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Bemidji High School Winter Sports Spotlight
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
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PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
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PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
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PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
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PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
December 6, 2016
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
It’s always good to end the season on a win. And the Bemidji State University football team did just that Saturday. And now they are bowl champions. BSU topped the Washburn University Ichabods 36-23 to win the Mineral Water Bowl title on Saturday in Excelsior, Mo., for the school’s...
December 6, 2016 - 10:22am
December 5, 2016
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
BSU senior running back Gena Adams was selected as a Division II Academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America...
December 5, 2016 - 9:55pm
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
In addition to Adams, BSU football defensive backs Damon Benham and Gunner Olszewski were named to the Conference Commissioner’s Association...
December 5, 2016 - 9:52pm
December 4, 2016
FOOTBALL: Beavers win Mineral Water Bowl for first-ever postseason victory
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. — The Beavers doused interim head coach Brent Bolte with the ice water-bath as the final seconds ticked off the clock...
December 4, 2016 - 4:11pm
December 2, 2016
FOOTBALL: Beavers hope for one last victory
It's been three weeks since the Bemidji State football team ended its regular season with a 76-13 rout of Minnesota Crookston. That gave the...
December 2, 2016 - 7:18pm
November 25, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What is doing the right thing?
I am a graduate of Bemidji State University (B.S. degree 1964, M.S. degree 1967). I played football, ran track and played one year of baseball. I have continued to be a Beaver over the years, serving on committees, helping with fundraising and donating money. I have been a head football...
November 25, 2016 - 5:49am
November 24, 2016
Brothers boost Beavers: Center Jesse Hein snaps to Jordan to keep the BSU offense rolling
BEMIDJI—When Bemidji State's quarterback starts yelling at his center (or vice versa), don't worry. It's not personal. It's just family....
November 24, 2016 - 6:00am
November 22, 2016
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: BSU QB Hein named Harlon Hill Trophy finalist
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji State junior quarterback Jordan Hein was announced as one of 42 players nominated for the 2016 Harlon Hill Trophy, which goes...
November 22, 2016 - 9:17am
November 18, 2016
PREP SPORTS: Area football players receive postseason awards
A number of area high school football players in the Northwest Football District have been honored for their 2016 seasons. Bagley senior linebacker Ben Thoma was named East Sub District Defensive Player of the Year and was also selected to the Northwest All-District Team. Also selected...
November 18, 2016 - 6:58pm
Tickets on sale for Mineral Water Bowl
BEMIDJI -- Tickets for the 2016 Mineral Water Bowl featuring the Bemidji State football team are now available for purchase through the Beaver...
November 18, 2016 - 6:55pm
November 16, 2016
FOOTBALL: BSU sets program high with 17 All-NSIC selections
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji State football team secured a program-record 17 players on the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference All-Conference...
November 16, 2016 - 9:51pm
November 15, 2016
Vikings cut kicker Walsh after another rough outing
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings have released struggling kicker Blair Walsh, the team announced Tuesday morning, Nov. 15. Walsh...
November 15, 2016 - 11:29am
November 14, 2016
BEAVERS BOWL BOUND: BSU earns Mineral Water Bowl bid, will play Washburn Dec. 3
BEMIDJI—Bemidji State's football season is not over. Despite being knocked out of playoff contention with three losses, the Beavers received...
November 14, 2016 - 9:24pm
November 13, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Coach bettered our lives through lessons
It is extremely difficult to quantify the impact a person has made on your life in just a few paragraphs. Each story, lesson taught and moment shared often needs a page to itself. My hope is that the following message shows the magnitude of how much Jeff Tesch has meant to my life....
November 13, 2016 - 12:25am
November 11, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ex-coach says Tesch deserved better
I am writing to express some concerns about the BSU and Jeff Tesch situation. I recruited Jeff out of high school and coached him in college...
November 11, 2016 - 10:45pm