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Crime report for May 26
Pinewood woman arrested after high-speed chase
Magic of the Olympics at library
Alzheimer’s memory walk volunteer event Thursday
LEGISLATURE: The night the funding died
SOFTBALL: St. Cloud Tech takes advantage of mistakes to eliminate BHS (PHOTO GALLERY)
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox win, improve to 2-0
SECTION 8A BASEBALL: Drakes beat Red Lake in pitchers’ duel
BOYS GOLF: Second place finish for BHS in finale
BOYS TENNIS: Konecne, Holter win sub-section doubles title
Beverly "Bev" Sande
Darlene Mae Rockensock
Terri Lynn Goodman
Lucille "Lucy" Kinnard
Michael Ray Head, Sr.
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes, and the fishing, heating up
John Eggers: Who was Hamilton?
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: The top 10 beneficial insects for the garden
John Eggers: What if the fish don't bite?
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Outsmarting those landscape weeds
Off The Record Blog: I may not like Bob Dylan, but I respect him
Take a stroll with art: Bemidji Sculpture Walk returns for 18th summer
The JOE-DOWN reviews ‘13 Going On 30’
Off The Record Blog: Here is the new ‘Ghostbusters’ trailer
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Grease 2’
Fishing trip to Burntside Lake near Ely, Minn., offers lake trout rendezvous
FISH TALES: Daniel Jourdain Jr. on Lake Plantagent
Time for a snack
Hendricks, Nelson win Gary Newell tournament
PHOTOS: Geese at Diamond Point
Poppy poster winners announced
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's ban or tax the use of plastic bags
PIONEER EDITORIAL: A session in need of repair
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Parents, don’t ignore what your instincts are telling you
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Boat inspectors serve useful function
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Remember all who fought for freedom
May 4, 2016
‘Right where I’m supposed to be’ NTC grad RandiSu Tanem finds her calling in work and school
BEMIDJI -- RandiSu Tanem has devoted her life to helping kids like the one she used to be. Tanem never truly lacked the necessities, never had...
News / local
May 4, 2016 - 5:58pm
April 25, 2016
Rodney Hanley named sixth chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Morris
MORRIS — Dr. Rodney Hanley has been named the next chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Morris. Hanley's appointment is effective July...
News / region
April 25, 2016 - 5:41pm
Minnesota higher ed faculty resist standardization, demand 'secret plan' release
ST. PAUL – As the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system explores options for slashing expenses, faculty union leaders are pushing...
News / education
April 25, 2016 - 3:17pm
March 23, 2016
HIGHER EDUCATION: Building bridges for the future: BSU/NTC presidential candidate Hensrud visits campus
BEMIDJI -- Faith Hensrud said the presidency at BSU and Northwest Technical College is “a logical next step” in a career that includes time...
News / education
March 23, 2016 - 4:14pm
March 16, 2016
HIGHER EDUCATION: CLC names Charlier as president
BRAINERD—The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees on Wednesday named Hara Charlier to be the next president of Central Lakes College in Brainerd. Robert Griggs, vice president for innovation and extended learning at BSU, had been one of three finalists...
March 16, 2016 - 1:27pm
February 29, 2016
Finalists for BSU president to be named March 18
BEMIDJI—Finalists in the search for BSU's next president will be announced March 18, and the school should know by April 20 who will succeed Richard Hanson. Candidates were interviewed late last week in the Twin Cities as MnSCU officials work to narrow down a field that has...
February 29, 2016 - 4:17pm
January 28, 2016
MnSCU feeling financial pressure as enrollment drops
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s largest higher-education system is looking to make major changes as enrollment continues to fall and more institutions fail financial stress tests. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system saw enrollment fall by 1.9 percent last year, to 138,973....
News / education
January 28, 2016 - 9:42am
January 15, 2016
BSU partners with Northland CTC
BEMIDJI—A new program will allow students from Northland Community and Technical College to transfer to BSU without application fees, long wait times or concerns about getting in. Outlined in a release Friday, the NorthernConnect program offers a bridge for NCTC students who...
January 15, 2016 - 6:29pm
September 30, 2015
The search starts: MnSCU chancellor visits to discuss next president for BSU, NTC
BEMIDJI -- Leaders from BSU, Northwest Technical College and the broader Bemidji community painted the portrait of their ideal president Wednesday...
News / education
September 30, 2015 - 6:41pm
September 9, 2015
BSU ranked in Top 100 for Midwest schools
BEMIDJI—For the eighth straight year, BSU is one of the top 100 colleges and universities in the Midwest, according to new rankings by U.S. News and World Report. In the media company's annual study released Tuesday night, BSU tied for 34th among public institutions in the...
September 9, 2015 - 4:06pm
August 21, 2015
Orientation for new BSU students Saturday
BEMIDJI—Orientation for new students at BSU on Saturday includes a program about safety and responsibility—an attempt by the university to prevent stories like last winter's, when alcohol and cold weather appear to have converged in the lives of two female students. At...
August 21, 2015 - 5:44pm
July 22, 2015
'Old Main' comes down at Oak Hills
BEMIDJI—What opened in 1947 as the central building on the campus of Oak Hills Christian College came crashing down Wednesday to make room...
July 22, 2015 - 6:04pm
June 25, 2015
BSU among top 100 colleges for affordability
BEMIDJI—BSU is among the most affordable online colleges in the country, according to a new online ranking. Great Value Colleges, a website that rates schools for quality and cost, slotted BSU at No.
June 25, 2015 - 3:09pm
June 24, 2015
Joseph Cotto: Time to reconsider going to college?
The American economy has supposedly long since recovered from the Great Recession. The stock market is doing exceptionally well and unemployment isn’t what it once was. Considering all of this, things should be looking up for most people. But for those who represent our nation’s...
opinion / commentary
June 24, 2015 - 11:58pm
June 18, 2015
Tuition to increase at BSU, other four-year institutions: Tuition freeze remains for NTC, other two-year colleges
BEMIDJI -- Tuition at BSU and other four-year institutions across Minnesota is expected to increase by 3.4 percent for the fall 2015 semester. The average annual undergraduate tuition for full-time students during the 2015-2016 academic year will increase by $233, a release from...
News / education
June 18, 2015 - 7:41pm