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The need for Narcan: As opioid overdoses increase, local law enforcement now also carry anti-heroin drug
LEECH LAKE: Vizenor finishes first week as Leech Lake College President
City Council to discuss Sanford Center legal issues
Someone Special Volunteers: Kendra Hirsch and Vicki Frisch
At home in Bemidji: Longtime NHL scout, executive Marshall Johnston retires; has called Bemidji home for 40 years
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji keeps rolling, tops Alexandria in sub-state playoffs
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji splits doubleheader with Alexandria
Bemidji Extreme U12 soccer takes second at Bemidji Blowout
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Robert (Bob) J Voigt
Ken R. Trisco
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
Gary Robert Vanasse
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
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
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
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Big Trouble In Little China’
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
Elk expansion in Northwestern Minnesota on hold
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: This November, I’m voting for NOTA (none of the above)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lueth, Larson thanked for service
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Making music on the Mississippi
November 10, 2014
Pat Miller: This Week at BHS - Swimmers and divers cap fall seasons with trip to state meet
From sunrise through 4 p.m. on Sunday, 19 huge flocks of boisterous tundra swans flew within earshot of Concordia Language Camp. The flocks, which soared high overhead and included up to 100 birds in a single bunch, began their arduous journey in the tundra regions of Hudson Bay and...
November 10, 2014 - 9:02pm
November 8, 2014
PREP FOOTBALL: Lumberjacks fall to St. Michael in state quarterfinals
ST. CLOUD -- Grant Tharaldson couldn't leave the football field at St. Cloud State Friday night until he personally thanked his coaches and his...
November 8, 2014 - 12:36pm
November 7, 2014
Volleyball: Bemidji's season ends with loss to Champlin Park at state consolation semifinals
ST. PAUL -- The season came to an end Friday morning for the Bemidji volleyball team as the Lumberjacks dropped a 25-9, 27-25, 25-10 decision to Champlin Park in the state Class 3A consolation semifinals at the Xcel Center. The Lumberjacks finished their fall with a 19-13 record....
November 7, 2014 - 10:49pm
November 3, 2014
Lumberjacks: Volleyball team draws Chaska in opening round of state; football team to tangle with St. Michael
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji volleyball team will open its state tournament experience 9 a.m. Thursday against Chaska at the Xcel Center in St. Paul. Following...
November 3, 2014 - 7:59pm
Pat Miller: This Week at BHS - Exciting time for Lumberjacks, fans
An exciting week is in store for Bemidji High School sports fans as the volleyball and football teams are making plans for their state tournaments while the swimmers and divers have their sights set on sending a number of athletes to Minneapolis for the state Class A competition. The...
November 3, 2014 - 7:53pm
November 1, 2014
Cross country: Bemidji boys place 10th, girls 12th at state meet
NORTHFIELD -- Billy Freyholtz, Caleb Appleton and Linaes Whiting all finished in the top 100 and led the Bemidji High School boys cross country...
November 1, 2014 - 9:34pm
October 31, 2014
Cross country: Bemidji girls and boys teams compete in Saturday's state meet
BEMIDJI -- Although a state championship is probably out of reach for the Bemidji boys and girls cross country teams, both squads are eager to see how they will fare at Saturday’s state meet hosted by St. Olaf College in Northfield. Both BHS teams qualified for the state competition...
October 31, 2014 - 3:31pm
Volleyball: Bemidji faces Alexandria Saturday in section championship match
BEMIDJI -- Comebacks occur on a regular basis in high school athletics but it is rare to see a volleyball team dig an 0-2 hole and climb its way out of the crevice. Tuesday night in the Section 8-3A semifinals at Moorhead, Bemidji stumbled out of the gate and the Spuds stormed to...
October 31, 2014 - 3:26pm
October 27, 2014
Pat Miller: This Week at BHS - Cross country teams head to state; football, volleyball teams hope to follow
The state meet and a trip to St. Olaf College in Northfield are on this week’s travel plans for the Bemidji High School girls and boys cross country teams. Last Thursday both programs placed second in their section meet and qualified for the trip south. “It was a good day for...
October 27, 2014 - 8:08pm
October 23, 2014
Tennis: Bemidji's season ends at state doubles tournament
MINNEAPOLIS -- The fall season for the Bemidji girls tennis team ended prematurely Thursday at the University of Minnesota courts as Finja Mahl injured her knee early in the consolation quarterfinals of the state doubles tournament and was forced to withdraw from action. The injury...
October 23, 2014 - 4:57pm
October 22, 2014
TENNIS: Bemidji duo Konecne, Mahl ready for state meet
BEMIDJI -- Among the reasons for participating in the foreign exchange student program is to experience new things and Finja Mahl has certainly...
October 22, 2014 - 10:37pm
Football: Bemidji's 7-5A semifinal game with Chisago Lakes moved back to 3 p.m.
BEMIDJI -- The start of Saturday’s Section 7-5A semifinal football game between Bemidji and Chisago Lakes at BSU’s Chet Anderson Stadium has been moved back an hour to 3 p.m. Officials at Chisago Lakes requested the time change because of the long travel time between Chisago...
October 22, 2014 - 10:56am
October 20, 2014
Volleyball: Bemidji earns No. 3 seed in Section 8-3A; opens Friday at home
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji volleyball team received the No. 3 seed Monday in the Section 8-3A playoffs and will have a bye in Tuesday's opening round. The Lumberjacks will open their postseason 7 p.m. Friday at home against the winner of Tuesday's match between No. 6 Brainerd and No....
October 20, 2014 - 10:21pm
Pat Miller: This Week at BHS - Bemidji teams continue postseason play
The postseason is in full swing for the Bemidji High School fall sports programs and this week five of the teams will participate in their tournaments. Highlighting the list are Finja Mahl and Alexis Konecne of the BHS girls tennis team. The doubles tandem finished second in last...
October 20, 2014 - 6:47pm
October 15, 2014
Lumberjacks tennis: Mahl and Konecne will open state meet against doubles team from Prior Lake
BEMIDJI — Bemidji’s doubles team of Finja Mahl and Alexis Konecne drew Grayce Petersen and Chloe Hall of Prior Lake in their opening match of the state Class 2A girls tennis doubles tournament. The match will be played 10 a.m. Oct. 23 at the University of Minnesota. Mahl is...
October 15, 2014 - 2:04pm