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'Red Lake' documentary focuses on recovery
No boundaries for fishing: Angling event returns to Lake Bemidji (photo gallery)
'Ondaadiziikewin' in Bemidji: Midwives, doulas hold conference in Bemidji
Water Carnival starts Wednesday (with schedule)
Group home staff save resident from drowning on Pillager Lake (w/video)
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
April 11, 2016
Evan Hazard: Choice and shenanigans at the grocery store
In some households, wives — even those with full-time jobs — do most of the grocery shopping. I certainly didn’t do a full share of household...
April 11, 2016 - 6:21pm
March 8, 2016
Evan Hazard: Yours truly: An online raptor sleuth
Many of you know there are webcams that let you observe nest activities of raptors and other birds. Some are run by state agencies, others by...
March 8, 2016 - 12:09am
Evan Hazard: My day: North Dakota landforms and an old friend
Dr. Robert Seabloom is Emeritus Professor of Biology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. Until Jan. 28 at 5 p.m., I’d met Bob three or...
February 8, 2016 - 11:30pm
January 12, 2016
Evan Hazard: My day: A one-day family reunion
Monday Dec. 28: Christmas Day (Friday) I got to Evangelical Covenant Church shortly before noon. Community Holiday Meal was there this year,...
January 12, 2016 - 12:28am
December 7, 2015
Evan Hazard: No little green aliens
Last month’s “Threescore and Ten” painted an upbeat picture of the likelihood of other earth-like planets, oodles with “Life As We Know...
December 7, 2015 - 9:21pm
November 10, 2015
Evan Hazard: My two days: E.R. and A.L.L.
Many of you know I had two angina attacks some years ago, both proving to be related to my esophagus, not my heart. They were painful, maybe...
November 10, 2015 - 12:12am
October 13, 2015
Evan Hazard: A packrat’s collection of New Yorker covers
On. Sept. 29, I emailed friends that the Oct. 6, 1915 “New Yorker” had just come, its cover alone being worth the magazine’s $7.99 list...
October 13, 2015 - 1:49am
September 7, 2015
Evan Hazard: A scrumptious ad hoc supper
What’s for supper? Actually, that evening, Thursday July 30, I was covered. Several containers of at least three versions of “freezer soup”...
September 7, 2015 - 10:44pm
August 10, 2015
Evan Hazard: Notes on recent live music, plus lunch
My January ’99 column was “Appreciating music when you don’t know the score.” I still don’t know the “score” (musical notation),...
August 10, 2015 - 10:33pm
July 13, 2015
Evan Hazard: When I was a kid...
The Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History opened in 1935. The museum was free, then; the planetarium cost a quarter...
July 13, 2015 - 10:50pm
June 9, 2015
Evan Hazard: A sterling Bemidji Concert, plus a late bulletin
The Bemidji Chorale’s annual spring concert was May 17 at 7 p.m. As usual, the Hobson Union Ballroom was crowded, but there were a few seats...
June 9, 2015 - 12:16am
May 11, 2015
Evan Hazard: Response to a columnist’s take on theology
Susan Stamper Brown writes one of the Pioneer’s politically diverse columns. Susan’s well right of center, and anyway, I normally avoid politics...
May 11, 2015 - 11:18pm
April 13, 2015
Evan Hazard: Everything was quite correct (almost)
Bemidji Opera Theater did Gilbert & Sullivan’s “The Mikado” in February. (And yes, the title above is derived from Pish-Tush’s first solo in Act I.) Actually, my exposure to live G&S began on Broadway on ‘46 or so: “The Mikado,” by Britain’s D’Oyly Carte...
April 13, 2015 - 11:44pm
March 10, 2015
Evan Hazard: Stale gag, superb music
Many of you would agree that Bemidji’s greatest cultural coup in the last decade was landing Dr. Beverly Everett. Beverly has brought much good music our way, and brought the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra (BSO) to a level of performance that is incredible for a largely volunteer ensemble. But...
March 10, 2015 - 1:01am
February 26, 2015
Northland Stargazing: Open clusters, saints' days, and the vernal equinox
Daylight savings time starts March 8. "Spring ahead, Fall back:" set your clocks ahead one hour the night before. Nothing of note happens this Sunday, but it is St. David's Day. David is patron saint of Wales, and I'm in trouble with some readers if I don't mention that. March...
February 26, 2015 - 11:56pm