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Serious accident reported on Highway 71
Schoolcraft Winter Concert set for Dec. 15
Young Adult Book Club to meet
Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Baseball assistant joins BSU
Emma "Margaret" Treat
Mary M. Garber
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
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?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
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
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
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
June 16, 2016
FISH TALES: Jude Hagen
Jude Hagen, 5, caught this 23 1/2 inch walleye on a local lake. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will publish them online in...
June 16, 2016 - 1:51pm
June 12, 2016
Bagley teacher to present research on butterflies across Minnesota
BEMIDJI—Allison Snopek Barta, science teacher at Bagley Junior and Senior High School, has been researching and collecting data about pollinator...
June 12, 2016 - 5:07am
June 10, 2016
Movil’s mountaineers: Bemidji Area Mountain Bikers continues to grow (w/ video)
BEMIDJI -- Gearing up for the new riding season is a ritual for the Bemidji Area Mountain Bikers. Jerry Smith said the BAMB has grown every summer...
June 10, 2016 - 5:29pm
June 9, 2016
Walleyes on the weekend: Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic set for Saturday
BEMIDJI—The annual Walleye Classic held in June on Lake Bemidji and Lake Irving is back—with a new name. The Knights of Columbus...
June 9, 2016 - 5:45pm
June 7, 2016
Unique forestry method created perfect habitat for golden winged warbler
WARBA — Golden-winged warblers are little birds in big trouble. Scientists say they are declining faster than any other songbird in North America....
June 7, 2016 - 11:38am
May 31, 2016
FISH TALES: Tayra Nielsen on Big Wolf Lake
Tayra Nielsen caught a walleye on Memorial Day, May 30 on Big Wolf Lake. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will publish them...
May 31, 2016 - 11:33am
FISH TALES: Cooper Schreifels
Cooper Schreifels, of Sartell, caught a large mouth bass while fishing with his brother, Cameron and grandpa Guy Sharpe over the Memorial Day...
May 31, 2016 - 10:17am
May 28, 2016
Keeping an eye on the eagles: Hike at state park draws a crowd
BEMIDJI—The rain didn't seem to bother 5-year-old Molly McIntosh at all. "We are camping and I saw the eagles' nest, it was big! It was...
May 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
May 27, 2016
FISH TALES: Daniel Jourdain Jr. on Lake Plantagent
Daniel Jourdain Jr. caught this northern pike on Lake Plantagent on Thursday, May 26. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will...
May 27, 2016 - 3:20pm
May 26, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes, and the fishing, heating up
Memorial Day Weekend is a busy time on the lakes in the Bemidji area. It is rivaled only by the Walleye Opener, Fourth of July weekend and Labor Day weekend for the number of anglers on the lakes. The summer tourist season also begins on Memorial Day weekend, with high schools and...
May 26, 2016 - 6:26pm
May 24, 2016
MASTER GARDENERS: 'Hardening off' isn't hard at all
Hardening off may sound like some sort of difficult task, but relax, it's not very hard. Hardening off is the process of acclimating nursery seedlings to the outdoors. Because young plants are grown in greenhouses or under lights in our homes or on a sunny windowsill they have been...
May 24, 2016 - 8:02pm
May 18, 2016
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: The top 10 beneficial insects for the garden
As we consider our flower and vegetable gardens this spring, let’s also consider the good insects that may inhabit our gardens and provide safe, natural biological solutions to pest control. Beneficial insects instinctively search out pests to eat in our gardens providing us with...
May 18, 2016 - 8:50am
May 11, 2016
FISH TALES: Send us your fishing photos
With fishing season here, you can send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will publish them online in our new Fish Tales section and...
May 11, 2016 - 12:56pm
May 3, 2016
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Some friendly foreign fruits for the garden
There are a number of fruits that have much of their known consumption history starting in Europe, Asia and Africa that do well in northern Minnesota. A few of them have been crossbred with North American versions and can be grown in northern Minnesota. Honeyberry: This is a berry...
May 3, 2016 - 8:07pm
Outdoors projects receive Minnesota Senate OK
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators approved spending $158 million Tuesday, with little discussion, for outdoors projects. The votes came on a $112 million plan that mostly buys land to preserve prairies, forests, wetlands and wildlife habitat and a $46 million bill that focuses on a variety...
May 3, 2016 - 7:59pm