Pioneer Staff Report
Michaelson graduates from Michigan Tech HOUGHTON, Mich.—Tristan Michaelson of Bemidji recently graduated from Michigan Technological University with a master's degree in forestry. A total of 88 students completed their degrees this summer, a release said.
Ragtime recital to feature Hoff, Abello BEMIDJI—A "Swinging Doors Ragtime Recital" featuring pianists Wayne Hoff and Louisa Abello will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at Aardahl Lutheran Church, 2920 Van Buren Ave. SE. Pie, coffee and punch will be served following the recital. There will be no admission charge, but donations will be accepted for the musicians. Concert Series to feature Juli Wood on Sept. 10
From the annual Dragon Boat Festival to the County Fair to activism in the streets, crowds thronged outside in August to catch the last glimmers of summer before it disappeared. They cheered, they chanted, and they made sure their goats were looking good for the judges. Pioneer photographers Jordan Shearer and Jillian Gandsey jumped from one gathering to the next, catching as many of those moments as possible, as well as a few in between.
The Minnesota Lumberjacks 70s softball team won its division by going 4-1 in a tournament played Aug. 24-25 in Rochester. The team will now travel to the national tournament later this month. Pictured in the front row (from left) are Al Salverson, Jimmy Carlson, Jon Thomsen, Steve Schunamen, Gary Boraas, Rich Majcin and Jim Wheeler. In the back row are Myron Fluegge, Rick Sprecht, Art Glidden, Dick Bunde and Steve Baker. (Submitted photo)
On Wednesday, Aug. 29, Oak Hills Christian College in Bemidji held its annual Community Outreach Fair for current students and local non-profit organizations. The overarching theme of the outreach fair is designed for students to volunteer in a real life practical working experience. Local community agencies and ministries gathered with students in the Oak Hills gymnasium. After students meet with the agencies, they then commit to give at least 30 hours to the organization over the course of the semester.
Bemidji Elk's Lodge No. 1052 recently presented a $200 check to Evergreen Youth Services Shelter in Bemidji. Evergreen Youth and Family Services is a community-based organization committed to strengthening youth and preserving families with an emphasis on those living in northern Minnesota. In the past year, 361 youth ages 9 to 17 were served by the organization. For more information on the Bemidji Elk's, contact Joe Dunn at email@example.com .
ST. CLOUD -- In its first fall match since the 2010 season, the Bemidji State tennis team swept Wisconsin-River Falls, 9-0, Saturday to open the 2018-19 season at St. Cloud Tech High School.
BISMARCK, N.D. -- The Bemidji State football team shut out the University of Mary in resounding fashion Saturday afternoon with a 66-0 victory in Bismarck, N.D. The Beavers (2-0, 2-0 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division) received another productive week from its running backs who collected 422 yards on the ground.
A 59-year-old man suffered serious injuries after he was struck by a train near the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Bemidji Police responded to the incident at 2:15 p.m. at the railroad crossing at the Lake Irving Access Loop.
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