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UPDATE: Family IDs victims in Beltrami/Hubbard County line fire
Truck tips over
Bemidji fire calls for Dec. 10-11
Daily arrests for Dec. 10-11
Dayton eyes $975 million in construction projects
Gifts for Kids collection under way
Area boys basketball preview: Blackduck buys into what coaches are doing
Area girls basketball preview: Cass Lake-Bena appears to be willing to improve
Area high schools: Mustangs will have to compensate for lack of size
Area wrestling preview: Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena continues ascent
Area boys basketball preview: Cass Lake-Bena should generate excitement
Richard "Rick" Edward Fairbanks
Carl Harry Gehrke
All Dressed up for ‘Downton Abbey’ screening
Pioneer Previews for Dec. 8: Music, music, everywhere for today, week
Local authors to sign books
Author plans talk on how Pearl Harbor hit small-town Minnesota
Art briefs for Dec. 5
Blane Klemek: How animals survive the chilly winter months
Paul Nelson: Heavy snow hampers development of ice on Bemidji area lakes
Trumpeter swans shot near Detroit Lakes; DNR seeks public’s help
Blane Klemek: Do bears hibernate? The truth about outdoor myths
Paul Nelson: Ice fishing season has arrived for Bemidji area anglers
Rich Lowry: The war on inequality
Amy Goodman: Poverty wages in the land of plenty
Pioneer VIiewpoints: The task at hand for NTC
Kathryn Lopez: What the pope is really saying
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Giving the gift of stories
Sue Bruns: Ah, those holiday traditions
Alice Collins: Christmas time is a time for joy, families
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater celebrates 10th year of performances
Art Lee: A tale in rhyme from a past Christmas time (with apologies to Edgar Allen Poe)
Evan Hazard: An epiphany in G major and the music inside us
March 22, 2013
Veteran awarded with 50-year award pin
Disabled American Veterans North Central Minnesota Chapter 7 recently awarded Harold Fruetel with a 50-year award pin. Pictured, from left, First...
March 22, 2013 - 3:13pm
February 25, 2013
Scotty Allison: Some veterans to see payment change starting Friday
There have recently been several articles in the paper discussing the need for a veterans home here in Bemidji and more importantly in our part of beautiful Northwest Minnesota. This discussion goes back a number of years; however, there is now movement to make this a reality. Currently,...
February 25, 2013 - 11:37pm
November 26, 2012
Scotty Allison's Veterans Overwatch: Little-known benefit can help in care of veterans, spouses
Veterans Day has once again come and gone. Thanks to all those individuals, organizations, and businesses that honored our veterans and their families over this special holiday. Did you know that there is a benefit out there that helps pay for caregivers, assisted living, and nursing...
November 26, 2012 - 12:09am
November 13, 2012
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Changes abound after 2012 election Congratulations to the winners in last week’s elections. Voters cast ballots to determine the course of governance at the local, state and federal levels. The local and state results are significant. The Bemidji City Council faces the most change...
opinion / editorials
November 13, 2012 - 12:19am
November 10, 2012
Interviews with Bemidji area World War II veterans
David Quam of Bemidji interviewed several World War II veterans from the Bemidji area and shares those video interviews here. Click on the name...
news / local
November 10, 2012 - 12:37pm
October 26, 2012
Scotty Allison: Take time to thank a veteran on Veterans Day
On Nov. 11, our nation will again take time out to recognize the sacrifices that our Veterans have made. This is a day all of us here in Beltrami County can take time out to thank each Veteran individually for their service to our country. Whether in war or peace, veterans of our...
October 26, 2012 - 8:28pm
August 25, 2012
Bemidji veterans’ network joins state program
BY VICKI GERDES Forum Communications DETROIT LAKES — “Freedom isn’t free” is a phrase used often in conjunction with military service....
news / local
August 25, 2012 - 1:21am
May 3, 2009
Task force to keep vets home in public eye
Assured the 2009 Legislature won't take action on Minnesota veterans home proposals, a Beltrami County task force prepared Saturday for a summer hiatus. Still, members want to keep the issue of a 90-bed Minnesota veterans home in northern Minnesota before the public eye. Dr.
news / local
May 3, 2009 - 2:27am
March 12, 2009
Minnesota Legislature: Vet spouses tax breaks suggested
ST. PAUL -- Survivors of severely injured veterans could receive home property tax breaks under a bill Minnesota legislators are examining. "Most of these are senior citizens," Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, said about people who would be eligible. Juhnke's bill would allow spouses...
March 12, 2009 - 1:27am