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Out and About
September 2, 2015
A piece of cake: Owner of Rother’s Just Desserts locally designs and bakes cakes (w/ video)
BEMIDJI -- Cake was always the highlight of Lisa Rother’s birthday parties growing up, and she’s continuing that tradition with her own children:...
September 2, 2015 - 5:06pm
August 21, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: Touring through time: Family connections strong for Lake Itasca Tours (w/ video)
PARK RAPIDS -- Chris Coborn grew up hearing the story of the how the source of the Mississippi River was discovered. It was July 1832 when...
August 21, 2015 - 9:46am
August 12, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: A self-taught artist (w/ video)
BEMIDJI -- Danielle Stone is a self-taught artist, often learning from experimentation, but her artwork has benefited from belonging to both...
August 12, 2015 - 9:48pm
OUT AND ABOUT: Right ‘call’ for her career, Hines woman goes from selling antiques at shop to selling items as an auctioneer (w/ video)
HINES -- Tammy Tisland’s second career truly is a “calling.” The Hines woman turned from selling antiques from her shop to an award-winning...
August 12, 2015 - 9:46pm
July 29, 2015
A little bit of everything: Jamie Jacobson has been the recreation coordinator for the Bemidji Parks and Recreation department for the past three years (W/ VIDEO)
BEMIDJI -- Jamie Jacobson’s job involves a little bit of everything, and that variety is something she loves. “Everyday it’s a little...
July 29, 2015 - 5:38pm
July 22, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: The art of staying busy (video)
BEMIDJI -- DeeJay Arens is a creative man, and he has several ways to express that creativity. He has had both a book and a play published,...
July 22, 2015 - 6:14pm
July 15, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: No fish out of water: Zimmerman has honed his craft of fish carving (video)
BEMIDJI -- George Zimmerman is a typical northern Minnesotan who enjoys spending a nice summer afternoon fishing. But once he catches a...
July 15, 2015 - 3:33pm
Inspired by Toni: Jodie Kroeger devotes her time to Relay for Life in memory of close friend
BEMIDJI -- Jodie Kroeger lost a close friend and sorority sister in 2006. After an ovarian cancer diagnosis, some time in remission and...
July 15, 2015 - 3:30pm
June 23, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: Partial to the pair: Local woman has impressive collection of Paul and Babe memorabilia
BEMIDJI -- Most Bemidjians have a photo of themselves or a family member or friend with Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox. But Julia Dancker...
June 23, 2015 - 9:17am
June 16, 2015
VIDEO: A heart for helping:Bemidji family does its best to help American Heart Association
BEMIDJI -- Riley Finnegan, 9, recently treated her third-grade classmates at Northern Elementary to a pizza party. The event was to celebrate...
June 16, 2015 - 6:21pm
VIDEO: A historical job: Beltrami County Historical Society executive director Dan Karalus wears many hats
BEMIDJI -- Dan Karalus’ title is the executive director of the Beltrami County Historical Society, but there’s not much that doesn’t fit...
June 16, 2015 - 6:20pm
June 10, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: Her passion ‘looms’ large, Bemidji woman moves forward with goal . . . and a loom . . . for sustainable fashion design (W/ VIDEO)
BEMIDJI -- There’s a few stories that everyone seems to know, from Romeo and Juliet to Cinderella to the plot of the Harry Potter series. But...
June 10, 2015 - 7:52pm
May 20, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: A bird’s eye view: Local birder has had interest in feathered friends all his life
BEMIDJI -- From a crow landing on a powerline to bluebirds chirping in a nearby tree to an eagle soaring high above, Douglas Johnson will most...
May 20, 2015 - 8:50pm
May 13, 2015
VIDEO: OUT AND ABOUT: Medina a music man
BEMIDJI -- Corey Medina moved to Bemidji about two and half years ago -- a move he says has impacted his life in several positive ways. Before...
May 13, 2015 - 3:25pm
May 5, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: Andrews enjoys her role as manager of Senior Activity Center
About Out and About Out and About is a Pioneer feature where we profile everyday people doing everyday things in and around Bemidji. We run...
May 5, 2015 - 6:56pm