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Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
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Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
A holiday on the beach: Beach Boys to perform hits, Christmas music at the Sanford Center
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
Pioneer Previews: Winter joy, winter cold and winter fun
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
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Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
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Byron York: Obama opens fraud-ridden benefits program to illegal immigrants
Dick Polman: Thank Cruz for the Surgeon General the NRA hates
October 12, 2013
BLUE OX MARATHON: Volunteers keep the event, and the runners, running
BEMIDJI — They were at the starting gate, they were at the finish line and they were there each step of the way. They are the Bemidji...
news / local
October 12, 2013 - 5:49pm
June 22, 2013
Companies increasingly offer paid volunteer time
By Annie Baxter MPR News 91.3 FM MINNEAPOLIS — At 7 a.m. on a recent Friday, a group of US Bank workers began serving breakfast to a line of folks filing into the Catholic Charities Opportunity Center. The volunteers from US Bank had arrived an hour earlier to don...
news / business
June 22, 2013 - 10:14pm
June 7, 2013
Special volunteers: Blackwood, Hoyum
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Community Food Shelf has recognized Roy Blackwood and Loren Hoyum as “Someone Special Volunteers.” Blackwood...
June 7, 2013 - 3:01pm
May 6, 2013
United Way accepting volunteer award nominations
BEMIDJI — The United Way of Bemidji Area’s Someone Special Volunteer Program is accepting nominations for special volunteers. The 24th annual program is sponsored by The Pioneer, The United Way of the Bemidji Area, KB101 Radio and Ken K. Thompson Jewelry. The Someone Special...
news / local
May 6, 2013 - 5:48pm
April 9, 2013
Volunteers vital to mission, help needed
BEMIDJI – The Retired Senior Volunteer Program, known as RSVP, is thanking volunteers in April, which is designated as a time to recognize those who donate time to help others. In a news release, RSVP said it would like to thank 465 volunteers in Beltrami County in the America Reads,...
April 9, 2013 - 12:53am
Prime Time | Diane Engel: Toffle retiring after 20 years of volunteer service
Ida Toffle has been a RSVP Volunteer Hostess at the front desk of the Paul Bunyan Senior Center for about 20 years. In that time, she has gotten to know a lot of people coming into the center. She works on her beautiful baby quilts and shares her delightful stories. She is interesting,...
October 9, 2012 - 12:16am
August 28, 2012
Teaching by example: Volunteer efforts help Bemidji-area nonprofits
By Bethany Wesley firstname.lastname@example.org BEMIDJI – While Theora Snyder scrubbed down a countertop at the Headwaters School for Music &...
news / local
August 28, 2012 - 12:07am
August 16, 2009
Rescue volunteers honored
Area rescue volunteers came together Aug. 10 to accept certificates of commendations for their efforts in assisting with the boating accident...
August 16, 2009 - 8:10am