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Former Willmar teacher charged with assault
St. Paul’s Summit Avenue reopens after protests
11-year-old driving ATV in Becker County crashes, injuring nine children
Raised in Itasca State Park
Laporte Days held Aug. 12-13
Vikings extend contract of head coach Zimmer
Sports physical blitz planned for Aug. 6
BHS player/parent meetings set for Aug. 3
YOUTH BASEBALL: Northern Heat planning fundraisers
GOLF: Match play underway at Birchmont
Susan Marie Tibstra
Ashley Jean Needham
Beverly J. Neadeau
Charlotte "Char" Clark
James "Jim" Sperling
MASTER GARDENERS: Summer insects are here
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
Off The Record Blog: Let’s analyze this trailer for ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ book
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
February 8, 2016
Jane Furuseth: RSVP welcomes new director
BEMIDJI — Horizon Health RSVP welcomes Nicole Bach as RSVP director. In her position, Nicole will oversee the RSVP program in the four-county...
February 8, 2016 - 11:32pm
December 7, 2015
Jane Furuseth: Who are those characters?
Amelia Bedelia, the Wimpy Kid, Junie B. Jones, the Cat in the Hat, Peter Pan, Ms. Frizzle and Arthur are some of the book characters portrayed...
December 7, 2015 - 9:27pm
Jane Furuseth: Sharing a love of reading with a child
RSVP, Beltrami County’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program, invites you to share your love of reading with students this school year by volunteering with the America Reads program. America Reads volunteers are age 55 and older and make a commitment to visit a school classroom each...
September 7, 2015 - 10:45pm
August 10, 2015
Jane Furuseth: Volunteering to keep Bemidji safe
A special group of law enforcement volunteers, the Citizen Patrol, has been patrolling the streets of Bemidji since the group’s formation in...
August 10, 2015 - 10:37pm
May 11, 2015
Jane Furuseth: May is National Osteoporosis Month
May is the month, nationally, when we focus attention on a disease called Osteoporosis and how men and women of all ages can prevent bone loss by making healthy lifestyle choices. Osteoporosis is often called the “silent disease” because you can’t feel your bones getting weaker. Osteoporosis...
May 11, 2015 - 11:11pm
March 10, 2015
Jane Furuseth: RSVP: The Retired Senior Volunteer Program in Beltrami County meets community needs
RSVP meets community needs in Beltrami County by encouraging and supporting volunteering for people age 55 and older. There are currently 515 volunteers working at 22 nonprofits in Beltrami County. RSVP is part of Senior Corps, a federally funded national service program. Nationwide...
March 10, 2015 - 1:08am
December 8, 2014
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
The America Reads Readers Theater has been busy this fall visiting Bemidji elementary schools and performing the play “Many Moons.” The play is based on the book “Many Moons,” which was written by James Thurber and published in 1943. It’s the tale of a little girl who wanted...
December 8, 2014 - 9:43pm
May 12, 2014
Jane Furuseth: May is ‘Older Americans Month’
More than 50 years ago President Kennedy referred to May as “Senior Citizens Month.” In 1980 President Carter officially changed the name and designated May as Older Americans Month. Throughout the month communities are encouraged to recognize the accomplishments of older adults....
May 12, 2014 - 11:27pm
February 10, 2014
Jane Furuseth: RSVP volunteers: Preparing students for success
BEMIDJI — Volunteering with America Reads is a fun and rewarding way to make a big difference in the life of a child in our community. The program has 30 volunteers listening to students read. The ‘America Reads Challenge’ was initiated in 1997, challenging every American...
February 10, 2014 - 11:55pm
January 13, 2014
Jane Furuseth: Behind the scenes with RSVP volunteers
RSVP volunteer Dianne Gerhardson loves to help people and she loves to sew. In December, 2009 when Sanford Volunteer Services Coordinator, Kari Knudson, put out the word that she was looking for a volunteer to sew some fleece blankets, Gerhardson was quick to respond. Gerhardson has...
January 13, 2014 - 11:24pm
December 9, 2013
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater celebrates 10th year of performances
The Readers Theater celebrates its 10th year of appearances at Bemidji area elementary schools this year. As part of the America Reads program, the Readers Theater promotes the love of reading through a dramatic presentation of children’s books. This November, the Readers Theater...
December 9, 2013 - 11:07pm