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Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
Nolan hears about Iron Range infrastructure challenges
Today, Keith Ellison may become DNC leader
World's oldest hockey player goes commercial
Busy time for the BFD: Bemidji Fire Department sees hectic but productive 2016
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji survives in Cloquet, 56-54
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake gets No. 1 seed in Section 8A playoffs
BHS swimmers advance at section meet
WRESTLING: Four Jacks move on to section finals
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers fall 3-1 in playoff opener
Carol Ann Tolbert Taylor
Benjamin L. Kimbro, Sr.
LeRoy B. Merschman
Roger Thomas Aitken
Margaret Ann Crowe
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Letter to the Editor: Bliss thanks constituents for attending gathering
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The world is changing, so must we
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BHS bands do Bemidji proud
February 1, 2013
Saturday event will raise funds to help with hospital bills
SOLWAY – A syndrome that affects less than one percent of all pregnancies, a four-hour ambulance ride and a premature birth have resulted in...
February 1, 2013 - 12:14am
Franken introduces Mental Health in Schools Act
BEMIDJI – After Katie Johnson’s young son was able to access mental health care, their lives changed. Cameron, who has autism, ADHD and sensory disorders, can’t be in environments with too many people, Johnson said. But once he was linked with mental health professionals, obtained...
February 1, 2013 - 12:06am
January 31, 2013
United Way of Bemidji Area exceeds 2012 goal
The United Way of Bemidji Area revealed the results of the 2012 Community Campaign Thursday night at the annual Victory Dinner. The 2012 United...
January 31, 2013 - 9:30pm
January 30, 2013
Despite snow, life goes on
BEMIDJI – Living at this high of latitude, people learn to adapt. That means when the area gets blanketed by about a foot of snow, errands...
January 30, 2013 - 12:12am
January 29, 2013
Regulators propose improvements in day care safety
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State inspection records for thousands of in-home day care providers could be posted online if legislators approve new safety recommendations. The Star Tribune reports state regulators will propose a variety of new safety measures in response to a rising number...
January 29, 2013 - 8:44am
Sales tax plan would be boon to some Minnesota cities; Bemidji could be affected
By BRIAN BAKST, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — About two dozen Minnesota cities — including Bemidji — and counties whose sales taxes piggyback on the state’s would see a gusher of new money if Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposed sales tax expansion prevails. Most of the...
January 29, 2013 - 12:40am
January 15, 2013
Driving through life: Couple transports generations of students
By Molly Miron, Special to the Pioneer A miniature yellow school bus, the mailbox for Ken and Cindy Stevens, hints at their occupations. The...
January 15, 2013 - 3:05am
January 14, 2013
Minnesota to digitize old adoption records
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota plans to make it easier for people researching their family histories to access old adoption information by digitizing roughly 5 million pages worth of records, including some that date to the late 19th century. The records are stored on about 2,000...
January 14, 2013 - 9:44am
January 10, 2013
Bemidji to use funds to upgrade smaller neighborhood parks
BEMIDJI – Despite the lack of sales tax money to spend on park improvements this year, the city still has some plans in the works. The city...
January 10, 2013 - 11:21pm
Franken pushes mental health support to combat violence
By John Lundy, Forum News Service DULUTH — Mental-health professionals, not more guns, are the way to address school violence, Sen. Al Franken...
January 10, 2013 - 2:10am
Red Cross offers flu-prevention tips
BEMIDJI – As the flu spreads throughout the country, the American Red Cross is urging the public to get the flu shot, if they haven’t already. At clinics in Bemidji, Blackduck, Walker and Cass Lake, seven cases – six in the month of December – were reported. At Sanford Bemidji...
January 10, 2013 - 12:28am
January 8, 2013
Nonprofit aims to help women with unplanned pregnancies
BEMIDJI – A new nonprofit is hosting an open house this week. The Northwoods Pregnancy Care Center, which aims to support females dealing with unplanned pregnancies, invites the public to visit and tour its facility from 2-6 p.m. Thursday. The center is located in Suite 1 of 677...
January 8, 2013 - 1:00am
January 7, 2013
Efforts aim to improve Minnesota’s recycling rate
By Stephanie Hemphill, MPR News 91.3 FM As the Legislature begins a new session, Minnesota’s moribund recycling rates are likely to be a target...
January 7, 2013 - 11:18pm
January 5, 2013
Sanford aims to improve American Indian health care
BEMIDJI – A patient is best served when she has a team of medical staff working in tandem to address all of her medical needs, says Dr. Valerie...
January 5, 2013 - 10:19pm
Health Forum aims to discuss healthy lifestyles
BEMIDJI – Community members are invited to gather later this month for a conversation on fostering healthy communities. The North Country State Health Improvement Program will host a Healthy Community Forum from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Bemidji. North...
January 5, 2013 - 10:11pm