
GUEST COMMENTARY: BSU needs legislators to step up
With only a few weeks left in the legislative session, BSU finds itself in a very precarious position. Both the short-term health of our university...
May 1, 2017 - 5:12pm
April 16, 2017
COMMENTARY: Lakeland Public Television a vital asset to our community, region
Change is always difficult. I'm not sure if it's the unknown and uncertain or the simple fact that it can push our boundaries of comfort, but whatever the root cause, it inevitability makes us hold our breath. Paradoxically, we're constantly reminded that the only certainty in life...
April 16, 2017 - 6:23am
March 12, 2017
NATE MATHEWS COLUMN: Hospitality Tax 2.0
In 2017, the city of Bemidji invites the community to have a conversation about providing property tax relief through a hospitality tax on food,...
March 12, 2017 - 11:26am
March 10, 2017
COMMENTARY: DNR commissioner: Minnesota parks need boost from users, taxpayers
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking for modest fee and general fund increases for the state parks and trails...
March 10, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 5, 2017
HITTINGER COLUMN: Fireworks fuel BSU's Game 3 win
BEMIDJI—The fireworks, both literal and figurative, came in short bursts for the Bemidji State men's hockey team in Game 3 of their Western...
March 5, 2017 - 11:06pm
February 20, 2017
HITTINGER COLUMN: MacNaughton Cup important, but just first step for BSU
Winning the MacNaughton Cup remains a monumental achievement for the Bemidji State men's hockey team. The Beavers won the Western Collegiate...
February 20, 2017 - 9:02pm
December 24, 2016
COMMENTARY: Enbridge meeting coverage lacking in context
I'm writing in response to the Bemidji Pioneer's coverage of an Enbridge event on Dec. 13 ("'You couldn't hear, you couldn't sit') to provide additional perspective of events that evening. While it is true that activists were asked to leave the event following disruptive outbursts,...
December 24, 2016 - 6:45pm
HITTINGER COLUMN: League-leading BSU men's hockey stronger after tough first half
Following last Saturday's game at the Sanford Center, Bemidji State men's head hockey coach Tom Serratore took stock of all the nagging little...
December 24, 2016 - 5:04pm
November 21, 2016
Carl Baer: A nation of different minds but a common heart
How we say what we say is important. "Political Correctness," as it has evolved, has become a means of silencing the voices of others and, therefore, it is harmful to our liberty and to our unity, but kindness and consideration are not. Mutual respect is a gift we give each other...
November 21, 2016 - 11:03am
Don Kirchner: Hacksaw Ridge' pays tribute to war heroes
Well, I went to see the movie "Hacksaw Ridge." Unbelievable. I kept touching my arm, wondering why I'm here. For my father was in that battle, and I don't know how Dad made it through it. My father, George H. Kirchner, was in the 307th Infantry of the 77th Division on Okinawa. He...
November 21, 2016 - 10:32am