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A cross-continent run: Runners from the 2016 Peace and Dignity Journey visit Bemidji
Water Carnival to be held at Sanford Center parking lot; location in future undecided
Lake Bemidji events this week
City plans children’s Beach Party
Crime report for June 27
Setting an example: Oshkiimaajitahdah summer camps showcase Native American athletes in Red Lake
BASEBALL: Blue Ox dominant in win over Park Rapids
TENNIS: Multiple Bemidji players win championships in Grand Forks
AUTO RACING: Wreck-filled day at the Speedway
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji one-hits Dilworth to win consolation crown
Anthony (Tony) James Kloehn
Thomas "Tom" Stanton Solberg
Dale A. Fischer
Bert Eugene Stevens
Marvin Bruce Myhre
John Eggers: Why were you born?
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: June weed of the month: Common tansy
John Eggers: What did your father teach you?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes cooler than usual as summer approaches
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: Sedums: Minimum maintenance plants
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Bring It On’
Watch for 'Night Watch': BHS Marching Band again scoring well with summer show (w/ video)
Arts Briefs: BSO presents 'Legendary Voices,' First Friday open house at Gallery North and more
Patt Rall: Schlichting debuts her 'First Lady Mysteries' series
‘Red, White and Tuna’ play opens Wednesday at The Chief Theater
READER PHOTOS: Bears in Bemidji
Blane Klemek: Two low profile birds: The sora rail and Virginia rail
Chippewa National Forest schedules summer programs
Chippewa National Forest receives national ‘Rise to the Future Award’
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Summer solstice means lots of fish are feeding
Albert Theisen birthday
Karsten Verke birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: The world needs more Jerrys
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Story on workshop was small minded
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Legislature's inaction is unacceptable
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rotary Club, community thanked for inclusive playground
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Palliative care bill reduces suffering, improves quality of life
September 21, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Studio honors Nelson with exhibit
The Artists of Studio 10 recently lost a longtime friend and artist when Pam (Pamela) Sue Nelson passed away. She was at the forefront of the arts community for years, having been an original founding member of Gallery North, a board member of Bemidji Area Arts Endowment and winner...
September 21, 2014 - 12:49am
September 7, 2014
PIONEER PREVIEWS: A chance to bond over the 'Pond'
Coming up quickly are some events that will tempt you to take the children and help them start their memory boxes; strains of the string section, a line from a play that might impact their relationship with family or any other aesthetic encounter. • "On Golden Pond," a production...
September 7, 2014 - 1:45am
August 31, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Fall into fall with the arts
Yes, the leaves are starting to turn for the glorious autumn we usually enjoy in Bemidji, and another sign of fall are the last performances of the summer series: Bemidji Church Musicians, Bemidji Area Community Band, and the fine productions offered by the Paul Bunyan Playhouse....
August 31, 2014 - 12:52am
August 23, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Come to a concert in the Park
A romantic Sunday concert in the park, possibly patterned on the classical concerts on the grass in Central Park in New York City, will begin at 1:30 p.m. today in Lake Bemidji State Park. The setting will only highlight the gifted performers who will begin their teaching and musical...
August 23, 2014 - 10:18pm
August 17, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Small-town and Scandinavia on the stage
"Greet the Folks at Home" serves up a special afternoon today of original poetry and traditional music highlighting Ross and Bart Sutter's small-town roots, Scandinavian heritage and an honest mix of heartfelt humor and fun that the whole family can enjoy as they explore Minnesota...
August 17, 2014 - 12:15am
August 12, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Wooden Nichols to perform the hits
Could the "Wooden Nichols" name be taken from one of the players we see in various groups -- Ken Nichols? Whether yes or no, Ken and his friends (and ours as well) in Wooden Nichols will bring back memories with "Leaving on a Jet Plane" and "Five Hundred Miles" from the 60s along...
August 12, 2014 - 1:47pm
August 5, 2014
It's a hard knock life for Annie; Classic play rounds out Paul Bunyan Playhouse season
BEMIDJI -- "Leapin' lizards! It's Annie!" Not to be missed, and billed the world over as one of the most uplifting plays ever onstage, "Annie"...
entertainment / theater
August 5, 2014 - 6:56pm
August 3, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Decisions, decisions, decisions
Another fun filled Sunday for Bemidjians, relatives, summer visitors and children. It's going to be difficult to choose, but whatever you pick, you can't go wrong. • Family Day at Lake Bemidji State Park welcomes The Imagination Workshop and their "magical lines" from 1 to 5...
August 3, 2014 - 12:11am
July 27, 2014
'Northern Bass' should be caught at Lake Bemidji State Park
• If you enjoy the music of the 50s and 60s, "stroll" on over to the amphitheater of Lake Bemidji State Park. A family group from Akeley -- Northern Bass -- will be rockin' and rollin' at 1:30 p.m. as part of the 2014 Lake Bemidji Concert Series. Headwaters School of Music and the...
July 27, 2014 - 12:11am
July 16, 2014
'Step' right up for this show; ‘The 39 Steps’ opens tonight at Chief Theater
BEMIDJI -- "The 39 Steps" is a fast-paced whodunit and one of the funniest shows to hit the stage of the Chief Theater. Opening at 7:30 tonight,...
entertainment / theater
July 16, 2014 - 12:22am
July 13, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Always popular Art in the Park returns
The Watermark Art Center and Paul Bunyan Communications present one of Bemidji's most popular events this week -- "Art in the Park" -- which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The 47th Park Fine Art and Craft Festival will once again be staged on...
July 13, 2014 - 12:00am
July 6, 2014
Plays and music round out the holiday weekend
I hope you all had a good Fourth of July holiday, and today finishes off the holiday weekend with plays and music. • The Paul Bunyan Playhouse presents "The 24th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" musical comedy today at 2 p.m. at the Historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji....
July 6, 2014 - 12:43am
June 10, 2014
UPDATED: Pioneer Previews: Right time for 'She Wrights'; event moved to Rail River Folk School
A performance of songs, theater and films written by women will be the premiere event of the newest established arts nonprofit organization in Bemidji. It will start at 2 p.m. at the Rail River Folk School, 303 Railroad St. SW, Bemidji. Cate and Al Belleveau are quickly working...
June 10, 2014 - 9:50am
June 4, 2014
PAUL BUNYAN PLAYHOUSE SEASON OPENER: Nothing quiet about 'Noises Off'
If you go What: "Noises Off," opening of Paul Bunyan Playhouse's 64th summer season. Where: Historic Chief Theater, downtown Bemidji. When:...
entertainment / theater
June 4, 2014 - 4:01pm
January 27, 2014
The Oxcars take the Red Carpet
BEMIDJI -- The excitement and anticipation in the air Sunday night at Suzy and Hondo’s Dance Studio was palpable as regional theater groups...
entertainment / theater
January 27, 2014 - 8:19pm