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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: November to remember
Thompson donates to Northwoods Women's Shelter
Book club meets Dec. 12
Arts and entertainment briefs for Dec. 4
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Big run lifts Red Lake past Fosston
BOYS BASKETBALL: Warriors run past Greyhounds
Lumberjack gymnasts compete at Perham
WRESTLING: Bemidji, other area teams compete at Olson Memorial Tournament
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Huskies top BSU men, 98-95
Robert (Bob) Kamrowski
Vivian D. Bye
Gerald "Jerry" Duane Morrow
David Anthony Fineday, Sr.
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Holiday movie madness
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Christmastime in the First City!
FOOTBALL: Beavers win Mineral Water Bowl for first-ever postseason victory
November 23, 2016
How to trump political disagreements before they ruin family holiday gathering
FARGO – Scott Hennen knows the politically charged statements we’ve seen all year on social media and heard around the water cooler won’t...
November 23, 2016 - 1:40pm
November 22, 2016
Can you tell the difference between real and fake news?
Let’s start with a news quiz: Which of the following stories is true? A. Donald Trump once told a magazine reporter if he ever ran for president...
November 22, 2016 - 4:21pm
November 10, 2016
Obama, Trump meeting ‘might have been at least a little less awkward than some might have expected’
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump met on Thursday, Nov. 10, for the first time, setting aside the deep rancor...
November 10, 2016 - 5:31pm
October 18, 2016
Minnesota sees record one-day online voter registration
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota saw a record-breaking 73,478 voters pre-register online on Monday, Oct. 17, shattering the previous one-day record of...
October 18, 2016 - 4:15pm
August 9, 2016
Primary contests spotted through Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Turnout in Tuesday's Minnesota primary election likely will be spotty, as there are relatively few contests this year. The only statewide...
August 9, 2016 - 10:00pm
July 29, 2016
With few races, Minnesota primary turnout likely small
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans may be the best at turning out for general elections, but they have voted in shrinking numbers in primary elections. And there is not much on the Aug. 9 primary ballot to drive those numbers higher. That is too bad, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon...
July 29, 2016 - 11:00pm
July 11, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: VP criteria is different in this election
With the Republican and Democratic national conventions soon upon us, we will find out who the vice presidential picks will be. In the "olden" days, VPs were often picked to give regional representation. So if the presidential candidate was from New York, it would normally indicate...
July 11, 2016 - 9:43pm
May 30, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vene has proven to be a good public servant
When I think of a latter-day Horatio Alger success story, I am reminded of long-time Bemidji/Beltrami County resident Joe Vene. I am so pleased to have read that he's running for re-election to the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners.
May 30, 2016 - 10:44pm
November 11, 2014
Diana West: How the GOP establishment plans to steal your election
Almost every anti-establishment firebrand is the same. Elected to break the chokehold that Beltway elites have on the republic, they come to Washington with their constituents’ concerns foremost. They are eager to heave overboard the dead weight that sinks the balance of powers,...
November 11, 2014 - 11:34pm
November 10, 2014
Rich Lowry: A tired party
Election 2008 feels long ago. A Democratic Party that rode the Obama wave to historic congressional majorities is now saddled with a president who was the hot new thing six years ago. Its agenda tends to be picayune or pointless, and its new generation of leadership is the same...
November 10, 2014 - 11:40pm
Steve and Cokie Roberts: Getting things done
Which Republican party will show up on Capitol Hill in January, when the GOP assumes control of the Senate? Will it be the party of "yes," which takes responsibility for being part of the governing process? Or will it be the party of "no," which simply opposes anything President...
November 10, 2014 - 11:39pm
November 5, 2014
Peterson defeats Westrom in U.S. House race
DETROIT LAKES — Longtime U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, DFL-Minn., defeated Torrey Westrom, a Republican state senator, in the race for the U.S....
November 5, 2014 - 1:29am
October 28, 2014
8th Congressional District candidates battle down the stretch
DULUTH — On South Street, below the Duluth Labor Temple, Rick Nolan stepped off a coach bus dubbed the “Middle Class Express” on Tuesday. The incumbent 8th District Congressman was greeted by an enthusiastic group of Democratic campaign volunteers, and a stiff lake wind in his...
October 28, 2014 - 9:00pm
October 24, 2014
Bemidji mayor: Albrecht, Prince face off again at BHS debate
BEMIDJI— Mayoral candidates Rita Albrecht and Jorge Prince weighed in on city issues like redevelopment and the upcoming referendum Thursday for their second debate in three days. Bemidji High School students in Jeff Aas’ AP U.S. Government and Politics class conducted the debate...
October 24, 2014 - 12:22am
Letter: Party agenda shouldn’t trump constituents
Dave Hancock is no friend of people with disabilities. I remember when Dave previously held the office he is again running for. During his term, the state shut down for over a month. Here in Bemidji, 22 developmentally disabled adults, many living on their own, were left without support...
October 24, 2014 - 12:00am