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Itasca State Park to mark its 125th year with a celebration Sunday
Environmental groups question federal order on Enbridge pipeline in Minnesota
Man caught after high-speed chase in Carlton County pleads guilty to Michigan homicide
Man charged with three felonies after allegedly fleeing Duluth police
Police release photo of Maris memorabilia thief
Sports physical blitz planned for Aug. 6
BHS player/parent meetings set for Aug. 3
YOUTH BASEBALL: Northern Heat planning fundraisers
GOLF: Match play underway at Birchmont
GOLF: Day two of 2016 Birchmont has lots of local flavor as women, masters take course
Ashley Jean Needham
Beverly J. Neadeau
Susan Marie Tibstra
Charlotte "Char" Clark
James "Jim" Sperling
MASTER GARDENERS: Summer insects are here
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
Off The Record Blog: Let’s analyze this trailer for ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ book
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
March 20, 2016
John Eggers: Will you have a good Friday?
I never liked Good Friday, the Friday before Easter Sunday. When I was in grade school and high school, it was usually the last day of our Easter...
March 20, 2016 - 12:37am
March 13, 2016
John Eggers: How do you pronounce 'almond?'
Do you enjoy learning new words and the meaning of words? Do you enjoy learning about words and phrases that are used incorrectly? If you answered...
March 13, 2016 - 12:53am
March 6, 2016
John Eggers: Know any great women?
In honor of Women’s History Month, this is a good time to reflect not just on the women in history we would regard as “great,” but also...
March 6, 2016 - 12:12am
March 5, 2016
Legislative auditor: Minnesota's teacher-licensing system is ‘broken’
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s teacher-licensing system is confusing, contradictory and ripe for an overhaul, the state legislative auditor said in a report Friday. “Quite frankly, the system is broken,” Legislative Auditor James Nobles told state lawmakers. The findings of his six-month...
March 5, 2016 - 2:33pm
Bemidji summer camp fair March 12
BEMIDJI -- The 2016 Bemidji Summer Camp Resource Fair is set for 1 to 3 p.m. March 12 at First Lutheran Church, 900 Bemidji Ave. N.Twelve organizations will have information booths about their camps, including Bemidji Community Theater, Bemidji State University, Boys & Girls Club...
March 5, 2016 - 1:53pm
March 3, 2016
'Striking' up a connection: Student senates at BSU and NTC come together at Bemidji Bowl
BEMIDJI—This round of bowling was 12 years in the making. The student senates for BSU and Northwest Technical College came together Thursday...
March 3, 2016 - 8:31pm
March 1, 2016
Count on it: BHS math and science teams are going to state, too
BEMIDJI—Cong Chu is good at math, good enough to know that most eyes aren't on him this week. But amid the brassy clamor that filled the...
March 1, 2016 - 6:53pm
February 28, 2016
John Eggers Column: The Peace Corps celebrates its 55th birthday
It’s a sunny and warm afternoon day in Montevideo, Uruguay. I took a bus into the city from a suburb of Montevideo where I live. I’m going...
February 28, 2016 - 12:39am
February 26, 2016
Blackduck speakers win big at Hibbing, Park Rapids
On Feb. 13, the Blackduck High School speech team took second place out of 24 teams at the Hibbing Heartbreaker Tournament, beating out some...
February 26, 2016 - 10:10am
February 25, 2016
EDUCATION: Report released on Schoolcraft director's suspension
BEMIDJI—Scott Anderson exhibited unwelcome and unprofessional behavior in his relationship with a former school employee, according to details of an independent investigation released this week. The findings do not, however, clearly establish his behavior was of a sexual nature....
February 25, 2016 - 8:16pm
February 22, 2016
EDUCATION: 'Some light at the end of the tunnel' for new school: Board views plans for Gene Dillon Elementary along Division Street
BEMIDJI—Gene Dillon Elementary will stand right at the intersection of Division Street and Becida Road Southwest in Grant Valley Township—and...
February 22, 2016 - 9:36pm
February 21, 2016
Students in the news
Vollen named to dean's list at U of M MINNEAPOLIS—Zachary Vollen, 2013 Bemidji High School graduate, was named to the dean's list for the 2015 fall semester at University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering. Vollen is the son of Julie and Harry Vollen. To be named...
February 21, 2016 - 12:33am
John Eggers: There is gold in Beltrami County
Do you believe there is gold in Beltrami County? If you don’t, you are among 99.5 percent of the other citizens who feel the same way. I am...
February 21, 2016 - 12:25am
February 20, 2016
GigaZone expands to school districts
BEMIDJI—Paul Bunyan Communications recently announced all of the school districts served by the cooperative have been upgraded and are now in the GigaZone, the advanced regional Gigabit fiber network, one of the largest rural Gigabit networks in the country. The school districts...
February 20, 2016 - 4:12pm
February 16, 2016
Dillemuth named chief information officer of BSU and Northwest Technical College
BEMIDJI—Jim Dillemuth has been named the chief information officer of BSU and Northwest Technical College, having filled the role on an interim basis since August. According to a release, Dillemuth has more than two decades of experience managing information technology in the...
February 16, 2016 - 7:26pm