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Former Sanford Center executive director charged with felony in Illinois
MnDOT reminds public not push snow onto roads
Buena Vista opens for season this weekend
Arrest made in connection to videotaped threats to Dakota Access Pipeline protesters
Package thieves beware: Residents have their eyes (and cameras) on you
Bemidji High School Winter Sports Spotlight
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
November 16, 2016
Medical ‘school’: Annual ‘Teddy Bear Hospital’ event held at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center
BEMIDJI -- Gabriel Rock brought his stuffed animal dragon, “Mr. Draggy,” to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center on Wednesday morning hoping a...
November 16, 2016 - 5:57pm
UPDATED: Several northern Minnesota schools go into lockdown after unspecified threat
ST. PAUL — Many northern Minnesota schools were locked down to some degree Wednesday after a vague school threat, but as students headed home for the day, no incidents had been reported. While individual school or school district lockdowns are common, a situation that affects students...
November 16, 2016 - 5:39pm
November 15, 2016
Their mission: Saving Minnesota's rare orchids before it's too late
Head slightly bent, David Remucal scanned the forest floor duff for a tiny, white-veined plant with the consistency of rattlesnake skin. An hour...
November 15, 2016 - 1:04pm
Plan underway to give Minnesota high school teachers training needed to teach college-level courses
ST. PAUL — Stakeholders are finalizing a plan for getting more than 1,000 teachers the graduate credits necessary to continue leading college-level courses for Minnesota high school students in 2022 and beyond. The Higher Learning Commission, which accredits colleges and universities...
November 15, 2016 - 1:01pm
November 13, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Having a bad day? Remember the bridge over troubled waters
Did you ever have a bad day? I mean did you ever have a really, really bad day? Maybe you dropped not only your car keys but also your cell phone...
November 13, 2016 - 6:00am
STUDENTS IN THE NEWS - SUNDAY NOV. 13
Bieberdorf accepted to Luther College DECORAH, Iowa — Scot Schaeffer, Luther College vice president for enrollment management, recently...
November 13, 2016 - 4:20am
November 9, 2016
Should Minnesota do more to stop standardized test cheating? Education Dept. has trusted schools to police themselves when students take standardized tests
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota students completed more than 1 million standardized math, reading and science tests last spring, but school districts reported only one case of obvious cheating to the state Department of Education. If more students or school staff are cheating — and test security...
November 9, 2016 - 7:52pm
November 6, 2016
A Spruced-up Forest: New look for Horace May's school forest
BEMIDJI—A longstanding "school forest" and trail system at Horace May Elementary received a facelift last week. Beyond sprucing up the...
November 6, 2016 - 7:32am
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Saum School achieves historic educational success
One hundred years ago, John Wolden purchased the first car in Saum, Minn. It was a 1916 Ford. Saum was growing and the purchase of this car was...
November 6, 2016 - 5:00am
October 30, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A not-so-scary Halloween
Halloween is the best day of the year for kids; it was for me. It was better than my birthday and even better than Christmas. We prayed that it wouldn't rain or snow and our prayers were always answered except for one particular Halloween night. After supper when it became dark our...
October 30, 2016 - 8:22am
October 28, 2016
STARS in the making: Area middle school students learn about respect, diversity, bullying prevention at camps
CONCORDIA LANGUAGE VILLAGES—In a room of the Norway villa, a group of teenagers help resolve a conflict between Little Red Riding Hood...
October 28, 2016 - 11:02pm
October 27, 2016
Schoolcraft Learning Community names Eickman new director
BEMIDJI—Schoolcraft Learning Community in Bemidji announced Thursday it has named a new executive director for the school. Adrienne Eickman was installed as the school's new leader, effective Monday. The school's Board of Directors unanimously approved her promotion at its Oct....
October 27, 2016 - 3:40pm
October 23, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
I never realized I was a caregiver until people told me I was. This happened after Kathy's back surgery, which resulted in severe mobility issues and other complications. I was now a caregiver. Much has been written about caregiving in the last few decades. There are now 43.5 million...
October 23, 2016 - 8:27am
STUDENTS IN THE NEWS: Masten graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University
Masten graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University MARSHALL, Minn.—Cheryl Marie Masten, of Bemidji, was recently awarded a bachelor's of science degree following the summer session of courses at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Minn.
October 23, 2016 - 4:00am
October 20, 2016
Former BSU president Richard Hanson granted President Emeritus Status
BEMIDJI—Richard A. Hanson, who served as president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College between 2010 and 2016, was...
October 20, 2016 - 9:53am