Skip to main content
Serratore named 'outstanding community builder'
'A good day in Bemidji' AmeriCorps workers serve local nonprofits (W/ VIDEO)
Bemidji schools aim for 3 percent bump in test scores
Red Lake receives funding for suicide prevention
Woman missing from Motley group home found safe
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU women open regular season this weekend at Syracuse
GIRLS SOCCER: Lumberjacks cook Spuds in thrilling comeback
GIRLS TENNIS: Bemidji sweeps Moorhead, Fergus Falls in triangular
BOYS SOCCER: Bemidji blanks Crookston 6-0
Warriors going to Winter Park: Red Lake football gets donation from ESPN, will appear on Vikings' ‘Monday Night Football’ game
Dorothy "Dot" Schocker
Susan Eileen Bessler
Alexander Carl (Shorty) Petersen
Dorothy Sunde Bishop
Ole "Buddie" Risland Sr.
MASTER GARDENERS: What ate my potatoes?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
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
Tigirlily to open for Justin Moore at Sanford Center
Monday Movie Report: Oscars Foreign Language Category adds first contenders
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall is in the area, and in the theaters
BSO opens new season, 'Legends & Lore'
Justin Moore comes to Bemidji on Oct. 1
Rock-solid restoration: New Knutson Dam near Pennington unveiled
DNR to sell 40 northern Minnesota land parcels
Lake Bemidji State Park youth, muzzleloader hunts
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Cooling water temperatures pool the fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
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
January 29, 2013
Regulators propose improvements in day care safety
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State inspection records for thousands of in-home day care providers could be posted online if legislators approve new safety recommendations. The Star Tribune reports state regulators will propose a variety of new safety measures in response to a rising number...
January 29, 2013 - 8:44am
Sales tax plan would be boon to some Minnesota cities; Bemidji could be affected
By BRIAN BAKST, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — About two dozen Minnesota cities — including Bemidji — and counties whose sales taxes piggyback on the state’s would see a gusher of new money if Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposed sales tax expansion prevails. Most of the...
January 29, 2013 - 12:40am
January 15, 2013
Driving through life: Couple transports generations of students
By Molly Miron, Special to the Pioneer A miniature yellow school bus, the mailbox for Ken and Cindy Stevens, hints at their occupations. The...
January 15, 2013 - 3:05am
January 14, 2013
Minnesota to digitize old adoption records
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota plans to make it easier for people researching their family histories to access old adoption information by digitizing roughly 5 million pages worth of records, including some that date to the late 19th century. The records are stored on about 2,000...
January 14, 2013 - 9:44am
January 10, 2013
Bemidji to use funds to upgrade smaller neighborhood parks
BEMIDJI – Despite the lack of sales tax money to spend on park improvements this year, the city still has some plans in the works. The city...
January 10, 2013 - 11:21pm
Franken pushes mental health support to combat violence
By John Lundy, Forum News Service DULUTH — Mental-health professionals, not more guns, are the way to address school violence, Sen. Al Franken...
January 10, 2013 - 2:10am
Red Cross offers flu-prevention tips
BEMIDJI – As the flu spreads throughout the country, the American Red Cross is urging the public to get the flu shot, if they haven’t already. At clinics in Bemidji, Blackduck, Walker and Cass Lake, seven cases – six in the month of December – were reported. At Sanford Bemidji...
January 10, 2013 - 12:28am
January 8, 2013
Nonprofit aims to help women with unplanned pregnancies
BEMIDJI – A new nonprofit is hosting an open house this week. The Northwoods Pregnancy Care Center, which aims to support females dealing with unplanned pregnancies, invites the public to visit and tour its facility from 2-6 p.m. Thursday. The center is located in Suite 1 of 677...
January 8, 2013 - 1:00am
January 7, 2013
Efforts aim to improve Minnesota’s recycling rate
By Stephanie Hemphill, MPR News 91.3 FM As the Legislature begins a new session, Minnesota’s moribund recycling rates are likely to be a target...
January 7, 2013 - 11:18pm
January 5, 2013
Sanford aims to improve American Indian health care
BEMIDJI – A patient is best served when she has a team of medical staff working in tandem to address all of her medical needs, says Dr. Valerie...
January 5, 2013 - 10:19pm
Health Forum aims to discuss healthy lifestyles
BEMIDJI – Community members are invited to gather later this month for a conversation on fostering healthy communities. The North Country State Health Improvement Program will host a Healthy Community Forum from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Bemidji. North...
January 5, 2013 - 10:11pm
Living life outdoors
If Tim Humphrey had his way, he’d likely be outdoors every minute of every day. That, of course, is hardly practical – especially when one...
January 5, 2013 - 10:09pm
January 4, 2013
Till death do they part : In love for decades, Bemidji man’s parents died within hours of one another
By Chuck Haga, Forum News Service CROOKSTON – In 65 years of marriage, most of it spent in Crookston, Clifford and Eva Vevea did everything...
January 4, 2013 - 1:10am
January 3, 2013
Custody awarded after parents' murder-suicide near Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A judge in Otter Tail County has awarded custody of an orphaned child to the parents of a teen who killed the toddler's mother and then himself. Darrin and Catherine Cox sought custody of the girl after their 17-year-old son, Dylan Cox, shot and killed...
January 3, 2013 - 8:37am
January 1, 2013
John Eggers: Time to put the X factor into your resolutions?
Darn resolutions! Here we go again. Why should I make them if I can’t keep them? What if I put the X factor into each of them? (Drum roll) What is the X factor? Here is a boring definition. In mathematics “X” is a variable used to represent an unknown number, which influences...
January 1, 2013 - 12:37am