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Crime report for Dec. 3-4
Minn. festival team aims for record snowball fight
MNsure signups grow from October to November
Bemidji fire calls for Dec. 3-4
Daily arrests for Dec. 3
FOOTBALL: Adverse season should make young BSU squad better in 2014
Boys basketball: Full court trap helps Bemidji down International Falls
Girls basketball: Thief River Falls too much for Bemidji in season opener
Bemidji's girls hockey game at Detroit Lakes is weather victim
Axemen sign four more players
Bernice Carol @13@@10@Newcomb
Richard (Dick) Leonard Dickinson
Linda Kay Alexander
Phillip B. Johns
Arthur O. Jacobson
Gary Burger, former guitarist and singer for The Monks, included on Minnesota Beatle Project CD
The Ten Tenors to perform at Sanford Center
Pioneer Previews for Dec. 1: Bevy of arts events to keep us as busy as bees
Arts briefs for Nov. 28
Pioneer Previews for Nov. 24: Concert season has arrived
‘Not bad for either of us’ — 93-year-old Shevlin man takes down doe with 146-year-old rifle
Trumpeter swans shot near Detroit Lakes; DNR seeks public’s help
Blane Klemek: Do bears hibernate? The truth about outdoor myths
Paul Nelson: Ice fishing season has arrived for Bemidji area anglers
Charges dismissed against 5 in fish poaching case
Birthday: Blom, Wille
Susan Stamper Brown: Liberals’ ‘Hunger Games’
Stanley Crouch: Oprah Winfrey and American greatness
Pioneer Viewpoints: Stay cool on the ice
Letter: Some issues are easy to resolve, if you don’t use your head
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Fallout from the nuclear option
Paul Ericsson: Santa will be coming to the Bemidji Library this month
Jason Ogaard: Procrastinators unite! A post Black Friday shopping list
Patrick Guilfoile: How to eat a scorpion
John Eggers: More adventures of Simone and Simon
Evan Hazard/Northland Stargazing:An unsatisfying answer to burning questions are sometimes norm in science
October 25, 2013
Scotty Allison: Thank a veteran on Nov. 11
Veterans Day is almost here again. On Nov. 11, our nation will once again recognize the many sacrifices that our veterans have made to our country. Throughout our region, I hope each of you will take a moment to thank each veteran you know for their service. With more than 3,200 living...
October 25, 2013 - 6:52pm
September 20, 2013
Scotty Allison: How the Affordable Health Care Act will affect veteran benefits
You may be wondering how the new Affordable Health Care Act affects Veterans Administration Health benefits. Right now, it looks like there is no effect. Bottom line is that the new health care law does not change VA health benefits or charges for co-pays. If you are currently...
September 20, 2013 - 4:15pm
August 15, 2013
Scotty Allison: What are you doing to protect your benefits?
If you have been reading or listening to the news lately there has been much discussion about how to cut the nation's deficit/balance the budget. Already the Active, Reserve and National Guard forces are experiencing significant budget cuts. So far, for the most part, the political...
August 15, 2013 - 6:33pm
June 27, 2013
Franken staffers, veterans’ advocates meet
BEMIDJI — Legislation that would improve the well-being of veterans was the center of discussion between lawmakers and community members during a forum here Thursday morning. Staff members from Sen. Al Franken’s, D-Minn., office met with area veterans and veterans’ advocates...
news / region
June 27, 2013 - 3:57pm
June 21, 2013
Scotty Allison: Claims backlog takes step forward, but expect some delays
This is a heads-up to all veterans regarding service-connected claims. You have probably been reading and hearing about the large claims backlog at the Veterans Administration. There is a lot of pressure being applied by veterans, service organizations and political leaders to...
June 21, 2013 - 3:52pm
May 10, 2013
Scotty Allison: Emergency room visits and VA reimbursement
Recently, we have been receiving a lot of inquiries about what the Veterans Administration will reimburse if a veteran obtains medical care at an emergency room that is not a VA-operated facility. The best answer is that it really depends on the veteran. Are they currently enrolled...
May 10, 2013 - 6:16pm
March 22, 2013
Scotty Allison: Interesting statistics on American Indian servicemembers
As I was gathering information for the Northern Minnesota Veterans Home Task Force, I discovered some interesting facts about American Indian service members. First, they serve at a higher rate and have a higher concentration of female servicemembers than all other servicemembers....
March 22, 2013 - 5:07pm