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Clients join union care workers seeking higher pay, better training
BCA gives Philando Castile case to Ramsey County attorney
Fargo based company opens new hotel in Woodbury
One amazing maze: Corn field in shape of Minnesota, with counties outlined too
Recycling spill forces evacuation in Fergus Falls
Sophomore sensations: BHS girls swim team experiencing youth movement
SWIMMING: BHS girls race past Park Rapids
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji runs away with 3-0 sweep
TrekNorth soccer ties W-H-A
SOCCER: BSU falls in overtime
Orrin "Bud" Edward Barnum
Donald Bruce Raisch
Brian M. Kummet
MASTER GARDENERS: What ate my potatoes?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
Tigirlily to open for Justin Moore at Sanford Center
Monday Movie Report: Oscars Foreign Language Category adds first contenders
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall is in the area, and in the theaters
BSO opens new season, 'Legends & Lore'
Justin Moore comes to Bemidji on Oct. 1
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
PAUL NELSON: Fall cooldown continues for peak fishing
Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moons and fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can fit with any garden
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a list of what Republicans believe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two thoughts about the school dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
April 23, 2014
Someone Special program nominations sought
BEMIDJI -- The United Way of Bemidji Area's Someone Special Volunteer program is now accepting nominations to recognize local volunteers, organizers said in a press release. Over the past 25 years, more than 500 special volunteers have been recognized for their volunteer efforts...
April 23, 2014 - 3:30pm
April 9, 2014
'We are keeping people in their homes': United Way celebrates ‘A Brush with Kindness’ program
BEMIDJI -- After an accident left him a paraplegic, a local man was concerned that, with his young kids in upstairs bedrooms, he would never be able to get to them in case of a fire. A wheelchair-bound woman was likely headed to a nursing home, unable to be released from the hospital...
April 9, 2014 - 10:03pm
September 28, 2013
Tanya Hasbargen: A world of good through United Way
BEMIDJI — I had visions of dancing chili peppers in my head for days as the excitement and anticipation grew leading up to United Way’s 22nd Annual Chili Cook-Off. Finally, this past Wednesday, my visions became reality as teams began to enter the Sanford Center with their...
September 28, 2013 - 10:42pm
September 25, 2013
Chili Cook-off kicks off United Way campaign
BEMIDJI — The United Way of Bemidji Area’s kicked off is 27th annual campaign for the community Wednesday with the Chili Cook-Off at the...
September 25, 2013 - 6:25pm
May 9, 2013
Local food drive planned Saturday
BEMIDJI — United Way of the Bemidji Area encourages area businesses to sponsor internal workplace food drives in support of the Bemidji Community Food Shelf as a primer to Saturday’s National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Businesses can bring their...
May 9, 2013 - 4:25pm
May 6, 2013
United Way accepting volunteer award nominations
BEMIDJI — The United Way of Bemidji Area’s Someone Special Volunteer Program is accepting nominations for special volunteers. The 24th annual program is sponsored by The Pioneer, The United Way of the Bemidji Area, KB101 Radio and Ken K. Thompson Jewelry. The Someone Special...
May 6, 2013 - 5:48pm
March 15, 2013
Kids and Co. donates to United Way
BEMIDJI – Kids and Company recently donated $689 to the United Way’s Backpack Buddies food pack program. Kids and Company, an after-school...
March 15, 2013 - 4:48pm
January 31, 2013
United Way of Bemidji Area exceeds 2012 goal
The United Way of Bemidji Area revealed the results of the 2012 Community Campaign Thursday night at the annual Victory Dinner. The 2012 United...
January 31, 2013 - 9:30pm
December 20, 2012
United Way gives Holiday Gifts for Kids
Cindy Schmidke receives help selecting the perfect gift Thursday from volunteer Sarah Haack during the annual United Way Holiday Gifts for Kids....
December 20, 2012 - 10:23pm
December 18, 2012
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
It’s time for open, honest conversation There are too few adjectives to adequately describe the nation’s horror and grief following the mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn., last Friday. This and other tragedies renew long debated topics facing our country. School safety, gun...
December 18, 2012 - 2:12am
September 24, 2012
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Find a way to lessen burden on city taxpayers With more than half of the market value of Bemidji property exempt from taxes, providing essential city services and programs becomes a daunting challenge. At 52 percent of its property market value not contributing to the tax rolls, Bemidji...
September 24, 2012 - 11:53pm
September 14, 2012
Bemidji Pioneer Business Briefs for September 16
Potter promoted by Thirty-One Gifts COLUMBUS, Ohio – Thirty-One Gifts has announced that Liz Potter of Bemidji has been promoted to director, one of six leadership levels within the company. Thirty-One is a direct-selling company of fashion accessories, totes and organizing solutions....
September 14, 2012 - 5:02pm
January 24, 2012
Area United Way sets annual celebration
The United Way of Bemidji Area will celebrate its 25th anniversary at its yearly Victory Dinner next week. The celebration includes a 5:30 p.m. social, 6 p.m. dinner and 7 p.m. program on Jan. 31 at the Sanford Center. Event tickets are $22 per person or $175 for a table of eight....
January 24, 2012 - 4:12am
December 8, 2011
New executive director named to lead area United Way
Tanya Hasbargen has been named executive director of the United Way of Bemidji Area. She will take over duties starting next Thursday. "The...
December 8, 2011 - 1:50pm