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Holiday Gifts for Kids fundraiser
Hunters continue to register more deer as population rebounds
Stepped up DWI enforcement planned for weekends through New Year’s
Protesters march, police launch manhunt, racial tension rises
Annual Sankta Lucia Fest
BOYS BASKETBALL: Lumberjacks dominate TRF for Peterson's first head coaching win
GIRLS HOCKEY: Warroad blanks Bemidji 5-0
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU heads to Alabama-Huntsville for rare Wednesday/Friday series
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Concordia hands BSU first loss of the season
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers stay unbeaten against Northland College
Maria Lynn Wizner
Sylvester "Vesty" Raymond Poxleitner
Agnes Odile Kamrowski
John Eggers: ‘Over the River and Through the Woods’
Sacred substances: Food as our way to give thanks
PATT RALL COLUMN: Another jewel in the crown for BSU Music Department
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don’t expect to start ice fishing soon
John Eggers: Are your children engaged?
OFF THE RECORD Review: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Seven: Did You Do This? No, You Did It!
OFF THE RECORD BLOG: Bemidji’s Stoner Avenue signs appear on top 10 ‘Commonly Stolen Street Signs’ list
Off The Record REVIEW: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Six: Rhinoceros
Rock band Styx to headline Lakes Jam 2016
Off The Record Blog: They Are Bringing Back Mystery Science Theater 3000
Blane Klemek: Once swarming the prairies, bison are still a sight to behold
Rare bird spotted in Minnesota, last sighting reported 21 years ago
Cougars make a Midwest comeback, but likely won't boom in Minnesota
Blane Klemek: Say hello to the ‘le rat musque’
Possible world record muskie reeled in on Lake Mille Lacs
Rich Lowry: The president’s sanctimony on Syrian refugees
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: No place for amateurs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reread the Bible?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Something is missing on BSU search committee
Pioneer Editorial: Kelliher can teach us all some lessons
November 10, 2015
Bemidji businesses pledge support for soldiers
More than 20 Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce member representatives signed statements of support for the Guard and Reserve on Monday morning....
News / local
November 10, 2015 - 9:24am
September 26, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Freedom isn’t free’ more than a saying
A young man I work with returned from National Guard duty at Camp Ripley last Sunday. As he was leaving he captured some video of a group of protesters. They were carrying signs that read “Real heroes don’t carry guns” and “My children will NEVER join the military.” Behind...
opinion / letters
September 26, 2015 - 2:58am
June 11, 2015
Three charged with fraud in Minnesota National Guard recruiting scheme that netted millions
ST. PAUL -- One former and two current members of the Minnesota National Guard were indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury as part of what prosecutors say was a widespread recruiting kickback scheme that netted tens of millions of dollars in ill-gotten bonuses. Those charged...
News / region
June 11, 2015 - 10:28am
April 28, 2015
Trip for the Troops: Bemidji group tours Camp Ripley
BEMIDJI -- Eighteen business and civic leaders from Bemidji visited Camp Ripley on Tuesday to learn more about the 53,000-acre facility and the...
News / local
April 28, 2015 - 8:55pm
February 21, 2015
Obama appoints Dayton to serve on National Guard council
ST. PAUL - President Barack Obama appointed Gov. Mark Dayton to serve a two-year term on the Council of Governors, the White House announced Friday. The Council of Governors, created by Congress in 2007, is a bipartisan forum to advise the Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Homeland...
News / region
February 21, 2015 - 8:55pm
September 3, 2014
Jason Stanford: Rick Perry loves the troops, hates feeding them
Texas has a new refugee crisis on the border, and this time it’s not a bunch of kids. When Rick Perry deployed the National Guard to the border, he remembered to go on Fox News, pose with assault weapons, and brag to Republicans in Iowa. But he forgot to make sure that our National...
opinion / commentary
September 3, 2014 - 11:18pm
February 21, 2014
Dayton calls out National Guard amid snowstorm
With more than a foot of fresh snow on the ground in some areas, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday issued an emergency order directing the...
News / region
February 21, 2014 - 12:53pm