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Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
UPDATED: Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Cass County rollover injures 2
There's an app for that? Scammers figure out how to 'spoof' local, business phone numbers
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Baseball assistant joins BSU
Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
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?
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
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
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: A first-hand look at protest injuries
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
March 8, 2016
Northern Community Radio to air Gary Burger documentary
BEMIDJI—"Coming Home: the Gary Burger Story," an hourlong documentary about the life and times of Gary Burger, longtime local musician and the former front man of The Monks, will air on KAXE/KBXE-Northern Community Radio this weekend. The show will air at noon Saturday and at...
March 8, 2016 - 7:39pm
September 10, 2015
Home Free to perform holiday concert
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota country vocal band Home Free will perform a holiday show at the Sanford Center in Bemidji on Dec.
September 10, 2015 - 1:00pm
May 28, 2015
'Ballroom with a Twist' show rescheduled
BEMIDJI—The dancing and singing show "Ballroom with a Twist" scheduled for July 1 at the Sanford Center has been rescheduled to Nov.
May 28, 2015 - 11:06am
March 6, 2015
The arts equal dollars: Arts and cultural events have more than a $3 million impact in region
BEMIDJI -- Sheila Smith, executive director of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, visited Bemidji on Thursday to deliver the news, something that those in the arts community already suspected: their creative efforts add to the economy. Smith spoke about the new survey, conducted by...
March 6, 2015 - 12:09pm
January 21, 2015
Gunsalus shines: Bemidji singer is successful in 'Idol' audition
BEMIDJI -- In the end, Courtney "Guns" Gunsalus had a million-watt smile to match her million-watt voice. The 24-year-old Bemidji singer earned...
January 21, 2015 - 11:51pm
December 11, 2014
Holiday music at Paul Bunyan Mall on Saturday
BEMIDJI -- The local chapter of National Association for Music Education and the BSU Department of Music will be providing holiday music from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Paul Bunyan Mall, 1401 Paul Bunyan Drive NW. The event is sponsored by First National Bank of Bemidji. The...
December 11, 2014 - 5:01pm
April 23, 2014
Mark Schultz coming to the Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- Christian singer/songwriter Mark Schultz is coming to the Sanford Center. "An Evening with Mark Schultz" will be at 7 p.m. June...
April 23, 2014 - 1:01pm
April 17, 2014
Mixed feelings toward 'Fargo'
BEMIDJI -- Much of "Fargo" may take place in Bemidji, but that doesn't necessarily mean everyone in Bemidji embraces "Fargo." There were definitely...
April 17, 2014 - 10:35am
March 3, 2014
PIONEER PREVIEWS: BSO looks to celebrate with the Classics
“Classical Celebrations!” by Bemidji Symphony Orchestra will begin at 3 p.m. today at Bemidji High School. Violinist Everaldo Martinez of the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra will be the guest artist. Martinez is in demand as an orchestral and chamber music...
March 3, 2014 - 11:26am
Drug overdose suspected in death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman
By Victoria Cavaliere and Chris Michaud NEW YORK, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the leading actors of his generation and...
February 3, 2014 - 10:49am
November 18, 2013
Fake Bemidji cop cars cruise Calgary for ‘Fargo’ filming
By Erik Burgess Forum News Service CALGARY, Alta. – Residents here might have to look twice over the next six months if they...
November 18, 2013 - 6:42pm
November 12, 2013
Red Green to perform at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- Canada's foremost handyman -- Red Green -- will perform in Bemidji on April 19 on his "How To Do Everything" tour, officials...
November 12, 2013 - 10:47am
November 8, 2013
Films finding foothold in Blackduck
Keeping the Blackduck Theater a family friendly business has been the goal for new owner Bob Mabe of Bemidji. Mabe has a large family of his own, so trying to maintain family oriented films and lower prices has been important. "I hope to keep the people coming in so we can keep those...
November 8, 2013 - 11:36am
September 18, 2013
Dave Matthews Band trumpeter to perform at BSU, Sanford Center
BEMIDJI — The Carl O. Thompson Memorial Concert at Bemidji State will feature a guest solo by Dave Matthews Band trumpeter Rashawn Ross...
September 18, 2013 - 10:29pm
August 28, 2013
Sanford Center aims to foster consistency; ‘We need people to support the building,’ executive director tells business community
BEMIDJI — Willie Nelson. The Band Perry. Kenny Rogers. The Ten Tenors. All are coming to Bemidji to perform at the Sanford Center in...
August 28, 2013 - 12:46am