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Honoring their memory: Memorial Day ceremony at Greenwood will pay tribute to the fallen
Keeping an eye on the eagles: Hike at state park draws a crowd
Chamber Ambassadors: J.J.’s Dockside
Chamber Ambassadors: Dermatology Professionals
Friday's Weak Tornado
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Schreiber wants to make Bemidji a ‘basketball town’
BASEBALL: Bemidji to host Detroit Lakes in 8AAA opener
Bemidji’s Fenson, Polo, selected to USA Curling High Performance program
Patience and perseverance: Bemidji racer Dean Eggebraaten finally getting his chance on the track
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox win, improve to 2-0
Roger W. Lehmann
Lucille "Lucy" Kinnard
Tom A. Svoboda
Kathryn "Katie" Jane Erion
Cyndi Fenske: Ready for summer and ‘Read to Win’ at the library
Scotty Allison: Why do we recommend veterans obtain medical insurance?
John Eggers: What is Memorial Day?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes, and the fishing, heating up
John Eggers: Who was Hamilton?
The JOE-DOWN reviews ‘Crocodile Dundee’
ART BRIEFS: Acoust Hicks opens summer concert series at The Farm By The Lake, Gallery North open house and more
Off The Record Blog: I may not like Bob Dylan, but I respect him
Take a stroll with art: Bemidji Sculpture Walk returns for 18th summer
The JOE-DOWN reviews ‘13 Going On 30’
Fishing trip to Burntside Lake near Ely, Minn., offers lake trout rendezvous
Blane Klemek: The wonderful world of wetlands
FISH TALES: Daniel Jourdain Jr. on Lake Plantagent
Time for a snack
Hendricks, Nelson win Gary Newell tournament
Karsten Verke birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's ban or tax the use of plastic bags
PIONEER EDITORIAL: A session in need of repair
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Parents, don’t ignore what your instincts are telling you
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Boat inspectors serve useful function
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Remember all who fought for freedom
May 7, 2016
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Helping area businesses and government save energy
Poring over her clipboard, Dr. Rin Porter records information about a building's heating system. Rin is one of a dozen consultants for the Minnesota...
May 7, 2016 - 11:08pm
May 2, 2016
ENERGY: Meeting brings out those in favor, those opposed to pipelines
BEMIDJI—Area residents were able to share their opinions Monday on two proposed oil pipelines designed to pass through northern Minnesota....
May 2, 2016 - 9:44pm
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