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Supreme Court slashes fees owed by ex-CEO to Cirrus Aircraft
Charge: Minn. group home employee, vulnerable resident delivered newspapers, stole from garages, vehicles
Minnesota attorney general accuses 2 lending firms of scamming seniors, veterans
A lesson on Hagg-Sauer: Legislators tour BSU building that officials hope to replace
In the face of mass resignations, including from 3M, Trump ends business advisory councils
Offensive guard Boone misses another practice
Vikings kicker, punter posiitons up for grabs yet
Rosario always does damage when playing Cleveland
UPDATE: Matt Cullen returning to Minnesota for 20th NHL season
Former Fargo Force, UMD star signs two-year deal with Avalanche
Michael Aaron Johnson
Isabelle "Bug" J. Thompson
Patsy Jane Beaulieu
Edith M. Allen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Just how much is $1 billion?
Library Corner column: Library offers up something for all ages
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
Around the Arts, August 13
PATT RALL COLUMN: What a wide variety of activities
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An infamous day in American history
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tournament put undue pressure on Stump Lake
Try a new twist on zucchini with 'zoodles'
February 26, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Start the Spring with scents in the air
The inventive and professional professor of voice at BSU, Cory Renbarger is staging a modern comedic opera "SPEED DATING TONIGHT!" Music and words by Michael Ching based on a concept by Dean Anthony. The title gives the clue that it is a comedy about a bunch of people who come to...
February 26, 2017 - 10:15am
February 5, 2017
Arts briefs, Sunday, Feb. 5
New landscape mural in downtown Bemidji BEMIDJI—A new mural "Landscape of Sound" was recently painted by artist Paula Swenson between Second...
February 5, 2017 - 7:00am
Patt Rall column: Fast and furious songs, rhythms and lyrics
When someone comments that there is nothing to do in this town, just show them a copy of the Pioneer or one of the posters in store windows....
February 5, 2017 - 6:00am
December 25, 2016
'Warrior Nation' wins Denver Public Library history prize
BEMIDJI—"Warrior Nation: A History of the Red Lake Ojibwe," written by Anton Treuer, a BSU professor of Ojibwe, recently won the Denver Public Library's Caroline Bancroft History Prize. The Caroline Bancroft Prize is awarded annually by the library's Western History and Genealogy...
December 25, 2016 - 9:13am
December 11, 2016
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 11
Open mic, book signings for Swann BEMIDJI—"Paint with Words," a book of poetry by Anthony Swann, features 20 handpicked poems from a vast...
December 11, 2016 - 11:00am
October 23, 2016
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
The rejection e-mail arrived amid a flurry of activity. Between bike riding, ferrying my kids to lessons, preparing supper, celebrating a birthday and then driving to our favorite roadside stand to select carving pumpkins, a renowned publishing company in San Francisco informed me...
October 23, 2016 - 8:45am
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