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CITY GOVERNMENT: Council chooses finalists for Bemidji city manager
Truck driver fatally hit after exiting his truck on freeway
Willmar man admits stabbing stepgrandmother
Fire kills Brainerd man; building a complete loss
Fry bread taco and soup sale at BSU
From 1986 to 2015: Bemidji heads to state tournament for first time in 29 years
PREP SPORTS: Warriors edge Fosston 54-52 to win Sub-Section 8A East title, Warriors one step from state
GIRLS BASKETBALL: BHS section opener postponed to Wednesday
WOMEN'S TENNIS: Beavers get first win of the season
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Bemidji will take on St. Michael-Albertville in section quarterfinal
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Scotty Allison: Veterans Day on the Hill this week
John Eggers: How can you help all kids graduate?
Blane Klemek: The European starling a species of bird that seems to be around everyday
Don't let negativity sink your boat
Northland Stargazing: Open clusters, saints' days, and the vernal equinox
Off The Record Blog: ‘Parks And Recreation’ Goes Out On A High Note
Art briefs - Sunday March 1
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Ensemble's concert harkens to spring
Pioneer Previews: Much to do as March approaches
Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 22
A hefty turnout for the Northland Fat Bike Rally (photo gallery)
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Anglers' attention turns to perch as season winds down
Peterson, Northland Tackle honored by Fishing Hall of Fame
Blane Klemek: Here one day and gone the next
DNR to fly elk surveys in northwest Minnesota
Ron Paul: DHS: What is it good for?
Tina Dupuy: O’Reilly: The make believe war correspondent
Pioneer Editorial: The drought is over: Go Lumberjacks!
Rich Lowry: A shameful witch hunt
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stranger’s selfless gesture made an impact
World War II
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...
news / local
December 31, 2014 - 8:40am
December 9, 2014
Local WWII vet to receive French honor
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji World War II veteran will receive France's highest decoration to a non-citizen at a ceremony later this month. James Walker, a private first class, saw action in WWII at Normandy, as well as in the Northern France and Central European campaigns, a press release...
December 9, 2014 - 6:05pm
VETERANS DAY: 'The kamikaze planes came like bees'; Bemidji man recalls hell on a hospital ship in the Pacific
BEMIDJI -- Dale McKenzie has a faded tattoo on his arm with a date from 1943: the day he joined the U.S. Navy during World War II. Although...
news / local
November 9, 2014 - 8:32am
November 8, 2014
VETERANS DAY: The odyssey of Sierra Sue II; Bemidji company restores a fabled masterpiece
BEMIDJI -- Sierra Sue II has been both a warrior maiden in America's most epic conflict and a femme fatale in a detective story that spanned...
news / local
November 8, 2014 - 10:47pm
July 18, 2014
Heritage Center obtains artifacts from WWII crash involving Kelliher Sgt.
Kelliher residents will now have a new way of remembering the man their Veteran’s of Foreign Wars post is named for. Sgt. Stanley O. Pearson was killed 70 years ago in a plane crash in the mountains of Italy during World War II and remnants of the crash were recently gifted to...
news / local
July 18, 2014 - 2:42pm
June 2, 2014
Steve and Cokie Roberts: The pictures on the mantelpiece
Sen. Frank Lautenberg died last year at 89 -- an unremarkable event, except for one thing. The New Jersey Democrat was the last surviving World War II veteran in the Senate. Only two remaining House members, John Dingell of Michigan and Ralph Hall of Texas, served during that war,...
opinion / commentary
June 2, 2014 - 5:35pm
May 4, 2014
SUNDAY LIVING: Felt visits Washington on Honor Flight
Ken Felt of Shevlin recently took part in a Twin Cities Honor Flight, joining 77 other Minnesota veterans for a day in Washington, D.C., visiting the World War II Memorial, as well as the Marine Memorial, Air Force Memorial, Women's Memorial, Arlington Cemetery and other historical...
May 4, 2014 - 6:57am
SUNDAY LIVING: Treuer, Holocaust survivor, speaks at school
Robert Treuer recently spoke to sophomore students at Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School about his life in Austria when the Nazis invaded and about his escape to England and eventually to the United States. He gave a first-hand account of narrowly escaping from Nazi-controlled Austria...
news / education
May 4, 2014 - 6:16am
November 18, 2013
Silence from Minn. man implicated in 1944 attack
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A son of a Minneapolis man accused of commanding a Nazi-led SS unit during World War II says his father has no comment on newly uncovered testimony. The Associated Press found testimony that says Michael Karkoc (KAHR'-kahts) ordered an attack a Polish village...
news / region
November 18, 2013 - 2:02pm