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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
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BHS bands do Bemidji proud
February 23, 2017
Local, state graduation rates trend upward: Department of Education releases class of ’16 numbers
BEMIDJI -- High school graduation rates statewide and at Bemidji Area Schools went up last year, according to data released by the Minnesota...
February 23, 2017 - 5:05pm
Dawn of a new dorm: Oak Hills to unveil Robert H. Thompson Memorial Residence Hall
BEMIDJI—A multi-million dollar dorm at Oak Hills Christian College opened for students last month, and is set for a public tour this weekend....
February 23, 2017 - 3:56pm
February 22, 2017
Busy on the Bus: Wednesday proclaimed School Bus Driver Appreciation Day
At a glance: Bemidji Area Schools busing 4,000: Approximate number of students Bemidji Area Schools buses to and from school each day. 1.3 million:...
February 22, 2017 - 7:32pm
February 21, 2017
GOVERNMENT: City, county sign off on Gene Dillon utility agreement
BEMIDJI—Bemidji city and Beltrami County officials signed off Tuesday on a "memorandum of understanding" that outlines who pays what to...
February 21, 2017 - 7:58pm
February 20, 2017
Sanford Bemidji reports four 'adverse health events' for year
BEMIDJI—Sanford Bemidji Medical Center reported to the state a total of four "adverse health events" last year. Released last week, an...
February 20, 2017 - 6:17pm
February 18, 2017
VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERY: Finlandia ski racing fun
BEMIDJI -- Buena Vista Ski Area hosted the 35th annual Finlandia Ski Marathon on Saturday. As skied, the five events were an untimed 10-kilometer...
February 18, 2017 - 9:26pm
February 17, 2017
Learning technology basics at Horace May: ‘Code club’ meets twice each week
BEMIDJI—About a dozen Horace May students spend their Thursday and Friday mornings learning basic coding or 3-D design techniques, among...
February 17, 2017 - 9:26pm
February 15, 2017
Delayed land sale could mean new start date or location for TrekNorth expansion
BEMIDJI—A delayed land deal has prompted TrekNorth charter school's leaders to look for other spots for a planned elementary school expansion....
February 15, 2017 - 6:41pm
February 13, 2017
Bemidji Middle School's Tollefson to compete in multi-regional spelling bee
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji Middle School eighth-grader is set to compete in a multi-regional state spelling bee next week.
February 13, 2017 - 7:12pm
Singer Gaelyn Lea to perform in Laporte
LAPORTE—Gaelynn Lea is set to perform her soulful, haunting brand of Irish and original folk music at Laporte Public School next week....
February 13, 2017 - 7:11pm
February 10, 2017
HIGHER EDUCATION: Dayton looks to expand grant funds for college students
BEMIDJI—Unveiled earlier this week, Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed two-year state budget includes tens of millions of new dollars for Minnesota's...
February 10, 2017 - 5:17pm
February 9, 2017
EDUCATION: Dayton's proposal would send millions more to Bemidji-area schools
BEMIDJI—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's state budget proposal includes a $609 million increase in public education spending over the next two years, and nearly $6 million of that would go to Bemidji-area school districts and charter schools.
February 9, 2017 - 6:12pm
Anonymous threat prompts lockdown at Red Lake schools
BEMIDJI—Schools in Red Lake went into lockdown this morning and Red Lake Nation College closed for the day after staff learned of an anonymous...
February 9, 2017 - 2:41pm
Suspect in 5-year-old's kidnapping, murder wants grand jury testimony for defense prep
WALKER, Minn. — The defense attorney for a Coon Rapids man accused in the murder and sexual assault of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl last...
February 9, 2017 - 2:14pm
February 8, 2017
Opponents say Star Lake Casino is far from a done deal
VERGAS, Minn. — Opponents of the Star Lake Casino say the White Earth Nation project is still a long ways from being built. It faces environmental...
February 8, 2017 - 12:27pm