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Class at Seventh Day Adventist focuses on rest
Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival committee annual donations
Wynkoop honored with "Mr. Guitar" plaque
Leach Bros win annual Harvest Festival and Regional Master Chef Challenge
Lions donate to Headwaters School of Music
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers score three in the third but late rally not enough as UND wins 5-4
SOCCER: Norton and Nelson tally goals in 2-1 BSU win
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU falls to UMD in shootout
BOYS SOCCER: Jacks will face Mankato West in state quarterfinals
VOLLEYBALL: BHS goes 1-3 at Chaska Invite
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Dennis G. "Denny" Preston
Kathleen H. Diederich
Linda Jo Nance
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
Letter to the editor: A perspective on the presidential election
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
May 17, 2015
Scotty Allison: On Memorial Day, remember to take time to honor veterans
Memorial Day is almost upon us again. On May 25, we will celebrate this holiday throughout our nation. Please enjoy this day with family and...
May 17, 2015 - 12:35am
April 20, 2015
Duluth group helps veterans connect with community after returning home
DULUTH, Minn. -- Ten adults, four kids, two babies and two dogs made their way along the Willard Munger State Trail on a foggy, chilly day earlier...
April 20, 2015 - 10:38am
VETERANS' COLUMN: Net worth removed for medical eligibility
The Veterans Administration has eliminated net worth as a consideration when determining eligibility for VA health care and patient co-payment...
April 20, 2015 - 9:06am
March 14, 2015
Bemidji joins forces with Montevideo to build regional veterans homes
BEMIDJI -- Advocates to locate a regional veterans home in Bemidji and their counterparts from the central Minnesota city of Montevideo are campaigning...
March 14, 2015 - 5:19pm
March 1, 2015
Scotty Allison: Veterans Day on the Hill this week
At 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Paul, the Minnesota Commanders' Task Force, together with the United Veterans Legislative Council and the Minnesota...
March 1, 2015 - 12:50am
Scotty Allison: Action in St. Paul impacts vets
Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, along with four other representatives from the Minnesota House and Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, from the Minnesota Senate have introduced bonding bills to establish a veterans home in Bemidji that will serve northern Minnesota. Both bills...
February 1, 2015 - 12:52am
January 31, 2015
The legionnaire's vow: Can a Bemidji veterans' group escape dwindling membership?
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji American Legion Ralph Gracie Post 14 is struggling to survive. Like other Legion posts around the country, Post 14's members...
January 31, 2015 - 6:15pm
January 24, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veteran overwhelmed by stranger's kindness
I served my country during three wars. I was in the United States Navy during the last part of World War II. After I got out of the Navy I joined the United States Air Force, where I served 20 years. I retired from the military Jan. 1, 1970. I went to eat at Applebee's on the 17th...
January 24, 2015 - 11:07pm
December 31, 2014
Knight of Bemidji: Local WWII vet receives Legion of Honor for service
BEMIDJI -- After being presented the Legion of Honor on Tuesday, James Walker of Bemidji struggled to put into words how grateful he felt to...
December 31, 2014 - 8:40am
December 28, 2014
Veterans helping veterans
Michael Risland and Cynthia Hill, in the back row middle left and right, are shown receiving a Christmas donation for their service from the...
December 28, 2014 - 12:34am
Christmas gifts for veterans
For Christmas, veterans currently in Bemidji Nursing Homes received gift packages from the American Legion Auxiliary. Pictured from left to right...
December 28, 2014 - 12:24am
December 21, 2014
Scotty Allison: The need for local Veterans Home continues
The need for a Veterans Home here in Bemidji and in northwest Minnesota has not gone away. In fact, each year as our veteran population ages, the need grows. The Veterans Home Task Force continues to inform our elected leaders about what is needed and with, hopefully, a renewed...
December 21, 2014 - 12:25am
December 14, 2014
Thanksgiving gifts for veterans
Veterans at various nursing homes in Bemidji received cut-out turkey cookies for Thanksgiving and a note thanking them for their service.
December 14, 2014 - 12:35am
December 9, 2014
Local WWII vet to receive French honor
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji World War II veteran will receive France's highest decoration to a non-citizen at a ceremony later this month. James Walker, a private first class, saw action in WWII at Normandy, as well as in the Northern France and Central European campaigns, a press release...
December 9, 2014 - 6:05pm
December 7, 2014
Veterans Day honored
Several local veterans gathered on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 at the Bemidji American Legion. Pictured (from left seated) are Leander (Goose) Peterka,...
December 7, 2014 - 12:40am