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Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser, lashes out at Democrats
'You pulled a gun in front of my kids over a mattress,' the man said. Then he was shot dead.
Prosecutors now weighing rape charge for Chinese billionaire Richard Liu
No injuries in early morning house fire in Bemidji
Trump walks back his plan to declassify Russia probe documents
The Eagles played it safe with Carson Wentz. It's time to see if the move pays off.
Parise nets lone goal as Wild fall to Stars
Browns break 19-game winless streak at their stadium
FOOTBALL: Jacks look to put lightning loss behind them
GIRLS SOCCER: Dean scores hat trick in drizzly afternoon win
Alden "Al" Spray
Doris May Mitchell
Bruce Lee Armstrong Jr.
Simon William King Jr.
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
Commentary: Conservation groups urge lawmakers to reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund
Care home not delivering adequate intellectual stimulation
Headline offers another chance to tout region's gardening
Berries identified as edible, a rosebush hasn't ever bloomed and more
Back to the drawing board: Columnist Swift rediscovers love for art after career in writing
3 more longtime staffers fired from 'Prairie Home' successor show
Tapping Duluth's brewing history
Netflix sets record with 23 Emmys, tying HBO for TV awards
Children's book tackles racism in age of Colin Kaepernick
Meeting Monday on Leech Lake proposed walleye regulation change
Take a Kid Hunting Weekend is Sept. 22-23
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
American woman pedals 184 mph, smashing record held by men for more than 100 years
Expect big sturgeon on Big Stone Lake someday
'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' receives Google's most moving, and soothing, Doodle yet
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
A ride into the past: Luxury train cars on display in St. Paul
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
Nearly half of cellphone calls will be scams by 2019, report says
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September 5, 2018
Zuckerberg: Protecting democracy is an arms race
When you build services that connect billions of people across countries and cultures, you're going to see all of the good that humanity can...
September 5, 2018 - 7:30am
August 17, 2018
PIONEER EDITORIAL: This is not fake news
"Heroin, meth push county toward a 'fiscal cliff': Officials spending reserves to cover rising child placement costs" "Bemidji man claims $550,000...
August 17, 2018 - 7:02am
June 11, 2018
A wake-up call for new approaches to suicide prevention
This editorial appeared in Monday's, June 11, Washington Post. Days after the suicide of renowned fashion designer Kate Spade, chef and world-traveling TV storyteller Anthony Bourdain was found dead in a hotel room in France, another apparent suicide. Spade was 55, Bourdain was 61,...
June 11, 2018 - 7:49am
April 15, 2018
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Bemidji State's impact on community is immense
When Bemidji won out over Thief River Falls and Cass Lake to become the home of Minnesota's next state teachers college 100 years ago, the community's...
April 15, 2018 - 7:55am
February 9, 2018
Their View: The U.S. Air Force's big enemy is its empty cockpits
The following editorial is from Bloomberg View. In late 2016, the Air Force realized it was facing a shortage of about 700 fighter pilots....
February 9, 2018 - 10:16am
February 5, 2018
COMMENTARY: Greater Minnesota needs early learning scholarships
Minnesota has some of the worst achievement gaps in the nation. Achievement gaps are differences in the level of proficiency between different...
February 5, 2018 - 6:09pm
January 12, 2018
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
If you get your news using Facebook, you deserve to know that the social media platform is changing the way it delivers that information to you....
January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
October 25, 2017
PIONEER EDITORIAL: City stepped up to beautify downtown
Our quaint downtown Bemidji looked better than ever this summer thanks to a decision by the city and the Bemidji Downtown Alliance. The city’s...
October 25, 2017 - 12:12pm
September 23, 2017
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Agriculturalists have only a few areas of universal agreement. We all like cooperative weather. We all dislike food waste. We all believe that nothing is more important than farm safety. The short list also includes, or should include, strong support for public-sector funding of...
September 23, 2017 - 8:08am
September 10, 2017
Weed presents a dangerous foe, must-win battle
Weeds have been a problem since crops were first cultivated. Farmers, on the front lines of the age-old battle, know all too well that weeds...
September 10, 2017 - 6:44pm
July 11, 2017
OTHER VIEWS: Comments ending; pipeline fight accelerating
There's plenty of opposition to Enbridge's Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project across northern Minnesota. Impassioned opposition. Ready-to-take-a-stand opposition. The sort of opposition seen last year over the Dakota Access pipeline in North Dakota perhaps.
July 11, 2017 - 11:32am
June 27, 2017
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Have a splash at Water Carnival
As Nate Mathews also mentions on this page, summer is a busy time in Bemidji this year. There's multiple road construction projects underway,...
June 27, 2017 - 7:15am
June 25, 2017
GUEST EDITORIAL: Newspapers still top choice for news
Those who believe newspapers are becoming a relic of the past should update their thinking. Survey after survey shows that today’s local newspapers...
June 25, 2017 - 6:00am
May 31, 2017
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Looking to the future
Several local news items of the past few weeks featured a familiar theme. The future. For years, various health, wellness and sports enthusiasts have yearned for more facilities in Bemidji to meet their needs. This includes more ice rinks and playing fields, indoor and outdoor, as...
May 31, 2017 - 8:02am
May 26, 2017
GUEST EDITORIAL: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
I will soon be out fishing, not in the office thinking about fishing. The sun will descend toward the horizon creating a masterpiece that needs...
May 26, 2017 - 6:00pm