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October 7, 2015
A spiritual healer gave Rachel Schoelkoph the name "Mud Turtle Woman" as a child. Today, the breast cancer survivor from Red Lake fashions purses out of turtle shells which are among the crafts she turned to when recovering from cancer treatments. (Crystal Dey, Bemidji Pioneer)
Solace in the sticks: Woodworking helps breast cancer survivor cope with illness
October 7, 2015 - 6:57pm
October 3, 2015
On your mark: 1,300 expected to participate in Blue Ox Marathon events
October 3, 2015 - 7:45pm
September 5, 2015
“Living Well with Diabetes” presentation set
September 5, 2015 - 8:23pm
August 30, 2015
Amya Wilson checks out a freshly picked cucumber while standing with mother Brenda Hertel by their garden just outside their home. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
New program sprouts up: Bemidji Community Food Shelf project takes the garden to the customers
August 30, 2015 - 12:53am
July 18, 2015
Arika Johnson approaches the finish of the cycling portion of the Paul Bunyan Triathlon on Saturday morning at Cameron Park. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Trying at the Triathlon
July 18, 2015 - 6:03pm
June 28, 2015
The community of Kelliher has come together to help build the KORE area for outdoor exercise. (Photo by Brityn Kiser)
A KORE for Kelliher: Community rallies around outdoor exercise facility
June 28, 2015 - 10:00am
June 23, 2015
Kimberly Kelm holds the hand of husband James Kelm as he talks about his blindness and the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System, which helps him perceive motion, lights and differences in contrast. (Steve Kuchera | Forum News Service)
‘Bionic eye’ helps Duluth man make out his dark world
June 23, 2015 - 9:23am
May 21, 2015
Leading out a group of runners, from left, Dominic Jackson, 4th grade, Alex Thompson, 1st grade, Riley Pitchford, 1st grade and Darius Reed, 1st grade are encouraged by 1st grade paraprofessional Nancy Buckentin to slow down their pace as they participate in the Leech Lake Diabetes Fitness Center's 23rd Annual Memorial Walk/Run in Cass Lake on Thursday morning. There were 589 elementary students and about 100 staff along with a host of button
Walking down Memory Lane: Leech Lake Diabetes Fitness Center Memorial 5K draws hundreds (w/video)
May 21, 2015 - 6:00pm
May 15, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Hepatitis C story needed different perspective
May 15, 2015 - 12:19am
April 7, 2015
Bonnie Anderson is awaiting a new kidney, having undergone one successful transplant 10 years ago. Pictured at left is Dr. Daniel Louvar, a Sanford Bemidji nephrologist who specializes in diagnosing and treating kidney disease and disorders. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
'We're just waiting': Bemidji woman hopes for new kidney
April 7, 2015 - 6:16pm
March 21, 2015
Community effort underway to make Bemidji more dementia-friendly
March 21, 2015 - 10:49pm
February 27, 2015
Susanne Rabel (left)  discusses the work that went into the creation of the Bemidji Community Food Shelf Healthy Choices Recipes book, which was recently printed to hand out to clients at the food shelf. Pictured (right) is Mary Mitchell, the manager of the food shelf. The cover of the cookbook was designed by first-graders at Schoolcraft Learning Community. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
New book on the (food) shelf: Healthy choices cookbook available at Bemidji Community Food Shelf
February 27, 2015 - 8:27pm
February 26, 2015
HEALTH CARE: 3 'adverse health events' reported at Sanford Bemidji; Numbers are part of statewide initiative to improve patient care
February 26, 2015 - 11:58pm
February 7, 2015
Leech Lake's Biggest Loser Challenge contestant Julie Casey, of Deer River, steps on the scale for her weekly weigh-in at the Leech Lake Facilities Center in Cass Lake Wednesday. Fitness specialist Frank White answers another participant's questions in the background. (Crystal Dey | Bemidji Pioneer)
When losing is winning: Leech Lake's Biggest Loser Challenge helps increase wellness
February 7, 2015 - 7:23pm
Michael Reagan: The consequences of your vaccination decision
February 7, 2015 - 1:00am