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Participants take part in 2014 Relay for Life
BDA proposes "sober permit" for downtown parking rules; Council to discuss exemption to controversial regulations Monday
Fire activity picks up in June
Court report: Sentencings for July 7
Capitol Chatter: Renewable fuels group blasts big oil
GOLF: Registrations being accepted for Fairchild Memorial on Aug. 25
BASEBALL: Bemidji Legion splits games at Gopher Classic
Legion baseball: Bemidji wins opener at Gopher Classic
Beaver hockey: Schedule excites Serratore, Beavers
BASEBALL: Local players to take part in All-Star festivities
Leo Frank Desjarlait Sr. "Waasa'Inini-Far Away Man"
Larry Michael St. Peter
Troy Darrick Hargreaves
Anna Lynn Myer
Delores J. Wendt
When the pretty flowers take over
Ann Daley: The story of three lovely muses and one saintly old man
Marilyn Heltzer: Celebrating the Fourth of July with friends and family
Diane Engel: Class reunion: Words of terror or opportunity?
Sue Bruns: A pretty perfect birthday
Music is back at Buena Vista; Well-known ski area brings back music festival for second year
Plays and music round out the holiday weekend
Art briefs - Sunday July 6
Spellcheck: To 'Bee' or not to 'Bee' -- Tony Award-winning play next up for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Walk this way: Once again, Sculpture Walk brings in new art to Bemidji (with interactive map)
More boaters ticketed for invasive species violations
Paul Nelson: Surface water in Bemidji area lakes finally nears 70 degrees
Hunting: North Dakota spring pheasant population numbers on the rise
Hunting: North Dakota waterfowl numbers increase
Kasdan -Grimes wedding
Johnson birthday celebration
Oslin birthday celebration
Stai Anniversary celebration
Letter: Dupuy got her facts wrong on Catholics
Joe Gandelman: Is America’s political center out to lunch?
David Wise: Making enemies out of allies, and for what?
Letter: Foolish decision on smoking at the events center
Michael Reagan: Stinking border politics
Pioneer Previews: Always popular Art in the Park returns
The Watermark Art Center and Paul Bunyan Communications present one of Bemidji's most popular events this week -- "Art in the Park" -- which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The 47th Park Fine Art and Craft Festival will once again be staged on...
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June 29, 2014
Pioneer Previews: New play will cast a ‘Spell’
A new play opens at the Chief this Wednesday — “The 24th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” It’s a musical comedy where adults play...
June 29, 2014 - 12:00am
June 1, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Paul Bunyan Playhouse season starts this week
The 2014 Paul Bunyan Playhouse season starts this week with the comedy “Noises Off,” which will make its debut on Wednesday at the Historic Chief Theatre in downtown Bemidji. The play is described as “the funniest farce ever written.” They comedy actually is a type of play-within-a-play...
June 1, 2014 - 12:00am
May 25, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Arts alive and well as we head toward summer
I am pleased to extend an invitation to you to attend a performance of “Captain Snap and the Children of Vinegar Lane” on behalf the young actors, their teachers, parents, grandparents and producers Tuesday at 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. at Solway School. The play, under the direction...
May 25, 2014 - 12:03am
April 13, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Spring brings variety to arts scene
A musical weekend ends with the Home Free concert at 7 tonight at the Bemidji High School Auditorium with tickets at the door, if available. This concert will also feature the final 2014 competition shows featuring both Vocalmotive and La Voce Ballo and a special appearance by the...
April 13, 2014 - 12:22am
March 9, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Bohemia on tap at First Lutheran
A concert featuring national dances from Bohemia, a major fundraiser for the Global Mission Projects, will begin at 2 p.m. today at First Lutheran Church, Ninth Street and Bemidji Ave. Paul and Helen Baumgartner, retired professors from Gustavus Adolphus College, will perform sitting...
entertainment / art
March 9, 2014 - 12:20am
March 3, 2014
PIONEER PREVIEWS: BSO looks to celebrate with the Classics
“Classical Celebrations!” by Bemidji Symphony Orchestra will begin at 3 p.m. today at Bemidji High School. Violinist Everaldo Martinez of the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra will be the guest artist. Martinez is in demand as an orchestral and chamber music...
March 3, 2014 - 11:26am
February 9, 2014
Pioneer Previews: First ‘Slam’ of the season is here
On Thursday, the Bemidji Public Library will hold its first Poetry Slam of the spring season. The event is at 7 p.m. at the American Legion, 217 Minnesota Ave. NW, with music by Sonny Johnson. If you didn’t know, a poetry slam is a competition where poets read or recite original...
entertainment / art
February 9, 2014 - 12:26am
January 26, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Oxcars to honor local theatres
BEMIDJI — The Oxcars — a Celebration of Excellence for Regional Theaters from November 2012 through November 2013 — will honor Bemidji Community Theater, Northern Light Opera, Minnesota Folklore Theater and Mask and Rose Women’s Theater Collective. The Masters of Ceremony,...
January 26, 2014 - 12:26am
January 10, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Auditions for ‘My Son Pinocchio’ set this week
Just when you thought you knew the real story about Pinocchio, his father Geppetto gets to tell his side of the story with Disney’s “My Son Pinocchio.” And if you want to be part of the telling, Bemidji Community Theater and the Paul Bunyan Playhouse will be holding auditions...
January 10, 2014 - 9:53pm
May 20, 2013
Pioneer Previews: ‘Putnam County Spelling Bee’ opens this week
BEMIDJI — “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a production of the Mask and Rose Theater, opens this week. Directed by Cate Belleveau, this interactive musical comedy where the audience becomes part of the action centers on a fictional spelling bee in Putnam County,...
May 20, 2013 - 8:47pm
January 5, 2013
Pioneer Previews: Warm up with arts classes
BEMIDJI—For those who would like an alternative to ice fishing this winter, check out the various arts classes that are being given in January and into February by Headwaters School of Music and the Arts and the Bemidji Community Arts Center. Just to initiate the timid amateur to...
January 5, 2013 - 10:52pm