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Celebrating the business spirit: Annual award ceremony honors entrepreneurs and their businesses
CITY: Planning commission approves requests for Holiday rebuild
No blaze pink, but lead ammo ban is a go
GRADUATIONS: ‘Going here was a great experience’: Jakob Laducer has his sights set on a big future
Trooper injured in chase from Minnesota to Wisconsin ended in Burnett County, Wis.
SOFTBALL: St. Cloud Tech takes advantage of mistakes to eliminate BHS (PHOTO GALLERY)
SECTION 8A BASEBALL: Drakes beat Red Lake in pitchers’ duel
BOYS GOLF: Second place finish for BHS in finale
BOYS TENNIS: Konecne, Holter win sub-section doubles title
BOYS GOLF: Jacks take second at Brainerd
Beverly "Bev" Sande
Darlene Mae Rockensock
Terri Lynn Goodman
Lucille "Lucy" Kinnard
Michael Ray Head, Sr.
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes, and the fishing, heating up
John Eggers: Who was Hamilton?
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: The top 10 beneficial insects for the garden
John Eggers: What if the fish don't bite?
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Outsmarting those landscape weeds
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’
Off The Record Blog: Here is the new ‘Ghostbusters’ trailer
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Grease 2’
Time for a snack
Hendricks, Nelson win Gary Newell tournament
PHOTOS: Geese at Diamond Point
FISH TALES: Chad Newman on Lake Irving
Blane Klemek: Thoughts on the yellow-headed blackbird and yellow-bellied sapsucker
Poppy poster winners announced
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's ban or tax the use of plastic bags
PIONEER EDITORIAL: A session in need of repair
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Parents, don’t ignore what your instincts are telling you
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Boat inspectors serve useful function
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Remember all who fought for freedom
February 16, 2016
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
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