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Ferdig to give presentation at library
Giese takes the helm at Oak Hills
Duluth church considers housing immigrants, would be region's first 'sanctuary'
Thinking caps on! Children learn about science during MPR ‘Brains On!’ event
Back together, in song: BSU Choir Reunion Concert brings the generations back to campus
FOOTBALL: Moorhead tops Bemidji 41-21 in second-half Homecoming shootout
FOOTBALL: Beavers look to get the run back in gear for Homecoming
VOLLEYBALL: Beavers swept by No. 1 SMSU
Twins protect wild card lead with another win over Tigers
Twins protect wild card lead with another win over Tigers
William James Sliney
Pearl Rose (Eldridge) Keenan
Warren Donald Dufseth
Melvin "Pat" Gilstad
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
ART LEE COLUMN: The most significant event of our time
SUE BRUNS COLUMN: You don't have to go far to see something new
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mathews has done a great job for our city
September 14, 2017
North Dakota teacher resigns following allegations of providing alcohol to minors
WEST FARGO - A Sheyenne High School language arts teacher here resigned on the eve of the new school year after an internal district investigation...
September 14, 2017 - 9:51pm
September 3, 2017
Way back to school: Country schools dotted Beltrami County in the early 1900s
Editor’s note: The Beltrami County Historical Society is partnering with the Pioneer on a series of monthly articles highlighting the history...
September 3, 2017 - 6:39am
May 26, 2017
EDUCATION: TrekNorth agrees to purchase former Deer Lake Elementary
BEMIDJI -- The largely empty Deer Lake Elementary School building north of Bemidji could soon be a school again. Leaders from TrekNorth Junior...
May 26, 2017 - 9:07am
May 19, 2017
Red Lake schools taking part in summer food program
RED LAKE -- Red Lake School District 38 is participating in the Summer Food Service Program this summer. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all children, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, at no charge, a release said. Meals will be provided...
May 19, 2017 - 4:57pm
February 21, 2017
GOVERNMENT: City, county sign off on Gene Dillon utility agreement
BEMIDJI—Bemidji city and Beltrami County officials signed off Tuesday on a "memorandum of understanding" that outlines who pays what to...
February 21, 2017 - 7:58pm
September 19, 2016
Relay Recess set for Friday at J.W. Smith
BEMIDJI -- This week, J.W. Smith Elementary School and Central Elementary School will celebrate people who are fighting cancer, cancer survivors and those who lost the battle to cancer. The week includes prevention lessons, dress up days and fundraising. The schools are inviting cancer...
September 19, 2016 - 12:04am
May 15, 2016
EDUCATION: New school project pushes forward
BEMIDJI—Plans for a new elementary school are plodding along: The Bemidji school district recently submitted an environmental impact study for review by Beltrami County, and district officials say they now have a clearer idea of what street improvements are necessary to absorb...
May 15, 2016 - 12:44am
April 5, 2016
Cass Lake-Bena School receiving grants for trail
BEMIDJI -- Cass Lake-Bena School is receiving nearly $170,000 in governments grants toward the construction of a trail connection between the school and Highway 371. The Safe Routes to Schools program funds projects around the country meant to help students walk or bicycle to and...
April 5, 2016 - 10:28am
February 22, 2016
EDUCATION: 'Some light at the end of the tunnel' for new school: Board views plans for Gene Dillon Elementary along Division Street
BEMIDJI—Gene Dillon Elementary will stand right at the intersection of Division Street and Becida Road Southwest in Grant Valley Township—and...
February 22, 2016 - 9:36pm
September 25, 2015
Sponge school: Students have a splash raising funds to fight cancer
BEMIDJI -- Some smiled, cocked their arm and soaked up every drop of enjoyment. Others squeezed the sponge to get the water out, hesitated and...
September 25, 2015 - 5:50pm
September 21, 2015
School Board discusses where to put Gene Dillon Elementary
BEMIDJI -- The fate of a long-delayed elementary school is on hold as the Bemidji School Board awaits a key decision concerning a plot of land in Grant Valley Township. During its regular meeting Monday night, the School Board continued talks about where to put Gene Dillon Elementary,...
September 21, 2015 - 9:04pm
August 8, 2015
Driving through the decades: Family operates Cass Lake-area school bus business for more than 60 years
CASS LAKE—Before 1950, student transportation to the grades 1-8 Farris School was an informal arrangement. At one time, children were...
August 8, 2015 - 11:16pm
GOVERNMENT: City, school district to meet Wednesday about planned elementary school
BEMIDJI -- Officials from the city and the Bemidji Area Schools will meet Wednesday to discuss issues relating to the future grades 4-5 elementary school. At its work session Monday, City Manager Nate Mathews updated the City Council on the status of the planned school. The Greater...
June 8, 2015 - 8:10pm
May 18, 2015
High school students in Oakdale charged with bringing loaded gun to school
OAKDALE, Minn. -- Two Tartan High School students in Oakdale were charged with a felony Monday for reportedly taking turns carrying a loaded handgun in their backpacks at the Oakdale school. Nathan Neng Xiong, 16, of Maplewood is accused of bringing the gun to school in his backpack...
May 18, 2015 - 11:27pm
School District hopes to unsnarl traffic concerns: New school adds new congestion to Middle School Drive
BEMIDJI—While voters have approved a new elementary school to house Bemidji's fourth- and fifth-grade students, plans for that new school have been placed in a bit of a traffic jam. Bemidji Area Schools Superintendent Jim Hess updated the School Board on Monday night on efforts...
May 18, 2015 - 10:47pm