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Marcotte retires from 25-year law enforcement career
Measles outbreak at 32, with Somali-Minnesota children hit hard
Four vie to lead Minn. GOP
Fergus Falls dealership overcharged hundreds of Minnesota police agencies for vehicle extras
Teen girls wanted after man’s stabbing in northern Minnesota
Wall's 42 points help Wizards finish off Hawks
Speedy Vikings draft pick comes with baggage.
Twins send Royals to eighth straight loss
BASEBALL: Beaver bats awaken for sweep
TRACK AND FIELD: Roder sets BHS record at Hamline Elite Meet
Marilyn Grace Skerik
Phyllis E. Neff
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Kathleen Lynn Paul
Willow Skye Forsberg
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: We must open our minds to diverse teachings
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: John's No. 1 List for Bemidji
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: What is that weed?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you know your Twins?
Minnesota offers filmmakers varied landscapes and cultural activity
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
'Expo'-sure to the arts: Group to host first-ever Arts Expo on Saturday
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Robins are always a delight of spring
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Snow won't impact progress of most fish spawning
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Growing beans from seed to harvest
Up a tree!
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Warm-up helps spawn, walleyes should be ready for opener
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Are you kidding me?
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A leader or a partisan pawn?
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Three Score and Ten
April 11, 2016
Evan Hazard: Choice and shenanigans at the grocery store
In some households, wives — even those with full-time jobs — do most of the grocery shopping. I certainly didn’t do a full share of household...
April 11, 2016 - 6:21pm
March 8, 2016
Evan Hazard: Yours truly: An online raptor sleuth
Many of you know there are webcams that let you observe nest activities of raptors and other birds. Some are run by state agencies, others by...
March 8, 2016 - 12:09am
Evan Hazard: My day: North Dakota landforms and an old friend
Dr. Robert Seabloom is Emeritus Professor of Biology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. Until Jan. 28 at 5 p.m., I’d met Bob three or...
February 8, 2016 - 11:30pm
January 12, 2016
Evan Hazard: My day: A one-day family reunion
Monday Dec. 28: Christmas Day (Friday) I got to Evangelical Covenant Church shortly before noon. Community Holiday Meal was there this year,...
January 12, 2016 - 12:28am
December 7, 2015
Evan Hazard: No little green aliens
Last month’s “Threescore and Ten” painted an upbeat picture of the likelihood of other earth-like planets, oodles with “Life As We Know...
December 7, 2015 - 9:21pm
November 10, 2015
Evan Hazard: My two days: E.R. and A.L.L.
Many of you know I had two angina attacks some years ago, both proving to be related to my esophagus, not my heart. They were painful, maybe...
November 10, 2015 - 12:12am
October 13, 2015
Evan Hazard: A packrat’s collection of New Yorker covers
On. Sept. 29, I emailed friends that the Oct. 6, 1915 “New Yorker” had just come, its cover alone being worth the magazine’s $7.99 list...
October 13, 2015 - 1:49am
September 7, 2015
Evan Hazard: A scrumptious ad hoc supper
What’s for supper? Actually, that evening, Thursday July 30, I was covered. Several containers of at least three versions of “freezer soup”...
September 7, 2015 - 10:44pm
August 10, 2015
Evan Hazard: Notes on recent live music, plus lunch
My January ’99 column was “Appreciating music when you don’t know the score.” I still don’t know the “score” (musical notation),...
August 10, 2015 - 10:33pm
July 13, 2015
Evan Hazard: When I was a kid...
The Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History opened in 1935. The museum was free, then; the planetarium cost a quarter...
July 13, 2015 - 10:50pm
May 11, 2015
Evan Hazard: Response to a columnist’s take on theology
Susan Stamper Brown writes one of the Pioneer’s politically diverse columns. Susan’s well right of center, and anyway, I normally avoid politics...
May 11, 2015 - 11:18pm
April 13, 2015
Evan Hazard: Everything was quite correct (almost)
Bemidji Opera Theater did Gilbert & Sullivan’s “The Mikado” in February. (And yes, the title above is derived from Pish-Tush’s first solo in Act I.) Actually, my exposure to live G&S began on Broadway on ‘46 or so: “The Mikado,” by Britain’s D’Oyly Carte...
April 13, 2015 - 11:44pm
March 10, 2015
Evan Hazard: Stale gag, superb music
Many of you would agree that Bemidji’s greatest cultural coup in the last decade was landing Dr. Beverly Everett. Beverly has brought much good music our way, and brought the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra (BSO) to a level of performance that is incredible for a largely volunteer ensemble. But...
March 10, 2015 - 1:01am
February 9, 2015
Evan Hazard: A British double agent who could hold his liquor
Elaine and I last visited the “Big Apple,” or New York City, in late ’02, arriving from overseas soon after Christmas. We stayed a couple of nights, but I never wrote about the visit. So why do I still subscribe to “The New Yorker” when I’ve not been to NYC in 12 years...
February 9, 2015 - 10:07pm
December 8, 2014
Evan Hazard: How can we learn what people believe?
Fridays, the Pioneer’s Faith page often features Terry Mattingly’s “Religion” column. Raised a Southern Baptist, Mattingly is now an Eastern Orthodox Christian, but his columns are not specifically sectarian. He does, however, usually concentrate on Christian topics, rather...
December 8, 2014 - 9:40pm