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O’ Christmas Tree, where will I get you next year? Smrekar’s Acres Tree Farm concludes 10 years of tradition
A witness to history: Bemidji man recalls attack on Pearl Harbor
Task force to look at ‘new future’ for NTC; Group will study all aspects of college
Gym coach charged with tattooing minors without consent
Hastings attorney suspended for misconduct
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rosenbloom’s big game lifts Beavers over Huskies
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lee's career high leads Bemidji State to rout of St. Cloud State
WRESTLING: Bemidji tops Thief River Falls, loses to Perham
MEN'S HOCKEY: Ward's two goals lifts Bemidji State to 2-2 tie with Michigan Tech
WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Badgers score 5 unanswered goals to top Beavers 7-2
Frank Edward Spears
Cecelia Marie Drouillard "Muckwa-wii-da-se-maad-equat-wan" which means "Bear who walks with the women",
Local authors to sign books
Author plans talk on how Pearl Harbor hit small-town Minnesota
Art briefs for Dec. 5
'The King and I' opens Friday
High school senior’s original composition to be performed by BSU band
Paul Nelson: Heavy snow hampers development of ice on Bemidji area lakes
Trumpeter swans shot near Detroit Lakes; DNR seeks public’s help
Blane Klemek: Do bears hibernate? The truth about outdoor myths
Paul Nelson: Ice fishing season has arrived for Bemidji area anglers
Charges dismissed against 5 in fish poaching case
Birthday: Blom, Wille
State should increase funding for disability services
Joe Gandelman: Black Friday and the darkness in America's soul
Michael Reagan: Earning our trust
Tom Purcell: Dog days of Obamacare
Sam Pizzigati: Thou shalt not tolerate inequality
Paul Ericsson: Santa will be coming to the Bemidji Library this month
Jason Ogaard: Procrastinators unite! A post Black Friday shopping list
Patrick Guilfoile: How to eat a scorpion
John Eggers: More adventures of Simone and Simon
Evan Hazard/Northland Stargazing:An unsatisfying answer to burning questions are sometimes norm in science
September 24, 2012
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
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
November 27, 2011
A tree-mendous decision: Shoppers split on whether to get real, artificial trees
WEST FARGO - Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but for Katie and Jason Wohlman, when it comes to buying a Christmas tree, the choice...
news / region
November 27, 2011 - 12:00am
November 25, 2011
Thousands turn out to light up downtown Bemidji
Aglow with Christmas lights, the sounds of holiday music and candy for the children, the 15th annual Night We Light parade turned out one of its biggest crowds of the year Friday night in downtown Bemidji. More than 70 floats entered - a few powered by horses and humans, most pulled...
November 25, 2011 - 8:39pm
November 24, 2011
Family grateful for Moorhead Marine's holiday return
MOORHEAD - Mary and Don Kramvik of Moorhead have many reasons to be thankful. And a major one will be sitting at the dinner table today. Their son, Adam, a Marine Corps lance corporal, is home on leave after an eventful tour of duty in Afghanistan. Prior to her son's return from...
November 24, 2011 - 5:38am