Skip to main content
Master Gardener program set
Special Volunteers: Thad Bowman and Georgine Casement
Students in the News 06/26/2016
Center delivers baby kits
Boys & Girls Club receives $2,500 from Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
TRAP SHOOTING: Jacks take third in state
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji finishes Grand Rapids tourney 3-1
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji rebounds with win in Perham
Bemidji Extreme U11 wins title
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji splits in first day at GR tourney
Dale A. Fischer
Shirley Kay Andersen
Rosie Nancy Sutton
Duane A. Wagner
John Eggers: Why were you born?
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: June weed of the month: Common tansy
John Eggers: What did your father teach you?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes cooler than usual as summer approaches
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: Sedums: Minimum maintenance plants
Watch for 'Night Watch': BHS Marching Band again scoring well with summer show
Arts Briefs: BSO presents 'Legendary Voices,' First Friday open house at Gallery North and more
Patt Rall: Schlichting debuts her 'First Lady Mysteries' series
‘Red, White and Tuna’ play opens Wednesday at The Chief Theater
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘The Replacements’
READER PHOTOS: Bears in Bemidji
Blane Klemek: Two low profile birds: The sora rail and Virginia rail
Chippewa National Forest schedules summer programs
Chippewa National Forest receives national ‘Rise to the Future Award’
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Summer solstice means lots of fish are feeding
Albert Theisen birthday
Karsten Verke birthday
Richard Hanson: Return to the bargaining table to protect Minnesota’s future
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rotary Club, community thanked for inclusive playground
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Palliative care bill reduces suffering, improves quality of life
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Human life is the most innocent of all
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Please, let love conquer hate
May 30, 2016
AUTO RACING: Bemidji Speedway opens 2016 season
BEMIDJI — Since September of last year, following the last race of the Stampede, drivers and fans have been waiting. After months of planning,...
May 30, 2016 - 6:42pm
January 26, 2016
AUTO RACING: Garfield Lake racers finally hit the ice
LAPORTE — They had to wait a couple of weeks due to poor ice conditions but on Saturday, the Garfield Lake Ice Racers took to the ice for the...
January 26, 2016 - 10:42am
January 23, 2016
Blackduck Stumpjumpers Snowmobile Club looks for strong turnout at this year’s drag races
BLACKDUCK -- In its third year, organizers of the Blackduck Stumpjumpers' Snowmobile Drag Races on Blackduck Lake are hoping to double their numbers. Last year, about 40 riders took part in the event, and organizers said they'd like to see 75 to 80 riders this time around. The races...
News / local
January 23, 2016 - 3:44pm
July 27, 2015
RACING: Steamy Sunday at Speedway
BEMIDJI — Hot and steamy conditions on Sunday didn’t deter racers and fans from turning out in good numbers at Bemidji Speedway. The speedway...
July 27, 2015 - 11:02pm
June 1, 2015
RACING: Sparby wins four times at Speedway
BEMIDJI — Two heats, two features, four wins. That was the kind of night Bemidji racer Matt Sparby had Sunday night at Bemidji Speedway. Racing...
June 1, 2015 - 10:13pm
May 25, 2015
RACING: Bemidji Speedway season begins with fanfare, excitement
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Speedway opened its 2015 season Sunday with a full day of events. Monday’s races were cancelled due to rain in the...
May 25, 2015 - 10:44pm
Showers force schedule adjustments
BEMIDJI — Monday showers ruined many Memorial Day plans in the area. The poor weather also wreaked havoc on area sports schedules. Sporting events in Bemidji, including the Bemidji High School baseball team’s Section 8-3A playoff tournament as well as Memorial Day races at Bemidji...
May 25, 2015 - 10:37pm
June 30, 2014
Bemidji Speedway: Geesey, Higginbotham capture first feature wins
BEMIDJI -- Fun, exciting, thrilling are just a few adjectives describing Sunday night's races at Bemidji Speedway. Two first time winners, and...
June 30, 2014 - 10:46pm
June 25, 2014
BEMIDJI -- The racing at Bemidji Speedway has been fast-paced and heated this summer and not many points separate the leaders of the different categories. The top 10 season points totals as of June 8 include: Mini Stocks 1. Mike Hart 155 2. Tim Hart ...
June 25, 2014 - 9:47pm
June 24, 2014
BEMIDJI SPEEDWAY: Drivers take advantage of perfect night
BEMIDJI -- The Boys and Girls Clubs of Bemidji were guests of the Bemidji Speedway Sunday night on a picture-perfect night for racing. Track...
June 24, 2014 - 9:06am
June 16, 2014
Bemidji Speedway: Rain washes out Sunday's racing action
The Bemidji Speedway Father's Day races were canceled Sunday due to heavy rain. The Mini Stock/Hornet Special races that were planned for Sunday will be run next week with an increased payout. The track will also hold the Boys and Girls Club of Bemidji promotion with all members...
June 16, 2014 - 9:39am
May 20, 2014
Raceway: Season at Bemidji Raceway begins Sunday
BEMIDJI -- The summer season at Bemidji Speedway begins 6 p.m. Sunday and the Memorial Weekend action will also include racing beginning at 4 p.m. Monday. The schedule includes Mini-Stocks, Pure Stocks, Mod-Fours, Midwest Modifieds and Super Stocks. This summer's slate also...
May 20, 2014 - 11:07pm
July 22, 2013
Hot Sunday night at Bemidji Speedway
BEMIDJI - The temperature in the area has cooled but Sunday night at Bemidji Speedway the action was hotter than ever. Clean sweeps by Jenny...
July 22, 2013 - 7:47pm
July 8, 2013
National points leader Zieske shines at Bemidji Speedway
BEMIDJI -- The Fourth of July celebration in the Bemidji area ended on Sunday with the traditional parade through the middle of town and races...
July 8, 2013 - 11:28am
June 2, 2012
Bahr continues the family tradition
BEMIDJI - Brandon Bahr of Bemidji races because it's a family tradition. "My grandpa Gordie (Lancaster) has been racing for 50 years, my dad (Kevin) has raced since 1983. It's just in my blood," the 23-year-old Bemidji Speedway racer said. Racing a 1998 TRC in the Midwest Modified...
June 2, 2012 - 12:00am