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Pipeline protesters reject ‘unlawful’ label: ACLU mulls lawsuit if roadblock remains
5-year-old recovering after severe farming accident
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TENNIS: Bemidji sweeps Hibbing, Perham
SWIMMING: BHS takes fifth place at Willmar in opener
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji drops season opener to Alexandria
CROSS COUNTRY: BSU picked to finish 12th in NSIC
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji tops WHA
Stephen Michael Jackelen
Ardith "Ardie" Olson Kolstad
Josephine "Jo" Christine Pula
Richard William Demers
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MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
May 16, 2016
Albrecht, Anderson re-appointed to state park, trails commission
ST. PAUL -- Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht and Jannik Anderson of Bemidji were re-appointed Monday by Gov. Mark Dayton to the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission. Albrecht represents District 2 on the commission and her term expires in January 2020; Anderson was re-appointed...
May 16, 2016 - 9:09pm
April 15, 2016
City seeks volunteers to help clean parks, lakeshore
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department is looking for volunteers for the Park Partners program.Volunteers are needed to help clean up parks and lakeshore areas, a release said. Online applications are available on the City website www.ci.bemidji.mn.us. Click on the...
April 15, 2016 - 2:58pm
September 24, 2014
Bemidji shooting park fundraiser Sunday
BEMIDJI -- A fundraiser for the planned Bemidji shooting park development will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Gordy Buchanan Memorial Range, six miles south of Cass Lake on Highway 371 and a half-mile west on County Road 145. Shooters will target steel pop-up prairie...
September 24, 2014 - 10:09am
August 1, 2014
Laporte looks for its own trailhead on Paul Bunyan State Trail
LAPORTE -- Organizers in this town of 111 residents have raised thousands of dollars for a proposed trailhead on the Paul Bunyan State Trail:...
August 1, 2014 - 12:00pm
June 17, 2014
New state parks and trails commission seeks applicants
BEMIDJI -- Northwest Minnesota residents interested in parks and trails filled City Hall on Tuesday for a planning meeting to help establish an area counterpart to the new statewide Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission. Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht and Crow Wing...
June 17, 2014 - 11:36pm
June 11, 2014
Meeting next week on regional parks and trails
BEMIDJI -- The Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission will host a district planning meeting from 5:30 to 8 p.m. June 17 at Bemidji City Hall, 317 Fourth St.
June 11, 2014 - 11:21am
City to residents: What should we do with south shore?
BEMIDJI -- To find out how much work and money residents want the city to put into a new park planned for the south shore of Lake Bemidji, the city is sending out more than 3,000 surveys asking Bemidjians what specific features they would want. "It'll be interesting," said Marcia...
December 11, 2013 - 12:32am
September 3, 2013
Sifting with shovels
Erika Malo and Peer Halvorson sift through dirt along Library Park on Tuesday afternoon as part of a program to ensure cultural artifacts and...
September 3, 2013 - 8:29pm
August 26, 2013
Dayton appoints Albrecht to parks, trails commission
BEMIDJI — Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday appointed Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht to the new Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission. The commission was formed and funded through the Legislature as a way to ensure greater Minnesota has a say in how Legacy funds are...
August 26, 2013 - 11:57pm
May 22, 2013
Updated: City to receive $750,000 from Legislature for Paul Bunyan, Library parks
BEMIDJI —The city’s plans for redeveloping Paul Bunyan and Library parks will receive a huge boost from the state Legislature. Legislators...
May 22, 2013 - 2:09pm
November 19, 2010
DNR officials to host legacy plan public comment meeting Dec. 7 in Bemidji
A draft state and regional Parks and Trails Legacy Plan will be available for review and comment starting in December. This legislatively mandated plan establishes a vision and guides funding for the next 25 years of state and regional park and trail efforts in Minnesota. Citizens...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
June 11, 2010
State parks offer free admission
Along with other parks across the country, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is encouraging families to answer the call of the wild and participate in National Get Outdoors Day by offering a variety of free activities statewide on Saturday, June 12. The DNR will...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
State park workships to be held in Minnesota
Minnesotans have an opportunity to help chart the course of regional and state parks and trails for the next 25 years by participating in one of 17 workshops to be held around the state in May and June.
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2009
Bemidji's Diamond Point Park wins state award
T he redesign of Diamond Point Park has earned state recognition. The city of Bemidji last week was informed that Diamond Point has won an Award...
May 28, 2009 - 12:00am
March 15, 2009
State park campgrounds booking up fast for summer in Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn.
March 15, 2009 - 5:04pm