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1 dead, 2 injured in Minnesota house fire
Jesse Jackson joins pipeline protest effort, FAA issues ‘no-fly’ restriction
Family of 4 found safe, but parents arrested
UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
Presentation focused on raising service dogs
PHOTOS: BHS hosts pep fest for soccer and tennis athletes
BOYS SOCCER: BHS meets Mankato West in Class A state quarterfinals
FOOTBALL: Spuds blow out Jacks 48-0 in section playoffs
GIRLS SWIMMING: Lumberjacks edge Detroit Lakes
PREP FOOTBALL: Bagley blitzes Crookston, CL-B falls to Waubun
Keith Wayne Littler
Esther M. Decker
Dennis Allen McClimek
Jennifer Ann Garbett Waye
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
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
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
Support Within Reach
October 2, 2016
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
A recent memory emerged for me this past week. It came bubbling up out of nowhere and presented itself in a profound moment. I'm still not sure what led me to this story, but it is one that I am rather proud of and wanted to share. It is a story my grandma told me, and at the time,...
October 2, 2016 - 6:00am
August 24, 2016
A sign of solidarity: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event held
The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event was held Wednesday. During the event, which was hosted by hosted by Support Within Reach, men wore high-heeled...
August 24, 2016 - 7:01pm
August 23, 2016
A walk in her shoes: Support Within Reach expecting larger crowd for awareness event in its second year
BEMIDJI -- With the goal of stomping out sexual violence in mind, local men will take a walk through Bemidji in high-heels Wednesday for the...
August 23, 2016 - 5:38pm
August 8, 2016
SUPPORT WITHIN REACH: You can ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’
In my line of work as a sexual assault victim’s advocate, you see and work with a lot of women. Women make up a large majority of the victims of sexual assault and women also seem to be the majority of advocates. As women, we have spent years trying to raise awareness about and...
August 8, 2016 - 11:20am
July 18, 2016
On call to give comfort to others
On most nights, Courtney Peterson is just your average BSU student. Busy with school work, studying, hanging out with friends. Typical. But on...
July 18, 2016 - 3:07pm
Offering Support -- 24/7: Support Within Reach helps those impacted by sexual violence
The staff at Support Within Reach in Bemidji wishes they didn’t have to use volunteers. Unfortunately, they do. Support Within Reach is a private, nonprofit service organization that advocates and offers support for people impacted by sexual violence. The organization’s district...
July 18, 2016 - 3:05pm
June 6, 2016
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When there is hope, there will always be healing
Several years ago, I was gifted a very fun stress ball. It was filled with a glittery liquid and sea creatures, was soft and rubbery to the touch and difficult to put down. No matter how hard it was manipulated, pulled apart, pushed in, squished and stretched to the extreme, it always...
June 6, 2016 - 11:21am
April 30, 2016
COMMUNITY: Spreading the message: Support Within Reach holds annual walk to raise awareness about sexual violence
BEMIDJI—With the finish line still in the shadow of the Sanford Center on Saturday morning, Bemidji's sexual violence resources center...
April 30, 2016 - 3:02pm
April 3, 2016
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Giving a voice to sexual violence awareness
The planning committee has been meeting for months. Donations are coming in every day: Minnesota Energy, Arvig, First National Bank of Bemidji, Midco and RP Broadcasting have all committed to being Gold Level Sponsors. North Homes, Otter Tail Power Co. and Arrow Printing Inc. are...
April 3, 2016 - 8:00am
March 5, 2016
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Making a plan in case of a crisis
When we go through crisis, we sometimes forget about how capable we are when it comes to planning. We have the skills to forge through just about anything in this life. The ability to plan can be the difference between a proverbial four-wheel-drive pickup in a snowstorm versus a mini-smart...
March 5, 2016 - 5:20pm
December 6, 2015
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Learning to change comes from within
The year was 1988. The movie was "Beaches." I was the girl sitting in the front row of the theater with all her junior high friends, sobbing my guts out. After the movie, we joined about two dozen other young women in the bathroom, all dabbing our thick 80's blue mascara. Everyone...
December 6, 2015 - 12:30am
October 31, 2015
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: A dedication to protect and serve
When my alarm went off this morning, my body did the same knee jerk reaction it always does at 5:36 a.m., I blindly searched for my phone with one panicking arm and tried to disable the horrible noise as quickly as possible. By the time "snooze" and I were acquainted a few times,...
October 31, 2015 - 11:37pm
October 4, 2015
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Like geese, we all need a lift from time to time
On my way to work the other day, I noticed one of the telltale signs of fall, geese flying in the sky. I wondered where they were going. It seems as though they use Bemidji as a gathering place before the big fly south. The animated side of my brain pictured a huge union meeting,...
October 4, 2015 - 1:00am
September 24, 2015
‘Walk a Mile’ raises awareness
Corey Medina (left) and Amanda Ysen, executive director of Support Within Reach, lead a group consisting of about 10 men wearing heels during...
September 24, 2015 - 9:47am
September 13, 2015
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Step up and 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes'
A few weeks ago I went for a very long walk. I had in earbuds and was listening to a book on my iPhone (free audio downloads courtesy of the Bemidji Public Library). Because I was so engaged in the story, I didn't turn where I normally turn and my walk became much longer than normal....
September 13, 2015 - 1:01am