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Just around the corner for Culver's: Owner excited to bring ‘Butterburgers’ to Bemidji
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
Blackduck boys basketball a mix of youth, experience
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU skates to 1-1 draw with LSSU, wins first-ever shootout
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks fall short to Apollo
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Northern knocks off Bemidji State
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers fall flat in 88-61 loss
BHS wrestling in action at Brainerd
Glenn Arnold Conlon
Cloyd Olaf Kilde
Bruce Robert Smith
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
July 24, 2016
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
Like puzzles? I have given you several interesting quotes by famous people. In my remarks about the quote, I have hidden the name of the person who said it. Can you guess who said each quote by reading my remarks? In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
July 24, 2016 - 12:01am
July 19, 2016
Parent of student who died by suicide files lawsuit against Duluth school district
A federal lawsuit filed by the parent of a Lincoln Park Middle School student alleges his son’s 2015 suicide was the result of “severe and pervasive harassment” — and the Duluth school district’s failure to stop it. Todd Seehus is suing the Duluth school district, its school...
July 19, 2016 - 7:47pm
July 17, 2016
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
Have you ever stopped to look inside a vacant one-room schoolhouse? I did on a recent trip to Moorhead. Usually the windows and doors are broken, and the owners are just waiting for the entire building to collapse. This particular building in the Winger area still had the bell tower...
July 17, 2016 - 12:18am
July 3, 2016
John Eggers: Goodbye Garrison
It seemed right to write about a former schoolmate of mine who was named July because she was born on the Fourth of July about 70 years ago. Her father was a history teacher at the local high school in my hometown, and he remembered listening to his college psychology teacher telling...
July 3, 2016 - 12:49am
July 1, 2016
EDUCATION: Anderson departs as Schoolcraft leader: Board votes not to renew contract; last day was Thursday
BEMIDJI -- Scott Anderson’s time as director of Schoolcraft Learning Community came to an end Thursday after the school board voted last month to let his contract expire. Board members at the June 21 regular meeting were divided -- with some proposing they renew Anderson’s contract...
July 1, 2016 - 8:35pm
On the sugar beet beat: Local 4-H students take ag project to state science competition
BEMIDJI -- Three Bemidji high schoolers have spent the past several months getting down and dirty working on a project to improve sugar beet...
July 1, 2016 - 8:30pm
June 26, 2016
John Eggers: Why were you born?
Why were you born? Isn't that a great question? Can you imagine the variety of different answers you would get if you were to pose that question to people on the street? Some of you may know why we were born, and others may not. Perhaps this column will give a reason to those who...
June 26, 2016 - 12:45am
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