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BDA urges more City Council involvement on downtown parking
Girl injured in Eckles Township shooting Monday, suspect in custody
Bemidji grocer, community advocate Joe Lueken dies at 72
Why do we play?: School Board hears report on middle and high school activity involvement
A slice of life: Rod’s Specialty Meats has been in the area for almost three decades
Bemidji Speedway: Hauber, Reed capture first feature races
Baseball: Legion begins postseason Thursday at Perham; Blue Ox hosts Cass Lake Monday
Beavers: Men's basketball, golf hold annual fundraising scrambles
BASEBALL: Bemidji Legion drops doubleheader against EGF
BEAVERS HOCKEY: Good day for golfing at Galen Nagle
Frank Clark Loch
Neil Edward Dietrich
Joseph "Joe" Anton Lueken
Blane Klemek: Keeping an eye on the kestrels
John Eggers: Building a new school is the right decision
Mints can fit right in here
John Eggers: Kids write to God ... and get answers
Blane Klemek: Some reading up on the Raven
'Fargo' TV miniseries gets second season on FX with new cast
Switchfoot at Sanford Center
Art briefs - Sunday July 20
Pioneer Previews: Check out Art in the Park
2014 Bemidji Area Arts Endowment grants
Paul Nelson: Water temperatures remain cool in Bemidji area lakes
More boaters ticketed for invasive species violations
Paul Nelson: Surface water in Bemidji area lakes finally nears 70 degrees
Hunting: North Dakota spring pheasant population numbers on the rise
Kimmes anniversary celebrations
Letter: Former student calls for more comprehensive health education
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Small blow against gridlock
Rich Lowry: Obama’s hilarious lawlessness
Pioneer Viewpoints: Downtown getting some real boosts
JOe Gandelman: Inaccurate political rage
December 12, 2013
Making a present
Five year old Mikayleigh Cloud is assisted by Grandma Trudy English making a present for her mother during Santa’s Workshop. The event was...
news / local
December 12, 2013 - 11:35pm
March 1, 2013
Evergreen hosts open house
Evergreen Youth & Family Services celebrated an open house Feb. 26 with tours of its new offices and apartments followed by a short program. Becky Schueller, left, executive director of Evergreen, and Rebecca Hoffman, Evergreen Youth Services program director, honored Bob Whelan...
March 1, 2013 - 3:20pm
Paul Ericsson: Something for everyone at the library
Continuing with our robust schedule of literary, cultural and history events, we have something for everyone in March and April. There will be a creative songwriting workshop for sixth- through eighth-grade children from 12:30-3:00 p.m. Saturday. Songwriter Paul Spring will lead...
March 1, 2013 - 3:12pm
February 28, 2013
Obama to urge court to overturn gay marriage ban
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Thursday will ask the Supreme Court to overturn California's ban on gay marriage and take a skeptical view of similar bans elsewhere, according to a person familiar with the government's legal filing in the California case. While the...
February 28, 2013 - 4:59pm
February 26, 2013
‘Tears were frozen to his face’: Bemidji bus driver resigns after forcing child to walk home in the cold
WILTON – A 6-year-old boy was forced to walk a quarter-mile home in freezing temperatures last week after a school bus driver refused to let the child off the bus at his house. According to Daryl Bohn and Amber Thayer, their younger son, Darrion, tried to disembark the bus after...
news / local
February 26, 2013 - 9:57pm
Evergreen holds open house at new site
Evergreen Youth & Family Services held an open house Tuesday afternoon at its new site at 610 Patriot Drive NW. Blessings and a formal program...
news / local
February 26, 2013 - 9:30pm
February 25, 2013
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Treatment facility seeks to expand Restore House of Bemidji is proposing a chemical dependency residential treatment facility in Helga Township. The planned nine-bed facility for men would allow the Bemidji home to be converted into a women’s house. Between the two homes, 15 people...
opinion / editorial
February 25, 2013 - 11:54pm
Open house set today for new Evergreen facility
BEMIDJI – Evergreen Youth & Family Services will host an open house today to celebrate its new site. In December, Evergreen relocated its headquarters and youth drop-in center to 610 Patriot Drive NW, also establishing six onsite youth supportive housing units. An open house...
news / local
February 25, 2013 - 11:43pm
DPS program gives over 4,500 car seats to Minnesota families
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Thousands of Minnesota families have benefited from a program that provides free car seats to those in need. The Department of Public Safety says that over the last two years it has provided 4,591 car seats through a program that ensures low-income families...
news / region
February 25, 2013 - 4:44pm
February 22, 2013
John Eggers: So how is February treating you?
“Ask not what your fortune cookie can do for you but what you can do for your fortune cookie.” That’s the best fortune I have ever received. Why? It really made me think about what I was doing and what was happening around us. But what did it really mean? My wife, Kathy, recently...
February 22, 2013 - 4:22pm
February 20, 2013
Younger children featured in budget plan
ST. PAUL – Adding money to early childhood education and all-day kindergarten programs, as Gov. Mark Dayton suggests, is important to Minnesota’s future, the state House education finance leader says. “Those two programs really pay dividends into the future,” Rep. Paul Marquart,...
February 20, 2013 - 12:41am
February 15, 2013
Donation will help Red Lake improve dental access for kids
RED LAKE – PrimeWest Health presented a $107,463 check to Red Lake Comprehensive Health last month to improve dental access for children on the Red Lake Reservation. James Przybilla, chief executive officer for PrimeWest, and Matt Magnuson, PrimeWest director of membership and program...
news / business
February 15, 2013 - 4:00pm
John Eggers: Lent: Don’t give up, try taking on renewed purpose
Lent was always a dark time when I was young. I remember going to those Wednesday night Lenten services where my grandfather served as pastor. It always seemed so cold, so dreary and so long. The drive home also seemed longer even though we just lived a few blocks from church. My...
February 15, 2013 - 3:52pm
February 14, 2013
Hundreds at Capitol rally want gay marriage
ST. PAUL – Three mothers of gay men joined hundreds of others in the Minnesota Capitol on Thursday with one goal. “It’s important that they be treated equally,” Mabel Galvin said. Government should treat all citizens the same, added Kay Allen. And Therese Presley said government...
February 14, 2013 - 11:41pm
February 10, 2013
NCFS receives donations from Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
BEMIDJI – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its missionaries donated items to the Northwoods Coalition for Family Safety on Jan. 18. Items donated included diapers, clothing, household items, cleaning supplies, hygiene items and care kits. The NCFS said it was...
February 10, 2013 - 11:08pm