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HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL: Paul and Babe on the silver screen: Former Bemidji man shows documentary about the myths surrounding the folk heroes
Oil fire, spill training suggested at Duluth college
State probes elk deaths
On their way to CNAs
INDOOR FOOTBALL: After slow start, Axemen running back Kalokoh starting to crank it up
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Scanlan named USCHO national coach of the year
MEN'S HOCKEY: Former BSU defensman Prapavessis to sign with AHL Rochester
BASKETBALL: Bemidji hoops teams to move down to Class AAA
TRACK AND FIELD: Bagley/Fosston competes in the Paul Bunyan Classic
Russell Eugene Michalek
James "Jim" Earl Hannigan
Ervin A. Jacobson
Raymond A. Theisen
Roger R. Aamold
Blane Klemek: Ruffed grouse are the drummers of the woods
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: How best to protect the pollinators
John Eggers: The winter adventures of Simon and Simone
Patrick Guilfoile: Does finger length point to agreeableness?
MOLLY MIRON COLUMN: One of the most difficult, but most honored times of my career
Welcome to the 'Thunder' dome: Celtic Thunder to hit the stage Tuesday
Pioneer Previews: Oxcars on tap today
Art briefs - Sunday March 22
Art briefs - Sunday March 15
An extravaganza of guests: BSU, Headwaters to host variety of musicians this week
READER PHOTO: Sundog in the afternoon
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don't give up on ice fishing season just yet
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Meltdown makes things tricky for ice anglers
Photo of the Day: Pussy Willows
Blane Klemek: The northern cardinal is indeed a popular bird
Gerhardson birthday celebration
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why Congress wrote that letter to Iran
Rick Jensen: Bibi reveals Obama’s hypocrisy
Bob Franken: No voting, voting no
Byron York: As calls for more foreign workers, Senate hears of displaced Americans
Tina Dupuy: The anarcho-GOP
Rick Jensen: Why was Raub held in a psych ward
You come home from serving your country in Iraq or Afghanistan. You’re honorably discharged and considering your next job or career. Meanwhile, you also blog and post personal political views and song lyrics on Facebook. You have threatened no one, but that doesn’t stop the...
opinion / commentary
June 26, 2013 - 11:42pm
June 12, 2013
Minnesota Veterans agency launches retooled website
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a newly redesigned website aimed at giving the state's veterans improved access to job opportunities, information about healthcare options and benefits, and other services. The site, MinnesotaVeteran.org,...
news / region
June 12, 2013 - 8:25am
May 29, 2013
Local veterans, public join in and welcome statewide Ride for Healing to Bemidji
BEMIDJI — Vietnam veterans were at last given a formal welcome home here Wednesday night during the statewide "Ride for Healing" event. Bruce...
news / local
May 29, 2013 - 11:36pm
May 28, 2013
Blackduck veteran chosen for Honor Flight
World War II veteran Al Gerner has been selected to fly to Washington, D.C., on a Freedom Flight. He will leave Blackduck at 2 p.m. on June 7 escorted by Blackduck Legion Riders Post 372. He will fly out and back from Duluth on June 8. A reception in Gerner’s honor will be held...
news / region
May 28, 2013 - 3:46pm
May 27, 2013
Protecting our freedom: Laporte gathers to honor fallen soldiers, veterans
LAPORTE — More than half the community here gathered Monday to honor past and present U.S. soldiers on Memorial day. With a memorial service at the Laporte Public school gymnasium, an observance at Lakeport Cemetery and a veteran luncheon at Trinity Lutheran Church, remembering...
May 27, 2013 - 10:40pm
May 22, 2013
Housing, jobs a priority for veterans
BEMIDJI — Housing and jobs were the main topics of a veterans issues forum held here Wednesday. Staff of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.,...
news / local
May 22, 2013 - 6:21pm
New officers for the Disabled American Veterans North Central Minnesota Chapter 7
Disabled American Veterans North Central Minnesota Chapter 7 recently installed new officers. Pictured, from left, Officer of the Day Glen Aargard,...
March 22, 2013 - 3:15pm
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