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History Mystery returns to the Beltrami County History Center
Crime report for Dec. 6
Republican wins recount, GOP gains Senate control
St. Cloud-based video company challenges state law on serving gay couples
St. Paul day care provider charged in infant’s car seat strangulation
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
Margaret Emma Treat
Emma "Margaret" Treat
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
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
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
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