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August 21, 2012
Learning to paddle board is not as easy as it looks as Dustin Voorhees, left, learns to balance as Cove Fylpaa cruises on by on Tuesday afternoon on Lake Bemidji. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Paddle boarding on Lake Bemidji
August 21, 2012 - 11:19pm
August 16, 2012
Lake Bemidji State Park installed a new sign at the front entrance making it more visible from Beltrami County Road 20. Above, Russell Fisher, left, and Park Manager Pete Harrison assist local artist Albert Belleveau as he adds a brushed stainless steel ring around the new logo to give the sign a more dimensional relief. Jim Pierce, not pictured, also helped install the sign. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
New sign marks entrance to Lake Bemidji State Park
August 16, 2012 - 9:10pm
July 20, 2012
Wind impacts Mississippi River State Trail
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
DNR seeks comment on ATV proposal
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 30, 2012
Daniel Schnackenberg, 12, watches instructor James Owens describe how to test which car is faster during Headwaters Science Center's Summer Science Club. Kayla Prasek|Bemidji Pioneer
Annual Report | Tourism: Science educator enjoys sharing his knowledge with tourists
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
January 20, 2012
Community education kettlebell classes at JW Smith Gym
January 20, 2012 - 3:37am
November 18, 2011
DNR holds meetings on OHV grant-in-aid program
November 18, 2011 - 12:00am
September 23, 2011
Learn archery basics at Bemidji State Park
September 23, 2011 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Beltrami County Board denies DNR purchase of shoreland on Balm Lake
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
Road construction begins at Itasca Park
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
Officials close portions of Heartland State Trail
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
August 8, 2010
From left, Porschia Olson, 9, of Otsego, Minn., James Palmer, 10, of Bemidji, and Kaela Schultz, 7, of Grand Forks, N.D., make dragon masks Saturday in the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area crafts tent at the Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival. Pioneer Photo/Molly Miron
Dragon boat races draw 69 paddling teams, thousands of spectators
August 8, 2010 - 12:00am
August 5, 2010
Members of the Dragon Riders, a returning team representing Walmart, help each other out of the dragon boat following a Wednesday evening practice down at the Lake Bemidji waterfront. Pioneer Photo/Bethany Wesley
'Bigger than ever': Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival kicks off today, teams continue practicing for Saturday's races
August 5, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
The Lifesavers dragon boat team from Sanford Health (previously MeritCare) were one of 12 teams that practiced for Saturday's Dragon Boat Races on Lake Bemidji. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival teams practice all week to prepare for races on Saturday
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
August 3, 2010
A boat tows two of the eight dragon boats along the Mississippi to their temporary home at the Lake Bemidji waterfront. The boats, which are rented from Great White North in Toronto, Ontario, were placed in the water between the two bridges along the Mississippi Avenue and then towed to the docks at the waterfront. Pioneer Photo/Bethany Wesley
Dragon boats arrive for Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival
August 3, 2010 - 12:00am