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Solar eclipse set for next August
Medical device’s price stirs Washington: Cost increase of EpiPen ‘alarming,’ ‘unjustified,’ Klobuchar says
NTC names Paula Langteau as interim dean
A sign of solidarity: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event held
VIDEO: Showing support
No more ties: WCHA overhauls overtime structure
VOLLEYBALL: Lumberjacks get ready for new season
GIRLS TENNIS: Experience will carry BHS this year
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU hires Peterson, promotes Majkrzak
VOLLEYBALL: BHS hopes defense can help them return to state tournament
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Joan Iris Pope
Sharon Lynn Gangeness
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MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Kayakers set to finish circumnavigation of Lake Superior
Watershed group plans meeting tonight on starry stonewart in Big Turtle Lake
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clinton let our troops, ambassador down
January 30, 2015
Shamrock Shuffle set for March 14
BEMIDJI -- The Shamrock Shuffle 5K and 10K races will take place at 9 a.m. March 14 starting at Bemidji City Hall, 317 Fourth St. NW. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. If you pre-register by March 6, you will be guaranteed a T-shirt, officials said in a press release. To register,...
January 30, 2015 - 3:54pm
January 23, 2015
Smoking rate in Minnesota drops
ST. PAUL -- Fewer Minnesotans are smoking. The Department of Health Thursday reported that new study results show smoking fell 14.4 percent since 2010. “We know that many factors, including tobacco price increases, smoke-free policies, cessation programs and media,...
January 23, 2015 - 9:16am
January 21, 2015
S-T-R-E-T-C-H: Phyllis Grubbe has fun leading her Silver Stretchers (video)
BEMIDJI -- It’s no stretch as to where you can find Phyllis Grubbe on Tuesdays and Thursday mornings. For the past eight years, every...
January 21, 2015 - 5:19pm
January 16, 2015
COMMUNITY: Here for health, Healthy living event Saturday at BHS
BEMIDJI -- A free event is being held Saturday to connect area residents with local experts who can help them explore healthy living concepts. The Bemidji Community Healthy Living Kickoff will be held 1 to 5 p.m. in the Bemidji High School Commons.
January 16, 2015 - 12:02am
January 14, 2015
'He still has a chance:' Cass Lake boy is a heart transplant candidate; family seeks donations to reach his bedside
CASS LAKE -- At about 11 a.m. today, 4-year-old Junior will be flown from the Minneapolis hospital he's known all his life to a hospital in St....
January 14, 2015 - 8:04pm
January 10, 2015
Books for Babies: Program provides free board books to families of babies born in Bemidji area
How you can help While the Friends of the Bemidji Public Library purposely orders new books from its vendors for the Books for Babies program,...
January 10, 2015 - 10:29pm
December 31, 2014
Make a plan to make your New Year's resolutions stick
BEMIDJI -- As the calendar turned to 2013, Stacy Ness set a goal to complete a 5K. She wasn't a runner, but she wanted to start to complement the weight loss from her then-recent gastric bypass surgery. She followed a friend in joining the city's free Couch to 5K program and...
December 31, 2014 - 6:37pm
December 23, 2014
HEALTH: Statewide flu outbreak expected to top last year; Sanford Bemidji issues visitor restrictions
BEMIDJI -- If you don't feel well, you might want to skip Grandma's Christmas gathering this week. The outbreak of influenza throughout Minnesota is now widespread and on pace to eclipse last year's 1,540 hospitalizations statewide, according to data from the Minnesota Department...
December 23, 2014 - 11:49pm
WebMD ranks the Twin Cities metro area as the 3rd-sickest community in the country
By Frederick Melo St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL -- Achoo! The Twin Cities have a cold and the flu. WebMD this week ranked Minneapolis and St. Paul together as the third-sickest city in the country behind Madison, Wis., as No. 1 and Cincinnati as No. 2. The health...
December 23, 2014 - 9:52am
December 22, 2014
Sanford Bemidji faces Medicare penalty
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Health Bemidji Medical Center faces a financial penalty from Medicare over the rate of preventable complications patients experience at the hospital, according to data released last week by the federal program. Medicare penalized the lowest-scoring 25 percent...
December 22, 2014 - 10:02pm
November 29, 2014
YMCA group looks to take next steps; Community help needed for nonprofit status, feasibility study
BEMIDJI -- As the effort to establish a YMCA in Bemidji continues to gain momentum, supporters are reaching out to the community in hopes of attracting financial support for the next phase of the project. There currently are two tasks at hand: securing 501c3 nonprofit status and...
November 29, 2014 - 10:15pm
October 25, 2014
Mapping out your health: Genetic counselor helps patients understand medical histories
BEMIDJI -- It can be the difference between a lumpectomy or mastectomy. For one patient, it meant not only removing one breast, but two --...
October 25, 2014 - 1:39am
October 21, 2014
Minnesota sets up Ebola hotline
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans with questions about Ebola can call a newly established hotline. The state Health Department on Tuesday established a hotline at (651) 201-3920 or (800) 657-3903. “Minnesota’s best defense against Ebola is access to reliable information and resources,”...
October 21, 2014 - 8:16pm
October 18, 2014
As debut year ends, Nice Ride is cruisin'; Bike-sharing to be back for next two years
BEMIDJI -- During its inaugural season that ends Wednesday, the Bemidji Nice Ride bikeshare program saw participation numbers that were, well, pretty nice. Director Melinda Neville said Friday there were more than 1,000 rides on those ubiquitous orange bikes that popped up all...
October 18, 2014 - 1:10am
October 9, 2014
A running reunion: Blue Ox Marathon brings three friends together in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A Facebook friendship has led to a marathon meetup. Three women who got to know one another through an online Facebook game are...
October 9, 2014 - 11:49pm