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Time for a Scooby snack: Bemidji Public Library holds cartoon marathon
Charges dropped against Minnesota teacher accused of having sex with student
Warren, Minn., man killed in head-on collision on Highway 1
Extension granted for charges in fatal Duluth shooting
Dayton requests disaster declaration for storm damage
FOOTBALL: Jacks lose heartbreaker to Brainerd
BASEBALL: Bemidji's Grimm commits to Gophers
Area lacrosse events coming soon
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS finds success at own invitational (PHOTO GALLERY)
BOYS SOCCER: BHS tops Sartell 3-0 to advance to section final
Theresa M. Johnson
Ronald "Ronnie" Schlee
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote for the right engine this year
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sign thieves get a perverted thrill
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A long-awaited enlightened statement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Wish me luck on voting this year
November 25, 2013
Her name _ really _ is Happy Thanksgiving
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — This week you can wish happy Thanksgiving and happy birthday to Happy Thanksgiving. If that sentence didn't make much sense, it's probably because you don't know Happy Thanksgiving Reynolds, a family physician from Minneapolis, who was born 43 years ago...
November 25, 2013 - 9:14am
January 1, 2013
Red Lake Toy Drive Challenge proved successful
RED LAKE – The Red Lake Nation implemented a Toy Drive Challenge this holiday season. The Red Lake Accounting Department won the challenge...
January 1, 2013 - 12:36am
December 21, 2012
John Eggers: A present for Grannie -- Part 3
Grannie Alma was not doing any better in the nursing home. She always seemed so tired and didn’t smile as much as was her custom. Still, when I put my hand in hers she would place it on her face and kiss it. “So soft and warm,” she would say. “So soft and warm.” Seeing the...
December 21, 2012 - 7:04pm
December 20, 2012
'Christmas in Other Countries'
Lincoln Elementary fifth-graders completed their studies of foreign countries Wednesday with a celebration of “Christmas in Other Countries”...
December 20, 2012 - 12:17am
December 19, 2012
Clauses visit Senior Center
Ralph and Joan Brose, dressed as Mr. and Mrs. Claus, paid a visit Wednesday to the Paul Bunyan Senior Activity Center at lunch time. Shown above,...
December 19, 2012 - 11:40pm
December 18, 2012
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
It’s time for open, honest conversation There are too few adjectives to adequately describe the nation’s horror and grief following the mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn., last Friday. This and other tragedies renew long debated topics facing our country. School safety, gun...
December 18, 2012 - 2:12am
December 14, 2012
Danny Tyree: Has Christmas really changed over the years?
It was “Christmas in July” for me when I was about 14 years old and accompanied my mother to the local Thrift Shop. Amongst the other antiques and second-hand treasures, I discovered a stack of yellowing Depression-era 12-page Sunday comics sections from the now-defunct “Nashville...
December 14, 2012 - 10:40pm
December 11, 2012
Prime Time | Diane Engel: New board members at Senior Center
The Senior Center has five new board members. We would like to welcome, Ralph Brose, David Knudson, Winnie Pelawa, Rick Kohler and Clarice Amundson to the board. We would also like to thank outgoing board members Dorothy Jorgensen, Donna Wilson and Angel Krigbaum for their dedicated...
December 11, 2012 - 1:52am
Prime Time | Jeb Monge: Christian, Jewish traditions blend in holiday season
This is obviously the holiday season. We have different traditions, two of which I am familiar: Christian and Jewish, which are basic to the holiday season. Advent begins after we fill our bellies with turkey and dressing. Advent means “coming.” It is the time of year when we...
December 11, 2012 - 1:50am
Prime Time | Alice Collins: A new experience for Christmas
It will be a different holiday season for us this year. Since last Christmas we have moved from our Grant Lake home of more than 40 years to an assisted living apartment at WindSong. There are plans for holiday celebrations here that we will enjoy, but it will be different from any...
December 11, 2012 - 1:46am
December 4, 2012
United Way picks up donations for Holiday Gifts for Kids
Hailey Piegen, volunteer with the United Way of Bemidji Area’s Holiday Gifts for Kids, picked up two boxes of gifts from Walgreens Monday afternoon....
December 4, 2012 - 10:43pm
Christmas tree shopping heating up in Bemidji area
BEMIDJI – As one holiday ends, the preparation for another has begun. A week after the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, and perhaps before all...
December 4, 2012 - 12:50am
November 24, 2012
Night We Light Parade brings holiday cheer despite cold
BEMIDJI – After a high temperature of 54 degrees Wednesday, the temperatures sharply dropped for an icy Thanksgiving Day. On Friday, the high...
November 24, 2012 - 12:14am
A Christmas dream: Author, illustrator team up for children’s book
BEMIDJI – Draw closer, young and old, to hear Of Santa and his flying deer, Of how an angel, seedpod small, Brought kindly Santa to us all....
September 24, 2012 - 11:19pm
Follow Santa on his journey around the world
So, where in the world is jolly ol' St. Nick? And is he really coming to town? Well, the man with the plump belly, white beard and red jacket - and a sleigh full of gifts in a sleigh pulled by flying reindeer - has reportedly left the North Pole to start his annual journey. If...
December 24, 2011 - 9:45am