Skip to main content
Local students graduate from UND
At least one reportedly dead in Las Vegas strip shooting
Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash
Vehicle strikes Cornerstone Residence in Bagley
US confirms coalition airstrike in Mosul district; dozens of civilians believed killed
Jacks kick off track season at Lions’ Invite
UMD's Toninato and Iafallo erase painful memory at Scheels Arena
Notre Dame upsets Gophers
Berrios proud to have played for Puerto Rico, even if it means starting season in minors
Back on the Brule
Brent Alexander Reyes
Bonnie Jean Rubash
Brandon Michael Lindell
Richard James Opsahl
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
DELGADO COLUMN: Native American graves and repatriation protection emerge once again
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What about kids that don't want to learn?
PRIME TIME: Children's Time on Sunday morning
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents 'Celtic Legends'
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Phillips: Everything changes when kindness enters the room
Minding our Elders: Feeling useful integral to emotional health
March 24, 2017
Nurses ratify new contract with Sanford Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Representatives from the Minnesota Nurses Association said that their union has ratified a new labor agreement with Sanford Bemidji. Ashley Anderson, a registered nurse and union steward, said the nurses “overwhelmingly” ratified the three-year contract around 7 p.m....
March 24, 2017 - 7:59pm
March 10, 2017
Nurses union, Sanford strike tentative deal
BEMIDJI -- After little more than a month of negotiation, representatives from the Minnesota Nurses Association and Sanford Bemidji say they’ve...
March 10, 2017 - 5:50pm
March 8, 2017
Nurses union balks at proposal to link raises to patient surveys: Sanford Bemidji, Minnesota Nurses Association are working on new contract
BEMIDJI—A statewide nurses union says administrators at a Bemidji hospital want to link nurses' pay to patient satisfaction survey scores. Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association said that they've agreed to the bulk of the terms of a new contract with Sanford Bemidji, but...
March 8, 2017 - 5:17pm
March 1, 2017
Sanford walk-in clinic, pharmacy to expand hours
BEMIDJI—Staff at Sanford Bemidji announced Tuesday the hospital's walk-in clinic and pharmacy will soon be open longer and later. Beginning...
March 1, 2017 - 3:54pm
January 31, 2017
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Sanford Bemidji solidly looks to the future
The Bemidji region continues to grow and one of the drivers of that is the availability of health care options to local and area residents.
January 31, 2017 - 11:18am
January 24, 2017
Sanford sizes up the future: Medical center updates expansion plans for Bemidji campus
BEMIDJI—The biggest healthcare provider in the Bemidji area submitted new plans that outline the ways it hopes to get bigger. Filed with...
January 24, 2017 - 5:06am
January 9, 2017
A special place: Sanford’s nursery for special care infants to open next week
BEMIDJI—When Jamie Salmonson's daughter Frankie was delivered by emergency cesarean section eight weeks before she was due, mother and...
January 9, 2017 - 6:02pm
December 25, 2016
Sanford Bemidji to debut diabetes prevention program
BEMIDJI—Sanford Health plans to implement a program to help Bemidji-area residents avoid diabetes. The hospital's year-long diabetes prevention program is scheduled to begin Feb. 21 at Sanford Bemidji, and aims to teach participants how to lose a modest amount of weight, be...
December 25, 2016 - 11:15am
October 29, 2016
Alapati joins Sanford Bemidji
BEMIDJI—Sanford Bemidji recently welcomed Dr. Jayasri Alapati to the neurology team at the Sanford Bemidji Main Clinic.
October 29, 2016 - 4:00am
October 8, 2016
Sanford Bemidji recognized for donor programs
BEMIDJI— Sanford Bemidji Medical Center was among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration....
October 8, 2016 - 12:23pm
Sanford laboratory receives accreditation
BEMIDJI—Sanford Bemidji Medical Center Laboratory has received national recognition for the laboratory staff's "excellence and commitment to safeguarding patient care and for achieving the highest standards of laboratory medicine by the Accreditation Committee of the College...
October 8, 2016 - 9:22am
September 9, 2016
Sanford nursery to expand services for better care of drug-exposed or special needs babies
BEMIDJI -- As the number of drug-exposed newborns increases, the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center plans to use a new nursery to provide those infants...
September 9, 2016 - 4:15pm
August 31, 2016
Shriners to hold free pediatric orthopedic screening in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A free screening for potential Shrine Hospital patients is set for 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 16 at Sanford Bemidji Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Clinic, 1300 Anne St. NW.Shrine Hospital Medical personnel will examine all prospective patients who attend the clinic and will...
August 31, 2016 - 12:26am
July 18, 2016
‘Rockin’ and rolling at Sanford Bemidji: Hailey Hinners thoroughly enjoys her time as a Baby Cuddler
It’s the best day of the week, Hailey Hinners will tell you. Working multiple jobs and studying to hopefully one day become a nurse, Hinners...
July 18, 2016 - 3:13pm
Volunteers help keep hospital humming: More than 300 volunteers donate time to Sanford Health
Kari Knudson oversees a staff that in itself would rank as one of the largest companies in Bemidji. But it’s not a business or company and Knudson doesn’t pay her staff. Knudson is the manager of volunteer services for Sanford Health in Bemidji. In all, there are some 260 volunteers...
July 18, 2016 - 3:10pm