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November 29, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: County did not choose most qualified attorney
Full disclosure: I am a friend of Clifford Wardlaw, having worked with him when I was an FBI agent assigned to investigate crimes on the Red...
November 29, 2017 - 8:45am
May 30, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vene has proven to be a good public servant
When I think of a latter-day Horatio Alger success story, I am reminded of long-time Bemidji/Beltrami County resident Joe Vene. I am so pleased to have read that he's running for re-election to the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners.
May 30, 2016 - 10:44pm
December 23, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Grant Valley school location raises questions about traffic
Dr. Hess and his school board have decided on the Grant Valley Township site for the new school, apparently in hopes of being able to work with the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners. Past history indicates Dr. Hess and his board have had problems working with Bemidji Township...
December 23, 2015 - 1:05am
April 22, 2015
BELTRAMI COUNTY BOARD: Lake Bemidji at high-risk for mussel infestation, study says
BEMIDJI—Lake Bemidji holds one of the highest risk levels for zebra mussel infestation out of studied lakes in Beltrami County, according to a report presented Tuesday to the County Board of Commissioners. Researcher Moriya Rufer, of RMB Environmental Laboratories in Detroit...
April 22, 2015 - 9:43am
April 7, 2015
County board votes to add jail staff
BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday voted to add staff to the Beltrami County Jail, and heard an update on planned renovations to the building. In March, the board voted to partially suspend the project in light of additional state staffing requirements...
April 7, 2015 - 6:36pm
March 10, 2015
County government: Jail renovation in flux following new state requirements
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Board on Tuesday voted to complete the first phase of the roughly $5 million renovation of the county jail -- leaving subsequent phases in doubt. Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp said the additional requirements on the project being stacked on...
March 10, 2015 - 11:27pm
March 6, 2015
COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Board to discuss jail renovations Tuesday
BEMIDJI-- Beltrami County officials will hold a special meeting of the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday in response to a state notification...
March 6, 2015 - 7:31pm
County picks Development Grant winners
BEMIDJI -- Gardens won out over guns and road construction in the 2015 race for county development grant funding. In a work session Tuesday, the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners chose which community groups should be awarded grant funding through the annual Development Grant. More...
January 6, 2015 - 10:03pm
December 3, 2014
County plans road swap with townships
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners talked about potentially switching control of several rural roads with local townships Tuesday at a series of meetings. About 40 people turned out both to the meeting at Northern Township's Town hall and the Community Center...
December 3, 2014 - 12:04am
November 1, 2014
Letter: Winger motivated to do what’s right
Beltrami is a progressive county and a solid county government is essential. As a resident of Frohn Township for 18 years, I have observed how important it is that we have strong county commissioners representing us. I am extremely pleased to support Keith Winger for Beltrami County...
November 1, 2014 - 11:18pm
October 23, 2014
Letter: Bliss has shown integrity, follow-through
I’d like to express my support for Matt Bliss in the upcoming Beltrami County Commission election. When I think about a county commissioner I think of someone with their finger on the pulse of the community who understands the issues the community is facing. I believe that Matt’s...
October 23, 2014 - 12:23am
February 18, 2014
Scenic Highway to see some changes: Reconstruction project on tap for stretch of County Road 39
BEMIDJI — The scenic Beltrami County Road 39 is poised to undergo some changes. The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday took the first step toward allowing all-terrain vehicles to drive on the shoulder of the roadway — known as Scenic Highway — keeping ATVs out...
February 18, 2014 - 11:58pm
Beltrami County ends 2013 with accomplishment recap
BEMIDJI -- Commissioners wrapped up 2013’s final meeting with a recap of the county’s accomplishments and an unofficially tabled fire department debate. Beltrami County Board Chairman Richard Anderson highlighted the county’s accomplishments for 2013 including: road improvement...
December 18, 2013 - 8:20pm
December 4, 2013
Half-cent sales tax kills $10 wheelage tax: Beltrami commissioners look at long-term plan to fix county roads
BEMIDJI — Yes, new taxes? Beltrami County will be implementing a new sales tax to help pay for county road repairs. The half-percent transportation sales tax follows the incorporation of a $10 wheelage tax earlier this year for 2014. However, by adopting the resolution that adds...
December 4, 2013 - 11:00pm
November 20, 2013
Beltrami County commissioners approve Con-Con funding for projects
BEMIDJI — Beltrami County commissioners approved distributing $149,500 in Consolidation Conservation (ConCon) funds for northern Beltrami County communities at Tuesday’s county board meeting. A total of $280,400 was requested. The ConCon Committee met Nov. 4, with representatives...
November 20, 2013 - 11:44pm