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HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL: Paul and Babe on the silver screen: Former Bemidji man shows documentary about the myths surrounding the folk heroes
Oil fire, spill training suggested at Duluth college
State probes elk deaths
On their way to CNAs
INDOOR FOOTBALL: After slow start, Axemen running back Kalokoh starting to crank it up
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Scanlan named USCHO national coach of the year
MEN'S HOCKEY: Former BSU defensman Prapavessis to sign with AHL Rochester
BASKETBALL: Bemidji hoops teams to move down to Class AAA
TRACK AND FIELD: Bagley/Fosston competes in the Paul Bunyan Classic
Russell Eugene Michalek
James "Jim" Earl Hannigan
Ervin A. Jacobson
Raymond A. Theisen
Roger R. Aamold
Blane Klemek: Ruffed grouse are the drummers of the woods
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: How best to protect the pollinators
John Eggers: The winter adventures of Simon and Simone
Patrick Guilfoile: Does finger length point to agreeableness?
MOLLY MIRON COLUMN: One of the most difficult, but most honored times of my career
Welcome to the 'Thunder' dome: Celtic Thunder to hit the stage Tuesday
Pioneer Previews: Oxcars on tap today
Art briefs - Sunday March 22
Art briefs - Sunday March 15
An extravaganza of guests: BSU, Headwaters to host variety of musicians this week
READER PHOTO: Sundog in the afternoon
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don't give up on ice fishing season just yet
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Meltdown makes things tricky for ice anglers
Photo of the Day: Pussy Willows
Blane Klemek: The northern cardinal is indeed a popular bird
Gerhardson birthday celebration
Georgie Anne Geyer: Democracy still has a chance in Tunisia
Danny Tyree: It’s not a war on Easter, but...
Will Durst: A Bush, Clinton rematch?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why Congress wrote that letter to Iran
Rick Jensen: Bibi reveals Obama’s hypocrisy
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,...
news / local
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...
opinion / editorial
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...
opinion / commentary
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....
news / local
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...
news / local
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 was only 16, but it didn’t stop crowds from forming along Beltrami Avenue for the Night We Light Parade. Kendra Vogt had her son Wyatt,...
news / local
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....
news / local
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
December 23, 2011
Home for Christmas: Soldier's family reunites during visit with Santa Claus
FARGO - Christmas arrived early for 4-year-old Owen Henry on Thursday when his father, a soldier in the Army, paid a surprise visit during a...
December 23, 2011 - 6:57am
December 22, 2011
VIDEO: Family skates to school at Concordia Language Villages near Bemidji
One Bemidji area family decided to make their own memory of going to school earlier this month - and put the video on YouTube. The six-minute video, featuring holiday music, shows the family skating across a lake to school, and enjoying the start of winter. More than 1,000 people...
December 22, 2011 - 9:23am
December 8, 2011
Santa pancake breakfast Saturday
A breakfast will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ralph Gracie Post 14 American Legion, 217 Minnesota Ave. NW, to raise funds to purchase toys for the Holiday Gifts for Kids program. The cost is $5 at the door. Santa Claus will also join the breakfast.
December 8, 2011 - 5:41am
December 4, 2011
Holiday Hot Mocha: Heat, sip and be merry
Some of the best times during the holiday season come when friends gather together to share food, play games, sing carols, nibble sweet Christmas...
December 4, 2011 - 12:00am