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October 7, 2014
Rachel Munson, a senior at BSU, recently appeared in a video that was shown to world leaders gathering at the United Nations. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
ONE on a mission: BSU student’s video shown at United Nations
October 7, 2014 - 10:12am
September 29, 2014
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Tori Komulainen recently won three grand champions with her lab Princess, on right, and one award of excellence for Patch, an Australian shepard, on the right at the Minnesota 4-H State Dog Show.
OUT AND ABOUT: A doggone fun hobby
September 29, 2014 - 8:45pm
September 22, 2014
Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer
Rev. Fred Martin, pastor at Evangelical Free Church of Bemidji, is preparing to retire after Sunday’s final sermon.
Called to serve — and stay: Martin retiring after 36 years leading Bemidji congregation
September 22, 2014 - 10:41pm
September 18, 2014
This photo of Kade Reiners, from an Inspiration through Art photo shoot with Purrington Photography, will appear in a video shown on Saturday in Times Square in New York City .
Kade: Times Square(d): Bemidji youth to be featured in Times Square video presentation
September 18, 2014 - 11:56am
September 8, 2014
Ed Carter, a longtime bus driver, has been driving bus for Bemidji Area Schools for 23 years.
The wheels on the bus...:Ed Carter has worked for Bemidji Area Schools for 23 years
September 8, 2014 - 5:27pm
September 1, 2014
 Dr. Annie Henry is preparing to move back home to Jacksonville, Fla., after 27 years in Bemidji.
Bemidji's been like home
September 1, 2014 - 5:48pm
August 27, 2014
Brian Ophus, a local veteran, has been selected as one of the 2014 Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans Honorees from the Minnesota Jaycees and a 2014 Veterans’ Voices Award winner from the Minnesota Humanities Center.
‘Just doing my job:’ Local veteran earns recognition for guide service that helps veterans
August 27, 2014 - 11:16am
August 20, 2014
Margaret and Ken Free are serving as campground hosts for the month of August at Lake Bemidji State Park.
Some ‘Free’ and easy living: Wisconsin couple returns each year to serve as campground hosts
August 20, 2014 - 4:12pm
August 11, 2014
 Donny Letson stands next to a Cessna 152, the plane he flew the most to receive his pilot’s license. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Learning to fly: Aviation has always been a big part of Donny Letson’s life
August 11, 2014 - 10:53pm
August 5, 2014
Cheryl Smethers, owner of Horseshoe Soap, makes her own soap using mostly natural products.
OUT AND ABOUT: Smethers finds success with soap
August 5, 2014 - 8:08pm
July 28, 2014
Greg Moen, an avid scuba diver, prepares to take a dive in Lake Le Homme Dieu in Alexandria. (Submitted photo)
Just keep swimming. . . : Local scuba diving aficionado loves life underwater
July 28, 2014 - 11:04pm
July 21, 2014
Rod Anderson, owner of Rod’s Specialty Meats, has been working in the meat industry for 60 years.
A slice of life: Rod’s Specialty Meats has been in the area for almost three decades
July 21, 2014 - 9:23pm
July 15, 2014
 Bob Melchior, a retired BSU geology professor, continues to study the geology of local area recently publishing a piece about the Shingobee River headwaters area near Akeley. (Maggi Stivers |  Bemidji Pioneer)
OUT AND ABOUT: Never done learning. Retired BSU geology professor keeps busy researching the area
July 15, 2014 - 3:35pm
July 14, 2014
(Left to right) Katie Meulebroeck, assistant manager of The Old Schoolhouse; Lois Dale, owner of The Old Schoolhouse and Diane Halverson, owner and instructor at Diane’s Dance Studio.
Family fun at The Old Schoolhouse: Three generations fill building with dance, arts
July 14, 2014 - 1:23pm
July 2, 2014
Local yoga instructor Dionne Daly leads a Yoga at the Beach session recently in Bemidji. Daly has been teaching yoga in Bemidji since 2005. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
OUT AND ABOUT: It's daily yoga for Daly: Instructor enjoys bringing the art of yoga to the public
July 2, 2014 - 8:57pm