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Silent no more: DL artist shares how she escaped
Attorney claims new White Earth constitution not legal
DL police pinpoint location of credit card fraud
Mahube-Otwa helps people hit MNsure deadline
Redwood Falls mayor dies; Revier ran for Congress in 1990s
Bison roll past New Hampshire 52-14; head to Frisco for chance to win third straight national title
NCCA hockey regional to come through Fargo
Young come off bench to spark Lakers past Timberwolves
Lakes Area Boxing on Wadena card
Twins agree to deal with C Suzuki
In the Zone
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
Caught up in the gifts: Thankfulness, gratitude should last through Christmas, not just stop after Thanksgiving
Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
Howard Kossover: Social Security benefits did not originally include cost-of-living adjustment
Friends & Neighbors
Watching the bobber sink
Get a Great Minnesota Ski Pass to access state trails
Turkey stamp entries accepted through Dec. 27
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Letter: Thanks to NCT volunteers
Letter: Keep ‘Christ’ in Christmas
Letter: Thanks to Frazee Fire and Rescue Squad
Our Opinion: FDA acts to curb farm antibiotics
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
A New Year’s Bash: DLCCC holds family-friendly party
Dances with ‘The Nutcracker’
Longest Night Festival Saturday in NYM
'Anchorman 2' revives cult classic, but has Ron Burgundy sold out?
Lonestar’s holiday show is Friday at Shooting Star
Christmas Schedule of Services
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
August 21, 2012
Tom Purcell: Genetically engineered children
“Sit down over here. It won’t take but 20 minutes for us to custom-design your fetus.” “You want to custom-design our child, doctor?” “In the summer of 2012, University of Washington researchers made a massive biotechnology breakthrough. Few people talked about it at the...
opinion / commentary
August 21, 2012 - 10:55pm
August 17, 2012
Bemidji Pioneer Business Briefs for August 19
Realtor expands market into Bemidji BEMIDJI – Betsy Hollister, an Edina Realty sales associate, is now a full-time associate in the Bemidji and Bagley areas. She is a member of the Northwest Minnesota Association of Realtors and the Greater Lakes Association of Realtors, as well...
August 17, 2012 - 10:58pm
Don’t bully gay marriage opponents
I have news for Jeb Monge. His assertion (Aug. 4) that homosexuality is genetic is not only unproven; but as he states it, it is impossible. Homosexual couples do not reproduce. A fact is that many of my friends who are homosexual say that they didn’t seek this odd affection. They...
opinion / letters
August 17, 2012 - 10:57pm
Chiropratic Sport and Spinal Rehab donates to Northwoods Coalition for Family Safety
Chiropractic Sport and Spinal Rehab of Bemidji donated items to the Northwoods Coalition for Family Safety. Donors were encouraged to drop off items from Aug. 6-10 at CSSR in exchange for free services. From left are Valerie Robinson, NCFS advocate; Jyll Gudvangen, NCFS house manager;...
August 17, 2012 - 10:55pm
August 16, 2012
New sign marks entrance to Lake Bemidji State Park
Lake Bemidji State Park installed a new sign at the front entrance making it more visible from Beltrami County Road 20. Above, Russell Fisher,...
news / local
August 16, 2012 - 9:10pm
Parkinson’s disease: Pedal and Roll event planned in Bemidji
BY DELANEY DALY Pioneer Staff Writer BEMIDJI – Eleven years ago, Chuck Austad of Bemidji was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease – a diagnosis to an estimated 50,000 people annually in the U.S. “The thing about Parkinson’s is that you lose the ability to do the things you...
news / local
August 16, 2012 - 8:53pm
Survey: Minnesota, North Dakota will be among best places to live in 2032
By Marino Eccher, Forum Communications FARGO – Twenty years from now, cars will fly, your iPhone will double as your au pair, and the “Spiderman” trilogy with be on its 12th reboot. And Minnesota and North Dakota will be among the top five states to live in, according to a...
August 16, 2012 - 12:04am
June 19, 2012
Area divorced couple teaching others how to co-parent peacefully
Kari Peterson and Chad Sogge, who divorced in 2003, were able to take their kids on a recent trip to Disney World - along with their new spouses and the children from those marriages. It was shortly after that trip that Peterson of Glyndon, Minn., decided to write a guide offering...
June 19, 2012 - 9:21am
June 12, 2012
Father's Day crafts: Ideas help ensure Dad won't be forgotten
Even while reveling in the handmade treasures that have come my way each Mother's Day for the past years, I've wrestled with a disconcerting reality. I think it's time to go public with this, so I'm just going to lay it all out there. Dads, you've been getting ripped off. It's as...
June 12, 2012 - 9:00am
June 3, 2012
Working 10 hours from home in Oil Patch disrupts family life of Wisconsin man.
June 3, 2012 - 1:59pm
May 18, 2012
PCs for People refurbishes computers for low income people
BEMIDJI - With today's digital age, having a computer is becoming as essential as a kitchen sink, but the cost for the technology is high and some people are unable to afford their own. To help with this problem, the United Way of Bemidji Area partnered with PCs for People, a nonprofit...
May 18, 2012 - 9:23am
May 15, 2012
Local families rethinking high school graduation celebrations
FARGO - During Laura Barnhart's and Hannah Erickson's junior year at Fargo's Oak Grove High School, their mothers started talking about merging...
May 15, 2012 - 8:50am
May 7, 2012
Understanding Asperger's syndrome
Colin Vieweg possesses a level of maturity beyond his years. He's also prone to pronouncements delivered with an air of erudition that have earned him an affectionate family nickname: the Little Professor. He started to read at the age of 3, a skill that was well established by kindergarten,...
May 7, 2012 - 8:52am
April 24, 2012
Child speech experts say don't worry if your toddler's language regresses
The language development of 20-month-old "Annie" is coming along brilliantly. Words are spewing fast and furiously, and not only that, they're coming out correctly.
April 24, 2012 - 8:49am
April 19, 2012
Fargo woman puts dreams on hold to address critical needs of orphaned girls in Sudan
Somewhere in the depths of Deb Dawson's pile of unfinished creations, a full-length memoir manuscript waits for its shining moment. The story,...
April 19, 2012 - 8:41am