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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
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VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
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PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
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DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
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Beltrami County Board of Commissioners
June 3, 2016
ELECTION: List of local, state and federal election candidates
BEMIDJI—Election filing for local elections ended Tuesday with all incumbents opting to run again and challenger candidates entering the race. In the Bemidji mayoral race, Rita Albrecht is seeking a third term after winning elections in 2012 and 2014. Her opponent will be former...
June 3, 2016 - 1:15pm
May 25, 2016
ELECTION: Better communication, roads priorities for Beltrami County candidate Gross
BEMIDJI -- For Hines, Minn., resident Vince Gross, the quality of Beltrami County roads has been going down for too long. This November, he will try to reverse that trend by running for the District 4 seat on the county board of commissioners Gross, a county resident all his life,...
May 25, 2016 - 8:16pm
May 20, 2016
ELECTION: Transportation, mental health funding priorities for Lucachick
BEMIDJI—Promising to remain consistent on taxation and budgeting, 5th District Beltrami County Commissioner Jim Lucachick filed for re-election Wednesday. "I still feel that there is a voice that's missing in the elected official arena," Lucachick said. "There's a silent majority...
May 20, 2016 - 7:46pm
May 18, 2016
ELECTION: Candidate filing opens for city, county seats
BEMIDJI—The time period for candidates to file for the 2016 November election opened Tuesday, with multiple county and city hopefuls already adding their names to the ballot. For the city of Bemidji, incumbents Mayor Rita Albrecht and City Council members Michael Meehlhause...
May 18, 2016 - 6:06pm
May 17, 2016
COUNTY: Foster placement problem continues to grow in Beltrami County: Statistics show steady climb of children placed out of the home
BEMIDJI -- The growing problem of children being placed in out-of-home care was the leading topic Tuesday during the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners' work session. Becky Secore, director of Beltrami County Health and Human Services, presented commissioners with an overview...
May 17, 2016 - 8:36pm
May 9, 2016
ELECTION 2016: Beltrami Commissioner Sumner announces candidacy for second term
REDBY -- Commissioner Tim Sumner, of Beltrami County's fourth district, will be running for a second term this November. "There's a lot of work...
May 9, 2016 - 6:01pm
May 3, 2016
COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Meeting a need in Beltrami County: Commissioners approve hiring additional staff as caseloads involving children mount
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners authorized the hiring of two additional employees as the number of cases related to children’s care increase. The two employees would take different positions, one as a child protection case manager and the other a children's...
May 3, 2016 - 7:57pm
April 19, 2016
COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Beltrami Commissioners explore new option for transfer station
BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners discussed a new option Tuesday for the future of its solid waste transfer operations. During a work session before its regularly scheduled meeting, the board was informed by Beltrami County Administrator Kay Mack and engineer...
April 19, 2016 - 6:43pm
March 15, 2016
COUNTY: Board formally recognizes the retirement of Environmental Services director
BEMIDJI—It was a bittersweet meeting for Beltrami County Commissioners on Tuesday as the board recognized the retirement of Environmental Services Director Bill Patnaude. Patnaude, who has worked for the county for 44 years, announced his retirement earlier this winter. During...
March 15, 2016 - 6:52pm
February 25, 2016
Beltrami County Commissioner Sumner to help introduce Sanders in Hibbing
HIBBING—Beltrami County Commissioner Tim Sumner will be one of the individuals introducing presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders...
February 25, 2016 - 5:02pm
February 16, 2016
Celebrating 150 years: Beltrami County Board launches sesquicentennial Tuesday (w/ video)
BEMIDJI—The end of the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday served as the beginning of a yearlong celebration, honoring...
February 16, 2016 - 6:58pm
January 28, 2016
Ralph Morris announces candidacy for position on Beltrami County Board
BEMIDJI -- With a background of military and public health experience at his side, Bemidji resident Dr. Ralph Morris announced Thursday he will...
January 28, 2016 - 9:16pm
December 15, 2015
Beltrami Board sets public hearing for Jan. 16: Commissioners seeking public input on location of new transfer station
BEMIDJI -- An alternative location for a new county solid waste transfer station was discussed during a work session prior to the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners' regular meeting Tuesday. The county is in the process of moving forward in the first phase of a multi-county plan...
December 15, 2015 - 7:04pm
December 1, 2015
COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Beltrami Board approves 2016 tax levy 3-2
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners met for a special budget meeting Tuesday which included a Truth in Taxation hearing and multiple financial topics, including next year's property tax levy. The property taxes payable in 2016 was set at $20,137,494 by the Board,...
December 1, 2015 - 10:08pm
Beltrami County: Bemidji Area Schools superintendent discusses possible locations for new facility with board of commissioners
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners heard from Bemidji Area Schools Superintendent Jim Hess on Tuesday regarding possible locations for a new elementary school. In November 2014, voters approved $40 million in building bonds to construct a new school and three...
September 1, 2015 - 8:32pm