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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 21, 2016
'We're making progress' : Proposal asks Beltrami County to absorb brunt of street costs for new school
BEMIDJI—Beltrami County would absorb the brunt of street costs needed for a new elementary school under a proposal it negotiated with Bemidji Area Schools. The proposal, introduced earlier this month at a meeting of the county commissioners, asks the county to pay roughly $4.2...
June 21, 2016 - 9:31am
June 19, 2016
John Eggers: What did your father teach you?
I watched my father slump over in his wheelchair to take a nap. Now that he can’t walk, he spends all of his waking hours sitting. We just returned from the hospital, where he had some chest x-rays taken. We then took a drive in the country, passing fields of green where the corn...
June 19, 2016 - 12:09am
Still going strong: For nearly 30 years, Bemidji Area Church Musicians strike up the chords for summer series
BEMIDJI—The church organist doesn't often get a moment to shine. During a typical Sunday service, the organist plays as people walk in...
June 19, 2016 - 12:06am
June 13, 2016
VIDEO: Conduct of code: Girls Who Code Camp at BSU, Northwest Tech
BEMIDJI -- You could see the computer screens reflected in their glasses. About 25 girls, who will start grades 6-12 this fall, were invited...
June 13, 2016 - 7:26pm
June 3, 2016
Dahmen can do it all: Cass Lake-Bena senior a success inside and outside of classroom
CASS LAKE -- Tia Dahmen doesn’t have hobbies. She has responsibilities. All year the Cass Lake-Bena High School senior jammed everything but...
June 3, 2016 - 8:51am
May 29, 2016
John Eggers: What is Memorial Day?
What does Memorial Day mean to you? Do you celebrate it some way? Do you have a picnic, visit the cemetery, go fishing, invite the neighbors over, watch a parade or even march in a parade? Memorial Day can mean many things to us. Here is what it means to me. Memorial Day is the flag....
May 29, 2016 - 12:03am
May 27, 2016
Building for the future: Bi-Cap YouthBuild holds open house for new facility (with VIDEO)
BEMIDJI -- Terrance Davenport has experienced first-hand the support Bi-Cap’s YouthBuild offers and couldn’t have been more excited Friday...
May 27, 2016 - 5:51pm
May 24, 2016
Raise and release: Northern Elementary students release fish they raised into Clearwater River (with VIDEO)
BEMIDJI—It was a better fate than a trip down the toilet. Families of rainbow and brown trout were released Tuesday afternoon into Clearwater...
May 24, 2016 - 6:50pm
May 22, 2016
John Eggers: Who was Hamilton?
One of my favorite riddles goes like this: What president is on the $10 bill? What’s the answer? “No president, because Alexander Hamilton was secretary of the treasury.” He wanted to be president, but he never made it. Do you know why? There was some recent discussion of replacing...
May 22, 2016 - 12:46am
May 18, 2016
A group of sixth graders from Bemidji Middle School’s Delta Pod read books with Mrs. Boyer’s kindergarten students Wednesday afternoon at...
May 18, 2016 - 7:11pm
BHS hosts Senior Awards Ceremony
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji High School held its annual Senior Awards Ceremony on Tuesday night at the school. The following students were recognized: Marshall H. and Nellie Alworth Foundation: Kathryn Sanford, Samuel Boyer, Andrea Bunich, Caleb Hess, Joshua Cervenka. Friends Of Sanford Health...
May 18, 2016 - 11:26am
May 16, 2016
BEMIDJI AREA SCHOOLS: District works with Beltrami County on review of environmental impact of new Gene Dillon Elementary school
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji school district over the next few weeks will continue answering questions from Beltrami County about how a new elementary...
May 16, 2016 - 8:57pm
May 15, 2016
EDUCATION: New school project pushes forward
BEMIDJI—Plans for a new elementary school are plodding along: The Bemidji school district recently submitted an environmental impact study for review by Beltrami County, and district officials say they now have a clearer idea of what street improvements are necessary to absorb...
May 15, 2016 - 12:44am
John Eggers: What if the fish don't bite?
I can remember a long time ago, when in our younger days Kathy and I traveled up north from northern Iowa to Two Inlets Lake south of Itasca State Park with our son—and returned home without catching or even seeing a fish. It wasn't much fun on the lake, but thankfully my son...
May 15, 2016 - 12:12am
May 4, 2016
Manufacturers talk educational connections: Industry leaders discuss how to grow workforce, keep young people in the region
BEMIDJI -- Representatives from construction companies, manufacturing plants and engineering firms gathered at the Sanford Center on Wednesday to discuss the state of industry in northern Minnesota. The meeting was organized by the Highway 2 West Manufacturer's Association, which...
May 4, 2016 - 6:05pm