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News briefs for Nov. 27

Special school board meeting set

BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Area School Board will have a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the District Office Board Room, 502 Minnesota Ave. NW. The agenda for the meeting includes a facilites discussion.

Muzzleloader deer hunt announced

BEMIDJI — Lake Bemidji State Park will remain open during the special resources management muzzleloader deer hunt Dec. 6 - 8. Visitors are advised to wear blaze orange if they visit while the hunt is in progress, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said.

Home ownership workshops set

MAHNOMEN — “Pathways Home: A Native Homeownership Guide” is an eight-hour workshop offered by trained homebuyer educators for American Indians. The free class will be offered from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 11 and 12 at Shooting Star Casino, 777 S. Casino Road, Mahnomen. The workshop includes a light dinner both evenings, follow-up housing advice, copy of your soft-pull credit report and pre-qualification by a housing advisor. To register call, (800) 752-6579.

Duluth Vet Center scheduled to move

BEMIDJI — The Duluth Vet Center is scheduled to relocate but will stay within Duluth city limited. The current offices, 405 E. Superior St, will move around March or April 2014 and the new location will be at 4402 Haines Road. The new space will be larger with space for four counselors, one program assistant and one Global War on Terrorism Outreach coordinator.

Change in hours for demolition landfill

BEMIDJI — Starting Dec. 23, the Beltrami County Demolition Landfill, 2331 North Plantagenet, will change to its winter hours. The landfill will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays only.

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