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'Warehoused' film tells Minnesota family's story of separation, struggle
First-generation college-bound student wins Philando Castile scholarship
Warrant mix-up may yield settlement
Twin Cities Pride: Unmarked squad will still lead Pride parade, but officers can march
Dayton agrees to fund Legislature until October, as court case continues
ATV groups seek more in Beltrami forest plan
Polanco homers, Twins blank Indians
Lynx bounce back from 1st loss, drub Mystics
Taylor thinks Butler can get Timberwolves to the checkered flag
Butler acquisition send Wolves' ticket sales soaring
Sharon Roberta Villier
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Priscilla Jane Miller
Mabel B. Dahl
Roberta Jean Wind
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
PRIME TIME: Blessed by a power outage
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
Great American Story contest deadline approaches
A busy summer ahead for the BHS marching band
Robert "One-Man" Johnson to perform at Farm by the Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water temperatures stall in the area
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
PRIME TIME: The lure of loud mufflers
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Why do squirrels strip tree bark?
What's causing all the tree troubles?
Bursack: Nursing home staff may not always foresee an approaching death
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
November 6, 2015
Committee seeks silent auction items for Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week event
BEMIDJI -- As National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week draws closer, the local committee is planning its annual community dinner. National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is Nov. 15 to Nov. 21. The Bemidji committee is inviting the public to a chicken dinner from...
November 6, 2015 - 5:12pm