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How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
Two killed in head-on crash near MSP Airport
Law enforcement urges peace during pipeline protests
On hand for Holidays by Hand
Community coordinator for Girl Scouts needed
WRESTLING: Bemidji, other area teams compete at Olson Memorial Tournament
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Huskies top BSU men, 98-95
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers fall short in 2-OT heartbreaker
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU suffers first WCHA loss of season
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers fall 3-2 in Mankato
Robert (Bob) Kamrowski
Vivian D. Bye
Gerald "Jerry" Duane Morrow
David Anthony Fineday, Sr.
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make me laugh: The benefits of laughter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Standing alongside Standing Rock
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Holiday movie madness
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Escape the freeze with films
Laporte School Drama Club presents "Midsummer Jersey"
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
DNR announces area furbearer registration stations
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Christmastime in the First City!
FOOTBALL: Beavers win Mineral Water Bowl for first-ever postseason victory
Northwest Technical College
December 16, 2015
Vying for pie?: Students, faculty at NTC hold food shelf donation competition (video)
BEMIDJI -- Students and faculty at Northwest Technical College in Bemidji competed to see who could collect the most canned food items for the...
December 16, 2015 - 4:14pm
December 8, 2015
BSU responds to anti-Muslim sentiment on campus
BEMIDJI -- BSU administrators are trying to calm a ripple of anti-Muslim sentiment at the school while an intensifying faction of the country views Islam as a threat to national security. Martin Tadlock, provost and vice president for academic affairs, sent a memo to faculty Tuesday,...
December 8, 2015 - 5:49pm
October 26, 2015
BSU, NTC waive application fees
BEMIDJI -- BSU and Northwest Technical College have waived application fees until Oct. 30, joining other Minnesota State Colleges and Universities in celebrating College Knowledge Month. The October program is a statewide effort to give all graduating high schoolers, especially...
October 26, 2015 - 5:37pm
October 15, 2015
Working to boost the workforce: Regional training centers receive state, federal grants to meet workforce needs
BEMIDJI -- Increasing the strength of the regional workforce has been a priority this month with investments from the state and federal level being made at local training centers. The grant funding began when Northwest Technical College was awarded $300,000 from the Federal Economic...
October 15, 2015 - 8:23pm
October 2, 2015
A grand reopening for Memorial Hall
As part of Homecoming festivities, BSU held its official Grand Reopening of Memorial Hall on Friday morning with a ribboncutting, open house...
October 2, 2015 - 3:21pm
September 30, 2015
NTC lands $300,000 grant for technical training center
BEMIDJI—Northwest Technical College has been awarded a $300,000 grant through the federal Economic Development Administration to support the construction of a technical training center on its Bemidji campus. The announcement was made by U.S. Sens Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken...
September 30, 2015 - 7:11pm
The search starts: MnSCU chancellor visits to discuss next president for BSU, NTC
BEMIDJI -- Leaders from BSU, Northwest Technical College and the broader Bemidji community painted the portrait of their ideal president Wednesday...
September 30, 2015 - 6:41pm
August 25, 2015
Pioneer Editorial: S.O.S is A-OK
The Fall-like weather the past few days seems fitting. College is back in session. The annual Move-in Day was held this past Friday and classes...
August 25, 2015 - 12:07am
August 23, 2015
The right time for Hanson: Retiring BSU president says he’ll miss the relationships developed over six years
BEMIDJI—The walls are wood-paneled and dotted with old pictures. One is black and white, and shows a huge man, lying like Gulliver, surrounded...
August 23, 2015 - 12:11am
August 19, 2015
Hanson to retire as BSU, NTC president
BEMIDJI—Dr. Richard Hanson announced Tuesday that he will retire June 30 after six years as president of BSU and Northwest Technical College. Hanson...
August 19, 2015 - 9:57am
June 18, 2015
Tuition to increase at BSU, other four-year institutions: Tuition freeze remains for NTC, other two-year colleges
BEMIDJI -- Tuition at BSU and other four-year institutions across Minnesota is expected to increase by 3.4 percent for the fall 2015 semester. The average annual undergraduate tuition for full-time students during the 2015-2016 academic year will increase by $233, a release from...
June 18, 2015 - 7:41pm
June 4, 2015
Snorek named vice president for finance and administration at BSU/NTC
BEMIDJI -- Karen Snorek has been named vice president for finance and administration at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College,...
June 4, 2015 - 11:56am
May 17, 2015
It's 'right now' for NTC; No name change on horizon, but new programs will strengthen school
BEMIDJI—Only a week removed from graduation, Northwest Technical College officials say they are excited about recent changes implemented at the school. Faced with declining enrollment at NTC, leaders there and at Bemidji State University began a "reinvention" process in the...
May 17, 2015 - 1:33am
May 15, 2015
BSU and NTC announce finalists for vice president position
BEMIDJI -- Three finalists have been chose to fill the position of vice president of finance and administration at BSU and Northwest Technical College. The finalists will visit the campuses and interviews begin Monday, a press release said. The finalists are Karen Snorek,...
May 15, 2015 - 6:34pm
May 8, 2015
Connected with the college: NTC grad says school was the right choice for her
BEMIDJI -- Jess Ness had plans to attend college, but not until her children, Cameron, now 7, and Saige, 3, were in school full time. But her...
May 8, 2015 - 8:17pm