Skip to main content
New Food Shelf event sprouts up: Inaugural fundraiser will help fund food bank’s farm project
UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
Crews clean up chemical spill after train derailment near Superior
Biden planning campaign stop in Duluth on Friday
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be ‘removed from the land’
GIRLS TENNIS: Kelm making BHS tennis history as she prepares for state singles tourney (Updated)
FOOTBALL: Jacks hope to take momentum into Moorhead for section playoffs
PREP VOLLEYBALL: BHS to face Alexandria in section playoffs, other area playoff pairings revealed
SOCCER: BSU clinches home playoff match with win
FOOTBALL: BSU ninth in regional rankings
Jennifer Ann Garbett Waye
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Dennis G. "Denny" Preston
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
October 5, 2016
VIDEO: Anti-Muslim activist interrupts Muslim outreach event in Detroit Lakes
An attempt by anti-Islam activist Usama Dakdok to disrupt Sunday's "Meet Your Muslim Neighbors" community forum in Detroit Lakes was met with...
October 5, 2016 - 12:02pm
September 15, 2016
Faith briefs, Friday Sept. 16
Seminars at Seventh-day Adventist Church BEMIDJI—"Shadow Empire: The Rise and Fall of Religious Freedom," a series of seminars will be held today through Saturday at Bemidji Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4400 Eckles Road NW. The schedule is as follows: • 7 tonight. "The Persecution...
September 15, 2016 - 9:11pm
Megorden named new campus pastor at BSU
BEMIDJI -- The Board of Directors of Bemidji Lutheran Campus Ministry recently announced the ministry has secured the services of The Rev. Tim Megorden. Megorden will serve as the new campus pastor serving both students and faculty and BSU. Megorden will assist with weekly worship...
September 15, 2016 - 9:11pm
July 20, 2016
Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis admits mishandling child sex-abuse claims
ST. PAUL — Criminal charges against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis over its handling of a child sexual-abuse case were expected to be dropped later Wednesday after prosecutors announced additional oversights measures. The Archdiocese also publicly admitted wrongdoing...
July 20, 2016 - 7:34pm
June 12, 2016
JOHN EGGERS: Who is your spiritual friend?
If you took a poll among people who seem to find contentment in life, who seem to be fulfilled, who seem to be at ease with themselves, would you find that most of these people had a spiritual friend who influenced them at some time? I believe the answer is "yes."
June 12, 2016 - 6:49am
April 28, 2016
Headwaters Unitarian Universalist Fellowship welcomes DeMasi Brothers
BEMIDJI — Headwaters Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will feature guest musicians, The DeMasi Brothers, for a service at 10 a.m. Sunday at Rail River Folk School, 303 Railroad St. SW. The DeMasi Brothers, John and Joseph, are folk musicians originally from New York City. The brothers...
April 28, 2016 - 5:10pm
April 25, 2016
Duluth Diocese considers new Catholic high school
The Duluth Diocese is considering restructuring existing Catholic schools in Duluth and possibly opening a Catholic high school in the city for the first time in more than 40 years. The board of Duluth Area Catholic Schools last week approved the hiring of a consultant that will help...
April 25, 2016 - 5:31pm
March 17, 2016
FAITH BRIEFS: Women's luncheon, Holy Week schedule, etc.
Women's luncheon meeting Monday BEMIDJI—The Christian Women's luncheon meeting will take place at 1 p.m. Monday in the community room at the Eagles Club, 1270 Neilson Ave. SE, Bemidji. Carol Nelson, Bemidji soloist and speaker, will sing and speak on how she moved out of darkness...
March 17, 2016 - 7:34pm
January 28, 2016
Fellowship group to meet Saturday
BEMIDJI — A meeting of the Bemidji Area Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship is scheduled at 7 a.m. Saturday at the Beltrami Electric community room, 4111 Technology Drive NW. The guest speaker will be Jerry Vein, who will be speaking on his faith and sometimes, not so much...
January 28, 2016 - 7:51pm
January 14, 2016
Faith briefs - Friday Jan. 15
Christian Women's luncheon set BEMIDJI—The Christian Women's luncheon meeting will take place at 1 p.m. Monday in the community room at the Eagles Club, 1270 Neilson Ave. SE. Roxanne Kanani of Bemidji will share her journey as a single mother. Attendees will be able to participate...
January 14, 2016 - 6:30pm
September 17, 2015
Faith briefs - Friday Sept. 18
Annual fall dinner at Sacred Heart in Wilton WILTON—The 79th annual fall dinner will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Sacred...
September 17, 2015 - 5:55pm
September 8, 2015
Controversial Dakdok holds Bemidji event
BEMIDJI—One brought a pillow to soften a plastic folding chair. Some pulled out little notebooks and jotted away in tidy cursive. Almost...
September 8, 2015 - 10:36pm
July 4, 2015
Rich Lowry: The next gay marriage battle
Everyone knows where the debate over gay marriage is going next. Now that the Supreme Court has imposed its edict on the land, the question is whether religious institutions and people of faith will still be permitted to act on moral beliefs that the court has portrayed as bigoted...
July 4, 2015 - 12:45am
May 13, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There are many answers to the same problems
I was very interested in Professor Hazard’s “Response” column in the May 12 Pioneer on the vexing question of evil permitted by a good God. This, of course, is a question which has bedeviled theologians and philosophers for ages. I taught Oriental Philosophy and Religion at...
May 13, 2015 - 11:43pm
January 24, 2015
Rwanda to Bemidji: Alain's journey: Sanford chaplain says his "God Moment" led him to ministry and ultimately to northern Minnesota
BEMIDJI -- "My family name is the most beautiful, for it is really a verb translated to mean, 'I trust God.'" That is how the Rev. Alain L....
January 24, 2015 - 11:10pm