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Four members of the Bemidji City Council took the Oath of Office Monday night during the regular council meeting. From left are re-elected Ward 2 Councilor Roger Hellquist and newly elected Councilors Rita Albrecht, Ward 4, and Jim Thompson, at-large; and newly elected Mayor Dave Larson. Pioneer Photo/Bethany Wesley

Newly seated Bemidji mayor, councilors call for joint meeting with county board on 2 a.m. bar closing time

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The faces might be new, but the issues are the same.

The new Bemidji City Council was seated Monday night. At the tail end of the relatively uneventful meeting, new Mayor Dave Larson asked his fellow councilors to endorse the idea of a joint meeting with Beltrami County commissioners to discuss the city's and county's positions on bar closing times.


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