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Digging into legislation to unearth the specifics: Bills voted on during session covered wide range of issues
Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Moorhead
Man dies in Aitkin County rollover
Feeling the music: Andrews takes on role of executive director at Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
A salute to service and sacrifice on Memorial Day (with PHOTO GALLERY)
AUTO RACING: Bemidji Speedway opens 2016 season
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Schreiber wants to make Bemidji a ‘basketball town’
BASEBALL: Bemidji to host Detroit Lakes in 8AAA opener
Bemidji’s Fenson, Polo, selected to USA Curling High Performance program
Patience and perseverance: Bemidji racer Dean Eggebraaten finally getting his chance on the track
Trevor Lawrence Christopherson
Lucille "Lucy" Kinnard
Tom A. Svoboda
Roger W. Lehmann
Cyndi Fenske: Ready for summer and ‘Read to Win’ at the library
Scotty Allison: Why do we recommend veterans obtain medical insurance?
John Eggers: What is Memorial Day?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes, and the fishing, heating up
John Eggers: Who was Hamilton?
The JOE-DOWN reviews ‘Crocodile Dundee’
ART BRIEFS: Acoust Hicks opens summer concert series at The Farm By The Lake, Gallery North open house and more
Off The Record Blog: I may not like Bob Dylan, but I respect him
Take a stroll with art: Bemidji Sculpture Walk returns for 18th summer
The JOE-DOWN reviews ‘13 Going On 30’
FISH TALES: Tayra Nielsen on Big Wolf Lake
FISH TALES: Cooper Schreifels
Blane Klemek: The wonderful world of wetlands
Fishing trip to Burntside Lake near Ely, Minn., offers lake trout rendezvous
FISH TALES: Daniel Jourdain Jr. on Lake Plantagent
Karsten Verke birthday
Richard Hanson: Return to the bargaining table to protect Minnesota’s future
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vene has proven to be a good public servant
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pick up trash and keep Bemidji beautiful
Pioneer Editorial: Recognizing Bemidji’s businesses
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's ban or tax the use of plastic bags
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
Snow Week King and Queen at BHS
BEMIDJI -- Elias Straw and Cleo Weigle were named 2016 Snow Week King and Queen at Bemidji High School in a ceremony on Tuesday morning.
News / local
February 16, 2016 - 10:42am
Blackduck High School Speech Team is in full gear for a new season
The Blackduck High School speech team is in the early stages of a new season, and the hope is the team can continue its good track record from...
News / region
February 16, 2016 - 9:22am
February 15, 2016
Bemidji Middle School math team advances to state
BEMIDJI -- A team from Bemidji Middle School is moving on to state competition following a first-place finish last Friday at a mathematics meet at Northland Community & Technical College in Thief River Falls. The Bemidji team -- Kenneth Anttila, Hayden Holmes, Samantha Melberg...
News / education
February 15, 2016 - 5:48pm
February 14, 2016
John Eggers: How to warm up your brain
I operate under the principle that a warm brain equals a warm body. How can you warm up your brain? I think you will enjoy solving these puzzles,...
February 14, 2016 - 12:23am
February 7, 2016
John Eggers: Better than the Super Bowl
I know what you are thinking. What could be better than watching the Super Bowl? You have a whole truckload of snacks. You have hungry friends...
February 7, 2016 - 12:28am
STUDENTS IN THE NEWS for 02/07/2016
Local students named Morris dean's list MORRIS—Lillian Fulton and Lindsey Owens of Bemidji have been named to the University of Minnesota, Morris dean's list for the fall 2015 semester. To be eligible for the dean's list, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.66 or...
February 7, 2016 - 12:15am
Red Lake honor roll
Red Lake High School and Middle School recently announced their second quarter honor roll. The following Red Lake Middle School students were named to the A honor roll: Karen Guise, KayLynn Chaboyea, Ma'iingan Johnson, Joelle Drouillard, Sierra May, Gerika Kingbird, Kelanna McClain...
February 7, 2016 - 12:14am
February 4, 2016
Inspired by science: Students display projects Thursday at the Bemidji Middle School Science Fair (photo gallery)
BEMIDJI—If you need a llama poop provider, Hattie Kurtzweg has one in mind. Hattie, 12, needed "the stuff" for a school science project...
News / local
February 4, 2016 - 7:00pm
January 31, 2016
John Eggers: Bemidji is the place to be
This is the time of the year when we begin to question our state of mind, and wonder if those people who chose to go to Phoenix, Ariz. or Fort...
January 31, 2016 - 12:28am
January 30, 2016
Friends of Sanford Health Scholarships available
BEMIDJI --Ten $1,500 Friends of Sanford Health Scholarships are available to students in the Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota region and to present employees. To be considered, applicants must be pursuing a career in a health-related field, and not have been a previous recipient....
January 30, 2016 - 4:03pm
From failing to flourishing: St. Mary's Mission in Red Lake sees success in teaching commitment
RED LAKE -- When Father Jerry Rogers left Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes, Minn., and headed to St. Mary's Mission School on the...
News / region
January 30, 2016 - 3:47pm
January 25, 2016
EDUCATION: Board approves land buy for new school
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji school district has reached terms to buy a plot of land in Grant Valley Township near the intersection of Division...
January 25, 2016 - 9:33pm
January 24, 2016
John Eggers: You can use it or you can lose it
Whenever I hear the phrase, “Use it or lose it” I think about losing brain cells. That is, if you don’t use your brain, your cells will...
January 24, 2016 - 12:02am
January 17, 2016
John Eggers: Do you know anyone named Osama?
Kids today have cool names. There aren’t too many names like George, Clarence, Clara, or Stuart any more. Some of the names of my students...
January 17, 2016 - 12:54am