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Forever a Lumberjack: Bemidji High School holds 118th commencement ceremony
Minnesota man who served time for overdose death dies shortly after release
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
Schmitt Memorial Bonspiel raises money for Relay for Life
Second-half surge leads Minnesota past Montreal
Local MMA fighters to compete in Walker
Bemidji Youth Soccer opens summer at Shakopee
Top prospect Massimo Rizzo commits to UND
John Paul Lembi
Janet "Gripp" Anderson
John David Langston
Isadore David Bianco
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
May 24, 2018
Unite Against Hate art show, concert planned
BEMIDJI—Nearly a year after three Bemidji activists organized a march against white supremacy, the group hopes to use art to reignite local...
May 24, 2018 - 2:27pm
Construction project starts Monday on Fifth Street downtown
BEMIDJI—A block-long section of Fifth Street in downtown Bemidji is expected to close Monday for more than a month. The city of Bemidji...
April 24, 2018 - 8:09pm
March 8, 2018
Essentia CEO says Duluth shakeup won't slow downtown plans
DULUTH — The abrupt departure of three top Essentia Health executives this week will not affect the organization's plans to make a major...
March 8, 2018 - 7:17pm
January 9, 2018
Classic Country to perform at Senior Center
BEMIDJI -- The Classic Country Band will perform during a free dance from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 10, at the Bemidji Senior Center, 216 Third St. NW. The event is free and open to the public.
January 9, 2018 - 6:33am
November 5, 2017
The blessing box: The Least of These closing, looking for someone to take over homeless aid box
BEMIDJI—Shortly after the gift shop The Least of These moved to its downtown Bemidji location last year, the weather turned cold, and manager...
November 5, 2017 - 6:36am
October 25, 2017
PIONEER EDITORIAL: City stepped up to beautify downtown
Our quaint downtown Bemidji looked better than ever this summer thanks to a decision by the city and the Bemidji Downtown Alliance. The city’s...
October 25, 2017 - 12:12pm
September 18, 2017
Return to childhood skateboarding passion helps opioid addict on route to recovery
DULUTH, Minn. — It started with pain pills. "I tried a couple of painkillers, because at that time I thought they were safer because they...
September 18, 2017 - 11:30pm
August 30, 2017
Gateway to downtown: Community celebrates completion of arch project
BEMIDJI -- Community members and city officials gathered in front of the new Bemidji gateway arch Wednesday to celebrate the completion of the...
August 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
July 12, 2017
$2.5M lien filed by IRS against Duluth emergency room physician, preservationist
DULUTH, Minn. — Eric Ringsred, a Duluth property owner and preservationist, owes more than $2.5 million in unpaid federal taxes over the...
July 12, 2017 - 7:05am
July 3, 2017
Colorful carnival: Color run set for Tuesday morning; Fireworks set for dusk
BEMIDJI -- The 73rd Annual Bemidji Water Carnival continued Monday on the eve of Independence Day. Festivities got underway at noon with the...
July 3, 2017 - 5:12pm
June 29, 2017
'I'd like to tell you the truth': With attorney by his side, man accused in deadly Fargo fight surveys scene of crime
FARGO – The man accused of landing a deadly punch outside the HoDo Lounge in downtown Fargo was back at the scene of the fight on Thursday,...
June 29, 2017 - 8:32pm
June 16, 2017
Ready for a new chapter: After 40 years of running downtown shoe store, owners are looking to new interests
BEMIDJI -- After more than half a century of business in Bemidji, Herington’s Shoes is preparing to close its doors. “We’ve done it for...
June 16, 2017 - 4:52pm
June 15, 2017
'Embracing a truth'
DULUTH — Community members gathered in Duluth on Thursday, June 15, to remember the 1920 lynching of three black men who were falsely accused...
June 15, 2017 - 8:43pm
April 12, 2017
'A new era for the arts': Watermark Art Center hosts groundbreaking for new center
BEMIDJI—The Watermark Art Center hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday to commence the construction of its new center, located at...
April 12, 2017 - 6:57pm
March 13, 2017
Council awards bid for Third Street gateway
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council awarded a bid for construction services on a downtown gateway arch project Monday. In a 4-2 vote, the council...
March 13, 2017 - 8:46pm