From the Archives: March 9 in the Pioneer
What was printed on this day 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 years ago
March 9, 2012 -- Newly hired teachers in the Bemidji School District made less per day in 2010-11 than those working at comparable school districts in the state, something negotiators with the Bemidji Education Association found unacceptable. After negotiators from the teachers’ union spent months negotiating the terms, a tentative agreement was approved Wednesday.
25 years ago
March 9, 1997 -- Since its inception just seven years ago the North Country First Responders have become an important part of the county’s emergency rescue system and time and time again have been the first to administer lifesaving emergency care. March is designated as First Responder Month.
50 years ago
March 9, 1972 -- The Bemidji Beavers wrestling team will begin its drive for a national title today as it begins action at the NAIA tournament at Klamath Falls, Ore. Beaver Coach Chet Anderson feels his forces have a good shot at the national title won last year by Easter Oregon with 56 points. Bemidji and Omaha tied for third.
100 years ago
March 9, 1922 -- Women’s apparel and millinery will be displayed at the annual spring style show to be staged this evening at the Grand theater by the Elko Hat Shop and Wilson & Co. This show will be staged between the first and second performances of the regular theater so that patrons of either show may witness it.