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Joy for the Christmas season
Kat's cats: Local bookstore serves as foster home for Beltrami Humane Society cats
Cass Lake man enters guilty plea in shooting
Richmond woman pleads not guilty to burglary
More newspapers take the Lutefisk Challenge
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers host Ohio State to open second half
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU ends 2014 at Crookston
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji downs East Grand Forks for first win
WRESTLING: Bemidji takes down Grand Rapids
SKIING: Bemidji finishes in the middle at Mt. Itasca
Evert Bernhard Wickstrom
Timothy Wayne Goodman
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Patrick Guilfoile: A kiss may not be just a kiss
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
A holiday on the beach: Beach Boys to perform hits, Christmas music at the Sanford Center
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
Pioneer Previews: Winter joy, winter cold and winter fun
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Niskanen birthday celebration
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
Byron York: Obama opens fraud-ridden benefits program to illegal immigrants
Dick Polman: Thank Cruz for the Surgeon General the NRA hates
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