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Sertoma supports Paul Bunyan Inclusive Playground
Nathan Hodapp, nephew of Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp, graduated from State Patrol Training Academy
Students in the News for 05/24/2015
Bemidji Food Shelf wins Holy Mackerel Award
Mental health awareness month
‘A MARATHON, NOT A SPRINT’: Hard work pays off for BHS grad, Beaver hockey recruit Eichstadt
BEMIDJI'S YOUNG GUNS: Loxtercamp, Grimm step up in Lumberjacks' young rotation
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Bucks kick off season with a win, split doubleheader
Lacrosse invite coming to Bemidji
Sanford POWER program starts June 8
Andreas Annette Cecilia
Ronald Allen Lee
Robert "Bob" Dodge
Joey Allen Gaarsland
John Eggers: What can we learn from obituaries?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: After wet and cold week, fishing conditions should improve
John Eggers: A final exam for the graduates
Blane Klemek: The orchestra of springtime in the bird world
Scotty Allison: On Memorial Day, remember to take time to honor veterans
Playhouse powerhouse: 2015 marks final season for Paul Bunyan Playhouse artistic director Zach Curtis
Pioneer Previews: A gala of support for BSU
Art briefs - Sunday March 24
Monroe Crossing to perform in Little Falls
Pioneer Previews: Music and 'Murder on the Nile' fill up the week
Blane Klemek: Bats truly are incredible flying creatures
Zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake
MASTER GARDENERS: Try an organic weed-free gardening approach
'Are you looking at me?'
Voges birthday celebration
Moen birthday celebration
Davis 80th birthday celebration
Johnson -Kelm engagement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jail decisions based on sound finances
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A different take on estate tax cut
Tom Purcell: Special needs students pay tribute to veterans
Phil Kerpen: EPA plan to ban coal hits major roadblock
Rich Lowry: Sid Vicious returns
April 4, 2015
‘Runaway Train’ to Bemidji: Iconic Twin Cities band Soul Asylum to play the Sanford Center April 8
BEMIDJI -- Who knows what would have happened if Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner had followed his sister’s Bemidji band camp footsteps? “When we were little, she went to a band camp in Bemidji,” Pirner said from his studio in New Orleans. “And I wanted to follow in her footsteps...
entertainment / music
April 4, 2015 - 5:16pm
April 3, 2015
VIDEO: The Beat Cafe goes on
BEMIDJI -- Independent National Public Radio affiliate KAXE/KBXE presented a live radio show of spoken word and music Friday night. For the third...
news / local
April 3, 2015 - 8:27pm
March 29, 2015
Pioneer Previews: Triple play for 'Presidents, Portraits and Paradigms' with BSO today
THe Bemidji Symphony Orchestra will present "Presidents, Portraits and Paradigms" with humanities scholar Clay Jenkinson at 3 p.m. today at Bemidji High School Performing Arts Center. Jenkinson, in character as Thomas Jefferson, will take the audience on a trip to Mount Rushmore...
March 29, 2015 - 12:57am
March 24, 2015
Pioneer Previews: Oxcars on tap today
There are three events today with crossover times, so be careful when choosing. The Oxcars Celebration, an awards ceremony honoring thespians who were chosen to be recipients of an Oxcars award, a blue Babe statuette. The event will begin with a social hour from 2 to 3 p.m. with award...
March 24, 2015 - 11:39am
March 22, 2015
Welcome to the 'Thunder' dome: Celtic Thunder to hit the stage Tuesday
BEMIDJI -- The air at the Sanford Center will be filled with people making small talk -- "Better get another beer before the show starts"; "Can we see from here?" and the big question: "How will they deal with the loss of George, the big, bald guy who kept the group on task and time?" The...
March 22, 2015 - 12:59am
March 15, 2015
An extravaganza of guests: BSU, Headwaters to host variety of musicians this week
BEMIDJI -- Extravaganza is the word this week swirling around the Department of Music at BSU as it brings three different performance groups...
entertainment / music
March 15, 2015 - 12:15am
Pioneer Previews: BSU showcases music this week
Along with all the workshops being offered to the music students open to the public this week by visiting musicians Ana Maria Otamendi and Elena Lacheva from the University of Houston, BSU's own Eric and Jennifer Olson will visit Bemidji area school music classes. The coming week...
March 15, 2015 - 12:11am
March 13, 2015
Vocal a cappella group performs for Middle School students
The vocal a cappella group Six Appeal performed mini-concerts to the students at the Bemidji Middle School on Thursday morning. The six-member...
news / education
March 13, 2015 - 9:15am
March 11, 2015
Soul Asylum to play Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- The Grammy-winning band Soul Asylum will play the Sanford Center in Bemidji, arena officials announced today. The Minnesota band...
March 11, 2015 - 12:33pm
March 8, 2015
Pioneer Previews: Mark your calendars for the arts
We have a hiatus this week in arts presentations, but you should still mark your calendars for upcoming events. There are quite a few classical events coming up this month, including a faculty recital by Stephen Carlson, wind ensemble concert, BSU Choir home concert and many student...
March 8, 2015 - 12:32am
March 1, 2015
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Ensemble's concert harkens to spring
We know that spring is coming up on us when the Bemidji Baroque Ensemble is on stage at Bangsberg Fine and Performing Arts Center. What started as an informal gathering of musicians who play for their pleasure, the ensemble now plays for the enjoyment of their audience, as well....
March 1, 2015 - 12:00am
February 22, 2015
Pioneer Previews: Much to do as March approaches
Another weekend of careful slicing and dicing will afford the Bemidji audiences a vast array of musical opportunities and the return of the Poetry Slam this week. Whatever is chosen will prove to be a good choice. Monday • "Reverse Painting on Glass" with Marion Caroline....
February 22, 2015 - 12:59am
Making of ‘The Mikado:’ BSU presents longtime favorite Gilbert and Sullivan work
Just as a writer who has the perfect sentence, albeit presently unusable, puts the thought aside in a little black box for a later time, and...
news / local
February 22, 2015 - 12:21am
February 15, 2015
To play in Paris: Bemidji organist to perform this summer at Notre Dame Cathedral
BEMIDJI -- Much like the lyrics, "When you wish upon a star, your dreams come true," Sarah Carlson has wished and set her goals as a musician...
February 15, 2015 - 12:42am
Pioneer Previews: Time to 'Go for Baroque' with the BSO
Enjoy the afterglow of Valentine's Day with Bemidji Symphony Orchestra's romantic "Go for Baroque" concert at 3 today at the Bemidji High School Performing Arts Center. Artistic Director Beverly Everett chose a program so closely aligned with the period of musical embellishment...
February 15, 2015 - 12:40am