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Minnesota daycare provider accused of causing brain damage to 13-month-old
Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship meeting Saturday
Far NE ND keeping an eye on flooding
Dionne’s OM Yoga anniversary celebration
State grants nearly $24 million to grow rural transit
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
Robert Harold Ray, Jr.
Joseph H. Theis
Kathleen "Kitty" Ann Tverberg
Thomas Michael Hutchins
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
Letter: MN anti-environment bills put politics ahead of science
Minnesota lawmakers: A bipartisan proposal to fight opioid abuse
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
United Way fundraising campaign raises $403,000
BEMIDJI -- The United Way of the Bemidji Area's fall campaign raised a total of $403,000 dollars, officials said. Thursday night, guests gathered...
January 30, 2015 - 9:00am
January 25, 2015
Lions help relieve the hunger in Bemidji
The Bemidji Lions, First City Lions, and community members held a food collection over the noon hour at the Bemidji Eagles Club on Jan. 14. A...
January 25, 2015 - 12:00am
January 21, 2015
S-T-R-E-T-C-H: Phyllis Grubbe has fun leading her Silver Stretchers (video)
BEMIDJI -- It’s no stretch as to where you can find Phyllis Grubbe on Tuesdays and Thursday mornings. For the past eight years, every...
January 21, 2015 - 5:19pm
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