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Kelliher VFW pancake breakfast Sunday
Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
Saturday to be ‘Bob Dylan Day’ in Minnesota
Grand jury indicts suspect in fatal Dollar Tree store shooting
Police look for whose cremated remains left at cemetery
GIRLS HOCKEY: Despite solid effort from 8th-grade goalie Kimble, BHS falls to GRG
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Defense still strong, but BSU men want more offense
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Freshman Radke a 'sparkplug' for BSU women
BOY'S HOCKEY: Duluth East edges Bemidji, 2-1
WRESTLING: Bemidji falls to Perham, Thief River Falls
Cloyd Olaf Kilde
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
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
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
March 19, 2016
DNR fisheries to hold meeting on Cass Lake chain
CASS LAKE -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Bemidji Area Fisheries Office will conduct a public information meeting 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Pike Bay Town Hall in Cass Lake.The meeting will provide updates on fisheries management activities throughout the Cass...
March 19, 2016 - 7:01pm
March 15, 2016
MASTER GARDENERS: Springtime the right time to get started
Spring can be a tease—full of transitory enticements or even the prelude to a long romance of soft rains, balmy days and nights and great gardening promise.
March 15, 2016 - 7:14pm
March 5, 2016
Big tires, big fun: Second Northland Fat Bike Rally held at Lake Bemidji State Park (W/ PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO)
BEMIDJI -- When asked how he did last year in the big race, Denny Barry shrugs his shoulders not because he did poorly, but because he can’t...
March 5, 2016 - 5:12pm
March 4, 2016
Treaty rights lawsuit lands in court: Cass Lake men charged with killing deer out of season, on private land
BEMIDJI -- Two Leech Lake tribe members facing illegal deer hunting charges asked the Beltrami County District Court to dismiss their case Friday, arguing the state has no jurisdiction to charge them over hunting violations. According to the legal complaint, Tony Lee Morris and Randy...
March 4, 2016 - 7:05pm
February 27, 2016
Swan song on Lake Bemidji
A pair of trumpeter swans find the open water where the Mississippi River meets Lake Bemidji on Friday.
February 27, 2016 - 8:54pm
February 25, 2016
Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching
ST. PAUL -- Deadlines for removing fish houses, dark houses and portable shelters from state waterways are approaching, according to the Minnesota...
February 25, 2016 - 9:51pm
Under pressure: Ice ridges form as Lake Bemidji's ice sheet pushes up against shore (photo gallery)
Ice ridges have formed off the shore of Lake Bemidji neary Rocky Point and Lake Bemidji State Park. The ridges are caused by the lake's ice sheet...
February 25, 2016 - 7:32pm
February 23, 2016
OUTDOORS: About a month to go: Removal of ice houses from area lakes normally about March 21 in northern Minnesota
BEMIDJI—Anglers still have a month before they need to take their fish houses off local lakes, despite a warm couple weeks that have thinned...
February 23, 2016 - 12:47am
February 22, 2016
Gardening 101 lectures at Bemidji Public Library
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Master Gardeners are presenting a free lecture series, “Gardening 101” at the Bemidji Public Library, 509 America Ave. NW.The first talk will be at noon Thursday. Barbara Finkenbinder will present “The Beans About Beans,” where attendees will...
February 22, 2016 - 8:04pm
February 19, 2016
PHOTO GALLERY/VIDEO: Eelpout Festival in Walker
The 37th annual Eelpout Festival in Walker started on Thursday and continues through Sunday on Leech Lake. More than 11,000 people are expected...
February 19, 2016 - 7:16pm
February 15, 2016
Sledding in style at Library Park
The Gundersons were sledding in Library Park Monday morning with the help of a rope to get the kids back up the hill.
February 15, 2016 - 5:35pm
February 1, 2016
'Ski'-daddle to the slopes
Ryan Rogers hits the ski trails on Monday at Movil Maze located on Wildwood Road Northeast in Bemidji. The trails are regularly maintained by...
February 1, 2016 - 7:23pm
January 26, 2016
Family Night at Buena Vista on Friday
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department will host a family night Friday at Buena Vista Ski Area, 19600 Irvine Ave NW.Family skiing and snowboarding will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Cost is $26. Family tubing night will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost is $17. Activities...
January 26, 2016 - 6:43pm
January 19, 2016
UPDATED: One dead, one hospitalized in carbon monoxide poisoning in fish house
WALKER -- A 34-year-old Akeley man died and another man is in a Twin Cities hospital after an apparent carbon monoxide poisoning Sunday in an ice fishing house on Leech Lake. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reports it received a call at 4:37 p.m. Sunday of a medical emergency at...
January 19, 2016 - 10:39am
January 8, 2016
Upcoming events at Itasca State Park set
BEMIDJI -- Several programs and special events will take place this month at Itasca State Park. All events are free but vehicle permits are regularly $5 for a daily permit and $25 for an annual permit. “Circle Time Under the Pines: W is for Winter Animals” will take place from...
January 8, 2016 - 2:35pm