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    Project for Change to celebrate Juneteenth with Bemidji community event

    Jun. 15—BEMIDJI — Juneteenth, celebrated this year on Saturday, June 19, 2021, will mark 156 years since the end of slavery in the United States. Project for Change, an organization dedicated to social justice in Bemidji, will hold a free event for the community to celebrate and memorialize the day. The program will commemorate the abolishment of slavery with speakers, live music, dancing, ...

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    Female merganser raising 40 ducklings on Lake Bemidji

    Jun. 15—BEMIDJI — A mother merganser has her wings full on Lake Bemidji. The female common merganser has taken on at least one other brood of ducklings, which after a local wildlife photographer captured a merganser with about 75 ducklings in 2018, the Pioneer has learned is actually fairly normal. Wildlife photographer Brent Cizek captured the image of a merganser with about 50 ducklings, ...

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    Community Band concert set for June 20

    Jun. 15—BEMIDJI — After missing out on the entire 2020 summer season, the Bemidji Area Community Band will present four concerts this year, beginning with the traditional Father's Day performance at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 20. Related: Scott Guidry, director of bands at Bemidji State University, will conduct. The concert will be held on the lawn south of BSU's Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. ...