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Students in the News
Sovde Enterprises commits $20,000 shooting sports fund
Rotary donates $1,000 to BSU Foundation
Rwanda to Bemidji: Alain's journey: Sanford chaplain says his "God Moment" led him to ministry and ultimately to northern Minnesota
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers lose at North Dakota
MEN'S BASKETBALL: No. 8 MSU Moorhead defeats BSU 89-69
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Long-range attack sparks MSUM past Bemidji State 94-74
GIRLS HOCKEY: Bemidji uses early goal to beat Alexandria, 1-0
SKIING: Bemidji boys, girls third at Mt. Itasca
Vera Chiodini Boyle
George E. Rhen
Susan Elizabeth Foster
Joan Lee Strong
Timothy John Widstrom
JOHN EGGERS: Can ESP help us learn?
BLANE KLEMEK: On the track of the black-backed woodpecker
PATRICK GUILFOILE: Bad luck and cancer
LIBRARY CORNER: Keep calm and read on!
Northland Stargazing: Jupiter rules the night
'Rewind' and move forward: Vocalmotive celebrates 20 years (video/photo gallery)
PIONEER PREVIEWS: The right time to write for Valentine's Day
Pioneer Previews: Valentine's Day on our minds already
Art briefs - Sunday Jan. 18
Blog: ‘Community’ season six to rise from the ashes in March
Outdoors Sports Show at Sanford Center
Aylesworth 40th wedding anniversary
Solheim wedding anniversary
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veteran overwhelmed by stranger's kindness
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There are many ways to slow demand for oil
Jim Hightower: The greatest Babe in sports
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Good intentions need common sense
Joe Guzzardi: State of the Union offers little to the middle class
MEN'S HOCKEY: North Star Cup comes north as Bemidji State dominates No. 1 Minnesota State 3-1 to take trophy
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
December 1, 2011
PHOTOS WANTED: Show us your lights, Bemidji
Do you have an impressive display of Christmas lights outside your home? Or maybe something modest and tasteful? The Bemidji Pioneer would like to showcase area holiday light displays in an online photo gallery. Just send us a photo of your display, along with your name, address...
December 1, 2011 - 10:53am