Skip to main content
Autopsy results reveal cause of BSU student's death
VIDEO: Brainerd Dispatch accepts Pioneer's Lutefisk Challenge
BEMIDJI CITY GOVERNMENT: New and old for levy, budget; City looks to pay off debt, plan for future expenses
Historic bell-ringer for The Salvation Army
U.S., Cuba restore ties after 50 years
WRESTLING: Cass Lake preps for 13th annual Big Bear Tournament
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Bemidji State looks to close 2014 with a victory
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji cracks top 20 for first time this season
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen sign U of Toledo quarterback Terrance Owens
BOYS HOCKEY: Lumberjacks rally to top Green Wave 2-1, win sixth straight
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
Byron York: Obama opens fraud-ridden benefits program to illegal immigrants
Dick Polman: Thank Cruz for the Surgeon General the NRA hates
Pioneer Editorial: A tale of two buildings
Ron Paul: All I want for Christmas is a (real) government shutdown
Tina Dupuy: We’re a nation of laws
November 26, 2014
Taking action for others: Bemidji-based nonprofit looks to create permanent social change boutique
BEMIDJI -- If there's one word Jenn Anderson and Jennifer Kovach do not relate to, it's inaction. That's why the longtime Bemidji area social workers started Hands of Action International, a nonprofit, Christian faith-based organization that helps people locally and internationally. The...
news / local
November 26, 2014 - 3:53pm
November 8, 2014
Time to Give to the Max
What if your donation to United Way could be matched, making it worth twice the amount? This week it can! Donations to United Way of Bemidji Area through Give to the Max Day will be matched by an anonymous donor, up to $2,000. This Thursday, the Bemidji community is invited...
November 8, 2014 - 10:38pm
November 1, 2014
You can do it, too: Give to the Max
As the United Way campaign efforts begin to finalize, please be sure you have made your pledge or sent in your donation. The community campaign is truly that -- the community's campaign. Donating to United Way is one of your best opportunities to support the great work of this community's...
November 1, 2014 - 11:36pm
October 25, 2014
Tanya Hasbargen: Take time to invest in the community
Giving to United Way of Bemidji Area is truly an investment in the community of Bemidji. You are supporting programs and services that care for people at different stages of life, and in a variety of situations. It's the peace of mind, knowing that when there is a need, there is...
October 25, 2014 - 11:22pm
October 18, 2014
Many opportunities to be involved
One of the beautiful things about our community is that it's made up of people with different interests. These interests provide people with a passion to get involved, serve, and provide opportunities for others to join them as they share these passions. Some want to be involved...
news / local
October 18, 2014 - 11:15pm
October 11, 2014
Pay it forward
I recently spoke with staff at an area business, providing them with an overview of the United Way of Bemidji Area, explaining how we invest money into the Bemidji area and describing our various programs and events. A staff person there encouraged people to think of it as a way to...
October 11, 2014 - 10:18pm
September 21, 2014
When life deals you some tough cards...
Elvis was in Bemidji this past week, along with some other familiar sites from Las Vegas, at the annual United Way Chili Cook-Off. This year's fun theme of 'Viva Las Vegas' was well exhibited by many booths as they showed their dedication to being part of the caring power of this...
September 21, 2014 - 1:47am
September 17, 2014
VIDEO: Chili cook-off kicks off United Way campaign
BEMIDJI — The United Way of Bemidji Area kicked off its 28th annual campaign for the community Wednesday with the Chili Cook-Off at the Sanford...
news / region
September 17, 2014 - 5:02pm
May 13, 2014
Community brainstorms ideas for Carnegie Library
BEMIDJI -- Community members rattled off ideas Tuesday for what the Bemidji Carnegie Library should be used for if efforts to move and renovate...
news / local
May 13, 2014 - 11:36pm
September 25, 2013
Chili Cook-off kicks off United Way campaign
BEMIDJI — The United Way of Bemidji Area’s kicked off is 27th annual campaign for the community Wednesday with the Chili Cook-Off at the...
news / local
September 25, 2013 - 6:25pm