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Amtrak train derails in Chicago, no injuries reported
London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of IS link
Minn. college student remains missing
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
U.S., Britain, France, others skip nuclear weapons ban treaty talks
ND native who once made 2,750 consecutive free throws dies
Costco tees off on Titleist over golf balls
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
Among fresh faces, Tar Heels make it to Final Four in win over Kentucky
South Carolina defeats Florida for first Final Four berth
Brandon Michael Lindell
Richard James Opsahl
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PATT RALL COLUMN: Puppets by professionals for 'Dragonsong'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Helping Native youth find success in schools
LIBRARY CORNER: Opportunities abound in April at the library
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
100 and counting: Latest BCT production will be 100th stage show directed by Mary Knox-Johnson
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
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