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Minnesota Legislature begins work to overhaul teacher licensing
Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
GOVERNMENT: City, county sign off on Gene Dillon utility agreement
Bemidji sunrise: Feb. 21
CITY: Safe and stylish crosswalks ahead: Council picks new design for downtown pedestrian crossings
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Beavers rallying for upset opportunity in playoff opener
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks take down Grand Rapids
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji, Beberg outrun Hunters
BOYS HOCKEY: Jacks stunned by Brainerd in overtime
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wld with win in St. Paul
Margaret Ann Crowe
Susan Rene LaFontaine Portz West
Benjamin L. Kimbro, Sr.
Margaret Ann Perkins
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: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fishing continues to be spotty for most species
Outdoors notebook: Turn In Poachers to hold banquet in Bemidji
Gary and Patty Groslie
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
January 1, 2015
Stanley Crouch: Look before you leap
When we look at or have pushed into our minds such an unpleasant gathering of facts, partial facts and hysterical claims, controlled repetition gives some sort of explanation as to why special effects in film tend to successfully move to the goal of attention, leaving human events,...
January 1, 2015 - 11:17pm
November 27, 2014
OUT AND ABOUT: LaDuc looks to leave lasting legacy
BEMIDJI -- The only thing Katie LaDuc plans to leave behind when she moves from Bemidji is her impact. LaDuc, 23, is working for Northwoods...
November 27, 2014 - 4:10pm
August 2, 2014
A 'Night' for fun: Annual Night Out is scheduled for Tuesday
BEMIDJI -- Looking for a night out with the family? The Bemidji Boys and Girls Club has you covered. On Tuesday, the club will host the eighth annual Bemidji National Night Out celebration. The National Night Out event was first started 32 years ago by the National Association...
August 2, 2014 - 11:05pm
July 31, 2014
2014 ANNUAL REPORT: At Home in Bemidji
Check out our well-received 2014 Annual Report section, "At Home in Bemidji," where we profile new members of our community, as well as those...
July 31, 2014 - 1:33pm
April 5, 2014
Living on purpose: Work is a mission for suicide prevention coordinator
Brooke Wichmann For the Pioneer BEMIDJI — Stephanie Downey realized her calling early in life. “I knew I just wanted to be somewhere in...
April 5, 2014 - 2:01am
December 2, 2013
Night We Light parade float winners
BEMIDJI -- The Night We Light Parade Committee announced the float winners from Friday night’s parade: The best overall float award went to Port-Able John Rental & Service; best youth float to Open Range 4H Club, best community float to the city of Bemidji, best commercial...
December 2, 2013 - 4:20pm
Stuff a Truck sets records
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Community Food Shelf announced the total numbers from the Stuff a Truck fundraiser. A total of 22,214 pounds of food were donated, with 12,231 pounds coming from schools. $5,540 was raised. Both totals were all time bests. The previous record was 16,560...
December 2, 2013 - 4:11pm
June 3, 2013
Ride for the Troops raises more than $17,500
More than 400 motorcycles and a total of 600 riders participated in the eighth annual Ride for the Troops fundraiser held Sunday afternoon starting...
June 3, 2013 - 9:47pm
March 26, 2013
We need leaders like Amber Neumann
I read with interest the story about Amber Neumann’s “Amazing Women” dinners, and it brings to mind a story. Several months ago, after the Pioneer published one of my screeds about the slow motion death spiral of the Sanford Center, a young woman contacted me and said I was...
March 26, 2013 - 10:52pm
February 28, 2013
In memoriam: Community mourns Walt Scott, justice activist and volunteer
BEMIDJI – Walter Scott, who helped establish the local Habitat for Humanity and spent his life fighting for social justice, died Tuesday at...
February 28, 2013 - 2:18am
December 29, 2012
Donna Brazile: Blank slate, new beginning
The past year, 2012, had a lot of “big ticket” events. Several were scheduled beforehand: the election, in which more than $2 billion were spent in the presidential race alone, the Olympics, a leap year, and a few others that will make their way into the inevitable year-end reviews....
December 29, 2012 - 9:34pm
July 1, 2012
Sanford Health helps charitable causes in Upper Midwest
FARGO - Sanford Health recently donated $81,390 to the Red River Regional Dispatch Center so it can more quickly dispatch ambulances to medical...
July 1, 2012 - 12:00am
April 8, 2012
Blackduck Fire Dept. holds annual fish fry
April 8, 2012 - 12:00am
Blackduck Area History and Art Center Fund benefits the community
Blackduck community members recently established a component fund with the Northwest Minnesota Foundation. The Blackduck Area History and Art...
April 8, 2012 - 12:00am
Call for artists
Artists are wanted to take part in the 2012 Lady Celebration art walk, Art Around Town which will be held in Blackduck June 23. Hours of display will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This will be an indoor/outdoor venue with some artists hosted in local businesses and others in their own shelters...
April 8, 2012 - 12:00am