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GOVERNMENT: Public weighs in on environmental impact of new school
BNSF train derails near Bena
Deputy injured while his vehicle hit on Highway 10
Man sentenced to 113 days in theft of pizza slice from Fargo gas station
Search suspended for missing Red River swimmer
GOLF: Birchmont even bigger this year with more than 300 set to compete
At home in Bemidji: Longtime NHL scout, executive Marshall Johnston retires; has called Bemidji home for 40 years
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji keeps rolling, tops Alexandria in sub-state playoffs
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji splits doubleheader with Alexandria
Bemidji Extreme U12 soccer takes second at Bemidji Blowout
Charlotte "Char" Clark
James "Jim" Sperling
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
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
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
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
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
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
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
PIONEER EDITOIRIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
August 19, 2010
Norwegians to row down Mississippi
Eddy Ferreira has been waiting 30 years to take a once-in-a-lifetime trip down the Mississippi River. So what were another few weeks? Ferreira,...
August 19, 2010 - 12:00am
August 3, 2010
Northern Lights expected to be visible in Bemidji Tuesday night
Keep an eye on the night sky over the next few days. The Aurora Borealis, commonly referred to as the Northern Lights, is expected to be visible...
August 3, 2010 - 7:05pm
July 18, 2010
Katmai Wilderness: Close encounters with grizzly bears provide thrills
Few things have given me the sense of wonder and respect, along with the adrenaline rush, that came on an afternoon in 2004 when I was sitting...
July 18, 2010 - 12:00am
February 5, 2010
Planning underway for Logging Day Festival
Wendell Knutson, left, helps Scott Anderson lead his horses around a trail Thursday morning at Buena Vista Logging Village as they prepare for...
February 5, 2010 - 12:00am
January 18, 2010
Lake Bemidji fly-in attracts plane on mild, sunny day
Several pilots landed their planes on Lake Bemidji during Saturday's Polar Daze events. It was an ideal day for flying, with mild temperatures...
January 18, 2010 - 10:38am
January 7, 2010
Sunrise over Lake Bemidji
The statue of Chief Bemidji stands alone early Wednesday morning watching the sunrise over Lake Bemidji. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
January 7, 2010 - 12:00am
October 25, 2009
Local guide leads National Geographic crew down Mississippi River
Terry Larson of rural Cass Lake just had time to finish harvesting wild rice and summer berries when a call came in for guide service. A crew...
October 25, 2009 - 12:00am
October 18, 2009
Rocky Mountain National Park: Bemidji woman conquers 14,000-footer
I have come to the "chalk stone," one of the most difficult points on Colorado's Longs Peak (14,259-feet). Removing my gloves, I run my hands over the smooth granite surface seeking a way up the 12-foot incline where my brother Kent Keith is waiting. Grasping a narrow handhold, I...
October 18, 2009 - 12:00am
September 16, 2009
Big Fish: Endangered roadside attraction undergoing resuscitation
The Big Fish in Bena, listed in May as one of the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota's 10 Most Endangered Historic Places, has a new lease on...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 13, 2009
Isle Royale National Park: Berries galore and so much more
Heavy fog blanketed the harbor as we stood on the dock on the morning of Aug. 12. The crew of the Voyageur II ferry worked fast to prepare for...
September 13, 2009 - 12:00am
August 10, 2009
Blackduck's Backwoods Bash scheduled Saturday
The fifth annual Blackduck Chamber of Commerce Backwoods Bash is set for Aug. 15 with most events at the wayside rest located off U.S. Highway 71. The festivities begin with the 5k Run, Walk, Waddle or Flop registration at 8 a.m. with the event beginning at 9 a.m. There will be...
August 10, 2009 - 11:29am
August 9, 2009
Lake Chelan: Bemidji man takes reminiscent journey home
Have you ever been obsessed by a childhood memory? The summer of 1952, my mother brought my brothers and sister to live near the upper end of...
August 9, 2009 - 12:00am
July 23, 2009
Minnesota Loons Chapter stops at Paul and Babe
Forty-two members of the Newmar Kountry Club, Minnesota Loons Chapter stopped at Paul and Babe to get their photo taken while touring Bemidji....
July 23, 2009 - 12:00am
Blackduck to host Woodcarvers Festival
Christa Hanson, left, and Bonnie Rutherford, both of Blackduck, are amazed at the detail in a drake shoveler carved by Gary Muhlenbruck and displayed...
July 23, 2009 - 12:00am
Walker pushes rickshaw from Vancouver Island to Newfoundland
In his walk across North America, Joe Woodcock has short-term goals - such as reaching Cass Lake today - and goals for the future - destination...
July 23, 2009 - 12:00am