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Crime report for Dec. 8
Just around the corner for Culver's: Owner excited to bring ‘Butterburgers’ to Bemidji
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
Blackduck boys basketball a mix of youth, experience
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU skates to 1-1 draw with LSSU, wins first-ever shootout
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks fall short to Apollo
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Northern knocks off Bemidji State
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers fall flat in 88-61 loss
BHS wrestling in action at Brainerd
Glenn Arnold Conlon
Cloyd Olaf Kilde
Bruce Robert Smith
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
Clay, Becker veterans in trouble with law find ally in specialty treatment court
MOORHEAD -- Military veterans living in Clay or Becker counties charged with committing a crime may find an ally in a new specialty court operating...
November 10, 2016 - 11:00pm
October 30, 2016
VETERANS COLUMN: Give thanks again this Veterans Day
On Nov. 11, we again honor all veterans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Each of us on that day should take time to thank a veteran for the service that they provided to our nation whether it was in war or peace. Take a veteran to lunch that day and ask them about their time in...
October 30, 2016 - 9:01am
Neilson Place veterans honored
The Neilson Place veterans were honored Oct. 20 with a Kentucky Fried Chicken meal and cake. The meal was sponsored by the Harold Baggenstoss...
October 30, 2016 - 6:31am
October 2, 2016
Veterans honored with dinner
Adult day care veterans were honored on Aug. 22 with a chicken dinner, cake and ice cream. The dinner was sponsored by Bemidji Harold Baggenstoss...
October 2, 2016 - 7:20am
September 30, 2016
Bemidji VA Clinic to move to Anne Street in 2018
BEMIDJI—The VA Clinic in Bemidji will move to a new location on Anne Street in 2018. The Fargo VA Health Care System said Friday it has awarded a lease at a new site for its Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Bemidji. The 10,000 square-foot space, located at 1217 Anne St.,...
September 30, 2016 - 4:24pm
September 28, 2016
StandDown for Veterans event held in Bemidji
Denise Milton, Commander of the State of Minnesota of the American Legion, packs toiletry bags for veterans visiting the Bemidji StandDown for...
September 28, 2016 - 5:33pm
September 27, 2016
Event for veterans on Wednesday in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans is sponsoring a Bemidji StandDown for Veterans on Wednesday at the Bemidji Curling Club, 1230 23rd St. NW. The event runs 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., is free for all veterans and will provide services ranging from meals, clothing,...
September 27, 2016 - 12:58pm
September 18, 2016
COMMUNITY: 'We're allowed to make choices': Support group helps veterans acclimate to civilian life
BEMIDJI—A Sanford Health support group that helps veterans navigate civilian life will start meeting again this October. Sound Off meets the first and third Tuesday of each month, and members and facilitators there help veterans—who lived regimented, detail-oriented lives...
September 18, 2016 - 8:47am
July 17, 2016
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
In the past, I have talked about the Veterans Pension. This is a Veterans Administration benefit that many veterans and their families do not know about, so I am going to review it again. This pension is available to wartime-era veterans with limited income who are age 65 or older,...
July 17, 2016 - 12:22am
June 2, 2016
COMMUNITY: Together for the troops: Annual Ride for the Troops is Sunday in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- The roar of approximately 500 motorcycles will sound at noon on Sunday as the 11th annual Ride for the Troops starts at Marketplace...
June 2, 2016 - 8:57pm
May 29, 2016
Honoring their memory: Memorial Day ceremony at Greenwood will pay tribute to the fallen
BEMIDJI -- A weekend of preparations will lead to a somber ceremony of reflection Monday as veterans and civilians alike remember those who gave...
May 29, 2016 - 10:24am
Scotty Allison: Why do we recommend veterans obtain medical insurance?
Many veterans ask this office why they need other medical insurance if they have Veterans Administration medical coverage. I will attempt to answer this from our perspective. The VA does provide medical care to any veteran who is enrolled in the VA medical system. I would point out...
May 29, 2016 - 12:07am
May 27, 2016
Cottage Grove veteran cherishes Minnesota flag displayed in Vietnam, returned to him years later
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — It wouldn't be Memorial Day without star-spangled banners waving from front lawns, fire trucks and light poles. But...
May 27, 2016 - 5:38pm
May 13, 2016
A tribute to veterans opens at Blackduck Area History and Art Center
Photos of Blackduck area veterans, in uniform, from their time in the service are on display at the Blackduck History and Art Center. In addition,...
May 13, 2016 - 11:30am
May 2, 2016
Quilts of Valor honors veterans
Helenruth Schuette presents a quilt to Zillah Nelson, a United States Air Force veteran, and John Killian, a United State Marine Corps veteran...
May 2, 2016 - 4:35pm