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Kelliher VFW pancake breakfast Sunday
Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
Saturday to be ‘Bob Dylan Day’ in Minnesota
Grand jury indicts suspect in fatal Dollar Tree store shooting
Police look for whose cremated remains left at cemetery
GIRLS HOCKEY: Despite solid effort from 8th-grade goalie Kimble, BHS falls to GRG
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Defense still strong, but BSU men want more offense
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Freshman Radke a 'sparkplug' for BSU women
BOY'S HOCKEY: Duluth East edges Bemidji, 2-1
WRESTLING: Bemidji falls to Perham, Thief River Falls
Cloyd Olaf Kilde
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
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
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
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
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
December 4, 2016
Arts and entertainment briefs for Dec. 4
Musicians jam sessions scheduled BEMIDJI—A musicians jam session will be held at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month beginning Dec. 6 at Trinity Free Lutheran Church of Pony Lake north of Bemidji on State Highway 89. The jam session has been a weekly event, but will change...
December 4, 2016 - 7:54am
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
We talked about going to the live performance of "It's A Wonderful Life" at the Firehall Theater in Grand Forks, and last Sunday, we drove down to Walker to see Fred Roger's lovely version of the original Lux Soap script for the radio show. The Walker Bay Theater is located on the...
December 4, 2016 - 6:58am
November 27, 2016
Laporte School Drama Club presents "Midsummer Jersey"
The Laporte School Drama Club presented Ken Ludwig's "Midsummer Jersey" last weekend. "Midsummer Jersey" offered a modern retelling of Shakespeare's...
November 27, 2016 - 8:30am
Local arts, entertainment briefs
'It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play' in Walker WALKER—The Walker Bay Theater presents a family friendly production of "It's a Wonderful...
November 27, 2016 - 7:30am
PATT RALL COLUMN: The holidays bring out the arts
Last year we drove to the Firehouse Theater in Grand Forks to enjoy a stage adaption of "It's A Wonderful Life: a Live Radio Play." It was so...
November 27, 2016 - 7:00am
November 20, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Where did the time go? Holidays and the arts are here
Wow! How did "that time of year" roll around so quickly, perhaps we weren't paying attention to the pace of time, being busy with all the musical...
November 20, 2016 - 6:06am
November 6, 2016
Arts and entertainment roundup
Community gathering focused on arts and disability
November 6, 2016 - 8:40am
PATT RALL COLUMN: 'Interfacers' dives into the realm of the unknown
November follows October in celebrating the "hope" that ghosts and other creatures will rise up from the Earth to scare and generally titillate...
November 6, 2016 - 8:20am
October 30, 2016
Bemidji, area Arts and Entertainment roundup
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award NEW YORK—Andy Kobilka, a 2002 Bemidji High School graduate, has been nominated for a Bessie Award. The Bessie Awards are a partnership with Dance/NYC, the New York Dance and Performance Awards and have saluted outstanding and groundbreaking...
October 30, 2016 - 9:21am
PATT RALL COLUMN: Things that go bump in the night
When we were young, we'd set off to find another group of kids to tour with and torment the houses that remained dark on the special night—Halloween. Would parents allow that now; probably not but it has been fun driving around Bemidji looking at the wonderful and sometimes...
October 30, 2016 - 7:39am
October 9, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall brings more arts to the community
Thanks from an appreciative audience to the members of the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra for last Sunday's concert; there were few seats left when Beverly Everett, conductor and artistic director, took to the podium. The opening piece, Holst's "Jupiter" was so magical that we enjoyed...
October 9, 2016 - 12:16am
October 2, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: A new 'Legend' begins today
Take some time out today to enjoy the magical, memorable and musical tour de force promised by Beverly Everett, artistic director, of the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra and the teenage protege who will perform. Gareth Cordery is an 18-year-old piano virtuoso who will dazzle you with his...
October 2, 2016 - 7:30am
September 25, 2016
Art briefs - Sunday, Sept. 25
Farm By The Lake holds annual festival BAGLEY— The third annual Festival at The Farm By The Lake was held Sept. 11. The festival ran smoothly...
September 25, 2016 - 7:20am
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall is in the area, and in the theaters
We hope that you are enjoying this fall as much as we are: the boat is still in the water; nice sunny and wood-splitting days are here. Desserts by Design, the eighth annual delight of savory and sweet editions in support of the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra, is being held at 7 tonight...
September 25, 2016 - 6:00am
September 11, 2016
Patt Rall: Fall is painting the trees — quickly
There is no doubt about the outcome—glorious sugar maple and oak trees starting to decorate the lovely fall we have come to eagerly anticipate in northern Minnesota...no more tornadoes!
September 11, 2016 - 12:23am