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John Frankfurth and Gloria Joy are stepping down from their leadership roles with the Bemidji Community Soup Kitchen. They have combined for 30 years of service to the organization. — Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

Here’s to a job well done: After many years at the helm, John Frankfurth and Gloria Joy step down from soup kitchen

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Tonight is beef stroganoff. It’s Thursday, April 18. Outside the snow is falling despite the calendar’s proclamation that it’s officially spring. Inside, the smell of meat — pounds of it — is filling the basement of Bemidji United Methodist Church. A dozen people are in line for the meal and a dozen more sit on metal folding chairs at plastic tables scattered throughout the basement.


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Justin Glawe
Reporting on crime, courts and Beltrami county government. Follow me on Twitter @JustinGlawe.
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