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Chamber Ambassadors: Fastenal
Paul Bunyan Communications awarded Border to Border Broadband Grant
Sanford’s Akande earns certification
Festive season begins: Annual Night We Light parade held in downtown Bemidji
Morning, noon and night: Black Friday creates a busy time for local retailers
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji survives Crookston rallies for 2nd victory of the season
GIRLS HOCKEY: Bemidji falls to Sartell/St. Stephen, 5-1
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers beat Huntsville 4-1, earn first series sweep of season
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen axed from IFL
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers score three goals in the third to top Huntsville 4-1
Wayne "Mort" Morton
Mikyah Karen Yates
Paul Robert "Hutt" Stillday
Darlene Marie Needham
Leonard "Sonny" McDougall
John Eggers: ‘Over the River and Through the Woods’
Sacred substances: Food as our way to give thanks
PATT RALL COLUMN: Another jewel in the crown for BSU Music Department
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don’t expect to start ice fishing soon
John Eggers: Are your children engaged?
OFF THE RECORD Review: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Seven: Did You Do This? No, You Did It!
OFF THE RECORD BLOG: Bemidji’s Stoner Avenue signs appear on top 10 ‘Commonly Stolen Street Signs’ list
Off The Record REVIEW: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Six: Rhinoceros
Rock band Styx to headline Lakes Jam 2016
Off The Record Blog: They Are Bringing Back Mystery Science Theater 3000
Bemidji second-grader lands 55-inch muskie during birthday trip
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: It's safe to go shopping, but not ice fishing
Blane Klemek: Once swarming the prairies, bison are still a sight to behold
Rare bird spotted in Minnesota, last sighting reported 21 years ago
Cougars make a Midwest comeback, but likely won't boom in Minnesota
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The First Amendment remains alive and well
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Senate leader Reid needs to be replaced
Patricia Jesperson: Private-sector Rx for workforce woes
Will Durst: How many turkeys died for your dinner?
Byron York: A gift to 2016 GOP candidates
September 15, 2015
Jason Stanford: Joe Biden, America’s dad
Everyone’s asking whether Joe Biden will run for president, but he’s already done something more important. He made me a better dad. After building a business and fiddling around with writing columns, my wife and I moved from Texas to the D.C. area a year ago because I got what...
opinion / commentary
September 15, 2015 - 11:36pm
January 21, 2015
Bemidji's 'Daddy Daughter Dance' to be held Feb. 7
BEMIDJI -- The city’s annual Daddy Daughter Dance will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Sanford Center, Gate Four, 1111 Event Center Drive. Cost is $37 for a dad and daughter and $20 for each additional child. Admission includes appetizers, picture...
News / local
January 21, 2015 - 4:32pm
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...
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...
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