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SD man sent to prison for beating, killing man with machete, cinder block
3 men face charges for allegedly selling drugs in Brainerd
Fond du Lac solar farm ready to make electricity
Dayton re-appoints chief judge for appeals court
PolyMet opponents want law judge hearings: State allows for administrative law judge oversight of permits
No more ties: WCHA overhauls overtime structure
VOLLEYBALL: Lumberjacks get ready for new season
GIRLS TENNIS: Experience will carry BHS this year
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU hires Peterson, promotes Majkrzak
VOLLEYBALL: BHS hopes defense can help them return to state tournament
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VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
PRIME TIME: Best kept lunch secret in Bemidji
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Kayakers set to finish circumnavigation of Lake Superior
Watershed group plans meeting tonight on starry stonewart in Big Turtle Lake
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clinton let our troops, ambassador down
June 30, 2016
Coloring...books: Local children illustrate upcoming book series (W/ VIDEO)
BEMIDJI -- Sophia Paul worked from stripe to stripe, alternating black and yellow as she colored in her drawing of a bee -- a girl bee. “I...
June 30, 2016 - 6:46pm
June 22, 2016
Poetry proficiency: Northwoods Writers Conference underway at BSU
BEMIDJI --They sipped coffee and took notes as the profanity rained down -- a tapestry of mother this, mother that. Creative writers from across...
June 22, 2016 - 8:05pm
March 5, 2016
Washington, D.C., youth tour essay contest open
BEMIDJI -- Area high school juniors are encouraged to enter the Paul Bunyan Communications Essay Contest for a chance to attend the 2016 Youth Tour in Washington, D.C., from June 4-8, with all expenses paid by the company.Students interested in attending the Youth Tour need to submit...
March 5, 2016 - 2:01pm
January 17, 2016
Writing 'Relentless': Bemidji man, former police officer and expert on domestic violence, pens mystery novel
BEMIDJI—Marcus Bruning had just retired from the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office in Duluth after 28 years in law enforcement. He was...
January 17, 2016 - 4:56pm
July 26, 2015
Pioneer Previews: The soothing sounds of music
Yes, it's that always-anticipated evening again, Bemidji Area Community Band concert tonight at 7 p.m. under the baton of Scott Guidry, assistant...
July 26, 2015 - 12:21am
July 22, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: The art of staying busy (video)
BEMIDJI -- DeeJay Arens is a creative man, and he has several ways to express that creativity. He has had both a book and a play published,...
July 22, 2015 - 6:14pm
July 12, 2015
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Music, plays, books, art and more this week
You can enjoy Music Under the Pines with Kari Grace at 2 p.m. today in the amphitheater at Lake Bemidji State Park. Grace is a vocal soloist...
July 12, 2015 - 12:15am
July 8, 2015
'She just kept writing': Longtime BSU professor, writer Susan Carol Hauser dies
BEMIDJI—Susan Carol Hauser, a former BSU professor and a longstanding figure in the Minnesota's creative arts community, has died. The...
July 8, 2015 - 9:12am
June 17, 2015
Northwoods Writers Conference returns to BSU
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference is back at BSU starting this Saturday. The evening reading series featuring award-winning writers will start with poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the American Indian Resource Center on the BSU campus, 1500...
June 17, 2015 - 6:49pm
May 10, 2015
VIDEO: At home with Honey: Bemidji woman pens cookbook on sweet stuff
BEMIDJI—Writing a cookbook was something Sue Doeden always had a desire to do, but she struggled to find a subject. "I just didn't know...
May 10, 2015 - 12:24am
May 3, 2015
Armstrong holds book release party
Joni Armstrong recently held a book release party for her second children's book "Duck Therapy" at Sanford Bemidji Children's Therapy. All of...
May 3, 2015 - 12:50am
April 26, 2015
Pioneer Previews: Brass on tap Monday at Bangsberg
Once again, Del Lyren, professor of music at BSU, has snagged a professional touring brass ensemble to play for Bemidji based on personal friendships. Alliance...
April 26, 2015 - 12:35am
February 1, 2015
Pioneer Previews: BSU, Bemidji come alive with creative people, events
One of the major requirements for us before moving to Minnesota was that we find a college town. We were leaving a college town and knew the energy that could be produced by young adults in sports, music and creative efforts. This week's is a good example of how committed the community...
February 1, 2015 - 12:46am
January 25, 2015
PIONEER PREVIEWS: The right time to write for Valentine's Day
Notable Bemidji fantasy writer Roy C. Booth is looking for submissions for his anthology, "St. Valentine's Day Drabbles 2015." Stories of 100 words -- not including the title or byline -- of spooky goings-on, high adventure and all things speculative (science fiction, fantasy, horror)...
January 25, 2015 - 12:21am
October 6, 2014
AUTHORS: Sarah Vaughn, an Aspie poet, asks 'Where is Reality?'
BEMIDJI -- Paulette Vaughn was told by doctors her yet-to-be born daughter was going to possibly only live for six months; another said her daughter...
October 6, 2014 - 11:13am