From the Archives: Jan. 29 in the Pioneer

What was printed on this day 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.

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10 years ago

January 29, 2012 -- The Bemidji boys hockey team took advantage of a power play to score the game’s first goal four minutes into the action. Matt Serratore won a faceoff and sent it to Dillon Eichstadt at the left point. Eichstadt relayed the puck to Tyler Tatro at the right point and Tatro’s first shot flew through a screen and past Alexandria’s goalie.

25 years ago

January 29, 1997 -- Most members of the Bemidji City Council are excited about a new plan to handle the 21,000 cars a day that travel Highway 197 past the Edgewater Motel, the new McDonald’s and Pamida. The concept -- to split that traffic into one-way streets -- was unveiled Monday at a working session of the city council.

50 years ago

January 29, 1972 -- Bemidjians suffered through subzero temps this past week, but according to Mrs. Archie Gwinn, it wasn’t much when compared to the year the trees were cracking from the cold and popping like rifle shots which were heard almost around the world. Mrs. Gwinn will be 90 in March and she keeps a scrapbook about Bemidji and its weather.

100 years ago

January 29, 1922 -- Users of city water who have not yet paid for the water used during the quarter ended January 1, 1922, will be denied further use of the city supply if these bills are not paid by January 31, the superintendent of the city water department announces. At the present time there are 250 outstanding accounts which should be closed before the end of the month.

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