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Wounded Warrior Project to benefit from WinnieFEST 2015: Music festival and sportsman’s show in Bena this weekend
BSU Community Appreciation Day
“Hunger In Your Community” lunch event
VFW pancake breakfast in Kelliher
PREP FOOTBALL: Bemidji familiarizing itself with St. Cloud Tech for week 3 matchup
VOLLEYBALL: Laporte picks up four-set win over Northome/Kelliher
PREP FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Laporte drops back to JV schedule
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji dominates Detroit Lakes for first win
SOCCER: Bemidji ends two-game losing streak with 3-0 shutout at Detroit Lakes
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Wade Allen Jenkauski
Richard Allen Baird
Scotty Allison: More than 3,600 veterans call Beltrami County home
MASTER GARDENERS: Time for some work, and for some reflection
Cyndi Fenske: School is back and the library is the place to be
John Eggers: Simon’s summer vacation report
NORTHLAND STARGAZING: Algol, planets, and Aldebaran eclipsed
PIONEER PREVIEWS: The wild West and so much more for the arts scene
Art briefs - Sunday Aug. 30
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PIONEER PREVIEWS: Arts scene ramps up as BSU returns
Ada, Minn., woman says Trump was "pretty nice" during NYC jury duty
Blane Klemek: Some thoughts on great gray owls
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Angling stays hot, like the weather
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Roller coaster weather continues
Man admits to poaching multiple deer at wildlife refuge
Blane Klemek: No duck sounds quite like the ruddy duck
Susan Stamper Brown: Immigration and the Bible
Dick Polman: Will Biden ‘feel the tingle?’
Joe Guzzardi: American worker besieged from all sides
Tina Dupuy: Josh Duggar and the end of the anti-gay crusaders
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clinic workers, facility receive praise
February 10, 2015
Oak Hills ranked among top Christian colleges
BEMIDJI -- Oak Hills Christian College has been named one of the country's top Christian colleges of 2015 by BestColleges.com. Oak Hills was ranked No. 8 on the list of more than 30 colleges and universities. "This recognition is a significant honor, but no surprise. We have great...
February 10, 2015 - 9:02am
January 27, 2015
Oak Hills seeks public's support in online voting grant program
BEMIDJI -- Oak Hills Christian College has been selected as a finalist in the Stanley Security Together for Safer Schools grant program. At stake is $100,000 in Stanley Security-installed products and services to help secure students and facilities within the campus. The contest...
January 27, 2015 - 6:34pm
January 24, 2015
BSU expands nursing degree-completion program to East Grand Forks
BEMIDJI -- Registered nurses in northwest Minnesota seeking to continue their educations can now pursue a bachelor's degree in nursing from BSU at Northland Community and Technical College's campus in East Grand Forks, officials said Friday. The partnership was formalized at a signing...
January 24, 2015 - 2:21pm
January 16, 2015
Blackduck School Board hopes district can keep four-day weeks
BLACKDUCK -- The Blackduck School District voted Monday to seek a four-day week schedule for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 school years. School officials have already began the application and Josh Grover, high school principal, said that administrators "are only a couple hours away" from...
January 16, 2015 - 6:24pm
May 21, 2014
Rabideau controversy boils again
Since its establishment in 1935, the former Civilian Conservation Corps camp known as Camp Rabideau, has been a source of controversy for residents...
News / local
May 21, 2014 - 5:05pm
May 20, 2014
BSU, NTC offer Optivation summer courses
Optivation, a custom college and outreach training venture operated by BSU and Northwest Technical College, is offering a variety of summer courses including sessions on computer basics, communicating and building relationships with different generations in the workplace, and the...
May 20, 2014 - 1:32pm
April 19, 2014
Letter: Questioning the role of literature in education
A recent Pioneer article by Crystal Dey quotes Bemidji Schools Superintendent James Hess on the subject of having “high school seniors graduate with a completion certificate they can present to potential employers.” She quotes him as saying “To me that’s a lot better than...
opinion / letters
April 19, 2014 - 11:24pm
Nevis superintendent won’t be charged in altercation with student
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Nevis Superintendent Steve Rassier will not face criminal charges after an altercation with a grade school student in February. According to Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes, Rassier admitted to slapping a student Feb. 26 at the school after the boy...
News / region
April 19, 2014 - 4:31pm
March 16, 2014
Firefighters bring safety to schools: New program focuses on prevention
Crystal Dey firstname.lastname@example.org BEMIDJI — Firefighters may have set a record for visits to elementary schools in Bemidji in March. They’re...
News / local
March 16, 2014 - 12:12am
January 28, 2014
Cancellations: Walker clinic closes, Boys & Girls Club also closed for the day
WALKER - The Sanford Health Walker Clinic is closed today, Tuesday, due to frozen pipes. Also closed on Tuesday is the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area. Many school districts in the state, including Bemidji Area Schools, canceled classes Monday and Tuesday due tocold temperatures. The...
News / region
January 28, 2014 - 9:13am