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Great Indoors: Dessert imposters make April Fools fun
Missing 13-year-old found safe in North Dakota
At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
Thieves illegally cutting birch saplings in Minnesota and Wisconsin woods
Andersen to play in World Deaf Ice Hockey Championships
BSU Youth Football Clinic set for April 21
BSU softball doubleheader moved to Bemidji
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Bemidji programs react to women's hockey, swimming cuts at UND
Kathleen "Kitty" Ann Tverberg
Thomas Michael Hutchins
Tanya Jean Kingbird
Robert Harold Ray, Jr.
PATT RALL COLUMN: Puppets by professionals for 'Dragonsong'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Helping Native youth find success in schools
LIBRARY CORNER: Opportunities abound in April at the library
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
100 and counting: Latest BCT production will be 100th stage show directed by Mary Knox-Johnson
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Picking that perfect garden spot
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to the Beavers for a wonderful season this year
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
January 14, 2017
Letter to the editor: Our thinking has become sick and twisted
The Supreme Court ruling in 1973, Roe v. Wade, made it legal to take human life strictly at the pleasure (decision) of the life-giving egg donor. Since then we, in America, have taken the lives of nearly 60 million babies. We claim we care about human rights, the refugees, the homeless,...
January 14, 2017 - 7:00am
January 13, 2017
Letter to the editor: Thank you to the winter road crews
As one year winds down we often find ourselves thinking in terms of resolutions for the coming year. In my own life I have begun to recognize...
January 13, 2017 - 8:59am
Letter to the editor: Volunteers help make food shelf work
Recently, I was visiting with a friend about the Bemidji Community Food Shelf. He remarked that the food shelf just quietly goes about its business...
January 13, 2017 - 5:00am
January 11, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: State shouldn’t allow same-day voter registration
Voting is one of the most important duties we have as citizens of the U.S. With that comes responsibility to know the issues before making a...
January 11, 2017 - 6:10am
January 10, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Where will the next four-year journey lead?
If we don't know where we've been, it’s hard to know where we are going. Collective Amnesia is dangerous. About 16 years ago our country experienced a very close election between Bush and Gore. The economy was good and we were at peace.
January 10, 2017 - 6:13am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Threat to life is a growing trend
On Jan. 21, we in Bemidji will commemorate the 44th anniversary of the dreadful Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion through all nine months of pregnancy in our country. We will hold our annual march for the sanctity of life starting at noon in front of...
January 10, 2017 - 5:30am
January 8, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veterans must never be treated as disposable
Our veterans, some 31,000-plus in number found to be living in northern and northwestern Minnesota, and their families, should have care as close...
January 8, 2017 - 6:59am
January 7, 2017
Letter to the editor: Craving is most salient sign of addiction
I am writing in response to a Dec. 29 editorial "Addiction science needs new terms" from the Detroit Lakes Tribune suggesting a need to create new language used in talking about addiction. I have a couple thoughts to add to the conversation.
January 7, 2017 - 6:00am
January 1, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here's some advice for Democrats
With the new year about to start, one must admit to some surprise concerning the Democratic National Committee. You would think that they would be looking for new faces, new ideas and new approaches in politics. (Let's face it. Some fine DFL leaders took a shellacking this time around...
January 1, 2017 - 7:24am
December 30, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Roof belongs in prison, not in a casket
I appreciated the challenging column recently written by John Micek entitled, "Is it Christian to root for Roof's death?" Micek was writing in...
December 30, 2016 - 6:06am
December 28, 2016
Letter to the editor: Let's hold government accountable
This election proved to me that voters want government to go in a different direction and have less involvement in people's lives. The example I use is many of the politicians that supported mandatory boat inspections lost their races in the Bemidji area. It may not be the main reason...
December 28, 2016 - 9:39am
December 14, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Park Place project shows that Bemidji cares
I wrote this letter over a year ago following the death of David Williams in October of 2015 but never sent it. I have decided now is the time....
December 14, 2016 - 7:03am
December 10, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDTIOR: Local pageant set apart from others
I would like to respond to the article in Tuesday's Pioneer about the Miss United States Pageant. As the local director for the Miss Bemidji...
December 10, 2016 - 8:55am
December 8, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
Late last February something special happened at the Republican caucus meeting held at Bemidji High School. More than 1,000 people attended....
December 8, 2016 - 8:45am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
I am disgusted, sad and fearful about the turn this country is taking. I’m afraid for the rights of our people. The top 1 percent is running...
December 8, 2016 - 8:30am