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'Warehoused' film tells Minnesota family's story of separation, struggle
First-generation college-bound student wins Philando Castile scholarship
Warrant mix-up may yield settlement
Twin Cities Pride: Unmarked squad will still lead Pride parade, but officers can march
Dayton agrees to fund Legislature until October, as court case continues
ATV groups seek more in Beltrami forest plan
Polanco homers, Twins blank Indians
Lynx bounce back from 1st loss, drub Mystics
Taylor thinks Butler can get Timberwolves to the checkered flag
Butler acquisition send Wolves' ticket sales soaring
Sharon Roberta Villier
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Priscilla Jane Miller
Mabel B. Dahl
Roberta Jean Wind
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
PRIME TIME: Blessed by a power outage
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
Great American Story contest deadline approaches
A busy summer ahead for the BHS marching band
Robert "One-Man" Johnson to perform at Farm by the Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water temperatures stall in the area
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
PRIME TIME: The lure of loud mufflers
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Why do squirrels strip tree bark?
What's causing all the tree troubles?
Bursack: Nursing home staff may not always foresee an approaching death
January 29, 2013
Lincoln, Kelliher schools named Celebration Schools
BEMIDJI – Two area schools have been named Celebration Schools for 2012 by the Minnesota Department of Education. Lincoln Elementary and Kelliher Secondary both have been named Celebration Schools, according to a press release from the MDE. The MDE recognizes high-performing Title...
January 29, 2013 - 11:20pm
Haack officially joins Bemidji school board
BEMIDJI – A new-look school board gelled here Monday evening as the six-member board welcomed its newest member. Jeff Haack was sworn into...
January 29, 2013 - 12:36am
Bemidji student Annika Sletta wins Spelltacular
After 15 rounds, the winner of the 2013 Bemidji Area Schools Spelltacular was Aanika Sletta, an eighth-grade student from Phi Pod. The winning...
January 29, 2013 - 12:22am
January 28, 2013
TEAM Industries launches new training program
BEMIDJI – An innovative training program will launch next month guaranteeing a job for those who successfully complete the program. TEAM Industries, in partnership with the newly developed Minnesota Innovation Institute, will offer a four-week training program on machining and CNC...
January 28, 2013 - 5:49pm
January 27, 2013
BSU alumni, friends show up for 'super' photo
BEMIDJI - About 200 people turned out Sunday for a photo shoot at Chet Anderson Stadium on the Bemidji State University campus to wish former...
January 27, 2013 - 4:22pm
January 24, 2013
Schools would have more money, control under proposal
By Danielle Killey Forum News Service ST. PAUL – School districts and school boards would have more control over how to use state funding under...
January 24, 2013 - 12:59am
January 16, 2013
County attorney gets report of child left on bus
CLOQUET — Fond du Lac tribal police will forward their investigation of a child left on a school bus to the Carlton County Attorney's Office. Prosecutors will decide whether charges are warranted in the case. Three-year-old Ty Stiffarm was left on the bus Monday for three hours...
January 16, 2013 - 9:04am
January 15, 2013
Driving through life: Couple transports generations of students
By Molly Miron, Special to the Pioneer A miniature yellow school bus, the mailbox for Ken and Cindy Stevens, hints at their occupations. The...
January 15, 2013 - 3:05am
January 12, 2013
Different direction leads teacher to Africa
BEMIDJI – When a professor of music education decided to do something different with her life, she went half-way around the world to an African...
January 12, 2013 - 11:37pm
January 10, 2013
Franken pushes mental health support to combat violence
By John Lundy, Forum News Service DULUTH — Mental-health professionals, not more guns, are the way to address school violence, Sen. Al Franken...
January 10, 2013 - 2:10am
January 5, 2013
John Eggers: How great college teachers and gun control issue relate
First I am going to remind college students what they should expect in their college/university teachers and then I am going to identify a better solution to the gun issue than, let’s say, getting rid of guns. My readers frequently ask me “Where do you get your ideas?” Although...
January 5, 2013 - 11:13pm
BSU President Richard A. Hanson: Making changes to benefit our students’ education
Our overriding purpose at Bemidji State University is to prepare students for meaningful lives as contributing members of society. But what exactly does that involve? And how can we best accomplish it in an era of financial challenges and rapid change? Such questions are never far...
January 5, 2013 - 10:48pm
January 4, 2013
Peter Funt: Protecting school kids
Jonathan Hornik, the Democratic mayor of Marlboro Township in New Jersey, is a pragmatist. He favors a ban on the sale of assault weapons. He also wants laws to prohibit ordinary citizens from possessing high-capacity magazines. He’s eagerly anticipating recommendations from Vice...
January 4, 2013 - 12:33am
January 2, 2013
Pa. governor sues NCAA over Penn State sanctions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — In a bold challenge to the NCAA's powers, Pennsylvania's governor claimed in a lawsuit Wednesday that college sports'...
January 2, 2013 - 4:15pm
January 1, 2013
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Sending a positive message The importance education plays in our lives can’t be overstated. That’s one reason the campaign pledge by LeRoy Staples-Fairbanks III, elected last summer as the new District 3 representative on the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Council, is so admirable....
January 1, 2013 - 12:28am