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Bemidji walks to end Alzheimer’s
Luncheon and silent auction in Blackduck
Falk new board chair of Bemidji Chamber board
Mell joins Sanford Health Walker Clinic
Boo Bash set for Oct. 28
FOOTBALL: Beavers can’t complete thrilling comeback after failed conversion
VOLLEYBALL: BSU swept by Concordia
WOMEN'S GOLF: Beavers in 10th place in Marshall
BHS swimmers take second at home invite
BOYS SOCCER: BHS comes from behind, downs Brainerd 4-2
Joanie Brune Anywaush
Maurice W. Johnson
Karel Allison Knutson
Joannie Brune Anywaush
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Let’s not sell our students short
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: You’ll never know what you’ll find in the bird house
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Bronson’
MATTHEW LIEDKE: A guide for autumn trips to the movie theater
Watermark Art Center awarded grant for Native American programming
Artist in ink: Diane Crawford uses alcohol inks to create works of art (VIDEO)
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Can’t Hardly Wait’
PAUL NELSON: Fall cooldown continues for peak fishing
Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moons and fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can fit with any garden
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can with any garden
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
MILESTONES: Kelm-Grefe engagement
MILESTONES: St. Peter birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a list of what Republicans believe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two thoughts about the school dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
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...
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....
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,...
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...
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...
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
February 4, 2015
BSU students vote to ban water bottle sales
BEMIDJI -- The student government at Bemidji State University on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill to ban the sale of plastic water bottles. The BSU Student Senate voted to become the first college in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system to ban the sale...
February 4, 2015 - 8:11pm
January 29, 2015
Funds for White Earth land purchase rejected
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota House committee voted against giving the White Earth Nation nearly $2.2 million to buy land for wildlife habitat. Wednesday's 13-8 vote in a House natural resources committee came on an amendment by state Rep. Steve Green, R-Fosston, who said he is a member...
January 29, 2015 - 11:00am
January 7, 2015
Hundreds pack Sandpiper hearing in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Roughly 500 people attended a hearing in Bemidji that may help decide the fate of the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline planned to cross...
January 7, 2015 - 8:20pm
January 6, 2015
Sandpiper hearing is Wednesday in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Enbridge Energy officials discussed this week's hearings on the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline planned to run through northern Minnesota -- including one in Bemidji Wednesday -- during an interview with the Pioneer on Tuesday. The hearings are part of an ongoing process...
January 6, 2015 - 9:09pm