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BHS yearbook adviser on paid leave
‘We made it!’: Bemidji High School holds 117th commencement ceremony
5 questions with ... KaSondra Staiger, Rancher, Hebron, N.D.
Prearranged power outages scheduled for Leech Lake substation
Fielding Questions: Dwarf Colorado spruce no longer dwarf
Full-court faith: BSU’s DeVille, Sheley join sports ministry in Kenya
Durant, favored Warriors shrug off parity talk
Alonso looks to return to work with Indy 500 win
Pittsburgh, Nashville clash in Stanley Cup of contrasts
United attendance above average
Winifred Gloria Juarez
Zachary Lee Aurand
Myrtle "Elaine" Miller
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Who is JFK?
PRIME TIME: Butterflies and beauties at the SAC
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
REVIEW: ‘Fargo’ Season Three, Episode Six: The Lord Of No Mercy
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Public celebration at Big Bog
FISH TALES: Pam Johnson on Lake Winnie
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Warmer temps should lead to better bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: House sparrows and European starlings are hardy survivors
New upgrades at Norway Beach campgrounds
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
GUEST EDITORIAL: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Ahem, dear reader: The subject this week is bird breasts. To be sure, the breast is not the first part to examine when trying to identify a bird....
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
May 19, 2017
Two Minn. counties taking unique step forward to promote recreation, quality of life
NEW ULM, Minn.—Two southern Minnesota counties are working with the Department of Natural Resources to create a plan for more outdoors...
May 19, 2017 - 4:33pm
April 9, 2017
Similar distances, different experiences
National Park Week begins Saturday and continues through April 23, and the annual event offers an opportunity to learn more about these recreational...
April 9, 2017 - 11:45am
April 3, 2017
Sweet new facility highlights syrup-making at Maplewood Park
PELICAN RAPIDS, MINN.—It takes 40 gallons of sap from the sugar maple tree to make a single gallon of pure maple syrup, a process that's...
April 3, 2017 - 9:41am
March 19, 2017
Always in Season: Spring brings another cycle in bird lives
This is a good time of year to appreciate black-capped chickadees. They're conspicuous this time of year, but pretty soon they'll be hard to...
March 19, 2017 - 4:46pm
March 5, 2017
Always in Season: Signs of spring appear in the valley
Horned larks are back in the valley. Horned owls are back on their nests. These are signs of spring in the Red River Valley. Both are right on...
March 5, 2017 - 6:44pm
Dokken: Time to pony up for Minnesota's state parks
ST. PAUL — A lot of good things are happening this summer at Minnesota state parks, but additional funding is necessary to ensure services...
March 5, 2017 - 10:23am
February 26, 2017
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Last week brought an influx of rough-legged hawks to our area that was both larger and earlier than expected. Matt Spoor alerted Grand Cities...
February 26, 2017 - 6:15pm
February 19, 2017
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
This week's bird mystery is the opposite of the one presented here last week. Last week, we had a bird that was seen and not heard; this week,...
February 19, 2017 - 3:31pm
September 17, 2016
A day of play!: Bemidji gets active for World Wide Day of Play (video/photo gallery)
BEMIDJI—A crowd of children—and adults—gathered Saturday at Paul Bunyan Park to celebrate World Wide Day of Play, an annual...
September 17, 2016 - 6:43pm
March 5, 2016
Big tires, big fun: Second Northland Fat Bike Rally held at Lake Bemidji State Park (W/ PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO)
BEMIDJI -- When asked how he did last year in the big race, Denny Barry shrugs his shoulders not because he did poorly, but because he can’t...
March 5, 2016 - 5:12pm
November 22, 2015
Still working toward the Y: Local group achieves nonprofit status as they look to bring a YMCA facility to Bemidji
BEMIDJI—The possibility of a YMCA in Bemidji is real enough that a local 6-year-old recently asked his mother if they would be able to swim for free. "No," answered Tina Johnson, who has spent the past few years leading the effort to build a family recreation center here....
November 22, 2015 - 2:04am
August 10, 2015
Programs at Lake Bemidji State Park
BEMIDJI -- Several programs and special events will take place at Lake Bemidji State Park, 3401 State Park Road this week. All events are free...
August 10, 2015 - 6:57pm
June 14, 2014
Workers put finishing touch on bike trail
(From left) Joel Tracey, Taylor Ouderkrik and Sawyer Denning level a section of bike trail at Movil Maze. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
June 14, 2014 - 12:26am