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PHOTO GALLERY: Sunset photos from readers
READER PHOTO: Sunset on Lake Bemidji
Franken nominates Bemidji teen for U.S. Naval Academy
OUT AND ABOUT: Scout's honor. . . them: Bemidji couple receive recognition for their years of volunteering with Boy Scouts of America
OUT AND ABOUT: On pet patrol; Bemidji Community Service Officer Tom Charboneau often works with lost animals
WRESTLING: Bemidji takes two in triangular meet
NFL investigators reach out to Columbia physics department
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
SB XLIX: Belichick impressed with Seahawks' model
SWIMMING: Bemidji loses dual meet at Grand Rapids
Darlene (Jacobs) Buchanan
John William Friesen
Selma "Sally" Pattison
Kathleen D. "Kathy" Eisenzimmer
Vera Chiodini Boyle
JOHN EGGERS: Can ESP help us learn?
BLANE KLEMEK: On the track of the black-backed woodpecker
PATRICK GUILFOILE: Bad luck and cancer
LIBRARY CORNER: Keep calm and read on!
Northland Stargazing: Jupiter rules the night
VIDEO: Chinese band visits Bemidji area this week
PIONEER PREVIEWS: The right time to write for Valentine's Day
'Rewind' and move forward: Vocalmotive celebrates 20 years (video/photo gallery)
Pioneer Previews: Valentine's Day on our minds already
Art briefs - Sunday Jan. 18
Outdoors Sports Show at Sanford Center
Aylesworth 40th wedding anniversary
Jim Hightower: Finally, some common sense on medical marijuana
Bob Franken: Pete and the pope
Heidi Omerza: It’s time for the Legislature to step up for Greater Minnesota
Pioneer Viewpoints: More clear air in Minnesota
Steve and Cokie Roberts: The right to be ordinary
September 7, 2012
Fall begins to show its color
Pioneer and Wire Reports ST. PAUL – The leaves are just beginning to change color in Minnesota, including in the Northwoods. The state Department of Natural Resources posted its first online fall color report of the season Thursday, according to the Associated Press. The report...
September 7, 2012 - 2:48am
September 5, 2012
Headwaters Youth Orchestra members practice outdoors
Members of the Headwaters Youth Orchestra practice outdoors Tuesday afternoon at the Headwaters School of Music and the Arts. From left, Melanie Hanson, the school’s orchestra director, leads Ian Kruse, Clarissa Masse, Lily Michalicek, Betty Wolfkoff, Caitlin Pickett and Isaac Kruse...
news / local
September 5, 2012 - 1:23am
Sun rises over the first day of school in Bemidji
Brody Coons waits Tuesday morning for the school bus west of Bemidji as the sun rises. With Labor Day past, students returned to classes as the unofficial end to summer passes. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
news / education
September 5, 2012 - 1:05am
September 3, 2012
TrekNorth teacher helping to develop AP exams
BEMIDJI – A TrekNorth teacher has been named to a national committee to develop future Advanced Placement psychology exams. Mike Munson, who...
news / education
September 3, 2012 - 9:20pm
August 31, 2012
One last ‘back to school’: Teacher Rich Kehoe reflects on more than 40 years in education
BEMIDJI – Rich Kehoe, an elementary special-education teacher, has his own way of connecting with each of his students. “You can be their...
news / education
August 31, 2012 - 7:06pm
Bemidij Pioneer Business Briefs for September 2
Essentia of Bagley welcomes physician BAGLEY – Essentia Health-Bagley Clinic has added Dr. Evans Magambo to its team in family medicine. Magambo will provide comprehensive care to patients of all ages. He will use his diverse background of experience to promote overall health and...
August 31, 2012 - 6:50pm
Security Bank donates to Northwoods Coalition for Family Safety
Security BankUSA employee Chelsea Gray, center, presents a donation of $225 to Mary Auger, right, the director of the Northwoods Coalition for...
August 31, 2012 - 6:44pm
Bemidij Chamber Ambassadors visit Provisions Bakery Café at Dunn Bros Coffee
Bemidji Area Chamber Ambassadors welcome the addition of Provisions Bakery Café to Dunn Bros Coffee, 501 Paul Bunyan Drive S. in Bemidji. With...
August 31, 2012 - 6:38pm
4-Her makes Clearwater County history at Minnesota State Fair
By Anne Williams, Special to the Pioneer ST. PAUL – A 16-year-old from Clearbrook made Clearwater County history by being the first 4-Her from the county in recent decades to show livestock in the Minnesota State Fair Premier Livestock Auction. Tyler Strandberg, a 4-Her with the...
news / region
August 31, 2012 - 6:23pm
Minnesotans fortunate to have four major biomes
I remember the first time I spent a few days in the beautiful bluff country of southeast Minnesota. It was about nine years ago. I was able to take a little time from business and explore some of the grandeur of this lovely part of the state by driving the countryside and visiting...
news / outdoors
August 31, 2012 - 5:53pm
August 29, 2012
Schools rewarded for performance
BEMIDJI – Three area schools have been deemed top-performing schools by the Minnesota Department of Education. Schoolcraft Learning Community, Solway Elementary and TrekNorth Junior & Senior High School have each been named a “reward school” based on a new system of school...
news / education
August 29, 2012 - 11:47pm
August 26, 2012
Isaac could shake up security for GOP convention
BY TAMARA LUSH Associated Press Writer TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Isaac could force a shakeup of the security plans for the GOP convention in Tampa, because about half of the expected officers come from other parts of Florida and some could be forced to stay home for the...
August 26, 2012 - 12:22am
Standing out online: BSU master’s degree program is among the nation’s best
By Bethany Wesley firstname.lastname@example.org BEMIDJI – An online master’s program offered through Bemidji State University enabled a Wyoming...
news / education
August 26, 2012 - 12:13am
August 25, 2012
Pioneer Previews for August 26
By GRACE GOUKER email@example.com Local singer-songwriter Lance Benson will perform today at the Lake Bemidji State Park Amphitheater for the final installment of the park’s Summer Concert Series. Concert admission is free. A vehicle permit is required to enter the park....
August 25, 2012 - 11:31pm
August 24, 2012
Pioneer Previews: Benson to headline last Summer Concert Series today
Local singer-songwriter Lance Benson will perform today at the Lake Bemidji State Park Amphitheater for the final installment of the park’s Summer Concert Series. Concert admission is free. A vehicle permit is required to enter the park. For details, call 308-2300. Monday “Totally...
August 24, 2012 - 9:07pm