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John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
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Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
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The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
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PIONEER EDITOIRIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
April 16, 2014
Visiting with Veterans: Peterson tours Bemidji VA clinic
BEMIDJI -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., toured the Bemidji Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic on Wednesday, conferring with clinic leadership...
April 16, 2014 - 6:50pm
March 22, 2014
Hurdles remain for veterans home in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- While the U.S. Department of Defense plans to reduce the U.S. military to pre-World War II levels, veterans from that war and other conflicts are in need of a veterans home in greater Minnesota. Slow progress by the federal government is hindering development on the state...
March 22, 2014 - 5:10pm
February 21, 2014
Veterans honored in Blackduck
Veterans who aren’t able to attend events such as Memorial Day services or the Veteran’s Day program at Blackduck High School were honored...
February 21, 2014 - 11:53am
January 18, 2014
A ‘Flex’-ible plan for local veterans: Veterans have new vehicle for VA trips to Fargo
Bethany Wesley email@example.com BEMIDJI — Local veterans have a new set of wheels for medical trips to Fargo, N.D.. The Disabled...
January 18, 2014 - 12:23am
December 23, 2013
Transportation to VA hospitals available for northwest Minnesota veterans
ST. PAUL -- The Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota is providing northwest Minnesota veterans free transportation to and from Veterans Affairs medical centers in St. Cloud and Fargo. The group is operating three Ford Flex seven-passenger vans for any veteran in need...
December 23, 2013 - 9:53am
December 9, 2013
Work shift delays Minn. veterans benefits claims
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — An effort to clear a national backlog of veterans benefits claims is making things worse in Minnesota. County veterans services directors say it now takes as long as nine months to process claims that previously took about 90 days, the St. Cloud Times...
December 9, 2013 - 2:27pm
November 11, 2013
Sharing his story on Veterans Day
U.S. Army Sgt. Major Brian Olson, retired, shared his military history during a program Monday on Veterans Day at the Bemidji Senior Center....
November 11, 2013 - 5:51pm
St. Louis County vets officer finds $300K error
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A veterans' service officer in St. Louis County is getting thanks from one Vietnam War veteran after discovering the man was wrongly denied more than $300,000 in medical benefits. As part of his job, Brian Rulifson often helps veterans with the complicated...
November 11, 2013 - 11:18am
On Veterans Day, honors for soldiers across Minn.
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's effort to honor military veterans is playing out in ceremonies and remembrances across the state. Events are planned Monday at veterans' homes, museums, high schools and other places. The official state program is being held...
November 11, 2013 - 9:08am
November 8, 2013
Hunting and healing: Bemidji man’s project to help veterans hunt has grown steadily through the years
BEMIDJI — An Afghanistan veteran, badly injured during his deployment, wanted so badly to go hunting once again, but his health was making...
November 8, 2013 - 4:38pm
October 12, 2013
Veterans await federal government shutdown resolution
ST. PAUL — Two federal government shutdown episodes stand out for U.S. Rep. Tim Walz. One is families of military personnel killed in duty not receiving federal aid they were due. The other is World War II veterans, elderly men and women just off an airplane, not being allowed...
October 12, 2013 - 12:28am
August 7, 2013
Free services for Minnesota veterans at Fort Snelling
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota homeless and underserved veterans can get free access to all kinds of free services at a Fort Snelling event. The nonprofit charity Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans holds the second day of its Metro Area Veterans' StandDown on...
August 7, 2013 - 9:18am
June 27, 2013
Franken staffers, veterans’ advocates meet
BEMIDJI — Legislation that would improve the well-being of veterans was the center of discussion between lawmakers and community members during a forum here Thursday morning. Staff members from Sen. Al Franken’s, D-Minn., office met with area veterans and veterans’ advocates...
June 27, 2013 - 3:57pm
June 26, 2013
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...
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,...
June 12, 2013 - 8:25am