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'Golden State Killer' suspect arrested in one of the worst unsolved crime sprees in U.S. history
Minn. man indicted on 1st- and 2nd-degree murder of sister
A Port Authority official berated and cursed at officers during a traffic stop. A dash cam was on.
Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
Audio tape details NFL's concern over Trump's anthem jabs
North Carolina, Minnesota announce home-and-home football series
Basketball commission suggests NCAA ban cheaters, end one-and-done
GYMNASTICS: Brown, DeWitt represent Aerials
Teeing off spring
Alfred James Benais
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
MASTER GARDENERS: Plant winter squash. . . for next winter!
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
April 30, 2017
Walker summer resident publishes first novel
WALKER -- Will Green, who spends much of the summer at his cabin near Walker, recently published his first novel, “Lake Poopalooska.” Green has been personally distributing copies of “Lake Poopalooska” to libraries, book stores, and gift shops in the area. The book is a children’s...
April 30, 2017 - 8:20am
Take a read of 'Red Shoes': Local authors publish first picture book
If you go... times 2 What: Gallery North First Friday reception with feature author Barb Schlichting. Writing under the name of Barbie Marie,...
April 30, 2017 - 6:00am
April 23, 2017
Regional author publishes book
DETROIT LAKES -- Todd Johnson, of Frazee, recently published “Fathering the Fatherless, Deals with Fatherlessness in the homes and how fathers...
April 23, 2017 - 11:30am
March 26, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Puppets by professionals for 'Dragonsong'
Mary-Knox Johnson has chosen a family show for her 100th production—much along the line of fantasy in space and time, a journey set on...
March 26, 2017 - 7:40am
Art briefs, Sunday, March 26
Curran winner of Gallery North drawing BEMIDJI—Beth Curran of Bagley was named the winner of Gallery North's First Friday drawing for March. Curran was the recipient of a colorful alcohol ink drawing by Gallery North artist Dianne Crawford. The next drawing will be during the...
March 26, 2017 - 6:55am
March 19, 2017
Art briefs, Sunday, March 19
Master Storytelling Series continues BAGLEY—Beverly Cottman will perform for the Farm By The Lake Master Storytelling Series at 4 p.m. today at Farm By The Lake, 17797 366th St. in Bagley. Cottman is an interdisciplinary artist creating at the intersections of visual, literary...
March 19, 2017 - 10:30am
March 12, 2017
Local flavor: Books and authors with a Bemidji-area connection to try
Here’s a look at some books with some Bemidji-area connections that have been sent to the Pioneer in the past few months. If you’re an author,...
March 12, 2017 - 8:00am
February 27, 2017
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb. 26
Ceramic works at Talley Gallery BEMIDJI—Recent work by six artists who have won McKnight Foundation Fellowships and Residencies will be...
February 27, 2017 - 4:10pm
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
November 4, 2016
Newsboys concert Saturday at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- The Newsboys’ “Love Riot Tour” will make a stop in Bemidji on Saturday. The Newsboys, along with special guests The Afters and...
November 4, 2016 - 3:53pm
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