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Arrest made in connection to videotaped threats to Dakota Access Pipeline protesters
Package thieves beware: Residents have their eyes (and cameras) on you
It’s perfect weather to make an ice castle
Charges: Kidnapped pregnant woman choked with scarf till she passes out
American hero, former astronaut, Senator John Glenn dies in Ohio at 95
Bemidji High School Winter Sports Spotlight
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
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PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
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PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
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PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
November 27, 2016
Family, staff carry on the tradition at Buena Vista Ski Area (video, photos)
BEMIDJI—Standing at the highest point of Buena Vista Ski Area, where the waters from Lake Julia to the north and west drain into Hudson...
November 27, 2016 - 12:48am
Finlandia draws more than 100 skiers (results, photo gallery)
BEMIDJI—The 34th annual Finlandia Ski Marathon was held Saturday at the Buena Vista Ski Area north of Bemidji. The race consisted of a...
February 27, 2016 - 8:20pm
February 6, 2016
Smooth skiing for Snowjourn (results, photo gallery)
BEMIDJI—The 36th annual Buena Vista Snowjourn was held on Saturday. A total of 62 skiers took part in events that featured a 12-kilometer...
February 6, 2016 - 6:48pm
February 1, 2016
'Ski'-daddle to the slopes
Ryan Rogers hits the ski trails on Monday at Movil Maze located on Wildwood Road Northeast in Bemidji. The trails are regularly maintained by...
February 1, 2016 - 7:23pm
January 26, 2016
Family Night at Buena Vista on Friday
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department will host a family night Friday at Buena Vista Ski Area, 19600 Irvine Ave NW.Family skiing and snowboarding will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Cost is $26. Family tubing night will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost is $17. Activities...
January 26, 2016 - 6:43pm
January 12, 2016
Snowjourn ski event postponed to February
BEMIDJI—A lack of snow has postponed the annual Snowjourn ski event until early February. The 36th annual Buena Vista Snowjourn was scheduled...
January 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 21, 2015
Ski School begins in January
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Area Cross Country Ski Club’s annual Sunday Ski School will begin Jan. 10 for all age groups. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Bemidji Middle School cafeteria and classes run until 3:30 p.m. Cost for the entire program is a club membership fee of...
December 21, 2015 - 6:09pm
March 26, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: Smooth operator: At age 88, Bob Montebello has no plans to slow down grooming local ski trails (video)
BEMIDJI -- The weather often dictates Bob Montebello’s schedule. Montebello, 88, and his grooming partner Les Pederson, 85, take care of...
March 26, 2015 - 6:23pm
February 20, 2015
Candlelight night at Lake Bemidji State Park on Feb. 28
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota state parks and trails will host more than 30 ski or snowshoe by candlelight events this winter, including an event from...
February 20, 2015 - 9:04pm
Annual Buena Vista Snowjourn set for Feb. 28
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji’s oldest ski event, the 35th annual Buena Vista Snowjourn, will begin at 10 a.m. Feb. 28 on the west side of Buena Vista,...
February 20, 2015 - 8:22pm
February 7, 2015
Lack of snow cancels this year's Finlandia ski race
BEMIDJI -- A lack of snow has forced organizers to cancel the 34th annual Minnesota Finlandia Cross Country Ski Marathon scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 14 at Buena Vista Ski Area north of Bemidji. The "lack of snow and warmer than average temperatures made the decision a difficult...
February 7, 2015 - 2:52pm
January 17, 2015
Nice day for skiing at Movil Maze
Warmer temps and fair snow conditions had plenty of cross country skiers coming and going at Movil Maze on Friday afternoon. Monte Draper | Bemidji...
January 17, 2015 - 1:18am
December 18, 2014
SKIING: Bemidji finishes in the middle at Mt. Itasca
GRAND RAPIDS — The Bemidji boys and girls both finished in the middle of the field of its nordic ski race Thursday at Mount Itasca in Grand Rapids. The Lumberjacks boys finished sixth out of 14 teams while the girls were seventh overall. “It was a pretty reasonable day for us,”...
December 18, 2014 - 11:17pm
October 11, 2014
New cross-country ski signs installed at Hobson Union trails
Nine new cross-country ski signs were installed Friday afternoon at Hobson Union trails. The Bemidji Ski Club, Outdoor Program Center and the...
October 11, 2014 - 12:23am
March 8, 2014
Skiers at Snowjourn shorter this year: Organizers add middle school 5K race
BEMIDJI — Thirty-four years ago, more than 300 skiers were spotted trekking the trails at Buena Vista Ski Area in Bemidji for the Snowjourn...
March 8, 2014 - 11:28pm