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Serious accident reported on Highway 71
Schoolcraft Winter Concert set for Dec. 15
Young Adult Book Club to meet
Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Baseball assistant joins BSU
Emma "Margaret" Treat
Mary M. Garber
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
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
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
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
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
November 27, 2013
Tom Purcell: Why there’s lots to celebrate this Thanksgiving
Sure, the country isn’t doing so well at the moment, but there are still plenty of reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving. I sit at the “big people’s table” now, just to the left of my father. It took me years to earn that coveted spot, and for that, I am thankful. Everyone...
November 27, 2013 - 7:48pm
November 25, 2013
Her name _ really _ is Happy Thanksgiving
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — This week you can wish happy Thanksgiving and happy birthday to Happy Thanksgiving. If that sentence didn't make much sense, it's probably because you don't know Happy Thanksgiving Reynolds, a family physician from Minneapolis, who was born 43 years ago...
November 25, 2013 - 9:14am
November 23, 2013
Badger sends off celebrity turkeys
Michael Yoshida Forum News Service BADGER — Hundreds in this town of 400 in Roseau County turned out to send a pair of turkeys off to the nation’s capital. “Oh, great turn out; it’s been fun,” said the turkeys’ owner, farmer John Burkel. He, too, will travel to Washington,...
November 23, 2013 - 10:39pm
November 20, 2013
Presidential turkey comes from NW Minnesota
BADGER, Minn. (AP) — A fourth-generation Minnesota turkey farmer will provide the bird that's expected to be granted clemency by President Barack Obama next week at the White House. John Burkel and his family have been raising a select flock of turkeys at their farm in far...
November 20, 2013 - 9:00am
November 21, 2012
Rich Lowry: The dumbing down of Thanksgiving
If Abraham Lincoln released his October 1863 Thanksgiving proclamation today, it would be panned by all sides. In the statement that is considered the beginning of the unbroken annual tradition of presidential Thanksgiving proclamations, Lincoln said that God had dealt “with us...
November 21, 2012 - 5:13pm
Bemidji man is thankful for a lifetime of memories
By Molly Miron, Special to the Pioneer BEMIDJI – Harold Fruetel, 94-year-old retired Bemidji postmaster, will celebrate Thanksgiving today...
November 21, 2012 - 5:06pm
Time to celebrate: Night We Light parade is Friday
BEMIDJI – The community is invited to gather Friday evening for Bemidji’s annual Night We Light parade. But festivities after the parade,...
November 21, 2012 - 5:02pm
St. Philip’s hosts Thanksgiving meal
The meal, to be served from noon to 1:30 p.m., is free but donations are accepted. The meal features traditional Thanksgiving fixings including...
November 21, 2012 - 4:51pm
Thanksgiving holiday: What's open, what's closed
BEMIDJI – Most businesses will be closed today in observance of Thanksgiving Days, but some services will still be available. Many businesses and government offices will reopen for business Friday. -- Banks and credit unions: Most are closed today, but you should check with your...
November 21, 2012 - 4:21pm
Economy means sacrifice for Thanksgiving travelers
CHICAGO (AP) — Feeling the pinch of the sluggish economic recovery, many Americans setting out on the nation's annual Thanksgiving migration...
November 21, 2012 - 11:21am
November 20, 2012
Turkey, pie and politics? T-Day family friction
Ah, Thanksgiving. A little turkey, some cranberry mold, maybe apple pie with ice cream, some football on TV. Getting together with the cousins....
November 20, 2012 - 1:26pm
November 16, 2012
John Eggers column: A Thanksgiving miracle
I don’t believe I ever told you about the Gypsies that traveled to my hometown each year. Yes, it’s true. Every year they would come and camp out in our small park with its big oak trees west of town. There were usually three or four wagons pulled by horses. The wagons were decorated...
November 16, 2012 - 8:17pm
November 6, 2012
Lights go up in preparation for Night We Light Parade
City of Bemidji employees began the arduous task of installing more than 75,000 lights at the lakefront in preparation of the Night We Light...
November 6, 2012 - 12:02am