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America's lawnmower: Nothing slows Jerry Gregg from his rounds on America Avenue
Severe T-storm Watch for Late Tonight
VISIT BEMIDJI: Task force narrows focus for Visit Bemidji's future
JOINT PLANNING: JPC approves permits for downtown treatment centers
Chamber Ambassadors: Lumberjack Shack
Bemidji Extreme U11 wins title
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji splits in first day at GR tourney
VOLLEYBALL: Beavers unveil 2016 schedule
BHS trap team aiming high in first-ever state tournament appearance
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU assistant Belisle lands scouting job with LA Kings
Julius Lee Maxwell, Sr.
Richard Bruce "Dick" "Specs" Matheny
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: June weed of the month: Common tansy
John Eggers: What did your father teach you?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes cooler than usual as summer approaches
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: Sedums: Minimum maintenance plants
JOHN EGGERS: Who is your spiritual friend?
‘Red, White and Tuna’ play opens Wednesday at The Chief Theater
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘The Replacements’
ARTS BRIEFS: Shyanne Kaml performs at Farm by the Lake, Hackensack Hot Jazz Festival is July 8-9 and more
Still going strong: For nearly 30 years, Bemidji Area Church Musicians strike up the chords for summer series
Patt Rall: Opportunities for the arts abound this week
READER PHOTOS: Bears in Bemidji
Chippewa National Forest schedules summer programs
Chippewa National Forest receives national ‘Rise to the Future Award’
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Summer solstice means lots of fish are feeding
FISH TALES: Kaleb Olson
Albert Theisen birthday
Karsten Verke birthday
Richard Hanson: Return to the bargaining table to protect Minnesota’s future
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rotary Club, community thanked for inclusive playground
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Palliative care bill reduces suffering, improves quality of life
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Human life is the most innocent of all
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Please, let love conquer hate
August 14, 2015
Contamination conundrum: State still working to clean up site of former Bemidji wood treatment plan
BEMIDJI -- After years of studying contaminated groundwater left behind from a wood treatment plant in Bemidji’s Industrial Park, the state...
News / local
August 14, 2015 - 1:36pm
August 10, 2015
'Love Water Not Oil' ride previews Honor the Earth tour
BENA -- Annie Humphrey lead riders Saturday on the "Love Water Not Oil" spirit ride near Bena on Highway 2. The ride was a preview to Honor the...
August 10, 2015 - 6:47pm
August 7, 2015
Love Water Not Oil spirit run preview begins Saturday
BENA—Motorists travelling along Highway 2 east of Bemidji will see something extra among the scenery this weekend as "Love Water Not Oil" horseback riders set out on a 30 mile jaunt to raise awareness of oil practices. The ride will begin this morning in Ball Club.
August 7, 2015 - 7:17pm
June 15, 2015
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Tuesdays are for Sustainable Tuesdays
Every week for the past three years, people from our community have gathered to learn hands-on skills, receive valuable information and connect...
June 15, 2015 - 10:21am
May 28, 2015
Students from TrekNorth place second in the State Envirothon competition
Students from TrekNorth Junior and Senior High School recently placed second in the annual State Envirothon competition at the University of...
News / education
May 28, 2015 - 7:38pm
May 9, 2015
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Natural landscaping can come naturally
Nearly 30 years ago, Kristine Johnson took a tour of Thomas Jefferson's home at Monticello in Virginia. That experience helped form her thoughts...
May 9, 2015 - 6:28pm
April 22, 2015
VIDEO: Lueken’s touts eco-friendly greenhouse on Earth Day: ‘Root Value’ can grow produce locally all year
BEMIDJI-- Staff at Root Value, Lueken’s Village Foods’ new aquaponics greenhouse, gave a tour of the state-of-the-art facility on Wednesday....
News / local
April 22, 2015 - 8:17pm
VIDEO: Eco-friendly motoring for Earth Day: BSU showcases fuel-efficient vehicles during events
BEMIDJI -- Erika Bailey-Johnson proudly admits that Earth Day is celebrated for longer than just 24 hours at BSU. “For the past few years,...
News / local
April 22, 2015 - 8:17pm
April 20, 2015
Bemidji "Project Pride" clean-up week is May 4-8
BEMIDJI -- The week of May 4-8 is “Project Pride,” where the city will pick up special items from regular trash customers that aren’t normally accepted. These items include white goods and metal, such as empty refrigerators, dryers and stoves; household furniture, mattresses...
News / local
April 20, 2015 - 1:25pm
April 11, 2015
Free heat: Leech Lake's solar-powered furnaces
Though a sunny afternoon in March, the thermometer shows it's a bone-chilling 5 below. "Come look at this," says Michael Northbird, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe's general assistance program manager. He points to the seven 4-foot-by-10-foot solar thermal collectors on the south...
April 11, 2015 - 10:40pm
March 7, 2015
Inside an eco-affordable home
It might be cold outside, but it's warm and snug in the "Eco-Affordable Home" designed and built by Rochell Carpenter and a team of her carpentry...
March 7, 2015 - 11:09pm
February 15, 2015
Blane Klemek: The mystery of Minnesota's black bears
It won't be long and it will be springtime. Already mid-February, hibernating mammals throughout the northland will eventually emerge from their...
February 15, 2015 - 12:39am
February 10, 2015
LEGISLATURE: 'Small plastic, big problem'; Bill would keep tiny beads out of consumer products
ST. PAUL -- Tiny plastic beads found in soap and other personal care products may be on the way out. "Small plastic is a big problem," Stiv Wilson told a Minnesota Senate environmental committee Tuesday. Wilson, an advocate of ridding products of plastic microbeads, said the...
News / region
February 10, 2015 - 8:05pm
February 7, 2015
ENVIRONMENT: Sustainability is sustainable in Bemidji
What does the word "sustainability" mean for our community? What actions can we take to make our community more resilient to environmental and economic challenges we might face? These are questions the Bemidji Sustainability Committee convenes each month to address.
February 7, 2015 - 10:24pm
February 5, 2015
Pine forests into potato fields: DNR temporarily halts N.D. company's clear-cutting of Minnesota woods
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday announced it had temporarily ordered a halt to a massive conversion of thousands...
February 5, 2015 - 6:00pm