Subscribe to The Bemidji Pioneer

Informing North Central Minnesota. 1,079,404 Pages in July 2012.


Sign up to receive news and weather alerts by email or on your phone.

mobile alerts Mobile Alerts     mobile alerts E-mail Alerts

Sponsored by:  

Minnesota State Moorhead athletic director reaches out to WCHA

Minnesota State Moorhead’s athletic director reached out to the Western Collegiate Hockey Association commissioner last week, just before news came out that the hockey league will likely be losing two teams to a new Big Ten Conference.

Senate tax bill takes slightly different route

ST. PAUL — Senate Republicans would cut some state aid to cities, lower a statewide business property tax and increase property tax refunds for homeowners making less than $100,000 a year.

Sanford Health: Series of children’s clinics planned

Sanford Health is embarking on an expanded mission to establish “well over 20” children’s clinics outside its service area in the United States and abroad.

Little Women will be staged in Akeley

Little Women will be staged in Akeley

Minnesota Folklore Theater will present “Little Women” from Louise May Alcott’s famous story at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from March 25-April 3 at the theater located at 6 Broadway Street in Akeley.


Christiansen wins in BSU tennis loss

The Bemidji State tennis team fell 7-2 to Minnesota-Duluth Wednesday afternoon at UMD.

Here's to You: Canine Therapy: Pets visiting rehab centers lessen stress for patients

Here's to You: Canine Therapy: Pets visiting rehab centers lessen stress for patients

It’s a proven fact there are numerous health benefits of owning a pet.



Daily Clicks
Games and more!
TV Listings
Movie Times
Lakefront Webcam
Paul & Babe Webcam
MN Lottery


To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 8.0 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

Featured Staff Blogs PINESOL POSTINGS
Spring cleaning
Today, April 23, Doug and I cleaned out the chicken house - I shoveled and Doug wheeled the litter to the current compost pile in six cartloads. First, I lured the chickens out with cut up chunks of ...
Forum Communications Co. rolls out rewards program for loyal newspaper subscribers
By Devlyn Brooks Forum News Service FARGO, N.D. - Forum Communications Co. knows that the value of loyal subscribers is measured in platinum. Thats right ... platinum. Thats why to reward its valu...
12/10/13 at 11:23 AM BEMIDJI BEAT
Conservative group gives Bemidji area legislators failing grade
Americans for Prosperity, the conservative advocacy group, gave a failing grade to each of the four Bemidji area legislators for their performance last session. And they "failed" with flying colors. ...
Remembering Brad Swenson, One Year Later
One year ago today, I walked into Brad Swenson's apartment and found him dead, still in bed, at the age of 57. There was no indication he knew what was happening; he was lying on his back, his sleep ...
7/22/13 at 10:00 AM TRAIL MIX
Back to the Trail
As a season ticket holder to the Paul Bunyan Playhouse, I was back in Bemidji on Wednesday for the opener of "Dancing at Lughnasa" (a fantastically complex play with superb performances in challenging...
6/20/13 at 4:17 PM

Law suit against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to be announced Thursday
A Minneapolis attorney has scheduled a news conference at the State Capitol Building in St. Paul tomorrow to announce a law suit against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, according to a n...
4/23/14 at 2:58 PM UND HOCKEY BLOG
Sports chat for April 23
4/23/14 at 1:56 PM HEALTH BEAT
What price for peace of mind?
The patient is eight years out from treatment for breast cancer and is doing well, but four times a year she insists on a blood test to check her inflammation levels. The test is pointless and has no...
4/18/14 at 10:54 AM TRAVELING TOD
New Year’s Eve Around the World
New Years Eve is a truly worldwide event, and a great holiday to experience away from home. One of the worlds most iconic celebrations is in Sydney, Australia, which puts on a spectacular fireworks di...
12/4/12 at 12:43 PM MOMSTAR
RECIPE: Tomato and Avocado Salsa
Did somebody say, "Olive Garden"? Whoa, Marilyn! How did that happen?! You go about your daily routine for decades without any special attention, then pow! Suddenly you're "viral"! You go girl! What...
3/12/12 at 6:57 PM