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Broadband 'as important as textbooks'
Wounded Warrior Project to benefit from WinnieFEST 2015: Music festival and sportsman’s show in Bena this weekend
BSU Community Appreciation Day
“Hunger In Your Community” lunch event
VFW pancake breakfast in Kelliher
PREP FOOTBALL: Bemidji familiarizing itself with St. Cloud Tech for week 3 matchup
VOLLEYBALL: Laporte picks up four-set win over Northome/Kelliher
PREP FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Laporte drops back to JV schedule
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji dominates Detroit Lakes for first win
SOCCER: Bemidji ends two-game losing streak with 3-0 shutout at Detroit Lakes
Douglas William Needham
Wade Allen Jenkauski
Richard Allen Baird
Scotty Allison: More than 3,600 veterans call Beltrami County home
MASTER GARDENERS: Time for some work, and for some reflection
Cyndi Fenske: School is back and the library is the place to be
John Eggers: Simon’s summer vacation report
NORTHLAND STARGAZING: Algol, planets, and Aldebaran eclipsed
PIONEER PREVIEWS: The wild West and so much more for the arts scene
Art briefs - Sunday Aug. 30
Art briefs 8-23
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Arts scene ramps up as BSU returns
Ada, Minn., woman says Trump was "pretty nice" during NYC jury duty
Blane Klemek: Some thoughts on great gray owls
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Angling stays hot, like the weather
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Roller coaster weather continues
Man admits to poaching multiple deer at wildlife refuge
Blane Klemek: No duck sounds quite like the ruddy duck
Tom Purcell: Preparing for the worst with our out of control debt
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan: Prisoners strike a win against solitary confinement
Susan Stamper Brown: Immigration and the Bible
Dick Polman: Will Biden ‘feel the tingle?’
Joe Guzzardi: American worker besieged from all sides
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