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Clearwater County Sheriff: remains found Friday could be missing Waubun woman
PHOTOS: Pumpkin painting at the Watermark
COURTS: Admitted Downwind murderer testifies Friday in Rossbach trial
Legislative election history may mean little this year in MN: Presidential race could trump traditional trends as voters head to polls
Opening with a bang: New shooting range has been in the works for years
MEN'S HOCKEY: Boeser bests Beavers, Bitzer as UND beats BSU 3-2
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU falls 2-1 to UMD
FOOTBALL: No. 21 BSU heads to No. 24 UMD with tournament berth on the line
VOLLEYBALL: Beavers fall to Mustangs
Bemidji bowlers finish regular season in Wadena
Linda Jo Nance
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Kathleen H. Diederich
Kenneth Gergen Linnum
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
Letter to the editor: A perspective on the presidential election
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
September 4, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks for sharing your garden with us
I want to take a minute to say “thanks” to Dr. Howard Hoody for sharing his beautiful garden with us. If you drive along Bemidji Avenue North, you can’t help but smile when you see the colorful flowers he grows each year. He can be seen down on his knees in the spring, planting...
September 4, 2016 - 12:57am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Be sure to analyze your news sources
I can no longer be silent. Your political views are your own. But how those views are formulated should be everyone’s concern. Mark Twain said, “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re misinformed.” Never could I agree more...
September 4, 2016 - 12:56am
September 1, 2016
LETTER THE EDITOR: Letter to the editor CLV thankful for community partnership
As we bring another summer of language programming to a successful close, we thank all who have been part of an enduring legacy to promote “peace through understanding” in Bemidji and beyond. We are truly fortunate to be in such good company in the northwoods of Minnesota with...
September 1, 2016 - 6:46pm
August 30, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Community Band season was best ever
Aug. 7 brought to a close the most successful Bemidji Area Community Band concert season ever. Thank you to the 80-plus musicians who participated in at least one concert during the summer. A special thank you to our concert sponsors — Raphael’s Bakery, Ground Round, Stittsworth...
August 30, 2016 - 4:22pm
August 29, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time to think about school food as new school year nears
With the new school year starting, parents’ to-do lists are now filled with shopping for school clothes, school supplies ... and school food. That’s right — school food. In past years, our nation’s schools were used by the USDA as a dumping ground for surplus meat and dairy...
August 29, 2016 - 10:31pm
August 28, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Many stepped forward to clean up cemetery
The Greenwood Cemetery Association board members and staff wish to extend our appreciation and gratitude to the following businesses and people for their help with the cleanup of the cemetery after the July 21 storm. We lost 37 massive and iconic trees at this non-profit member-owned...
August 28, 2016 - 12:00pm
August 26, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
I am writing regarding the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. I appreciate the effort to stop silence regarding sexual violence. But I continue to wonder why women wear high-heel shoes. They are uncomfortable but make the calf sexier, and I guess women dress for other women. But they...
August 26, 2016 - 5:45pm
August 25, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
You have to feel sorry for members of the national press corps. Not only do they have to contend with their own biases, they also have to try to understand how a business person who has never been in politics thinks. I mean, he (Donald Trump) says what’s on his mind, and with an...
August 25, 2016 - 2:07pm
August 23, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
I moved to Bemidji in June of 2009. I love living here, but have always wondered why we don’t have a YMCA (sometimes called a Family Wellness Center). A few months ago I was invited to attend a YMCA project board meeting. I attended a few meetings and was trying to decide if I should...
August 23, 2016 - 4:10pm
August 22, 2016
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
After my first seven eventful weeks as the new president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, this past Friday felt like a whole new beginning. It was Move-In Day at BSU, and a crowd of new freshmen were arriving at our residence halls with boxes in their arms...
August 22, 2016 - 6:07pm
August 15, 2016
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
Last week's announcement that another aquatic invasive species has been found in an area lake serves as yet another reminder of the importance of keeping area waters clean. According to a DNR press release, staff discovered starry stonewort, an invasive form of macro algae that can...
August 15, 2016 - 8:09pm
August 8, 2016
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
Another Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival has come and gone, but even after 11 years, the excitement of this wonderful community event continues to soar. The dynasty of the HydraHeads also continues, with the team sponsored by Headwaters Canoe and Kayak winning its fourth straight...
August 8, 2016 - 5:00pm
August 4, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clinton let our troops, ambassador down
Ask any veteran if they want someone as Commander in Chief who won't send help when our troops and ambassadors are under attack (Re: Benghazi). This is what you'll get if you vote for Clinton. Marv Vaerst Bemidji
August 4, 2016 - 6:07pm
August 3, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Strangers came through to help cleanup chores
Due to the storm on July 21, I had a flowering crab apple tree go down in my front yard. The next day, I was in my yard cleaning up the branches that I had sawn from the tree. A young man came walking along the sidewalk. As he approached me, he asked if could help. I said, “Of course,...
August 3, 2016 - 5:42pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tutors make a difference for local students
This June, I finished my fourth and final year as a Reading Corps literacy tutor at Solway Elementary. I know firsthand the impact this evidence-based AmeriCorps program has on young learners, and I've watched this program expand to reach every school in the Bemidji School District....
August 3, 2016 - 3:41pm