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UPDATED: Hunter's death near Little Falls being investigated as homicide
BSU unveils $1 million student media center (photo gallery)
Shopping spree!: Local emergency officials help children buy Christmas presents
History Mystery returns to the Beltrami County History Center
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
Monica Louise Johnston
Bruce Robert Smith
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
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
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
June 3, 2015
A decade of honoring duty: Annual Ride for the Troops on Sunday
BEMIDJI -- For the 10th annual Ride for the Troops on Sunday, organizers are remembering the reason and push behind the event. Every year...
June 3, 2015 - 7:22pm
May 31, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veteran's heart warmed by generous gesture
This evening, Bill and Carol Utter invited Alva and me to have dinner with them at a nice restaurant in Turtle River. Bill and I happened to have our "veteran" caps on.
May 31, 2015 - 12:00am
May 26, 2015
Remembering in the rain: Bemidji gathers to honor fallen heroes
BEMIDJI—Enduring the steady rain that fell throughout was nothing compared to the sacrifices being honored here Monday. "Today is a...
May 26, 2015 - 9:33am
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