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11-year-old driving ATV in Becker County crashes, injuring 6
Upgrade for Art: Watermark Art Center announces fundraising campaign
FAITH BRIEFS: 07/29/2016
Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
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Vikings extend contract of head coach Zimmer
Sports physical blitz planned for Aug. 6
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Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
Off The Record Blog: Let’s analyze this trailer for ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ book
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
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
DNR invites public input on Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
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
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
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Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
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