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UPDATED: Area Halloween, fall festival events scheduled
Crime report for Oct. 27
COURTS: Competency evaluation ordered for suspected kidnapper
Leech Lake chairman shows support for DAPL protesters
Clash near Cannon Ball subsides as protesters, law enforcement report Thursday’s toll
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS boys repeat as Section 8AA champs, Hamrin headed back too
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers learned lots from sweep at North Dakota
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU bracing for physical series with UND
TENNIS: BHS junior Kelm still alive in Class AA singles consolation bracket
AREA VOLLEYBALL: Blackduck, K-N, CL-B lose in 8A playoffs
Monte T. Olson
Danielle Taylor Rivera
Helen Elizabeth Tindell
Monte T. Olson
Jerome "Jerry" Stubbe
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
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
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
On the Mark
NELSON COLUMN: Mild weather keeps anglers on the water
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
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
COMMENTARY: Why I resigned from the Republican Party
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakdok, others fan the flames of Islamaphobia
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Joe Vene fights for our veterans
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
September 20, 2016
Sanford Steps program begins Oct. 3
BEMIDJI -- The Sanford Steps program, a free indoor walking program, will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. Monday through Thursdays from Oct.3 through April 20 at the Sanford Center, 1111 Event Center Drive NE. Attendees should enter through gate 2.
September 20, 2016 - 7:02am
September 17, 2016
Annual Bemidji Lefse Festival on Nov. 3
BEMIDJI -- The 11th annual Lefse Festival, sponsored by Bemidji Sunrise Rotary, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Sanford Center, 1111 Event Center Drive NE. Organizers are currently searching for lefse makers to serve in the Lefse Cook-Off. There is no cost for lefse makers...
September 17, 2016 - 9:36am
September 13, 2016
SANFORD CENTER: VenuWorks brings in new executive director for Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- The Sanford Center in Bemidji is bringing in a new executive director. VenuWorks, the management company for the Sanford Center, says Jeff Kossow has more than 30 years of experience in the industry. John Siehl, VenuWorks Chief Operating Officer, said Kossow has worked...
September 13, 2016 - 5:52pm
September 3, 2016
Sanford Center undergoes staff restructuring: Events center lays off three, will bring in new executive director
BEMIDJI -- It's a time of internal restructuring at the Sanford Center in Bemidji, with three recent layoffs and a new executive director coming...
September 3, 2016 - 1:36pm
August 30, 2016
Tenth annual Run/Walk/Skate for Suicide Prevention set for Sept. 10
BEMIDJI -- The 10th annual Run/Walk/Skate for Suicide Prevention will be held at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at at the Sanford Center in Bemidji.Registration will begin at 8 a.m. The Run/Walk/Skate for Suicide Prevention is an awareness event held annually in observance of National Suicide...
August 30, 2016 - 7:22pm
August 21, 2016
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI—Big Daddy Weave, a contemporary Christian band, will take the stage tonight at the Sanford Center. The band strives to make the...
August 21, 2016 - 12:30am
July 24, 2016
City Council to discuss Sanford Center legal issues
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council will hold a closed meeting during its work session Monday as the city explores litigation options regarding work at the Sanford Center. The city has been involved with legal issues with the event center for some time after rainwater leaks in...
July 24, 2016 - 12:41am
July 11, 2016
CITY: Sanford Center explores security options
BEMIDJI -- Stricter policies may push the Sanford Center into beefing up its security measures in the near future. As promoters seek more ways...
July 11, 2016 - 5:56pm
July 10, 2016
Classic!: Bemidji Car Show is July 17
BEMIDJI—As usual, vehicles at the Bemidji Car Show will not be exactly new. But they will be at a new location for the 33rd annual event....
July 10, 2016 - 12:57am
Rallying together at the Relay: Annual event held at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI—Spirits were high as friendly faces started to gather late Saturday morning at the Sanford Center for Beltrami County's Relay for...
July 10, 2016 - 12:37am
July 6, 2016
Country star Kip Moore to play Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- Rising country singer Kip Moore will bring his “Me and My Kind Tour 2016” to Bemidji on Oct. 27 at the Sanford Center.Special...
July 6, 2016 - 6:12pm
July 1, 2016
Newsboys concert set for Nov. 5 in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Rising Entertainment Live and QFM recently announced that the Newsboys’ “Love Riot Tour” will make a stop in Bemidji on Nov....
July 1, 2016 - 5:26pm
June 24, 2016
VISIT BEMIDJI: Task force narrows focus for Visit Bemidji's future
BEMIDJI—A task force set a list of priorities related to the future of Visit Bemidji on Thursday. Coming to the consensus at the meeting was a task force organized by the city of Bemidji to determine the direction of the destination marketing organization. Members of the task...
June 24, 2016 - 9:07pm
June 3, 2016
Gavin DeGraw to play Sanford Center in September
BEMIDJI—Grammy-nominated singer Gavin DeGraw will perform at Bemidji's Sanford Center on Sept. 29, arena officials announced today. DeGraw...
June 3, 2016 - 1:08pm
May 23, 2016
CITY: Hockey Day committee meets with City Council
BEMIDJI—A group of Bemidji residents met with the City Council on Monday to request their support in bringing "Hockey Day Minnesota" to the first city on the Mississippi. The annual event is hosted by Fox Sports North and a local community, celebrating all things hockey in Minnesota....
May 23, 2016 - 7:27pm