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Joy for the Christmas season
Kat's cats: Local bookstore serves as foster home for Beltrami Humane Society cats
Cass Lake man enters guilty plea in shooting
Richmond woman pleads not guilty to burglary
More newspapers take the Lutefisk Challenge
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers host Ohio State to open second half
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU ends 2014 at Crookston
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji downs East Grand Forks for first win
WRESTLING: Bemidji takes down Grand Rapids
SKIING: Bemidji finishes in the middle at Mt. Itasca
Evert Bernhard Wickstrom
Timothy Wayne Goodman
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Patrick Guilfoile: A kiss may not be just a kiss
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
A holiday on the beach: Beach Boys to perform hits, Christmas music at the Sanford Center
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
Pioneer Previews: Winter joy, winter cold and winter fun
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Niskanen birthday celebration
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
Byron York: Obama opens fraud-ridden benefits program to illegal immigrants
Dick Polman: Thank Cruz for the Surgeon General the NRA hates
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....
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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...
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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,...
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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....
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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
Cass Lake plans Santa event
The Cass Lake Area Chamber of Commerce holding its Santa event from noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 10 at Cass Lake Elementary School. The free event includes sleigh rides, a Santa visit, crafts and goodies.
December 1, 2011 - 6:28am
November 30, 2011
Lucky winners drawn in Guess the Gobbler contest
More than 150 people submitted entries in The Bemidji Pioneer's "Guess the Gobblers" contest, sponsored Lueken's Village Foods, in the Thanksgiving Day newspaper. Of the entries, 101 people correctly guessed 26 turkeys displaying the Lueken's logo hidden throughout the three-section...
November 30, 2011 - 10:32am