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Lake Bemidji

July 6, 2017
The Bemidji Jaycees' Red, White and Boom fireworks show over Lake Bemidji on Tuesday night. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Out with a bang: Fireworks on Fourth of July wrap up Water Carnival
July 6, 2017 - 11:45am
July 4, 2017
Reader Macie Goggleye sent in these photos; a view of Lake Bemidji while riding the Ferris Wheel at the midway during the 73rd annual Bemidji Jaycees Water Carnival at the Sanford Center parking lot. You can submit photographs to the Pioneer by email at
READER PHOTOS: Lake Bemidji from the Ferris Wheel
July 4, 2017 - 4:47pm
July 2, 2017
Jeremy Heikkila was one of the 81 angles who participated in the 2017 Paul Bunyan Chapter of Fishing Has No Boundaries weekend. (Micah Friez | Bemidji Pioneer)
Fishing Has No Boundaries event held
July 2, 2017 - 8:30am
June 24, 2017
Kathy  Vig (center) focuses as she reels in her fourth catch of the morning on Saturday as part of the Fishing Has No Boundaries outing on Lake Bemidji. (Micah Friez | Bemidji Pioneer)
No boundaries for fishing: Annual event held on Lake Bemidji
June 24, 2017 - 3:26pm
June 17, 2017
Babe Mortenson receives a high-five as she crosses the finish line at the Sanford Center for Saturday's Loop the Lake Festival in Bemidji. (Micah Friez | Bemidji Pioneer)
Smiles along the shores: Loop the Lake Festival sees biggest turnout yet
June 17, 2017 - 7:18pm
June 14, 2017
The Loop the Lake Festival is a 17-mile bike ride around Lake Bemidji that will have a rolling start between 7:30 and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The route starts at the Sanford Center and goes north on Birchmont Drive, through Lake Bemidji State Park on Birchmont Beach Road and back to the Sanford Center on the Paul Bunyan State Trail. (Pioneer file photo)
Loop the Lake Festival returning Saturday
June 14, 2017 - 7:05pm
June 11, 2017
“The City of Bemidji” boat. (Submitted photo)
The Big Boats of Lake Bemidji: Larger leisure boats once all the rage on local lakes
June 11, 2017 - 5:26am
June 9, 2017
Taylor Kehoe caught a walleye on June 8 on Lake Bemidji.
FISH TALES: Taylor Kehoe on Lake Bemidji
June 9, 2017 - 1:55pm
June 7, 2017
Colton Vaughn casts his line while fishing Wednesday during the annual Bemidji Area Take A Kid Fishing event. Colton was fishing with his brother, Haaken, and volunteer guide Larry Eichstadt on Lake Bemidji. The purpose of the event is to introduce children to the sport of fishing. After spending the day fishing on area lakes, the event concluded with a fish fry at Lake Bemidji State Park. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Fish finders: Annual Take A Kid Fishing event held on Bemidji-area lakes
June 7, 2017 - 5:34pm
May 18, 2017
FISHING: Lake Bemidji lands college fishing national championship
May 18, 2017 - 4:48pm
May 17, 2017
Officials from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office survey an area in Lake Bemidji near Paul Bunyan Park where the body of a 54-year-old male was found on Monday in Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Body pulled from Lake Bemidji identified
May 17, 2017 - 9:03am
May 15, 2017
Officials from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office survey an area in Lake Bemidji near Paul Bunyan Park where the body of a 50-year-old male was found on Monday in Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
UPDATED: Body of adult male pulled from Lake Bemidji
May 15, 2017 - 7:08pm
April 28, 2017
Alex Richgels, center, sits along Lake Bemidji with his grandmother Sharon Richgels and father Erik Richgels to enjoy the sunshine on Friday afternoon near Paul Bunyan Park in Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Taking in the lake
April 28, 2017 - 6:01pm
April 11, 2017
Sun Country Airlines announced Tuesday that each airplane in the company’s fleet will be named after a Minnesota lake. The first plane to be completed was named Lake Bemidji. (Photo by Nate Mathews)
Come fly Lake Bemidji: Airline names planes after Minnesota lakes
April 11, 2017 - 7:06pm
March 31, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: It looks to be an early spring this year
March 31, 2017 - 12:16pm