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Kelliher VFW pancake breakfast Sunday
Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
Saturday to be ‘Bob Dylan Day’ in Minnesota
Grand jury indicts suspect in fatal Dollar Tree store shooting
Police look for whose cremated remains left at cemetery
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: BSU ready to bounce back from double OT loss
Bemidji High School Winter Sports Spotlight
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
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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
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
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PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
May 25, 2016
High School Graduations
Graduation season is here as several area high schools will be holding graduation ceremonies this week and next. -TrekNorth High School will graduate 32 students Friday at 6 p.m. at the Beaux Arts Ballroom on the BSU campus -Voyageurs Expeditionary High School will graduate 10 students...
May 25, 2016 - 7:57pm
May 10, 2016
PHOTO GALLERY: Northwest Technical College Commencement
Northwest Technical College celebrated 341 new college graduates in front of a crowd of family, friends and supporters at its annual Commencement...
May 10, 2016 - 4:53pm
May 4, 2016
College graduation season arrives
BEMIDJI -- Here’s a list of graduation ceremonies for local colleges and universities planned for the next few weeks: BSU will graduate more than 1,000 students Friday at 2 p.m. at the Sanford Center.Northwest Technical College will graduate nearly 350 students Friday at 7 p.m....
May 4, 2016 - 6:03pm
Senior to sophomore: Voyageurs graduate well on her way at BSU
BEMIDJI -- Sarah Thooft grew up studying literature, and she has no plans to stop. “My mom is an English major, so when we were home-schooled,...
June 4, 2015 - 7:43pm
May 30, 2015
Danny Tyree: Those graduation blues
May 20, 2015 was one of the most bittersweet days of my life. That’s when my son Gideon reached the milestone of graduating from sixth grade. I was a bit weepy as I took photos of the whole class, knowing this exact group would probably never be together again. (My best friend...
May 30, 2015 - 11:57pm
A new chapter for BHS seniors: Commencement ceremony held at Sanford Center (photos)
BEMIDJI -- The senior class of Bemidji High School came together for the final time Saturday night at the Sanford Center. The commencement...
May 30, 2015 - 10:18pm
May 29, 2015
Harvard bound: Senior Tony Turner headed to Ivy League after graduation
BEMIDJI -- Busy, is the word used to describe Tony Turner’s four years at Bemidji High School. From academics to activities, Turner has been...
May 29, 2015 - 5:47pm
May 11, 2015
Oak Hills holds commencement
BEMIDJI -- Oak Hills Christian College held its graduation ceremonies on Saturday at Evangelical Free Church in Bemidji. A total of 24 students...
May 11, 2015 - 5:50pm
May 8, 2015
Connected with the college: NTC grad says school was the right choice for her
BEMIDJI -- Jess Ness had plans to attend college, but not until her children, Cameron, now 7, and Saige, 3, were in school full time. But her...
May 8, 2015 - 8:17pm
Flying into graduation: BSU commencement (photos)
BEMIDJI -- BSU celebrated 1,002 college graduates Friday in front of a capacity crowd of family, friends and supporters, according to a release...
May 8, 2015 - 7:00pm
Miranda makes it: Single mother will graduate with nursing degree from BSU
BEMIDJI -- Acquiring a college degree has been a 10-year journey for Miranda Rose. When she graduated high school in 2004, she went straight...
May 8, 2015 - 4:20pm
February 23, 2015
Bemidji School Board studying graduation date, holidays for 2015-16 school year
BEMIDJI -- How long is too long between graduation and the end of the school year? The Bemidji School Board faces this question as it mulls the best option for the 2015-16 school year, having been presented with a calendar that would have seniors graduating while six days of class...
February 23, 2015 - 10:28pm
January 25, 2015
Students in the News
Local students on dean's list at ICC GRAND RAPIDS -- Local students Hanna Olson and Thomas Revering were two of the 267 students named to the 2014 fall semester dean's list at Itasca Community College. Students qualified for this honor by completing a minimum of 12 credits and...
January 25, 2015 - 12:00am
May 24, 2014
Danny Tyree: Graduation Day: The untold story
I auditioned, but I didn’t get the part. I’m speaking of 1978, when I was bitterly disappointed not to be chosen as graduation speaker for my high school class (Marshall County, Tenn.). My script no longer exists, but I seem to recall it containing pearls of wisdom such as “Consider...
May 24, 2014 - 10:28pm
May 19, 2014
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: A lifetime of difference
It's graduation week at George Washington University, where Steve has taught for the last 23 years. After the final exam in his class, a student quietly handed him a note that read in part: "You have believed in me since the beginning and told me not to sell myself short, and for...
May 19, 2014 - 4:39pm