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Blackduck man inducted into Lions Hall of Fame
Visits to the Blackduck AmVets
Beltrami Co. 4-H scholarship announced
Prayer brunch held for Blackduck GFWC
Blackduck baseball trumps Red Lake 20-9
Stram, Benson, named BSU Student-Athletes of the Year
SOFTBALL: No. 8 seed BSU beats Northern State, upsets No. 2 UMD in NSIC tourney
BASEBALL: Blackduck tops Lake of the Woods 7-1
Bemidji High School athletic hall of fame banquet is Monday
Junior Islanders AAA hockey tournament this weekend
Barbara Jean (Wittner) Ellis
Patricia Ann Bolin
Nicholas Blackwolf Smith
Beata "Bea" Caroline Lein Huebsch
Betty Lou (Cortez) Petersen
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Minnesota Walleye Opener set for May 14
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Yes, you can grow fruit in the garden
John Eggers: What is an antique?
MASTER GARDENERS: New perennials for your garden
Patt Rall: The newest theater company in the area
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Purple Rain’
Art Briefs: Region 2 Arts Council open house with Sheila Smith, BSO presents ‘Of Remembrance and Romance’ and more
Patt Rall: Woodcarving and Nordic music (Celtic, too)
Off The Record Blog: RIP Prince
‘Better Call Saul’ Season 2, Episode 10: ‘Klick’
Blane Klemek: The great blue heron is the largest heron in North America
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Walleye season opens May 14
Youth firearm safety range day is May 9
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Anglers can make test run for walleye
Blane Klemek: Thoughts on woodland thrushes and the charming ovenbird
Martha Ferden birthday
Marcy Melberg birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: EMS 'family' touched by Clark's letter
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The cost of eradicating poverty is low
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What about our country’s military heroes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Raising gas tax is equitable way to fund infrastructure projects
Pioneer Editorial: Grade A for education in Bemidji
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
January 16, 2016
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Now more than ever, students reaching out for knowledge
As we begin the academic journey of the second semester, we must consider what our students bring to the classroom and what they desire to know and understand. With instant access to information via technology such as literature, media, music, journals, newspapers, educators must...
January 16, 2016 - 11:42pm
January 13, 2016
New interim director for Bi-CAP: Liz Kuoppala to lead agency until permanent director selected
BEMIDJI -- Bi-County Community Action Programs has hired an interim director to help manage the group’s low-income outreach programs as administrators...
News / local
January 13, 2016 - 5:58pm
January 12, 2016
New program for children at Harmony Food Co-op
BEMIDJI -- Children 12 years of age and younger can become a Co+op Explorer at Harmony Food Co-op in Bemidji.Children with a parent or adult will be issued their a Co+op Explorers member card and a Co+op Explorers fruit and veggie passport. In the passport, Co+op Explorers can record...
News / local
January 12, 2016 - 8:46am
Saturday Science returns at Headwaters Science Center
BEMIDJI -- Saturday Science will be with Dr. Tokunbo Akande, a Sanford Health Pediatrician, as he presents “Germs and Vaccines” from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Headwaters Science Center, 413 Beltrami Ave. NW.Akande will share about the science behind what makes us sick and how we...
News / local
January 12, 2016 - 8:37am
Bemidji school board discusses land acquisition for new school
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji school district is putting the final touches on a draft purchase agreement for a plot of land in Grant Valley Township,...
News / local
January 12, 2016 - 8:34am
January 10, 2016
EDUCATION: School Board to discuss Grant Valley Township site at Monday meeting
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji School District still needs to sign on the dotted line, finalizing its purchase of a plot of land in Grant Valley, where the district hopes to build a new elementary school. District officials meanwhile are moving forward with their plans for the land, keeping...
News / education
January 10, 2016 - 12:59am
John Eggers: My dog Simon’s ‘cool’ Christmas vacation
The best thing I (Simon) can say about Christmas vacation is that “it’s cool!” You are probably asking yourself, “How can a dog have...
January 10, 2016 - 12:50am
January 3, 2016
Stories of the Year: Tragedies and triumphs
Like any year, 2015 in the Bemidji area had its highs and lows, triumphs and tragedies. It was year bookended by the community coming together...
News / local
January 3, 2016 - 2:56pm
John Eggers: Moving forward in 2016
I lived 25 miles from Mankato when I grew up but few people seldom talked about the hanging of 38 Indians in Mankato on Dec. 26, 1862. I don’t...
January 3, 2016 - 12:52am
December 27, 2015
John Eggers: Enjoy a small town Christmas
Like many of you, I had the good fortune of enjoying a small town Christmas during the early years of my life. It was more than special and,...
December 27, 2015 - 12:58am
December 22, 2015
EDUCATION: Board targets Grant Valley Township for new school site
BEMIDJI—They will (almost certainly) build in Grant Valley. The Bemidji School Board on Monday voted unanimously to pursue a purchase agreement for a plot of land in Grant Valley Township along Division Street, all but ending a months-long struggle to find an affordable place...
December 22, 2015 - 9:59am
December 19, 2015
Holidays are about being with loved ones, remembering those who have walked on
As we ponder the season of "good will toward men" many wish for a way to bring light and language to Indigenous knowledge and cultural differences. We live in a time where we need to know the heart of Indigenous knowledge systems in a sense that is much deeper than what is accepted...
December 19, 2015 - 11:41pm
December 20, 2015
B.A.R.C. for books: Reading program brings children, dogs together
BEMIDJI—Three-year-old Stella Zachman sat near Daisy, also 3, as they listened to Jean Louvar read the book "Beads On One String" to them...
December 20, 2015 - 12:45am