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Daily arrests for Sept. 17-19
Friday Afternoon Forecast Discussion
Veterans Memorial dedication of canine statue Saturday
UPDATED: Shakeup at Bemidji Airport Authority Board
Smith, Desjarlait in run-off for vacated Red Lake Tribal Council seat
BOYS SOCCER: Bemidji thumps Hibbing 7-0
BEAVERS ROUNDUP: Grenier named BSU women's hockey captain
TENNIS: Bemidji improves to 13-1 with win over Thief River Falls
FOOTBALL: Bemidji, Sartell set to meet in battle of unbeatens
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji falls at East Grand Forks
Grayson James Waddell
Melba Vienna (Beighley) Rockensock
Donald Julius Schmeckpeper
Shop, collect for winter gift-giving
John Eggers: Who do you encourage in this world?
Patrick Guilfoile: Malaria, mosquitoes and fatal attraction
Consider cover crops
Art Lee: The demolition of ‘a fine old lady’ — a historical landmark gone (alas?)
From concept to concerts: Long-planned Minnesota Orchestra residency is this week
Common Chords schedule
Pioneer Previews: Community Theater’s ‘On Golden Pond’ opens Friday
Artist works on mural
The Beach Boys officially coming to Bemidji
A half-century of wilderness: 1964 federal law set stage for the second ‘W’ in BWCAW
Paul Nelson: Fall is a perfect time to target muskies
Blane Klemek: Oh, to be a bird for a day? Count me in
Paul Nelson: Boat control is important when fishing in the fall
Paul Nelson: Fish are constantly looking for abundant food sources
Letter: A gentle man with a teacher’s heart
Letter: Love and violence are incompatible
Joe Gandelman: Thoughts on ISIS and the Nazis
Bob Franken: A lesson from the violence
Tom Purcell: Obama learns of Pearl Harbor
September 7, 2014
PIONEER PREVIEWS: A chance to bond over the 'Pond'
Coming up quickly are some events that will tempt you to take the children and help them start their memory boxes; strains of the string section, a line from a play that might impact their relationship with family or any other aesthetic encounter. • "On Golden Pond," a production...
September 7, 2014 - 1:45am
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