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Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84
Last day for lake trout: Season closes in Apostle Islands area as quota reached
Grand Forks 'Love Wins' rally protests violence in Charlottesville
Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week
New view of achievement gap: Lawsuit spurs Twin Cities superintendents to change their approach to improving education equity
Twins hall inductee Michael Cuddyer on umpires, chemistry, Byron Buxton
Berrios, Twins shut out Diamondbacks
Busch dominates for ninth NASCAR Xfinity win at Bristol
Drag racing: Struggles continue for NHRA locals
Cook moves closer to being starter
Anna "Ann" Prince
William J. Sliney
Edith M. Allen
Pearl Rose Keenan
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Just how much is $1 billion?
Library Corner column: Library offers up something for all ages
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
Around the Arts, August 13
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bringing the Democratic party back to its roots
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A far cry from the quest for equality
Incontinence shouldn't block people from seeking medical help
Letter to the Editor: Racism isn't somewhere else or in the past
August 7, 2017
Young Adult Book Club meets Aug. 15
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Public Library is hosting a new book club for both adults and teens that enjoy reading young adult books. The group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15 at the library, 509 America Ave. NW. The book for August’s discussion will be “Iron King” by Julie...
August 7, 2017 - 10:24am
August 6, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Make a call on the First Call Art Studio Tour
Sixteen artists are opening their studios in the summer to give visitors a chance to view their work.
August 6, 2017 - 5:08am
July 16, 2017
Veterans writing workshop set for Aug. 19
BEMIDJI -- A local veterans writers group is offering a writing workshop in August to share the share the experience of putting life's challenging experiences into the written word.In a release announcing the workshop, organizers said “many of us harbor serious repercussions of...
July 16, 2017 - 7:42am
July 2, 2017
Around the arts for July 2
Houseman publishes children's book TENSTRIKE—Author, artist, illustrator and self publisher D. L. Houseman recently announced the release of his newest childrens book "Grandma...How Should I Eat a Pickle?" The book tells a story about a granddaughter solving the problem of...
July 2, 2017 - 6:30am
June 20, 2017
Poet laureate Tracy K. Smith to headline Northwoods Writers Conference
If you go: What: Tracy K. Smith at Northwoods Writers Conference Where: American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State When: 7:30 p.m. tonight...
June 20, 2017 - 4:55pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Poet Laureate coming to Bemidji for writers conference
This week brings to Bemidji the annual Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference on the campus of Bemidji State University. This is one of the...
June 20, 2017 - 8:00am
June 4, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Spring has sprung!
Well, all the annuals are planted now thanks to a good friend and her good friend while I sat and "supervised" the plantings. The work is beautiful...
June 4, 2017 - 11:00am
May 28, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: The scent of flowers waiting to be planted
Memorial Day celebrations include famous author Bill Jamerson today, "Dollar a Day Boys," a music and storytelling event about the Civilian Conservation...
May 28, 2017 - 6:40am
April 30, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Let's pretend it's Spring
Yes, today is the day we have been expecting to fill our hearts and mind with one of the most famous pieces in musical literature, Handel's "Messiah"...
April 30, 2017 - 8:40am
Take a read of 'Red Shoes': Local authors publish first picture book
If you go... times 2 What: Gallery North First Friday reception with feature author Barb Schlichting. Writing under the name of Barbie Marie,...
April 30, 2017 - 6:00am
March 26, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Puppets by professionals for 'Dragonsong'
Mary-Knox Johnson has chosen a family show for her 100th production—much along the line of fantasy in space and time, a journey set on...
March 26, 2017 - 7:40am
Art briefs, Sunday, March 26
Curran winner of Gallery North drawing BEMIDJI—Beth Curran of Bagley was named the winner of Gallery North's First Friday drawing for March. Curran was the recipient of a colorful alcohol ink drawing by Gallery North artist Dianne Crawford. The next drawing will be during the...
March 26, 2017 - 6:55am
March 19, 2017
Art briefs, Sunday, March 19
Master Storytelling Series continues BAGLEY—Beverly Cottman will perform for the Farm By The Lake Master Storytelling Series at 4 p.m. today at Farm By The Lake, 17797 366th St. in Bagley. Cottman is an interdisciplinary artist creating at the intersections of visual, literary...
March 19, 2017 - 10:30am
March 12, 2017
Local flavor: Books and authors with a Bemidji-area connection to try
Here’s a look at some books with some Bemidji-area connections that have been sent to the Pioneer in the past few months. If you’re an author,...
March 12, 2017 - 8:00am
February 27, 2017
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb. 26
Ceramic works at Talley Gallery BEMIDJI—Recent work by six artists who have won McKnight Foundation Fellowships and Residencies will be...
February 27, 2017 - 4:10pm