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Class-action lawsuit alleges Capella University lied about time, cost of advanced degrees
Proposed sexual harassment policy in Minnesota Legislature would cover everyone, all the time
Spring flooding begins with flooded farmland along Red River
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GOLF: Beavers take 10th at NSIC Championships
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Judith Ann Meyer
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Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
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'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
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Richard and Marvel Olson
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
March 19, 2017
Outstanding Oxcars: Bemidji, area theater companies hold annual awards show in Walker
WALKER—Growing in popularity each year, the fourth annual Oxcars celebration for area theater excellence were held this past Sunday, March...
March 19, 2017 - 9:00am
February 26, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Start the Spring with scents in the air
The inventive and professional professor of voice at BSU, Cory Renbarger is staging a modern comedic opera "SPEED DATING TONIGHT!" Music and words by Michael Ching based on a concept by Dean Anthony. The title gives the clue that it is a comedy about a bunch of people who come to...
February 26, 2017 - 10:15am
February 19, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
"Legends and Lore," the long-awaited return of Bemidji Symphony Orchestra will happen at 3 p.m. today at the Bemidji High School Performing Arts...
February 19, 2017 - 9:00am
February 12, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Romantic escapades galore in the arts
Though not the usual story of love and compassion, "The Elephant Man," as written by Bernard Pomerance and directed Julie Kaiser for Bemidji...
February 12, 2017 - 9:30am
February 5, 2017
Arts briefs, Sunday, Feb. 5
New landscape mural in downtown Bemidji BEMIDJI—A new mural "Landscape of Sound" was recently painted by artist Paula Swenson between Second...
February 5, 2017 - 7:00am
Patt Rall column: Fast and furious songs, rhythms and lyrics
When someone comments that there is nothing to do in this town, just show them a copy of the Pioneer or one of the posters in store windows....
February 5, 2017 - 6:00am
January 29, 2017
Bemidji area arts briefs for Sunday, Jan. 29
Gallery North offers free art classes BEMIDJI—Gallery North will offer free classes during February's "Warm Your Heart With A Little Art." Pre-registration is necessary as class sizes are limited. Registration forms are available 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at...
January 29, 2017 - 10:38am
PATT RALL COLUMN: A mixed collection of future events
BEMIDJI— We've had a taste of spring this week with melting snow, ice and mud, mud, and more mud. That sound of suction, squishing footsteps; if one did not fall down—and the painful fall and the helpful stranger if one did. A special thanks to that observant person in...
January 29, 2017 - 9:23am
January 22, 2017
Keeping warm and comfortable with some local works
Writing a couple of columns, staying warm during this time was easy with a cup of cocoa, feet up and book in hand.
January 22, 2017 - 6:30am
January 1, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: May the New Year bring more sharing
Whether sharing an intellectual pursuit or just filling in history, the following individuals are pleased to offer their work to people who have long been interested in the topics.
January 1, 2017 - 6:27pm
December 25, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Stay warm and safe this holiday, and don't forget the History Mystery
As I write this column, the computer-generated weather report says that Christmas Day will be a mess with snow, rain and rattles (thunder). I can only hope that someone pushed the wrong button and the day is lovely. If not, stay warm by the fireplace and play lots of board games!...
December 25, 2016 - 7:24am
December 11, 2016
BHS fall musical "Anything Goes" earns awards
The Bemidji High School fall musical "Anything Goes" recently received awards announced by the Hennepin Theatre Spotlight Trust. The awards are:...
December 11, 2016 - 10:45am
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