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May 25, 2017
Wayne Thorson, right, shakes hands with Kirk Malkowski after being awarded the Charlie Naylor Lifetime Achievement Award during the 13th Annual Awards of Excellence Luncheon presented by the Bemidji Chamber on Thursday at the Hampton Inn & Suites. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
A giver receives: Bemidji businessman, philanthropist Wayne Thorson earns lifetime achievement award
18 hours 50 min ago
March 18, 2017
McKenzee Jaranson, 9, of Bemidji, prepares to shoot her arrow Saturday during the Bemidji Archery Club Indoor 300 Youth Shoot at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Hitting the bullseye: Young archers practice their skills at open shoot
March 18, 2017 - 3:28pm
March 14, 2017
 A glove and hockey stick used for playing underwater hockey in the pool at Lincoln Park Middle School recently. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Players take a dive into underwater hockey
March 14, 2017 - 7:21pm
March 10, 2017
Jim Fretheim, new board chair at the Bemidji Community Food Shelf, moves canned goods around the food shelf on Friday morning. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Turning compassion into action: New food shelf board president starts amid organization’s major donation campaign
March 10, 2017 - 5:16pm
February 3, 2017
A sled travels down the slides behind the Loon Lake Community Center in Palo in February 2012 during that year's Laskiainen Finnish sliding festival. The festival returns for its 80th year this weekend. (News Tribune file photo)play button
Laskiainen, one of oldest ethnic fests in U.S., marks 80 years in tiny MN community
February 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
January 5, 2017
United Way's venture grant program underway
January 5, 2017 - 8:00am
December 7, 2016
Natalee Koos, 8, shops with of Tyler Hemp (left) and Bruce Hemstad (right), of the Bemidji Fire Department, Wednesday during the Heroes and Helpers event at Target. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Shopping spree!: Local emergency officials help children buy Christmas presents
December 7, 2016 - 7:50pm
December 6, 2016
A detail of the Ad Council billboard along I-35 near the Duluth ore docks. The image is one of many being used in the nationwide public service campaign supporting love and tolerance. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Striking image greets commuters in Duluth
December 6, 2016 - 9:12pm
December 4, 2016
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
December 4, 2016 - 5:30am
November 26, 2016
Runners take off from the starting line Saturday during the 12th annual Turkey Trot, supporting the BSU Track and Field and Cross Country teams in the process. The 5K fun run was followed up with slices of pumpkin pie for the participants. (Matthew Liedke | Bemidji Pioneer)
COMMUNITY: 12 years of turkey trotting
November 26, 2016 - 2:59pm
November 11, 2016
Joe Lueken started an employee stock ownership plan in 2013 for his employees at Lueken's Village Foods. Lueken died in July 2014 at age 72. (Pioneer file photo)
Joe's dream realized: Lueken’s Village Foods completes founder’s final goal of employee ownership ahead of schedule
November 11, 2016 - 4:18pm
November 10, 2016
Remembering Buster: Peers and employees remember Spaulding as great businessman, person
November 10, 2016 - 5:53pm
October 2, 2016
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
October 2, 2016 - 6:00am
September 16, 2016
Jared (from left), 11, Jason, Melinda, and Lauren Crozier, 15, gather around their 16-month-old shepard mix, Kona, in Maple, Wis. Wednesday night. Melinda was curling her hair over labor day weekend when she experienced a grand mal seizure -- her first seizure in two decades. Luckily Kona, was standing nearby and barked enough to alert Melinda's daughter, Lauren to come in and find her mom before she could be burned more severely. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)play button
‘She saved me’: Woman has grand mal seizure, family dog sounds alarm
September 16, 2016 - 3:30am
July 10, 2016
Classic!: Bemidji Car Show is July 17
July 10, 2016 - 12:57am