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Minnesota DNR appoints Albrecht as new Northwest Regional Director
There’s a new sheriff’s dog in town: K9 unit brings in Mac, a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois
HOUSING: State level processing continues for Westwood Acres residents
DNA results point to owner of severed fingers found in East Grand Forks
Crime report for Aug. 24
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji drops season opener to Alexandria
CROSS COUNTRY: BSU picked to finish 12th in NSIC
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji tops WHA
BOYS SOCCER: Lumberjacks blank Wolves
SWIMMING: Jacks aim for sixth straight section title
Roseadelle F. Johnson
Ardith "Ardie" Olson Kolstad
Joan Iris Pope
Tracy Keith Gross
Josephine "Jo" Pula
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
June 10, 2013
John Eggers: What did you learn in school this year?
It’s time for your test, students. It’s the end of the school year, and now we will ask you what you learned. Did you know that Minnesota spends $70 more than the national average on you, or about $10,685 a year, to teach you something? When we add federal, state and local...
June 10, 2013 - 8:46am
May 23, 2013
‘A fantastic program’: Students First concludes its second year
BEMIDJI — Lawren Wadena, an eighth-grader at Bemidji Middle School, and Melanie Wilson, a Leech Lake Tribal College employee, have gotten to...
May 23, 2013 - 6:48pm
Area schools score well on American Indian performance
BEMIDJI — Multiple Bemidji area schools have been listed as top-performing schools in Minnesota for low-income and American Indian performance, according to statewide nonprofit agency. In Bemidji, Central Elementary School (fourth in elementary Indian student performance),...
May 23, 2013 - 6:43pm
May 22, 2013
Dayton signs $15.7 billion education bill
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed an education package that boosts spending on schools and scales back high-stakes testing. Dayton and Democratic legislators on Wednesday celebrated the $15.7 billion bill, which is about $485 million more than the...
May 22, 2013 - 12:14pm
May 21, 2013
TrekNorth Envirothon qualifies for nationals — again
BEMIDJI — The TrekNorth Envirothon team scored a two-peat Monday as it won first place in the state Envirothon competition, securing the team a repeat appearance in nationals. “It’s great. We’re so happy. They all work so hard,” said Jennifer Roy, a TrekNorth science...
May 21, 2013 - 6:18pm
April 26, 2013
Education briefs for April 28
Moses Tsang to receive honor BEMIDJI – Moses Tsang, executive chairman of Hong Kong-based AP Capital Holdings and a global board member of The Nature Conservancy, will receive an honorary doctorate from Bemidji State University during BSU’s 94th commencement ceremony at 2 p.m....
April 26, 2013 - 2:57pm
Senate education bill passes test, but graduation test fails
ST. PAUL — Minnesota senators joined the House on Thursday night in voting to eliminate a law requiring students to pass a test before graduating high school. The Democratic-Farmer-Labor education bill, spending nearly $15.7 billion in the next two years, passed 35-28 after Republicans...
April 26, 2013 - 12:19am
April 23, 2013
House education bill about more than education
ST. PAUL — A debate about education funding goes beyond helping individual students: There is widespread agreement that a better education system would help the economy. However, there is less agreement about how to achieve those improvements. Rep. Paul Marquart, DFL-Dilworth, tied...
April 23, 2013 - 11:32pm
April 22, 2013
Trap shooting team program proposed
BEMIDJI – The school board here is mulling a proposal to establish a student trap shooting team. Brad Smith, president of the Bemidji Trap and Skeet Club, appeared before the Bemidji school board last week asking for its support in creating a team that would compete in weekly trap-shooting...
April 22, 2013 - 11:45pm
April 19, 2013
Education Briefs for April 21
Local student presents research BEMIDJI – Senior Elizabeth Richards was one of 21 students from Concordia College, Moorhead to present at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) hosted April 11-13 at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Richards is a biology...
April 19, 2013 - 4:16pm
April 12, 2013
Students in the News for April 14
Rebecca Shindelar, of Bemidji, has made the dean’s list at Waynesburg University for fall semester. Zachary Hewitt, of Bemidji, has ranked in the top 2 percent of students in the College of Engineering at Iowa State University. Emily Richards, of Solway, has made the dean’s list...
April 12, 2013 - 4:28pm
April 11, 2013
Education: Senate wants to give youngest the biggest boost
ST. PAUL — The need to spend more money on early-childhood education is simple for Nancy Jost: “It helps children get ready for life.”...
April 11, 2013 - 11:56pm
March 29, 2013
Local student places in history contest
CASS LAKE – Michael LaFriniere, a sophomore at Bug O Nay Ge Shig School, recently competed in the Regional History Day for northwestern Minnesota...
March 29, 2013 - 4:33pm
March 22, 2013
Students in the News for March 24
Dylan Nistler, of Walker, has made the highest honors list at Vermillion Community College for fall semester. Amber Wendorff, of Bagley, has received the Harold T. Peters Scholarship for the 2013-14 school year. —The following students have made the dean’s list for fall semester...
March 22, 2013 - 3:20pm
March 15, 2013
Education Briefs for March 17
BSU students attend Laporte health fair BEMIDJI – Three Bemidji State University seniors participated in the Laporte Health Fair on Feb. 21. The fair educated K-12 students, families and community members on various health topics. Amanda Lom, Rebecca Jerry and Michelle Williamson...
March 15, 2013 - 3:58pm