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Daily arrests for Nov. 21-24
Crime report for Nov. 21-24
A life of law and order: BSU graduate realizes goal of becoming a police officer
Couple accused of sitting in bar, while kids sat in car
UPDATE: Freezing Rain Advisory
MEN'S HOCKEY: Bowling Green finishes off sweep, beats Bemidji State 3-2
This week at Bemidji High School: Winter has arrived for sports teams
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU leads from start to finish in 69-58 win over Viberto
MEN'S HOCKEY: Bemidji State drops fifth straight as Bowling Green wins 3-1
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Bemidji State rallies back to topple Mayville State 82-76
Edward Melvin Perkins, Jr. (Dewey)
Richard N. Leach
Scott Michael Fisher
Joe L. Blank
Brigitte E. Wokal
John Eggers: How do you say 'Thank You'?
Patrick Guilfoile: Muddled? Blame an algae virus
John Eggers: Are your Christmas catalogs piling up?
Evan Hazard: Then we bought a new ’03 Prius
Doug Lewandowski: Caving in
Pioneer Previews: Holiday Showcase today at BHS Performing Arts Center
Art briefs - Sunday Nov. 23
Neilson Foundation grants Watermark $150K for move
Pioneer Previews: A busy arts scene
MOVIES: New releases to hit around Thanksgiving
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Blane Klemek: Coyotes are fascinating animals that are both revered and despised
Blane Klemek: Let the deer feed naturally
Blane Klemek: Unique features of the Clark’s nutcracker
Paul Nelson: Surface water temperatures drop in Bemidji area lakes
Niskanen birthday celebration
Belcher-Bradseth wedding announcement
Watkins birthday celebration
Bob Franken: Squawking and talking
Don't just throw bullets at things in the woods
Media boycott of Obama's speech irresponsible
Peterson just trying to do the right thing
Teen Health Fair was a rousing success
August 31, 2014
Rollin' and rockin' down the River Road
BEMIDJI -- A different type of train will be rollin' through Bemidji this week. On Tuesday and Wednesday, Mr. B's Joybox Express will stop in town as it makes its way on a 2,000-mile journey through towns along the Mississippi River. However, this is no train of steel and box cars,...
entertainment / music
August 31, 2014 - 12:57am
Pioneer Previews: Fall into fall with the arts
Yes, the leaves are starting to turn for the glorious autumn we usually enjoy in Bemidji, and another sign of fall are the last performances of the summer series: Bemidji Church Musicians, Bemidji Area Community Band, and the fine productions offered by the Paul Bunyan Playhouse....
August 31, 2014 - 12:52am
August 23, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Come to a concert in the Park
A romantic Sunday concert in the park, possibly patterned on the classical concerts on the grass in Central Park in New York City, will begin at 1:30 p.m. today in Lake Bemidji State Park. The setting will only highlight the gifted performers who will begin their teaching and musical...
August 23, 2014 - 10:18pm
August 17, 2014
Make some friends at Sesame Street Live
BEMIDJI -- Sesame Street Live "Make a New Friend" will take place at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 23 at the Sanford Center, 1111 Event Center Drive NE. During the show, Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and all the favorite characters welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street, according...
August 17, 2014 - 12:20am
Pioneer Previews: Small-town and Scandinavia on the stage
"Greet the Folks at Home" serves up a special afternoon today of original poetry and traditional music highlighting Ross and Bart Sutter's small-town roots, Scandinavian heritage and an honest mix of heartfelt humor and fun that the whole family can enjoy as they explore Minnesota...
August 17, 2014 - 12:15am
August 12, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Wooden Nichols to perform the hits
Could the "Wooden Nichols" name be taken from one of the players we see in various groups -- Ken Nichols? Whether yes or no, Ken and his friends (and ours as well) in Wooden Nichols will bring back memories with "Leaving on a Jet Plane" and "Five Hundred Miles" from the 60s along...
August 12, 2014 - 1:47pm
August 3, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Decisions, decisions, decisions
Another fun filled Sunday for Bemidjians, relatives, summer visitors and children. It's going to be difficult to choose, but whatever you pick, you can't go wrong. • Family Day at Lake Bemidji State Park welcomes The Imagination Workshop and their "magical lines" from 1 to 5...
August 3, 2014 - 12:11am
July 27, 2014
'Northern Bass' should be caught at Lake Bemidji State Park
• If you enjoy the music of the 50s and 60s, "stroll" on over to the amphitheater of Lake Bemidji State Park. A family group from Akeley -- Northern Bass -- will be rockin' and rollin' at 1:30 p.m. as part of the 2014 Lake Bemidji Concert Series. Headwaters School of Music and the...
July 27, 2014 - 12:11am
Lake Itasca music festival returns Friday
BEMIDJI -- The ninth annual Lake Itasca Family Music Festival will be Friday through Sunday at the Pioneer Farmers grounds near the north entrance to the park. The family oriented event features bluegrass and traditional gospel music on several stages. Bands come from Minnesota...
July 27, 2014 - 12:00am
July 24, 2014
MusiCamp Plays On: Gathering of music students underway this week at BSU
BEMIDJI -- More than 100 student musicians are in Bemidji this week, mixing in music and fun at BSU. The Bemidji MusiCamp kicked off Sunday...
news / local
July 24, 2014 - 12:20am
July 17, 2014
Rock on!: 23rd annual Moondance Jam draws thousands
WALKER -- For Jim Packard, the annual Moondance Jam is more than just music and camping. The Watertown, S.D., man has been coming to Moondance Ranch near Walker for the past 11 years. And he’s not alone. Packard, family and friends have formed a camping area dubbed “Camp...
news / region
July 17, 2014 - 8:13pm
July 14, 2014
Mannheim Steamroller to perform holiday show at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- Mannheim Steamroller will perform a holiday concert Nov. 20 at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. The event is part of Mannheim Steamroller's 30th anniversary and the show will be directed by Grammy Award winner Chip Davis. The show will feature classic Christmas hits...
entertainment / music
July 14, 2014 - 11:46am
July 13, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Always popular Art in the Park returns
The Watermark Art Center and Paul Bunyan Communications present one of Bemidji's most popular events this week -- "Art in the Park" -- which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The 47th Park Fine Art and Craft Festival will once again be staged on...
July 13, 2014 - 12:00am
July 9, 2014
VIDEO: March on!: Bemidji High School Marching Band takes fun and music in stride
For Erin Jones and her teammates, it’s not always fun to march to one’s own tune. Jones is one of Bemidji High School Marching Band’s...
news / local
July 9, 2014 - 2:46pm
July 6, 2014
Plays and music round out the holiday weekend
I hope you all had a good Fourth of July holiday, and today finishes off the holiday weekend with plays and music. • The Paul Bunyan Playhouse presents "The 24th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" musical comedy today at 2 p.m. at the Historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji....
July 6, 2014 - 12:43am