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Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
Blackduck boys basketball a mix of youth, experience
A bounce back year for Lady Drakes: Blackduck ready for challenges after 1-26 season
Blackduck students inducted into National Honor Society
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Bergland leads BSU women past RIT 3-1
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Freshman Radke a 'sparkplug' for BSU women
GIRLS HOCKEY: Despite solid effort from 8th-grade goalie Kimble, BHS falls to GRG
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Defense still strong, but BSU men want more offense
BOY'S HOCKEY: Duluth East edges Bemidji, 2-1
Cloyd Olaf Kilde
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
June 25, 2015
Faith briefs - Friday June 26
Public reading of New Testament set for weekend BLACKDUCK—Area churches will host a reading of the New Testament from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Blackduck Wayside Rest. Anyone who would like to read, listen, pray or help is invited to attend...
June 25, 2015 - 6:04pm
May 14, 2015
Faith briefs - Friday May 15
Norwegian service scheduled at Aardahl Lutheran BEMIDJI—A Norwegian service will take place at 10 a.m. Sunday May 17 at Aardahl Lutheran Church, 2920 Van Buren Ave SE. The service will be presented in a combination of English and Norwegian, and there will be Norwegian goodies...
May 14, 2015 - 5:59pm
February 12, 2015
Faith briefs - Friday Feb. 13
Annual prophetic conference at Mt. Zion BEMIDJI -- The seventh annual prophetic conference will take place today through Sunday at Mt. Zion Church, 414 Lincoln Ave. SE. The conference will feature guest speakers Chuck Porta from Rams Horn Ministries in Eden Prairie, Minn., and Keith...
February 12, 2015 - 4:57pm
December 18, 2014
Faith briefs - Friday Dec. 19
Christmas play at Faith Baptist Church BEMIDJI -- "Can't Cancel Christmas," a Sunday School Christmas play, will take place at 6 p.m. Sunday at Faith Baptist Church, 2531 Roosevelt Road SE. Everyone is invited. Refreshments will be served following the play. Childcare will be available....
December 18, 2014 - 6:10pm
December 11, 2014
Faith briefs - Friday Dec. 12
Bemidji Aglow meeting Saturday BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Area Aglow will meet 10 a.m. to noon Saturday Dec. 13 in Beltrami Electric Co-op's Community Room, 4111 Technology Drive NW. Barb Juhnke will share on her involvement in "Project Lydia," for women in eastern Uganda. First Lutheran...
December 11, 2014 - 4:40pm
December 4, 2014
Faith briefs - Friday Dec. 5
Businessmen's fellowship meeting Saturday BEMIDJI -- The monthly meeting of the Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship America will be held at 7 a.m. Saturday in the community room of the Beltrami Electric, 4111 Technology Drive NW. The guest speaker will be Mike Bakke, who will share...
December 4, 2014 - 5:59pm
November 13, 2014
Faith briefs - Friday Nov. 14
Christian Women's luncheon meeting set BEMIDJI -- The Christian Women's luncheon meeting will take place at 1 p.m. Monday at the Peppercorn Restaurant, 1813 Paul Bunyan Drive NW. Featured this month will be Cindy Van Brunt and Carol Nelson from Grandma's Attic with ideas on how...
November 13, 2014 - 5:16pm
October 30, 2014
Faith briefs - Friday Oct. 31
"Pilgrim's Progress" showing today BEMIDJI -- The movie "Pilgrim's Progress" will be shown at 6:30 p.m. today at Ridgewood Baptist Church, 2795 15th St. NW. Childcare is available and refreshments will be served. For the trick or treaters, candy will be handed out in the foyer. For...
October 30, 2014 - 6:15pm
October 23, 2014
Faith Briefs for 10/24/2014
Annual BBQ rib dinner on Saturday BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Council Knights of Columbus will host their 13th annual BBQ rib dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Philip’s Catholic Church, 702 Beltrami Ave. NW. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 12 and free...
October 23, 2014 - 6:52pm
Christian film opens Friday
BEMIDJI — A local homeschooling mother initiated an effort that led to a number of churches and ministries banding together to bring a new film to the Bemidji Theatre. “A Matter of Faith,” from filmmaker Rich Christiano, opens Friday in Bemidji. It tells the story of a Christian...
October 23, 2014 - 6:50pm
October 19, 2014
Amy's advice: 'Have fun, tell stories, laugh'
BEMIDJI -- Amy Grant wasn't sure she'd ever make another studio album. But then she signed with a new record company. It was a "catalog deal,"...
October 19, 2014 - 12:51am
October 9, 2014
Religion briefs for 10/10/2014
Fall bazaar at Bethel Lutheran Church BEMIDJI — A fall bazaar, soup luncheon and bake sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Bethel Lutheran Church, 5232 Irvine Ave. NW. A soup luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. that includes three soups, warm bread,...
October 9, 2014 - 7:12pm
October 1, 2014
'Survivor' contestant to headline Christian Women retreat
BEMIDJI -- As Leslie Nease came to the moment when she was expected to bow before Buddha inside a 400-year-old Chinese temple, she turned and walked out. Nease was competing in 2007's "Survivor: China," the 15th season of a reality-TV series that places contestants in remote areas...
October 1, 2014 - 7:34pm
September 4, 2014
Reaching out to Bemidji: At annual outreach fair at Oak Hills, students meet with local agencies for volunteer opportunities
BEMIDJI -- Chelsea Brown stood beside her poster boards Thursday morning, happily conversing with college students as they approached her with...
September 4, 2014 - 11:27pm
August 23, 2014
CAIR holds interfaith dialogue in Bagley following religious tensions
BAGLEY -- After tense confrontations earlier this year between Christians and Muslims in Bagley, an interfaith dialogue there Saturday went off without incident. Saly Abd Alla, a civil rights attorney and panelist at the event, fought back tears when it ended as she thanked the...
August 23, 2014 - 11:04pm