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BCLB Bears wrestling hoping for 'great season'
Blackduck boys basketball opens against Red Lake tonight
Blackduck Public Schools creates public logo contest for new identity for district
Blackduck Speech Team puts on interactive mystery
Blackduck Stump Jumpers is open for the season
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
BOYS BASKETBALL: Jacks look to capitalize off strong finish to last season
MEN'S HOCKEY: WCHA’s top teams prepare for weekend series as BSU faces Michigan Tech
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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"
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
No additional deer test positive for CWD
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?
February 16, 2014
Arts Briefs for 02/16/2014
Baroque Ensemble to perform BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Baroque Ensemble Concert sponsored by BSU’s Department of Music is set for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 in Thompson Recital Hall in the Bangsberg Fine and Performing Arts Complex at BSU. The musicians will welcome guest artists, soprano...
February 16, 2014 - 12:40am
February 9, 2014
Arts Briefs for 02/09/2014
Bluegrass concert announced BEMIDJI — The Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association recently announced that it will bring its annual Minnesota Bluegrass Community Concert Series to Bemidji. Barton’s Hollow and Sloughgrass will share the stage. The show will take place...
February 9, 2014 - 12:29am
Pioneer Previews: First ‘Slam’ of the season is here
On Thursday, the Bemidji Public Library will hold its first Poetry Slam of the spring season. The event is at 7 p.m. at the American Legion, 217 Minnesota Ave. NW, with music by Sonny Johnson. If you didn’t know, a poetry slam is a competition where poets read or recite original...
February 9, 2014 - 12:26am
November 20, 2013
Art briefs for 11/21/2013
Drama Club presents fall production LAPORTE — The Laporte School Drama club presents “The Ash Girl,” 7:29 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday at the Laporte School, 315 Main St. W, Laporte. “The Ash Girl” presents a modern retelling of the Cinderella story. Cost is $7 for...
November 20, 2013 - 4:47pm
October 17, 2013
Catchy kaleidoscopes: Artist takes scrapbooking idea to a whole new level
BEMIDJI — A hobby that started out as scrapbooking for her six children has developed into an art form for Melissa Burness. “I started as...
October 17, 2013 - 12:56am
October 10, 2013
Artist Terry Honstead explores all areas of art in her work
GULL LAKE — Terry Honstead has moved to Gull Lake, so don’t go looking for her studio on Lake Avenue in Bemidji this year. Honstead’s...
October 10, 2013 - 12:14am
September 25, 2013
Studio Cruise artists gearing up
BEMIDJI – The First City of Arts Studio Cruise for 2013 is coming up in less than a month and already the crafters involved are gearing...
September 25, 2013 - 11:44pm
July 18, 2013
Art in the Park starts Saturday
The Bemidji Community Art Center’s annual “Art in the Park” is back. It’s the 46th anniversary for the event, which boasts of an annual attendance of more than 8,000 visitors. The juried fine arts and craft fair is located in Library Park downtown, and organizers expect...
July 18, 2013 - 4:42pm
June 17, 2013
'Full Metal Monk' takes art to the street
AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — A Rochester-based Buddhist monk is creating an arts opportunity for Austin children using a novel backdrop: an electrical transformer. Boo Roth will paint and stencil a transformer west of Steve's Pizza along Fourth Avenue Northwest on Tuesday afternoons...
June 17, 2013 - 9:30am
June 7, 2013
BCAC unveils new look, new name for future facility — the Watermark Art Center
BEMIDJI — A new site, a new name, a new beginning. The Bemidji Community Art Center unveiled its plans for a new facility Thursday,...
June 7, 2013 - 12:11am
May 29, 2013
Auction benefits Food Shelf
The generosity of local artist Mike Lemon will help the Bemidji Community Food Shelf. Lemon donated a vinyl mural of one of his paintings to...
May 29, 2013 - 11:22pm
May 16, 2013
Basquiat painting fetches record $48.8M in NY
NEW YORK (AP) — A Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) painting has set a new auction record for the graffiti artist at a...
May 16, 2013 - 11:23am
May 15, 2013
Richter painting sells for $37 million in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) — A monumental 20th-century masterpiece by German artist Gerhard Richter (GEHR'-hahrd RIHK'-tur) has sold for $37 million at...
May 15, 2013 - 1:53pm
May 10, 2013
Duluth artist is the poster child for poster art
DULUTH -- What started as an artist dialogue at the end of April ended with a couple of dozen art aficionados covered in spaghetti noodles and...
May 10, 2013 - 3:38pm
May 8, 2013
Madonna's French painting sells in NYC for $7.2M
NEW YORK (AP) — A French painting owned by Madonna has sold at a New York City auction for more than $7 million. Sotheby's auction house...
May 8, 2013 - 1:39pm