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GOVERNMENT: Public weighs in on environmental impact of new school
BNSF train derails near Bena
Deputy injured while his vehicle hit on Highway 10
Man sentenced to 113 days in theft of pizza slice from Fargo gas station
Search suspended for missing Red River swimmer
‘You can’t get much better:’ 2016 Birchmont opens with solid weather for qualifying rounds
AUTO RACING: Speedway returns from rainout weekend with big-money Blitz
BASEBALL: Bemidji Centaurs win sub-state, head to Legion state tourney
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU reveals 2016-17 schedule
GOLF: Birchmont even bigger this year with more than 300 set to compete
Charlotte "Char" Clark
James "Jim" Sperling
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
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
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
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
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
PIONEER EDITOIRIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
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
December 11, 2014
Faith briefs - Friday Dec. 12
Bemidji Aglow meeting Saturday BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Area Aglow will meet 10 a.m. to noon Saturday Dec. 13 in Beltrami Electric Co-op's Community Room, 4111 Technology Drive NW. Barb Juhnke will share on her involvement in "Project Lydia," for women in eastern Uganda. First Lutheran...
December 11, 2014 - 4:40pm
October 23, 2014
Faith Briefs for 10/24/2014
Annual BBQ rib dinner on Saturday BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Council Knights of Columbus will host their 13th annual BBQ rib dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Philip’s Catholic Church, 702 Beltrami Ave. NW. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 12 and free...
October 23, 2014 - 6:52pm
Christian film opens Friday
BEMIDJI — A local homeschooling mother initiated an effort that led to a number of churches and ministries banding together to bring a new film to the Bemidji Theatre. “A Matter of Faith,” from filmmaker Rich Christiano, opens Friday in Bemidji. It tells the story of a Christian...
October 23, 2014 - 6:50pm