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WOMEN'S HOCKEY; Ohio State stymies Bemidji State again, wins 2-1 as BSU skid hits 3 games
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Blane Klemek: The moon of popping trees
Scotty Allison: The need for local Veterans Home continues
John Eggers: The Christmas coincidence
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Bemidji sings for the holidays
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 21
Pioneer Previews: Dregni reads perfect for holiday break
Meet the new class: Green Day, Lou Reed among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Gothman wedding anniversary
Nyquist 90th birthday celebration
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Peter Hakim: U.S.-Cuba deal: What the two sides get out of the bargain
Peter Funt: Elizabeth Warren, don’t jump
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
July 27, 2014
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
June 10, 2014
UPDATED: Pioneer Previews: Right time for 'She Wrights'; event moved to Rail River Folk School
A performance of songs, theater and films written by women will be the premiere event of the newest established arts nonprofit organization in Bemidji. It will start at 2 p.m. at the Rail River Folk School, 303 Railroad St. SW, Bemidji. Cate and Al Belleveau are quickly working...
June 10, 2014 - 9:50am