Pioneer Staff Report
BEMIDJI -- The Sanford Bemidji Walk-in Clinic and Sanford 1611 Anne Street Pharmacy will both be open for Memorial Day on Monday, May 29. The walk-in clinic will be open its regular hours from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and the pharmacy will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for new prescriptions and refills. Both are located at 1611 Anne St. NW in Bemidji.
BEMIDJI -- A Memorial Day ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 29, at the Frohn Eastside Cemetery. The cemetery is located east of the Mississippi River bridge on Roosevelt Road SE.
CASS LAKE -- A Memorial Day service will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, May 29, at the Old Cass Lake American Legion. The service is hosted by the American Legion and Auxiliary Post 284 and the American Legion Leech Lake Post 2001. Following the service, several cemetery memorials will be held. The schedule is:
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Public Library offers a monthly book discussion program. The next scheduled session will be held at noon Monday, June 12, at the Library, 509 America Ave. NW. The program will run for approximately an hour. At the June program, the book for discussion will be “Leaving Time” by Jodi Picoult. Stop by or call the library, at (218) 751-3963, to get a copy of the book.
The 14U Bemidji lacrosse team recently completed a four-game home and away series with the Grand Rapids lacrosse team. The series ended at Chet Anderson Stadium with a thrilling 6-6 tie. Bemidji lacrosse team members pictured are, front row (lying down): Camden Bunker. Middle row (kneeling): Taiden Brown, Cooper Malkowski, Avery Ambrosier, Boston Smith, Kamryn Olson and Aiden Pepin-Hesch. Back row (standing): Miles Wood-Taylor, Sidney Kingbird-Haugen, Koree Johnson, Xavier Piller, Justin Sandberg, Tre Neadeau and Heaven Red Cloud. (Submitted photo)
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Blue Ox amateur baseball team cracked open its 2017 season with a 13-1 win over the Park Rapids Esox at the BSU baseball diamond Tuesday night. The game was rescheduled from May 17 due to field availability. Bemidji had also been scheduled to compete in the Leadoff Challenge in Hinckley last weekend but the tournament was cancelled due to rain.
The Northwest Indian Community Development Center hosted its first-ever GED diploma graduation ceremony on Wednesday at the new location, 1819 Bemidji Ave. N. Five graduates attended the ceremony, but seven received diplomas this year.
BEMIDJI—It is the season of the ticks in north-central Minnesota.
BEMIDJI -- A 911 outage that affected a large part of northern Minnesota has been fixed, according to Beltrami County officials. In Beltrami County, if you were trying to call 911 from a cell phone or VOIP service and get a busy signal, officials asked that you dial the non-emergency number at (218) 333-9111 for Beltrami County.
BEMIDJI -- The Clearwater and Beltrami County historical societies will host a bus trip to visit the Minnesota State Capitol and the Minnesota History Center on Wednesday, June 28.