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Bill Barthelemy is retiring after more than 32 years with the city of Bemidji. He first started with the city in its engineering department and then, later, was named the city's building official. His last day is today, but the city will host a reception in his honor Thursday afternoon. (Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper)

Barthelemy retires after more than 32 years with city

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Bill Barthelemy, then single, volunteered himself to be laid off several decades ago, opting to spare his married coworkers from financial stresses. He returned to his hometown of Bemidji, pledging to return the following spring to the Twin Cities-based engineering firm.

But he never returned.

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