Pioneer photographers share their favorite photos from April.

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An angler fishes from a kayak on April 4, 2022, on Lake Bemidji.
Madelyn Haasken / Bemidji Pioneer
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The glimpse of spring that seemed to be on the horizon as the last days of March drew to an end turned out to be just that, merely a glimpse.

As cold weather and snowy days continued, many events were canceled or moved indoors during April, but that didn't stop Bemidjians from making the most of the few warmer days that occasionally came during the month.

From events by the lake to gatherings at the gym, Pioneer photographers Annalise Braught and Madelyn Haasken were there to capture it all.

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Young dancers make their way around the circle during a round dance event on April 9, 2022, at the BSU Gymnasium.
Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer
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An attendee pets Diamond, a 5-year-old Red Heeler, at a Take Back the Night sexual assault awareness event on April 21, 2022, on the Bemidji State campus.
Madelyn Haasken / Bemidji Pioneer
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Snow blows across a partially frozen Lake Bemidji on April 6, 2022, as a flock of ducks swims in the small opening in the ice where the Mississippi River flows through the lake.
Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer
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The Beavers celebrate after Bemidji State senior Elaina Christiansen (2) caught a fly ball in the first game of a doubleheader against U-Mary on April 21, 2022, at Chet Anderson Stadium.
Madelyn Haasken / Bemidji Pioneer
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A pair of rock pigeons roost under the Mississippi Bridge along Paul Bunyan Drive South on April 9, 2022, in Bemidji.
Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer
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A Bemidji High School golfer practices her swing during a BHS golf team practice on April 20, 2022, at the Bemidji Community Arena.
Madelyn Haasken / Bemidji Pioneer

Annalise is the editor and a photographer at the Bemidji Pioneer. She is a Mass Communication graduate from Bemidji State University. Her favorite pastime is exploring the great outdoors and capturing its natural beauty on camera. Contact Annalise at (218) 333-9796, (218) 358-1990 or
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