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BNSF train derails near Bena
The need for Narcan: As opioid overdoses increase, local law enforcement now also carry anti-heroin drug
Suspect in custody following gun incident at Park Rapids Burger King
Thousands remain without power in Duluth area
UPDATED: 2 dead, 4 injured in Thief River Falls crash Saturday
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
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
Gary Robert Vanasse
Robert (Bob) J Voigt
Ken R. Trisco
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
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
Elk expansion in Northwestern Minnesota on hold
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: This November, I’m voting for NOTA (none of the above)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lueth, Larson thanked for service
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Making music on the Mississippi
April 11, 2016
Elizabeth Andrews: Goings on this April at the Senior Activity Center
BEMIDJI — You might be surprised this morning to see a name other than Ann Daley next to the Senior Activity Center’s article. Ann has done...
April 11, 2016 - 6:26pm
National Volunteer Appreciation Week is here
National Volunteer Appreciation Week, April 10-16, is a time when we recognize all the volunteers in our communities who share their time to...
April 11, 2016 - 6:24pm
Art Lee: A present-day Rip Van Winkle, Minnesota style
Rip Van Winkle is a familiar figure to most folks, because after all, his famous story has been around a very long time, i.e. since author Washington...
April 11, 2016 - 6:23pm
Sue Bruns: Remind me to tell you about …
“I’ve got a load in the washer. Remind me to throw it in the dryer when we get home, will you?” “Sure. (Pause) What are the chances...
April 11, 2016 - 6:22pm
Evan Hazard: Choice and shenanigans at the grocery store
In some households, wives — even those with full-time jobs — do most of the grocery shopping. I certainly didn’t do a full share of household...
April 11, 2016 - 6:21pm
Doug Lewandowski: The story of Bemidji’s ‘Ike’ Patton
Small businesses, schools and government services make a community work. But those organizations are only as good as the people who populate...
April 11, 2016 - 6:20pm
March 8, 2016
Doug Lewandowski: A family environment at Raphael’s
When the grandson comes to town, we go to Raphael’s Bakery and Cafe. On one trip, an attempt at rearranging a mangled doughnut with “sprinkles”...
March 8, 2016 - 12:13am
Sue Bruns: The Squirrel Olympics of Lake Plantagenet
“We’re at the qualifying heat for the Squirrel Olympics here on the north shore of Lake Plantagenet. The feeders are full, as the competitors...
March 8, 2016 - 12:12am
Art Lee: What not to say what everyone else says (?)
What’s in a name? Answer: A lot. And a lot more if it’s pronounced incorrectly. A column in January’s Prime Time dealt with Bemidji’s...
March 8, 2016 - 12:11am
Evan Hazard: Yours truly: An online raptor sleuth
Many of you know there are webcams that let you observe nest activities of raptors and other birds. Some are run by state agencies, others by...
March 8, 2016 - 12:09am
Pat Kroeplin and Ann Daley: Spring time at the Senior Center
Our Changing Country It seems like only yesterday that I was writing about membership. However, I recently heard about a new membership committee...
March 8, 2016 - 12:08am
Jane Furuseth: RSVP welcomes new director
BEMIDJI — Horizon Health RSVP welcomes Nicole Bach as RSVP director. In her position, Nicole will oversee the RSVP program in the four-county...
February 8, 2016 - 11:32pm
Sue Bruns: Poor February – short-changed, even in a leap year
I feel a bit sorry for February. Every other month in our calendar has 30 or 31 days, but somehow, poor February was short-changed. Even in a...
February 8, 2016 - 11:31pm
Evan Hazard: My day: North Dakota landforms and an old friend
Dr. Robert Seabloom is Emeritus Professor of Biology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. Until Jan. 28 at 5 p.m., I’d met Bob three or...
February 8, 2016 - 11:30pm
Doug Lewandowski: Threads in community
Community in Latin refers to an unstructured group where people are equal, or to the spirit of a village, neighborhood or town. There are all...
February 8, 2016 - 11:29pm