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McPhee wins new utility vehicle from 4-H Foundation raffle
School menu (Dec. 11)
Library News (Dec. 11)
The Packer Weekly: Matthew’s Voice Project sparks awareness
Local police host annual kids shopping event
Clinic Chiropractic to hold toy drive
Laney’s opens doors to marrow registry
Edward Jones takes top spot in National Survey of Financial Advisors
Escobar named nurse manager at Bethany
Area seniors focus of giving tree program
Superintendent: Business community supports and demands increased skills
Insight from the West Fargo PD: The return of heroin in the community
Huber: Snowfall causes parking problems
Insight from the West Fargo PD: Daytime burglaries hit West Fargo homes
Omdahl: Food Stamp critics deserve responses
Larson, Swedberg honored by Vikings, Midwest Dairy Council
Bowling scores (Dec. 11)
Wrestlers take first at Unruh Tournament
Boys hockey shut out in Grand Forks
Packer girls dealt first loss
Flight Lines: To feed or not to feed the birds
Flight lines: Change the land, change the inhabitants
Plentiful holiday plants available for gifts, enjoyment
Eating Well: Hot drinks warm up cold, winter days
Eating Well: Bring on the desserts this holiday season
Eastward Autumn road trip rich with fall colors
home & garden
August 23, 2012
'Boomers and Beyond' Senior Expo was big success
BEMIDJI — The inaugural “Boomers and Beyond” Senior Expo was a hit, exceeding expectations of the organizers and the seniors that participated. “We decided a long time ago that we should do some kind of activity for seniors,” said Dan Voss, general manager of RP Broadcasting....
news / local
August 23, 2012 - 1:21am
Outpatient services for inmates set to expand
BEMIDJI – The historic Beltrami County Courthouse was once used to sentence criminals, but the Beltrami County Jail will soon use the vacant space to expand outpatient services to jail inmates in hopes of lessening the number of repeat offenders. “How many times have you heard...
news / local
August 23, 2012 - 1:15am
Human powered: Using elliptical machines equals energy
By Delaney Daly Pioneer Staff Writer BEMIDJI – Bemidji State University students can now exercise and help the environment in one fell swoop, using elliptical machines installed at the Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center on campus to produce electricity. Of the center’s nine elliptical...
news / local
August 23, 2012 - 1:12am
August 22, 2012
Paltrow, Roberts, Swift set for cancer telethon
LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — An A-list cast of celebrities is joining a telethon to raise money and awareness to fight...
August 22, 2012 - 9:17am
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 20, 2012
Lunch workers study how to get kids to eat healthy
DENVER (AP) — There will be more whole grains on school lunch menus this year, along with a wider selection of fruits and vegetables and other...
August 20, 2012 - 1:28pm
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
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
Wellness court: Ceremonies, cultural activities help recovery process
By Tom Robertson, MPR News 91.3 FM CASS LAKE – Fred Isham sits near a blazing fire just outside Cass Lake on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation. The 37-year-old tribal member helped build the fire to heat carefully selected stones that will be used in a nearby sweat lodge. Inside...
news / region
August 16, 2012 - 9:14pm
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
Group cycles through Bemidji
Joy Sigelman of Minneapolis leads a group of friends Wednesday along Shevlin Avenue Southwest on their way to Laporte and back. The cycling group...
news / local
August 16, 2012 - 12:33am
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
August 15, 2012
Thousands lose state health insurance
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — More than 3,000 people have been kicked off the state's health insurance plan. An audit found they are ineligible relatives of state employees. The audit of 34,000 Minnesota employees required workers to submit tax returns, birth certificates and marriage...
August 15, 2012 - 6:39am
December 7, 2011
It's that time of the year
This happens to be National Influenza Vaccination Week. The timing is perfect - everywhere you go, it seems that people are sneezing, wheezing and coughing. I know there is a need for all of us to do the above at times, but come on, let's practice a little hygiene-laced common...
December 7, 2011 - 12:00am
October 5, 2011
New WFPS policy puts wellness first
Keeping students in a healthy learning environment is a top priority for administrators and staff at West Fargo Public Schools, and a recently enacted policy is putting extra emphasis on just that. The Healthy School and Nutrition Environment policy was put into place during the...
education / news
October 5, 2011 - 12:00am