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Fargo officer expected to die after being shot in standoff, suspected gunman dead
Crime report for Feb. 9, 2016
Dog killed in suspected wolf attack near Duluth's Brighton Beach
Voyageurs sewage project gets Corps cash: Final $4.5 million will help build Rainy Lake project east of I-Falls.
Body of missing woman linked to robbery couple found, death appears unnatural, sheriff says
BASEBALL: February freeze: BSU baseball team gets an early start
BOYS HOCKEY: Jacks earn top seed, first round bye in Section 8AA
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Evan Hazard: My day: North Dakota landforms and an old friend
Doug Lewandowski: Threads in community
Pat Kroeplin and Ann Daley: February goings on at the Bemijdi Senior Center
Off The Record Blog: The JOE-DOWN Reviews 'Urban Cowboy'
Country singer Cole Swindell to perform at Sanford Center
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY FEB. 7 2016
"Leading Ladies" opens Friday
Off The Record Blog: THE JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Manhunter’
Blane Klemek: Musings on those moose
Where it all stars: Itasca State Park guests visit Mississippi River headwaters
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Lake of the Woods producing good walleye bite
Blane Klemek: Observing and learning
Free fly-tying class set for Thursday
Pioneer Editorial: Showing off all Bemidji has to offer
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Knitting group spreads warmth in area
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Help available for child burn victims
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Support shows like Wynonna at Sanford Center
Joseph Cotto: We could use Ed Koch now
November 13, 2015
Patt Rall Column: Two top choices for today
The two choices for today are both musical and family friendly. The first choice is the Bemidji Community Theater production of "Hello, Dolly"...
November 13, 2015 - 7:38pm
November 6, 2015
Rucker brings his ‘Southern Style’ to Bemidji
BEMIDJI — Country music singer Darius Rucker will hit the stage Thursday at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. Rucker is on his “Southern Style...
November 6, 2015 - 10:37pm
October 30, 2015
When the arts can take you to another place
The rain on the roof only added to the dankness of the psychiatrist's office on stage right and the institutional single bed on stage left; the...
October 30, 2015 - 7:36pm
October 24, 2015
As he prepares to depart the airwaves, Garrison Keillor to perform ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Terror is looking down at red sneakers, grumbling about back pain and the high cost of health insurance as dissatisfied Bemidjians...
entertainment / theater
October 24, 2015 - 4:27pm
BHS fall choir concert set for Monday
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji High School choirs will perform their fall choir concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the auditorium at Bemidji High School, 2900 Division St. W. Approximately 240 students will perform in four different choirs during the first concert of the school year, according...
News / local
October 24, 2015 - 3:18pm
October 16, 2015
All about the bass: Broste has been a part of Bemidji's music scene since the 1970s
“Like a lot of musicians, I do other things to finance my love of music.” -- Gary Broste BEMIDJI—To folks around Bemidji who know...
October 16, 2015 - 11:20pm
October 3, 2015
A big 'Little' show: Little Big Town, one of the hottest country acts, to perform in Bemidji on Thursday
BEMIDJI—One of the most popular country music acts on the charts today will play the little big town of Bemidji. Little Big Town, with...
October 3, 2015 - 3:32pm
Ready to rhythm to ribbits: The Fattenin' Frogs to hold album release concert in Bemidji
BEMIDJI— For the past year, Chris Holm and his fellow The Fattenin' Frogs bandmates have been working together to create their third album...
October 3, 2015 - 3:30pm
September 24, 2015
Tim McGraw joins Eric Church as WE Fest headliner
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Tim McGraw has been added as a headliner for next year's WE Fest. McGraw will join fellow headliner Eric Church, previously the only act announced, though it wasn't announced who will play which night. The festival takes place Aug. 4, 5 and 6 at the Soo...
entertainment / music
September 24, 2015 - 9:35am
September 18, 2015
Bemidji to get a bit 'Reckless': Bryan Adams set to play Sanford Center on Thursday
BEMIDJI—Come Thursday, you have a chance to recapture a moment in rock 'n' roll history. The year is 1985 and the popular music scene...
entertainment / music
September 18, 2015 - 9:39pm
September 4, 2015
PIONEER PREVIEWS: As fall nears, much to celebrate in the arts community
Some people always think of the end of summer as the beginning of a new year because of school calendars. We are coming off another busy summer,...
September 4, 2015 - 7:02pm
August 28, 2015
PIONEER PREVIEWS: The wild West and so much more for the arts scene
Escape the heat and humidity today with a 2 p.m. matinee of "Flower for Death in the Wild, Wild West" written by Mark Thorson and directed by...
August 28, 2015 - 8:54pm
August 27, 2015
BEMIDJI BONDS: Making music and making friends with Ruby Tuesday
Bemidji has its own “Ruby Tuesday,” only it’s not a restaurant. Every Tuesday, at about 3 p.m., a group of music lovers gather at the...
News / local
August 27, 2015 - 3:17pm
August 26, 2015
BEMIDJI BONDS: Wednesday nights bring Native American drummers to OIC in Bemidji
For five years running, Wednesday night has been drum night at the Northwest Indian OIC in Bemidji. “The purpose of this is to bring people...
News / local
August 26, 2015 - 4:37pm
August 23, 2015
Art briefs 8-23
Big Bass Ramblers to play in Bagley BAGLEY—The Bagley Area Arts Collaborative announces the Big Bass Ramblers in concert today at 2 p.m. at The Farm by the Lake in Bagley. The Big Bass Ramblers is a group of musicians from Bemidji who have been entertaining audiences in...
August 23, 2015 - 3:11pm