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FAITH BRIEFS: 07/29/2016
Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
Park Rapids man charged with terroristic threats following disturbance at Burger King
Swimmer swept away in Red River believed safe, Grand Forks police say
Former Willmar teacher charged with assault
Vikings extend contract of head coach Zimmer
Sports physical blitz planned for Aug. 6
BHS player/parent meetings set for Aug. 3
YOUTH BASEBALL: Northern Heat planning fundraisers
GOLF: Match play underway at Birchmont
Susan Marie Tibstra
Ashley Jean Needham
Beverly J. Neadeau
Charlotte "Char" Clark
James "Jim" Sperling
MASTER GARDENERS: Summer insects are here
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
Off The Record Blog: Let’s analyze this trailer for ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ book
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
DNR invites public input on Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
Paul Bunyan Mall
July 15, 2016
Excited for Sephora: More than 500 turn out for re-grand opening of JCPenney at PBM
BEMIDJI -- Britney Hall was waiting outside the Paul Bunyan Mall at 5 a.m. Friday. By 9:30 a.m., another 500 people joined her in line. Friday...
July 15, 2016 - 1:03pm
June 30, 2016
Sephora, inside JCPenney, opens July 15
BEMIDJI -- Sephora, a beauty retailer, will open a new location inside JCPenney at Paul Bunyan Mall in Bemidji on July 15. The new, 2,400-square...
June 30, 2016 - 1:33pm
April 5, 2016
Making the mall a destination: Paul Bunyan Mall officials expect Kohl’s addition, rebranding to drive up traffic
BEMIDJI -- Lexington Realty International, the company that owns the Paul Bunyan Mall, expects more shoppers to start visiting the facility as...
April 5, 2016 - 7:03pm
April 4, 2016
Kohl’s is coming: Department store to open in September at Paul Bunyan Mall
BEMIDJI -- Shopping options will be on the rise for area residents this fall as the Paul Bunyan Mall opens its doors to its newest tenant: Kohl's....
April 4, 2016 - 6:56pm
April 1, 2016
BUSINESS: Sephora, Disney area coming to Bemidji J.C. Penney
BEMIDJI -- The J.C. Penney store at the Paul Bunyan Mall this summer will start to resemble stores in major metro cities as the chain plans to...
April 1, 2016 - 1:09pm
December 10, 2015
Holiday concert at Paul Bunyan Mall on Saturday
BEMIDJI -- BSU’s Department of Music and the local chapter of the National Association for Music Education is hosting the third annual NAfME Holidays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Paul Bunyan Mall, 1401 Paul Bunyan Drive NW. The event started in 2013 with about 10 middle...
December 10, 2015 - 9:31pm
November 27, 2015
Morning, noon and night: Black Friday creates a busy time for local retailers
BEMIDJI -- The first rays of sunshine hadn't risen over the horizon, yet more than a hundred people stood and waited outside the Bemidji Menards...
November 27, 2015 - 4:23pm
Hobby Lobby to open April 6
BEMIDJI -- The new Hobby Lobby store will hold its grand opening at 9 a.m. April 6 with a ribbon-cutting and celebration at its location within...
March 27, 2015 - 2:06pm
February 6, 2015
Fate of Bemidji RadioShack unclear after bankruptcy filing
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Radioshack is on a company list of potential locations to be closed following the company's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Thursday. Reuters reported Thursday that RadioShack plans to sell between 1,500 and 2,400 of its 4,100 stores to a hedge fund and...
February 6, 2015 - 6:46pm
January 10, 2015
Teen fashion retailer Deb Junior and Plus to close as company liquidates
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Deb Junior and Plus retail clothing store inside the Paul Bunyan Mall will close as nearly 300 Deb Stores locations across the country are liquidated. The company filed for bankruptcy in December. Bloomberg news reported Deb Stores had about $90.5 million...
January 10, 2015 - 12:27am
December 11, 2014
Holiday music at Paul Bunyan Mall on Saturday
BEMIDJI -- The local chapter of National Association for Music Education and the BSU Department of Music will be providing holiday music from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Paul Bunyan Mall, 1401 Paul Bunyan Drive NW. The event is sponsored by First National Bank of Bemidji. The...
December 11, 2014 - 5:01pm
Hobby Lobby coming to Paul Bunyan Mall
BEMIDJI -- National craft chain Hobby Lobby will be Paul Bunyan Mall's new anchor tenant, finally filling the space former anchor Kmart left...
November 11, 2014 - 10:38pm
June 30, 2014
Mall opens children's play zone
BEMIDJI -- How does a shopping center compete in a growing online marketplace? "You bring people here," said Alan Retkinski, president of...
June 30, 2014 - 9:56pm
November 2, 2013
Jewelry store is latest retailer to move out of Paul Bunyan Mall
BEMIDJI — Paul Bunyan shoppers looking for an engagement ring will one have one less place to go inside the mall. Come January, Ken K Thompson...
November 2, 2013 - 11:30pm
January 14, 2013
New owners of Bemidji's Paul Bunyan Mall seek occupants, plan family friendly center
BEMIDJI – Alan Retkinski envisions Paul Bunyan Mall as a place for families. Retkinski, president of Lexington Realty International, the...
January 14, 2013 - 10:54pm