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Eclov attends Back to Basics: Recipes for Resilience Conference
Persell recognized as 'Champion for Racial Equality'
Sanford AirMed staff among Stars of Life award recipients
BARC wins statewide Touchstone Energy Community Award
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers survive in Big Rapids, settle for a tie against Ferris State
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Bemidji State falls to Minnesota Duluth 2-0 in WCHA playoffs, forcing decisive Game 3
SWIMMING: Four swimmers heading to the state meet
BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Lake advances to Section 8A East final against Fosston
WRESTLING: Nissen takes third in Class A
Ervin James Sargent
Lois June Merschman
Dwight Lyman Sandgren
Scotty Allison: Veterans Day on the Hill this week
John Eggers: How can you help all kids graduate?
Blane Klemek: The European starling a species of bird that seems to be around everyday
Don't let negativity sink your boat
Northland Stargazing: Open clusters, saints' days, and the vernal equinox
Off The Record Blog: ‘Parks And Recreation’ Goes Out On A High Note
Art briefs - Sunday March 1
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Ensemble's concert harkens to spring
Pioneer Previews: Much to do as March approaches
Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 22
Peterson, Northland Tackle honored by Fishing Hall of Fame
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Anglers' attention turns to perch as season winds down
Blane Klemek: Here one day and gone the next
DNR to fly elk surveys in northwest Minnesota
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Poutin’ time: 35th annual Eelpout Festival starts Friday
Rick Jensen: Benefits to stupid comments
Jim Hightower: A model philanthropist
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Base transportation debate on solid data
Peter Funt: Trump is in the clown car
Bob Franken: Rudy’s love hatefulness
May 30, 2009
Gardeners design flowering planters
Angel Krigbaum, left, and Flava Sagedahl design some flowering planters Friday afternoon at the Bemidji Community Arts Center. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
news / local
May 30, 2009 - 12:00am
May 24, 2009
Rural Development grants available
Officials from USDA Rural Development have announced June 22 and July 6 application deadlines for grants to assist independent agricultural producers entering into value-added activities. Minnesota producers have received more than $13 million through the Value-Added Producer Grant...
May 24, 2009 - 12:00am
May 17, 2009
Bemidji area residents take part in Great Strides
A group of people near the end of the third annual Great Strides (Taking steps to cure cystic fibrosis) walk Saturday morning in Bemidji. About...
news / local
May 17, 2009 - 9:33am
Upper Mississippi Mental Health Center breaks ground for Children's Garden
The staff from the Upper Mississippi Mental Health Center recently broke ground for a Children's Garden behind the facility. The garden will be planted by the youth in the summer program. The nonprofit accepts gardening tools, seeds and fencing to help with the youth garden. Submitted...
news / business
May 17, 2009 - 12:00am
May 14, 2009
Patt Rall Arts Column for May 14: Artists of Minnesota Spring Show to open Friday
The Artists of Minnesota Spring Show has its roots back in January 1945. It was part of the University of Minnesota's Farm and Home Week, which introduced the first Rural Art Show to showcase the works of local artisans, and as a way to develop the state's vast cultural resources....
May 14, 2009 - 12:00am
Spring cleaning underway at park
Spring cleanup at city parks is underway as Bemidji employee Joel Britt uses a pressure washer to clean the picnic tables at Diamond Point Park. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
news / local / outdoors
May 14, 2009 - 12:00am
May 3, 2009
North Country Scene for May 3
Events Sunday, May 3 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Walk MS Bemidji, Gillette Recreation Center, BSU campus. 1-3 p.m. Public Meeting on Proposed Pipeline Expansion, Palace Casino, Cass Lake. 1 p.m. Country Music Jam Session, Embassy Community Center, Fosston. 1 p.m. Ice Out Ice Cream Social,...
May 3, 2009 - 2:18am
May 2, 2009
news / local / outdoors
May 2, 2009 - 2:01am
April 26, 2009
Talks about energy efficiency
April 26, 2009 - 2:13am
April 24, 2009
North Country Scene for April 24
Events Friday, April 24 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Paul Bunyan Senior Activity Center, Senior Creations Craft Shop open. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. "Historical Trauma and the American Indian Experience," American Indian Resource Center's Gathering Room. Admission $15 per person, includes lunch. 10...
April 24, 2009 - 12:56am
April 19, 2009
North Country Scene for April 19
Events Sunday, April 19 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sauerbraten Dinner, hosted by Lake Country Lions and the Cass Lake Lions Clubs, American Legion in Cass Lake. 1-5 p.m. "Bluebird Day," Rydell National Wildlife Refuge, Erskine. 800-841-0172 2-4:30 p.m. First City Squares host square dance,...
April 19, 2009 - 1:55am
April 14, 2009
North Country Scene for April 14
Events Tuesday, April 14 10:30 a.m. Children's Storytime, "Celebrating National Library Week" at Bemidji Public Library. 11-11:45 a.m. Bemidji Senior Center offers Silver Stretchers exercise and Walk Away the Pounds. 3:30-6 p.m. Kelliher Health Fair, Old School Center in Kelliher. 5-5:30...
April 14, 2009 - 2:43am
April 13, 2009
Two rural Waubun men killed in Mahnomen County crash
A two-vehicle car crash reported at 7:16 p.m. Saturday in Mahnomen County resulted in the death of two rural Waubun men. Lloyd Benson, 71, and John Fagre, 49, died as a result of the accident, according to a press release from the Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office. Benson was driving...
news / region
April 13, 2009 - 8:42am
April 12, 2009
North Country Scene for April 12
Events Monday, April 13 9-10 a.m. SilverSneakers, muscular strength and range of movement, program at Nielson Place Activity Center. Darla, 333-6396. Noon Book Discussion: "Water for Elephants" by Sara Gruen, Bemidji Public Library. 5 p.m. Children's Storytime, "Celebrating National...
April 12, 2009 - 2:12am