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'We're going to stand with them': Bemidji organization, others from community work to stop DAPL
VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERY: Ready for the burn
Polk County man assaults woman, holds her against her will for 11 hours, police say
Bemidji Community Food Shelf to be closed Dec. 26
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Halluska, Laiti lead BSU women to sweep of RIT
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU skates to 1-1 draw with LSSU, wins first-ever shootout
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks fall short to Apollo
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Northern knocks off Bemidji State
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers fall flat in 88-61 loss
Glenn Arnold Conlon
Cloyd Olaf Kilde
Bruce Robert Smith
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
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
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
LETTER TO THE EDTIOR: Local pageant set apart from others
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
June 25, 2016
'Ondaadiziikewin' in Bemidji: Midwives, doulas hold conference in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—Melissa Brown never thought she would be able to continue on her career path of as a birth worker after her own son was stillborn....
June 25, 2016 - 4:47pm
June 7, 2016
Doctor's orders: Get out and ride: Nice Ride is back in Bemidji, and so is ‘Wheel Being’ program
BEMIDJI—Bemidji area doctors are prescribing two wheels for patient health as part of Nice Ride's "Wheel Being" program. This spring marks...
June 7, 2016 - 6:31pm
May 11, 2016
VIDEO: Blood screening event benefits playground
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Bemidji and Bemidji Rotary have teamed up to host the second annual Blood Screening Event this week that will benefit the...
May 11, 2016 - 6:36pm
May 9, 2016
Few solutions for mentally ill facing charges in Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Tim Leslie still remembers the house on Victoria and Selby where he’d regularly respond to calls as a patrol officer from a resident who was convinced there was something landing on the roof. There wasn’t, but police learned how to talk him down anyway. “The...
May 9, 2016 - 11:16am
April 28, 2016
Minnesota HIV infections dip overall, but rise in some groups
ST. PAUL -- HIV infections rose in some groups in Minnesota last year, while total numbers fell slightly, according to a new report. The state had 26 new HIV cases among intravenous drug users in 2015 -- an 86 percent jump compared with the 14 cases the previous year. New HIV cases...
April 28, 2016 - 8:07pm
April 25, 2016
Hero of the day: BHS holds early graduation for senior student battling cancer (w/video, photos)
BEMIDJI -- He was probably smiling. The people who know Jacob Caliri say he does that a lot, even on days a band doesn’t play in his honor....
April 25, 2016 - 7:44pm
April 12, 2016
New Bemidji recovery program to hold public gatherings
BEMIDJI—The leaders of a new addiction recovery program in Bemidji will introduce themselves to the community this month at three public gatherings. FACE IT TOGETHER Bemidji announced plans this week for two community lunches—11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21 and April 26...
April 12, 2016 - 4:55pm
March 4, 2016
Duluth woman's powerful obituary draws attention to depression, suicide
It is the kind of obituary that jumps out and grabs the reader, not just because of her young age but because of her family's desire for people...
March 4, 2016 - 2:29pm
January 13, 2016
Baby makizin class strengthens Ojibwe traditions
CASS LAKE—Sunshiny days of powwow season were on the minds of three mothers-to-be Tuesday night as they escaped dark skies and bitter January...
January 13, 2016 - 7:39pm
January 12, 2016
New program for children at Harmony Food Co-op
BEMIDJI -- Children 12 years of age and younger can become a Co+op Explorer at Harmony Food Co-op in Bemidji.Children with a parent or adult will be issued their a Co+op Explorers member card and a Co+op Explorers fruit and veggie passport. In the passport, Co+op Explorers can record...
January 12, 2016 - 8:46am
Saturday Science returns at Headwaters Science Center
BEMIDJI -- Saturday Science will be with Dr. Tokunbo Akande, a Sanford Health Pediatrician, as he presents “Germs and Vaccines” from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Headwaters Science Center, 413 Beltrami Ave. NW.Akande will share about the science behind what makes us sick and how we...
January 12, 2016 - 8:37am
December 21, 2015
Traumatic brain injury changes how Fargo man lives his life
FARGO -- Jeff Knoll was insulating his garage attic in March 1993 when he fell 13½ feet, landed on his head and the course of his life changed....
December 21, 2015 - 6:21pm
December 3, 2015
Sanford Bemidji Walk-in Clinic is moving and extending its hours
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Bemidji Walk-in Clinic is moving and extending its hours. It is an attempt to keep patients with twisted ankles or sore throats from long waits in the emergency room. The move, effective Monday, is more of a shuffle. The current clinic -- west of the intersection...
December 3, 2015 - 7:59pm
November 25, 2015
At home with Anders: Bemidji family celebrates first Thanksgiving with newborn son
BEMIDJI -- Grant Coauette was filling his tank at a local Tesoro when he looked up and saw the chopper that was carrying his wife and son. He...
November 25, 2015 - 3:36pm
November 22, 2015
Still working toward the Y: Local group achieves nonprofit status as they look to bring a YMCA facility to Bemidji
BEMIDJI—The possibility of a YMCA in Bemidji is real enough that a local 6-year-old recently asked his mother if they would be able to swim for free. "No," answered Tina Johnson, who has spent the past few years leading the effort to build a family recreation center here....
November 22, 2015 - 2:04am