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Sheriff's report for Aug. 28-Sept. 1; police report for Sept. 1-2
Environmental group holds session about pipeline: Enbridge plans to replace Line 3 that runs through area
A piece of cake: Owner of Rother’s Just Desserts locally designs and bakes cakes (w/ video)
Success series hosted by Toastmasters
‘The Mystery of the Shemitah’ viewing set
TENNIS: Lumberjacks improve to 6-0 on the season
AREA VOLLEYBALL: Drakes and Panthers pick up wins
GIRLS SOCCER: Spuds take down Jacks
BOYS SOCCER: Bemidji dominates Detroit Lakes
SWIMMING AND DIVING: Brainerd beats Bemidji in dual meet
Douglas William Needham
Pamela J. Homola
Richard Allen Baird
Scotty Allison: More than 3,600 veterans call Beltrami County home
MASTER GARDENERS: Time for some work, and for some reflection
Cyndi Fenske: School is back and the library is the place to be
John Eggers: Simon’s summer vacation report
NORTHLAND STARGAZING: Algol, planets, and Aldebaran eclipsed
PIONEER PREVIEWS: The wild West and so much more for the arts scene
Art briefs - Sunday Aug. 30
Art briefs 8-23
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Arts scene ramps up as BSU returns
Ada, Minn., woman says Trump was "pretty nice" during NYC jury duty
Blane Klemek: Some thoughts on great gray owls
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Roller coaster weather continues
Man admits to poaching multiple deer at wildlife refuge
Blane Klemek: No duck sounds quite like the ruddy duck
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Catch should be picking up soon
Susan Stamper Brown: Immigration and the Bible
Dick Polman: Will Biden ‘feel the tingle?’
Joe Guzzardi: American worker besieged from all sides
Tina Dupuy: Josh Duggar and the end of the anti-gay crusaders
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clinic workers, facility receive praise
August 17, 2015
St. Cloud woman dies in house fire
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- A St. Cloud woman has died after suffering injuries in a house fire on in St. Cloud Sunday afternoon, according to police. The St. Cloud Police Department said Lorraine Honer, 70, was taken to St. Cloud Hospital with serious injuries after the fire and was...
August 17, 2015 - 9:24pm
Migizi has landed: Red Lake Nation College, Capitol buildings, veterans memorial blessed by eagle viewing (video/photo gallery)
RED LAKE -- A young migizi swooped between two giant eagle-adorned buildings dedicated as the new tribal government center and college in Red...
August 17, 2015 - 8:53pm
August 16, 2015
John Eggers: In fast-paced world, finding answers can slow to a crawl
Our world has become much too complicated. It’s no wonder people who are homeless and destitute are homeless and destitute. They don’t have...
August 16, 2015 - 12:04am
August 11, 2015
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Spotted wing drosophila is here
Another animal invader entered the United States, in California in 2009, and has exploded across the country, reaching Beltrami County just this summer. This invader won’t get the headlines and action that zebra mussels has, but you may want to pay attention. The economic damage...
August 11, 2015 - 8:32pm
August 10, 2015
Jane Furuseth: Volunteering to keep Bemidji safe
A special group of law enforcement volunteers, the Citizen Patrol, has been patrolling the streets of Bemidji since the group’s formation in...
August 10, 2015 - 10:37pm
Marilyn Heltzer: Don’t try any language unless you are very fluent
I speak only English. I could have learned Swedish because my mom and my grandma talked it in the kitchen when they fixed Sunday suppers. My...
August 10, 2015 - 10:35pm
Evan Hazard: Notes on recent live music, plus lunch
My January ’99 column was “Appreciating music when you don’t know the score.” I still don’t know the “score” (musical notation),...
August 10, 2015 - 10:33pm
Sue Bruns: TV: Longing for a return to simpler days
While sipping my morning coffee, I page through the Pioneer, perusing the stories and reading the comics for my daily enlightenment. Next, I complete the Jumble Puzzle and Sudoku and check my horoscope for forewarnings of impending doom or alerts of upcoming good fortune. If there’s...
August 10, 2015 - 10:32pm
Pat Kroeplin and Ann Daley: Summer events at the Senior Center
The Coffee Klatch: Not Just a Girl Thing I think I can speak for most women when I say we all enjoy getting together with our girl friends for...
August 10, 2015 - 10:31pm
August 9, 2015
John Eggers: Who have you taught lately?
In case no one has ever said this to you, let me be the first. You are a teacher. You influence people. You do matter. I was reminded of this...
August 9, 2015 - 12:38am
August 8, 2015
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: A 'cooperative' way to do community solar
As the sun beats down on a hot summer day in downtown Bemidji, the question begs: How much energy could be harnessed if solar panels covered...
August 8, 2015 - 11:07pm
August 6, 2015
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Cooldown means changes are just around the corner
Summer is going by quickly, with little hints of fall already in the air. The weather pattern has changed from “too hot” in July, to highs in the 70s and lows in the 50s (upper 40s), which is nearly perfect weather. Surface water temperatures in the lakes peaked in the upper...
August 6, 2015 - 5:53pm
August 4, 2015
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Yard and garden tips as we hit August
As we enter August, here are some garden and yard tips you can use to make the most of the summer and ready for fall. Watering August can be hot and dry. Most plants and lawns need about an inch a week. If you’re gardening in sand, you may need to water more often. Water...
August 4, 2015 - 8:38pm
August 2, 2015
John Eggers: A reason why you were born
“The letters spelling ‘peace’ are a little bit out of alignment,” my wife said as I was about to hang a peace sign given to us by our...
August 2, 2015 - 12:16am
August 1, 2015
It's all about teamwork
"Teamwork is the secret that make common people achieve (an) uncommon result." This quote by Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha is pinned to my bulletin board. Teamwork is about sacrifice, sharing in a common goal and utilizing the strengths of each member for the benefit of all. At Support Within...
August 1, 2015 - 11:22pm