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KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
ART LEE: Yup, those little things in life sure count
DOUG LEWANDOWSKI: The far shores of life
Around the Arts, November 19
‘Celebrating Community Theater’: Vene and Friends brings out local performers for a night of musicals
Bemidji Chorale ushers in Christmas season
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PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
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BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Whether snow or no, buntings well worth the wait
MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
VIVIAN DELGADO: Healthy self, healthy environments
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Bookstores, Bobby and Buttons
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: High school bowlers grateful for support
September 29, 2015
PIONEER EDITORIAL: A strong voice for veterans
Joe Vene is known for his voice. So now, it’s time to sing his praises. Vene, a U.S.
September 29, 2015 - 12:09am
September 22, 2015
Pioneer Editorial: Leech Lake honors a true leader
We applaud the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe for naming its new Tribal College library in honor of Larry P. Aitken, a man who helped establish the college 25 years ago. The building was officially named “Bezhigoogahbow Agindasoowigamig” in a ceremony on Friday in Cass Lake. “Bezhigoogahbow”...
September 22, 2015 - 12:17am
September 15, 2015
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Rankings that mean something
For the most part, stories about rankings are easy to brush off, especially the Internet-based stories. We’ve all seen them in our newsfeed, with titles such as “Top 10 drunkest cities in Minnesota” or “Top 10 roadside attractions in the U.S.,” etc. We used those two examples...
September 15, 2015 - 12:07am
September 7, 2015
Pioneer Editorial: Reflections on an active summer
Since Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer and students are off to school, it’s time to think back on an active and interesting season in the Bemidji area. • One of the area’s iconic destinations, Ruttger’s Birchmont Lodge, celebrated its 100th anniversary this year....
September 7, 2015 - 11:47pm
August 31, 2015
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Raised Bed Project is crucial step
We applaud the Bemidji Community Food Shelf on its successful Raised Bed Project featured in Sunday’s Pioneer. As Americans become more aware of the impact of making good food choices for better health, it’s crucial to have programs such as this. The story featured Bemidjian...
August 31, 2015 - 11:58pm
August 25, 2015
Pioneer Editorial: S.O.S is A-OK
The Fall-like weather the past few days seems fitting. College is back in session. The annual Move-in Day was held this past Friday and classes...
August 25, 2015 - 12:07am
August 18, 2015
Pioneer Editorial: Shelter will help the homeless
Efforts to help the homeless in Bemidji took a great stride forward last week when a local planning board approved a permit for a winter-only homeless shelter downtown. The 16-bed facility in what is now the Headwaters Unitarian Universalist Fellowship church at the corner of Sixth...
August 18, 2015 - 2:51pm
August 10, 2015
Pioneer Editorial: Remember to stay safe
Life on or near the water is one of the drawing powers of Bemidji and the surrounding area. But several incidents and news items the past few weeks remind us that living and recreating on water can also be dangerous. We send our thoughts the way of Joe Hennen and his family. Hennen,...
August 10, 2015 - 11:52pm
July 27, 2015
Pioneer Viewpoints: What to do? Plenty to pick from
It has been another busy summer in the Bemidji area, but this week takes the cake. The 91st annual Birchmont Golf Tournament began Monday, bringing golfers from all around the nation to Bemidji’s venerable Town and Country Club. Champions in seven divisions will be crowned on ...
July 27, 2015 - 11:45pm
July 20, 2015
Pioneer Editorial: The forest and the trees: Bemidji is growing
Observing non-Minnesota license plates in Bemidji is nothing new. As a tourist draw and college town, Bemidji brings in visitors from all over...
July 20, 2015 - 10:52pm
July 14, 2015
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Mother Nature is in charge
The skies darken. Ominous, sinister, gray-purple clouds roil overhead. Thunder soon follows. A lightning crack is heard, followed by more thunder. Winds increase quickly, dramatically—trees, bushes and man-made objects bend and crack against its will. You can feel the force,...
July 14, 2015 - 6:58pm
July 7, 2015
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Of bikes, Bunyan and more
Summertime in Bemidji is also busy-time in Bemidji. Sometimes, out doing all the fun stuff we can do around here, we forget to stop and recognize...
July 7, 2015 - 12:12am
June 29, 2015
Pioneer Editorial: At home on the water
Two events returned to Lake Bemidji. One was expected; the other a bit of a surprise. Both events, however, say a lot about Bemidji and our...
June 29, 2015 - 10:24pm
June 23, 2015
Pioneer Editorial: Respect the process
Was the June 15 Bemidji City Council meeting a classic example of democracy? Or was that City Council meeting a classic example of intimidation? As...
June 23, 2015 - 9:07am
June 16, 2015
Pioneer Editorial: Going above and beyond
The Finnegans were not going to sit idly by. Nor were Chris Ring or Bill Batchelder. All three made the Bemidji news last week for getting involved, for going beyond one’s own personal gain to varying degrees. They tried to do something. The Finnegan family has long been a...
June 16, 2015 - 9:19am