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Flowers, veggies and Wilbur: Even the trees have character in Marcie Kalenda’s Cloquet garden
The rise and humiliating fall of Chris Cantwell, Charlottesville's starring 'fascist'
St. Louis County targets red-light runners
Alleged robber shot at Minnesota cellphone store identified
'Pro-white' activist offers details of proposed Fargo rally
Buxton, homer-happy Twins topple Diamondbacks
Lnyx score 37 straight, whip Fever by 59 points
SOCCER: BSU looks to build off successful 2016 campaign
Vikings down two starters on offensive line, two in secondary
Twins call up Mitch Garver to replace injured Robbie Grossman
Anna "Ann" Prince
Julia Rose Jones
Anna "Ann" Prince
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Just how much is $1 billion?
Library Corner column: Library offers up something for all ages
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
Around the Arts, August 13
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Letter to the Editor: Racism isn't somewhere else or in the past
Letter to the Editor: This was evil in the purest form
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
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