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Anishinaabe Sobriety Run starts
Red Lake Police arrest two in connection with 11 burglaries
Simon, seeking Secretary of State spot, stops in Bemidji
Auditor candidate Entenza visits Bemidji; Primary race is only high-profile statewide DFL contest
2014 PRIMARY ELECTION: Otto responds to Entenza
GOLF: Hinners, Fiechtner share Executive medalist score after day two at Birchmont
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Tough schedule awaits BSU in 2014-15
Amateur baseball: Blue Ox blitz Cass Lake for league playoff title
BASKETBALL: Return trip to Northern Iowa highlights BSU men's hoops schedule for 2014-15
BIRCHMONT BEGINS: Brink shoots low round in first day of Men’s Championship qualifying
Naomi Otillia Magoon-Colsen
Mary Ellen Johnson
Charles Thomas Sr.
Marie Pauline Anderson
Building those boulevard gardens
John Eggers: Old advice is good advice: Use your brain
Patrick Guilfoile: Are our friends really family?
Blane Klemek: Several species of swallows thrive in Minnesota
What's new at the Beltrami County Fair Horticulture Area
It's a hard knock life for Annie; Classic play rounds out Paul Bunyan Playhouse season
Art briefs - Sunday July 27
'Northern Bass' should be caught at Lake Bemidji State Park
‘Fargo’ Season 2 will be set in 1979, executive producer says
Switchfoot at Sanford Center
Minnesota scales back deer hunt: Most areas in and around Bemidji will be in lottery zones
Hunting: DNR officials set 2014 wolf target harvest at 250 animals
Paul Nelson: Anglers switch to summer patterns on Bemidji area lakes
Single zebra mussel confirmed in Green Lake
Paul Nelson: Water temperatures remain cool in Bemidji area lakes
Kimmes anniversary celebrations
Pioneer editorial: The Lueken legacy
Tom Purcell Teens not working doesn’t work
Donna Brazile: In whom do we trust?
Rich Lowry: Hamas’ useful idiots
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: What would Jesus say?
July 7, 2014
Evan Hazard: The altos (et al.) that bloom in the spring
The annual spring concert of the Bemidji Chorale was Sunday May 18 at 7 pm. At 6:40 there were still several empty seats in the middle of the front row of BSU’s, Hobson Union Ballroom. It was close to standing room only when the concert started. My seat put me right behind conductor...
July 7, 2014 - 11:53pm
June 9, 2014
Evan Hazard: ‘. . . dependable, prompt, and reliable,’ but forgetful
At the end of spring semester at BSU, departments housed in Sattgast Hall hold a scholarship recognition ceremony in the building’s largest classroom to recognize students who have been awarded scholarships for the next academic year. I usually go because the faculty like to have...
June 9, 2014 - 11:42pm
May 31, 2014
Planets and bright stars in June
At 5:51 a.m., June 21, our longest day, Summer Solstice officially begins astronomical summer. Earliest sunrise is about a week earlier, latest sunset about a week later. For refreshers on why those don't all occur on June 21, type "earliest summer sunrise" in a search engine. Mosquitoes...
May 31, 2014 - 11:17pm
May 12, 2014
Evan Hazard: Conductor Dennis Russell Davies is 70
In the mid ‘50s, when we lived in and near Ann Arbor, MI Elaine and I bought season tickets to concerts at the University of Michigan’s Hill Auditorium. There we learned about chamber orchestras, and became chamber music fans. When MPR announcers noted in mid-April 2014 that...
May 12, 2014 - 11:23pm
April 8, 2014
Evan Hazard: A non-threatening visual quirk
The first time, it was daytime and I was alone. I don’t recall if it was indoors or out, or the season, and I neglected to write anything down. There was nothing else odd happening that I could relate it to. Also, it was well before 2010, because I often talked with Elaine about...
April 8, 2014 - 12:56am
March 10, 2014
Evan Hazard: The Hebrew Bible’s most difficult book: The Book of Job
My folks got “The New Yorker” and we/I have subscribed for most of our years in Bemidji. Those familiar with it know it’s not just about New York City. Its lists of events and restaurant reviews are, and some articles are, but many are about other places or general topics....
March 10, 2014 - 10:36pm
Evan Hazard: Deerwood meals and ‘Whitby Tweed’
Last you heard, I’d had my Nov. 25 appointment at University of Minnesota Hospital Dental Clinic and the “beef curry Kandy (my daughter-in-law) made when we got back to Stuart and Carol’s was fine.” Tuesday, we drove back to Deerwood, stopping en route at a Chinese restaurant...
February 10, 2014 - 11:57pm
January 13, 2014
Evan Hazard: Eating our way to and in Minneapolis
Friday Nov. 22, the plan was that I follow Kandy’s emailed directions to Brian’s and her parsonage in Deerwood, pick up Kandy, and drive her to Stuart and Carol’s Twin Cities house before dark. I headed out later than expected (as usual), turned off 371 in Brainerd one stoplight...
January 13, 2014 - 11:31pm
December 9, 2013
Evan Hazard: An epiphany in G major and the music inside us
To me, all Bemidji Symphony Orchestra concerts are a must, but I really looked forward to “Homecoming Celebrations” on Nov. 10. I’m a Dvorák fan, and the concert included two favorites: his Symphony No. 8 in G and his ‘Cello Concerto in b. As many of you would expect, I...
December 9, 2013 - 11:00pm
November 12, 2013
Evan Hazard: Genetics and diet: A scientific controversy
In November of 2010 and January of 2011, we discussed primary and secondary biological literature. Actually, you have read sterling examples of secondary lit in this newspaper, by microbiologist Patrick Guilfoile, now associate academic vice president at Bemidji State University....
November 12, 2013 - 3:57pm
October 8, 2013
Evan Hazard: Dining al fresco at the turn of the seasons
The first three panels of the Aug. 20, 2003 “Arlo and Janis” cartoon depict the couple chatting in a Mexican eatery. No actual dialog is shown, but during the conversation, Janis and Arlo finish off two baskets of taco chips. Then, in panel 4, the waiter arrives with “Dos burritos...
October 8, 2013 - 12:55am
September 9, 2013
Evan Hazard: Birds, tridecs and how to get rid of uninvited guests
In a May 2012 column, I mentioned that I simplified my feeding station by discarding larger bird seeds and putting smaller “blackseed” in both feeders. I still saw a decent variety of birds. That column, incidentally, had trademark problems. Where it says “seed(s),” and...
September 9, 2013 - 11:05pm
July 29, 2013
Evan Hazard: A fuzzy swath in the nighttime 'firmament'
The greatest wonder for naked eye stargazing was, for ages, also its greatest mystery. Away from light pollution on a clear moonless late evening this week, you will see lots of stars and one planet, Saturn low in the WSW. But, stretching from behind Perseus, which is now rising in...
July 29, 2013 - 11:29pm