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Something stinky is happening in Washington, and it has nothing to do with politics
Lawn bowling event to raise funds for Carnegie
Silicon Valley is giving white supremacy groups the boot
Exhibit featuring Jewish contributions to North Dakota comes to Bonanzaville
Supreme Court slashes fees owed by ex-CEO to Cirrus Aircraft
Offensive guard Boone misses another practice
Vikings kicker, punter positions up for grabs yet
Rosario always does damage when playing Cleveland
UPDATE: Matt Cullen returning to Minnesota for 20th NHL season
Former Fargo Force, UMD star signs two-year deal with Avalanche
Michael Aaron Johnson
Isabelle "Bug" J. Thompson
Patsy Jane Beaulieu
Edith M. Allen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Just how much is $1 billion?
Library Corner column: Library offers up something for all ages
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
Around the Arts, August 13
PATT RALL COLUMN: What a wide variety of activities
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An infamous day in American history
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tournament put undue pressure on Stump Lake
Try a new twist on zucchini with 'zoodles'
July 10, 2017
A hidden population: Youth homelessness is on the rise
July 10, 2017 - 8:05pm
June 6, 2017
Ride for the Homeless announced
BEMIDJI -- A Ride for the Homeless motorcycle ride will begin with registration at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, June 18, at the The Wolfe overnight shelter, 522 America Ave., in Bemidji. No fee is required to participate. Coffee and donuts will be provided and followed by a blessing of The...
June 6, 2017 - 6:13am
May 31, 2017
'Text Homeless' set to debut in northeast Minnesota county
DULUTH, Minn. — Inspired by the success of a suicide prevention program that allows people in crisis to reach out via text message, St....
May 31, 2017 - 4:40am
May 8, 2017
F-M Sheltering Churches ends, advocates to help city find alternatives
FARGO — The collaborative effort of Fargo-Moorhead churches providing the homeless with overflow shelter during the winter months is concluding,...
May 8, 2017 - 11:00pm
March 14, 2017
Bills aim to ease greater Minnesota's housing, homelessness struggles
ST. PAUL—Signs of homelessness in small Minnesota communities are not always as obvious as in bigger cities. While people without a roof...
March 14, 2017 - 5:55pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Park Place project shows that Bemidji cares
I wrote this letter over a year ago following the death of David Williams in October of 2015 but never sent it. I have decided now is the time....
December 14, 2016 - 7:03am
October 24, 2016
BSU students organize Feast for the Homeless
BEMIDJI--BSU students and volunteers will wait on those in need Nov. 2 as part of the second-annual Feast for the Homeless. BSU senior Jessica Eickstadt, who put together last year's feast and has taken the lead again this year, said she wants the event to go beyond a typical soup...
October 24, 2016 - 5:46pm
May 13, 2016
CITY: Planning board approves permit for Center City Housing project: Governing body also passes resolutions for two other housing developments
BEMIDJI -- A 60-unit apartment complex to house chronic inebriates and the recently homeless received approval for a permit Wednesday from the...
May 13, 2016 - 11:18am
January 8, 2016
Federal program aids local homeless Native American veterans: Leech Lake and White Earth Housing Authorities granted funding
CASS LAKE -- Homeless Native American veterans in Cass Lake and White Earth will be receiving help this winter to find housing. The Native American communities have been awarded $302,000 for permanent housing and support services for Native American veterans who are or are at risk...
January 8, 2016 - 8:23pm
Another delay in The Wolfe's path: Homeless shelter opening prolonged until Feb. 1
BEMIDJI—Funds were raised, a site was selected, construction began in the fall and Bemidji still waits for the Nameless Coalition for the Homeless' shelter to open. The coalition hopes to wrap up renovations by February—three months after the anticipated opening on Nov....
January 8, 2016 - 4:52pm
December 30, 2015
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Keep momentum in addressing homelessness
While it is almost New Years, this is more of a wish than a resolution. The recent months have seen a flurry of activity to address the homeless situation in Bemidji, which we all know has been a lingering and growing problem. The Wolfe Center, the temporary overnight shelter in downtown,...
December 30, 2015 - 8:10pm
December 28, 2015
The Bridge Project releases video: Group hopes to purchase former Northern Inn to help ease homeless problem
BEMIDJI -- On Friday, organizers of The Bridge Project released its YouTube video outlining their goals. The group hopes to raise enough funds...
December 28, 2015 - 3:21pm
December 11, 2015
Stuff the Squad: Leech Lake Tribal Police host needs drive for homeless
CASS LAKE -- The Leech Lake Tribal Police Department partnered with the Leech Lake Housing Authority Friday to host its annual “Stuff a Squad”...
December 11, 2015 - 9:28pm
December 9, 2015
New shelter by New Year's Day?
BEMIDJI—Two wooden posts remain barren in front of Bemidji's long awaited homeless shelter on America Avenue and Sixth Street Northwest....
December 9, 2015 - 8:13pm
November 14, 2015
Group drafts plan for low-income apartment community in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—Momentum continues in Bemidji's effort to relieve homelessness with new plans for a transitional housing development unlike any other proposed in the city. The Bridge Project is in the infancy stage, but a potential site has been identified near Bemidji Regional Airport....
November 14, 2015 - 11:04pm