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N.D. Sen. Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
Late ice for the lakes: As with last year, ice-in on area waters is later than usual
Crime report for Dec. 1
FOOTBALL: Beavers hope for one last victory
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers end losing streak with 2-0 win over Mankato
BHS girls hockey falls to Brainerd/LF
PREP BASKETBALL: Red Lake girls rout Blackduck 91-19
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Bemidji holds off Crosby-Ironton in home opener
David Anthony Fineday, Sr.
Joann Theresa Bordwell
Nancy Sue Blumhagen
Carol A. White
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make me laugh: The benefits of laughter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Standing alongside Standing Rock
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Holiday movie madness
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Escape the freeze with films
Laporte School Drama Club presents "Midsummer Jersey"
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
DNR announces area furbearer registration stations
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Christmastime in the First City!
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What is doing the right thing?
September 22, 2016
Connections beyond campus: New Lutheran Ministry leader at BSU hopes to help students, community adapt to changing world
BEMIDJI—BSU students and faculty might see a new face in the crowd at football and hockey games or at the campus' historic Kenfield House: Rev. Tim Megorden, whom the university's Lutheran Campus Ministry recently hired to be its new campus pastor. Megorden said his primary...
September 22, 2016 - 6:40pm
September 19, 2016
Growing connections with Guatemala: Delegation tours area schools
SOLWAY -- A group of eight Guatemalan state officials toured Minnesotan schools’ food services Monday to get ideas they can implement in their...
September 19, 2016 - 10:23pm
Relay Recess set for Friday at J.W. Smith
BEMIDJI -- This week, J.W. Smith Elementary School and Central Elementary School will celebrate people who are fighting cancer, cancer survivors and those who lost the battle to cancer. The week includes prevention lessons, dress up days and fundraising. The schools are inviting cancer...
September 19, 2016 - 12:04am
September 18, 2016
Northwest Tire donates nearly $11,000 to Bemidji and N.D. schools
Northwest Tire, headquartered in Bismarck, N.D., announced it will be donating close to $11,000 to 93 schools throughout North Dakota and in Bemidji. The money was raised through an August “Back To School” tire sales campaign called “Smart Start.” For every set of tires sold,...
September 18, 2016 - 12:46pm
Boen earns scholarship for biodiesel essay
ST. PAUL -- Cameron Boen, of BemidjI, recently was named the second-place recipient of the 2016 Clean Air Choice Biodiesel Essay Scholarship....
September 18, 2016 - 9:54am
September 17, 2016
TrekNorth Scholastic Book Fair set Oct. 26- Nov. 8
BEMIDJI -- TrekNorth Jr. and Sr. High School will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair from Oct. 26 to Nov. 8.The fair will be themed for middle-school and older students, starting with young adult range books. Scholastic Book Fairs are designed to make affordable books available to...
September 17, 2016 - 8:30am
September 9, 2016
EDUCATION: School enrollment remains steady, district nears 5,000 mark for students
BEMIDJI—Attendance at Bemidji Area Schools is similar to last year but still trending upward, according to figures provided by school district...
September 9, 2016 - 4:23pm
September 6, 2016
All set for school: First day of classes for Bemidji Area Schools
Send us your first day of school photos! Email photos to email@example.com. Please include names of students along with their grade and...
September 6, 2016 - 6:36pm
September 4, 2016
BSU professors receive tenure, promotions
BEMIDJI — Ten BSU professors have received tenure, and a total of 16 faculty promotions have been announced for the 2016-17 academic year. Of the promotions, eight are to full professor. The following received tenure: ● Mahmoud Al-Odeh, associate professor of technology, art and...
September 4, 2016 - 12:35am
STUDENTS IN THE NEWS: 09/04/2016
Conlon received white coat DULUTH—In an event marking the beginning of her medical career, Megan Conlon, of Bemidji, received her white coat that marks the entering of medical school, according to a release. In total, 60 first-year medical students received their white coats...
September 4, 2016 - 12:21am
September 1, 2016
Outreach at Oak Hills
Oak Hills Christian College hosted its “Student Outreach Fair” on Thursday morning. The students at Oak Hills contribute about 5,000 volunteer...
September 1, 2016 - 4:10pm
August 31, 2016
Feeding students, fueling minds: Red Lake School District opens new cafeteria with good nutrition a top priority (W/ VIDEO)
RED LAKE -- A school district recognized nationally for its healthy lunch program will now be able to deliver meals to students in a state-of-the-art...
August 31, 2016 - 6:06pm
Terri’s the Teacher: Central Elementary School earns Teacher of the Year award from Bemidji schools
BEMIDJI -- Terri Forseth, in her own words, is a Bemidji girl “through and through.” She grew up in Bemidji, went to Bemidji public schools,...
August 31, 2016 - 5:46pm
August 26, 2016
EDUCATION: Leech Lake Tribal College students present summer research findings
CASS LAKE -- Ojibwe legends and science met this summer during a Leech Lake Tribal College project in northern Minnesota. Over the course of...
August 26, 2016 - 5:13pm
August 24, 2016
NTC names Paula Langteau as interim dean
BEMIDJI -- Northwest Technical College has named Paula Langteau as interim dean. She comes to Bemidji with nearly three decades of higher education experience, gained at two-year and technical colleges in Wisconsin and Georgia, according to NTC. “I’m excited to have Paula joining...
August 24, 2016 - 7:33pm