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HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL: Paul and Babe on the silver screen: Former Bemidji man shows documentary about the myths surrounding the folk heroes
Oil fire, spill training suggested at Duluth college
State probes elk deaths
On their way to CNAs
INDOOR FOOTBALL: After slow start, Axemen running back Kalokoh starting to crank it up
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Scanlan named USCHO national coach of the year
MEN'S HOCKEY: Former BSU defensman Prapavessis to sign with AHL Rochester
BASKETBALL: Bemidji hoops teams to move down to Class AAA
TRACK AND FIELD: Bagley/Fosston competes in the Paul Bunyan Classic
Russell Eugene Michalek
James "Jim" Earl Hannigan
Ervin A. Jacobson
Raymond A. Theisen
Roger R. Aamold
Blane Klemek: Ruffed grouse are the drummers of the woods
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: How best to protect the pollinators
John Eggers: The winter adventures of Simon and Simone
Patrick Guilfoile: Does finger length point to agreeableness?
MOLLY MIRON COLUMN: One of the most difficult, but most honored times of my career
Welcome to the 'Thunder' dome: Celtic Thunder to hit the stage Tuesday
Pioneer Previews: Oxcars on tap today
Art briefs - Sunday March 22
Art briefs - Sunday March 15
An extravaganza of guests: BSU, Headwaters to host variety of musicians this week
READER PHOTO: Sundog in the afternoon
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don't give up on ice fishing season just yet
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Meltdown makes things tricky for ice anglers
Photo of the Day: Pussy Willows
Blane Klemek: The northern cardinal is indeed a popular bird
Gerhardson birthday celebration
Georgie Anne Geyer: Democracy still has a chance in Tunisia
Danny Tyree: It’s not a war on Easter, but...
Will Durst: A Bush, Clinton rematch?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why Congress wrote that letter to Iran
Rick Jensen: Bibi reveals Obama’s hypocrisy
February 1, 2015
Jazzed for JazzFest: Three-day music festival at BSU this week
BEMIDJI -- There is a lot to be said about the espirit de corps among the students and alumni of the Department of Music at BSU and the obvious...
February 1, 2015 - 12:51am
Pioneer Previews: BSU, Bemidji come alive with creative people, events
One of the major requirements for us before moving to Minnesota was that we find a college town. We were leaving a college town and knew the energy that could be produced by young adults in sports, music and creative efforts. This week's is a good example of how committed the community...
February 1, 2015 - 12:46am
January 27, 2015
VIDEO: Chinese band visits Bemidji area this week
Four members of the Chinese band Shanren performed for two BSU classes on Tuesday afternoon. (From left) Li Guohua, Qu Yabo, Xiao Budian dance...
entertainment / music
January 27, 2015 - 7:16pm
January 25, 2015
PIONEER PREVIEWS: The right time to write for Valentine's Day
Notable Bemidji fantasy writer Roy C. Booth is looking for submissions for his anthology, "St. Valentine's Day Drabbles 2015." Stories of 100 words -- not including the title or byline -- of spooky goings-on, high adventure and all things speculative (science fiction, fantasy, horror)...
January 25, 2015 - 12:21am
January 20, 2015
'Idol' party is Wednesday night for Courtney Guns
BEMIDJI -- Courtney "Guns" Gunsalus will host a viewing party Wednesday as "American Idol" airs a recap of its Minneapolis auditions held this past summer. Gunsalus, who performs as Courtney Guns, was among those who auditioned for the reality singing competition and has been included...
January 20, 2015 - 11:59am
January 18, 2015
Pioneer Previews: Valentine's Day on our minds already
Invites are in the mail for the Gallagher's (Fulton and Nancy) Valentine's Day romantic evening at the Hampton Inn and Suites, where you can sing "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" along with Bemidji's notable vocal artists and beyond; and enjoy a gourmet dinner at the hands of Chef Lenard...
January 18, 2015 - 12:32am
January 11, 2015
Love and Theft to perform a 'Night That You'll Never Forget'
BEMIDJI -- Love and Theft's "Night That You'll Never Forget" tour is making its way to Bemidji. The tour is one of several that the duo has participated in, but it is the first tour they have given a name too. "We have a song, that we put out last year called 'Night That You'll...
news / local
January 11, 2015 - 12:48am
January 5, 2015
I auditioned!: Did BHS graduate Courtney Gunsalus make it to L.A.? Find out Wednesday and Thursday
BEMIDJI -- Did she get a golden ticket? Bemidji High School graduate Courtney Gunsalus -- who performs as Courtney Guns -- auditioned for "American Idol" in June in Minneapolis and the public can find out this week just how she did. The 14th season of the reality show premieres...
news / local
January 5, 2015 - 9:51am
January 4, 2015
Pioneer Previews: Arts for all tastes coming up
With the dawn of the New Year, new initiatives are beginning to raise interest in the lull of wintertime. For example, the highly successful fundraiser for the Beltrami County History Center played to a full house, as who doesn't like to play "Clue?" What is even more interesting...
January 4, 2015 - 12:00am
December 21, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Dregni reads perfect for holiday break
This time of year, we turn inward toward our family and friends to continue our holiday traditions or start ones with newly established familial relationships. The concerts are done, presents still need to be wrapped — we're using bags this year to save some time for relaxing...
December 21, 2014 - 12:22am
Bemidji sings for the holidays
BEMIDJI -- Troy Foss has been thinking Christmas for the past eight months. Foss, owner of Supple Studio, recently released "Christmas in Bemidji," a CD featuring 12 tracks by local artists. The idea for this project was based on the concept of the Cities 97 Sampler, available...
entertainment / music
December 21, 2014 - 12:16am
December 14, 2014
A bit of Danish flavor: Choir performances to feature a nod to exchange student from Denmark
BEMIDJI -- The annual holiday concert featuring the Bemidji High School choirs will have an international flair this week, thanks in part to one of its members. Jacob Friis-Hasché, 16, a native of Copenhagen, Denmark, is among 13 foreign exchange students enrolled at BHS this...
news / local
December 14, 2014 - 12:44am
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
The last few Christmas events are coming up quickly and one of the "most looked forward to" is the annual Bemidji State University Varsity Singers because non-auditioned singers are pleased to add their voices to the holiday scene under the direction of adjunct professor of choral...
December 14, 2014 - 12:13am
December 7, 2014
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
BEMIDJI -- "Everlasting" is not only the name of Martina McBride's newest album, but it can be applied to her musical career also, as the popular female vocalist approaches her 25th year on the mainstream music scene, having racked up 20 top-10 hits and six No. 1 singles in that timeframe. McBride,...
entertainment / music
December 7, 2014 - 12:37am
Pioneer Previews: Winter joy, winter cold and winter fun
The Bemidji Chorale's 35th annual Winter Concert will be held today at 3 and 7 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church of Bemidji, 2508 Washington Ave. SE. The concert is conducted by Patricia Mason, accompanied by Wayne Hoff, and features a wide variety of programming. Beginning with...
December 7, 2014 - 12:26am