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JJ's Dockside ready to launch: New restaurant/bar to fill the space between Sanford Center, hotel
Chamber Ambassadors: Forestedge Winery
Beltrami Electric hosts annual meeting
Bemidji native Lilleby promoted
Zimmerman joins AirCorps Aviation
GIRLS GOLF: Lumberjacks take second in own invitational
New youth hockey tournament takes stage at Sanford Center
SOFTBALL: Beavers eliminated from NSIC tournament
BOYS GOLF: Boys golf leads after day one at Fergus Falls
BASEBALL: Lumberjacks one-hit by Maple Grove
Dr. Brian James Thompson
Carl Danvy Wingren
Patricia Ann Bolin
Nicholas Blackwolf Smith
Beata "Bea" Caroline Lein Huebsch
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Minnesota Walleye Opener set for May 14
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Yes, you can grow fruit in the garden
John Eggers: What is an antique?
MASTER GARDENERS: New perennials for your garden
Patt Rall: The newest theater company in the area
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Purple Rain’
Art Briefs: Region 2 Arts Council open house with Sheila Smith, BSO presents ‘Of Remembrance and Romance’ and more
Patt Rall: Woodcarving and Nordic music (Celtic, too)
Off The Record Blog: RIP Prince
‘Better Call Saul’ Season 2, Episode 10: ‘Klick’
Blane Klemek: The great blue heron is the largest heron in North America
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Walleye season opens May 14
Youth firearm safety range day is May 9
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Anglers can make test run for walleye
Blane Klemek: Thoughts on woodland thrushes and the charming ovenbird
Martha Ferden birthday
Marcy Melberg birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: EMS 'family' touched by Clark's letter
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The cost of eradicating poverty is low
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What about our country’s military heroes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Raising gas tax is equitable way to fund infrastructure projects
Pioneer Editorial: Grade A for education in Bemidji
April 26, 2016
Tsunamis on the Great Lakes? Researchers warn they're real
DULUTH, Minn.—They may not wipe out entire cities or occur after earthquakes, but two University of Wisconsin researchers say the Great Lakes...
News / region
April 26, 2016 - 12:55pm
April 25, 2016
No critical habitat order for northern long-eared bats
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Monday that it will not order critical habitat to be protected to help in the recovery of the threatened northern long-eared bat. The federal agency said that the primary threat to the bats — the deadly white-nose syndrome fungus —...
News / region
April 25, 2016 - 5:59pm
April 21, 2016
A Green community: Sustainability groups to celebrate progress Saturday
BEMIDJI -- With Bemidji and the surrounding area on a more sustainable trajectory than a year ago, some of the groups that made it happen are planning to celebrate. On Saturday evening, Northwest Clean Energy Resource Teams, in collaboration with the Bemidji Sustainability Committee...
News / local
April 21, 2016 - 6:19pm
When every day is Earth Day: BSU’s Erika Bailey-Johnson brings her work home
BEMIDJI -- As BSU’s first and only Sustainability Director, Erika Bailey-Johnson is just as dedicated to the environment at home as she is...
News / local
April 21, 2016 - 5:38pm
April 15, 2016
DNR to hold meeting on Rabideau Lake
BLACKDUCK -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a public information meeting at 6 p.m. May 4 at the Rabideau Civilian Conservation Corps Camp (CCC Camp) Education Building, to discuss the management plan for Rabideau Lake.Located six miles south of Blackduck,...
April 15, 2016 - 1:13pm
March 13, 2016
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: When it comes to clean energy, first things first
Ever since Brandy and Mark Larson of Bemidji became parents, their concern about climate change has grown and their commitment to sustainability...
March 13, 2016 - 12:47pm
January 9, 2016
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Weaving the fabric of sustainability
What comes to mind when you think about the natural resources of northern Minnesota? Abundant Forests. Lakes. Wildlife. Recreation. Sheep. Wait...
January 9, 2016 - 11:55pm
December 12, 2015
Sustainability means more than you may think
Most people who work in the sustainability field ask themselves: How might this decision affect the environment? How might it affect other people? What economic costs and benefits are associated with this decision? They look at alternatives, analyze all three elements and strive to...
December 12, 2015 - 11:51pm
December 11, 2015
Honor the Earth march planned Saturday in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—Honor the Earth, an environmental protection organization based in Callaway, Minn., is planning a march in Bemidji on Saturday in regard to the worldwide climate talks in Paris and to protest new and replacement oil pipelines in the region proposed by Enbridge. In...
December 11, 2015 - 8:28pm
October 22, 2015
Filling the forest: Bemidji Middle School Forest celebrates a decade of growth
BEMIDJI -- The odds, as of 3:07 p.m. Thursday, appeared stacked against Jace Jr. He had a ration of water that wouldn’t last long under...
News / local
October 22, 2015 - 7:27pm
October 17, 2015
Tree-planting celebration at Bemidji Middle School on Thursday
BEMIDJI -- To help celebrate National NeighborWoods Month, the public is invited to a tree-planting celebration from 2:20 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Bemidji Middle School, 1910 Middle School Ave. NW. The event will also celebrate the 10th anniversary of the founding of the BMS...
News / local
October 17, 2015 - 8:03pm
September 9, 2015
Susan Stamper Brown: Obama’s Alaska global warming field trip
President Obama told some whoppers the size of Mt. McKinley (I mean Denali) about global warming while he was here in Alaska. At a climate change conference in Anchorage, Obama attempted to scare the long-johns off Alaskans he obviously thinks are stupid when he predicted coming...
opinion / commentary
September 9, 2015 - 2:04am
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