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New Food Shelf event sprouts up: Inaugural fundraiser will help fund food bank’s farm project
UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
Crews clean up chemical spill after train derailment near Superior
Biden planning campaign stop in Duluth on Friday
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be ‘removed from the land’
GIRLS TENNIS: Kelm making BHS tennis history as she prepares for state singles tourney (Updated)
FOOTBALL: Jacks hope to take momentum into Moorhead for section playoffs
PREP VOLLEYBALL: BHS to face Alexandria in section playoffs, other area playoff pairings revealed
SOCCER: BSU clinches home playoff match with win
FOOTBALL: BSU ninth in regional rankings
Jennifer Ann Garbett Waye
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Dennis G. "Denny" Preston
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
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
November 4, 2015
Transitioning from housing to home: Bemidji schools and shelters work together for area youth
BEMIDJI—Homelessness in Bemidji has been at the forefront of people's minds in recent days, months and years. But the face of a homeless person most people conjure isn't the face Angie Lauderbaugh and Becky Schueller see everyday—they work with Bemidji's youth. While...
November 4, 2015 - 9:03pm
November 3, 2015
Spring groundbreaking planned for homeless apartments
BEMIDJI—Center City Housing and the Nameless Coalition for the Homeless are each working on separate projects to help Bemidji's chronic...
November 3, 2015 - 9:13pm
Bemidji woman starts campaign to give gifts to homeless youth
BEMIDJI—At the end of the 2014-2015 school year there were about 280 students in transition attending Bemidji Schools. A transitional student is a youth who does not have a permanent home—a child who is considered homeless. That number astonished Cindy Detschman and she...
November 3, 2015 - 5:47pm
November 1, 2015
Hope and help for the homeless
BEMIDJI—Night will come an hour sooner this weekend and with the dark comes the cold. Doors from a handful of churches in Bemidji will open to homeless men, women and children tonight. However, the number of churches participating in Servants of Shelter used to be much greater. Servants...
November 1, 2015 - 1:16pm
David's story: Former instructor is the latest death among Bemidji’s homeless
BEMIDJI—Hours before David Williams died, he lay alone in a sleeping bag under a bridge. Light poured out from a nearly full moon, and...
November 1, 2015 - 1:10pm