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Police open fire after driver strikes cruiser near U.S. Capitol
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Kelliher Health Fair set for April 11
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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
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
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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
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'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
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
Outstanding Oxcars: Bemidji, area theater companies hold annual awards show in Walker
WALKER—Growing in popularity each year, the fourth annual Oxcars celebration for area theater excellence were held this past Sunday, March...
March 19, 2017 - 9:00am
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 19, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
"Legends and Lore," the long-awaited return of Bemidji Symphony Orchestra will happen at 3 p.m. today at the Bemidji High School Performing Arts...
February 19, 2017 - 9:00am
February 12, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Romantic escapades galore in the arts
Though not the usual story of love and compassion, "The Elephant Man," as written by Bernard Pomerance and directed Julie Kaiser for Bemidji...
February 12, 2017 - 9:30am
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
January 29, 2017
Bemidji area arts briefs for Sunday, Jan. 29
Gallery North offers free art classes BEMIDJI—Gallery North will offer free classes during February's "Warm Your Heart With A Little Art." Pre-registration is necessary as class sizes are limited. Registration forms are available 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at...
January 29, 2017 - 10:38am
PATT RALL COLUMN: A mixed collection of future events
BEMIDJI— We've had a taste of spring this week with melting snow, ice and mud, mud, and more mud. That sound of suction, squishing footsteps; if one did not fall down—and the painful fall and the helpful stranger if one did. A special thanks to that observant person in...
January 29, 2017 - 9:23am
January 22, 2017
Keeping warm and comfortable with some local works
Writing a couple of columns, staying warm during this time was easy with a cup of cocoa, feet up and book in hand.
January 22, 2017 - 6:30am
January 1, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: May the New Year bring more sharing
Whether sharing an intellectual pursuit or just filling in history, the following individuals are pleased to offer their work to people who have long been interested in the topics.
January 1, 2017 - 6:27pm
December 25, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Stay warm and safe this holiday, and don't forget the History Mystery
As I write this column, the computer-generated weather report says that Christmas Day will be a mess with snow, rain and rattles (thunder). I can only hope that someone pushed the wrong button and the day is lovely. If not, stay warm by the fireplace and play lots of board games!...
December 25, 2016 - 7:24am
December 11, 2016
BHS fall musical "Anything Goes" earns awards
The Bemidji High School fall musical "Anything Goes" recently received awards announced by the Hennepin Theatre Spotlight Trust. The awards are:...
December 11, 2016 - 10:45am