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Timber talks: Forestry business leaders meet with state DNR commissioner in Bemidji
Tenth annual Run/Walk/Skate for Suicide Prevention set for Sept. 10
A sky view at Sanford Bemidji: Work continues on roof after July windstorms
Labor Day refuse schedule change
Minn. business expands to raise saltwater shrimp you can eat
BSU FOOTBALL: Head coach Tesch on 'leave of absence'
Vikings QB Bridgewater injures knee during practice
AUTO RACING: Bemidji Speedway wraps up track championship season
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox beat St. Martin in Class C state tourney opener
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS boys second, girls fifth at Shocky Strand Invitational
Patricia Jane Blue
John Martin Bratrud
Madeline D. Boswell
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Cyndi Fenske: Goings on at the library in September
John Eggers: Find first day teacher success
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Much music in Bemidj this week
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY AUG. 28
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
MASTER GARDENERS: What is your lawn plethora at summer's end?
FISH TALES: Jude Hicks on Lake Marquette
Blane Klemek: Observations on the American crow
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Community Band season was best ever
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time to think about school food as new school year nears
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Many stepped forward to clean up cemetery
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
BSU FOOTBALL: Head coach Tesch on 'leave of absence'
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