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Northeast ND preparing for flood; officials urge buying insurance
'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU set to face cross-state rivals
Dean Blais is back in Grand Forks, but will it be last trip as coach?
Rubio to stay put with Timberwolves
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU opens WCHA playoffs at Minnesota
GIRLS BASKETBALL: BHS falls to Moorhead in regular season finale
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
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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