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Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
Is the deer duel in St. Paul over? Chronic wasting disease unites DNR, Board of Animal Health
Cost an obstacle for body camera usage in Fargo-Moorhead area
White Earth Reservation receives state grant to fight 'food desert' problem with food truck
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Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
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David W. O'Brien
James E. Daman
Raymond Jon Kraskey
Richard "Dick" Greenwood
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Schools need all of our help for 100 percent grad rate
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VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
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Around the Arts, September 17
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PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
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February 10, 2015
Bemidji Day at the Capitol is Wednesday
BEMIDJI -- Although the Minnesota Capitol is covered in scaffolding and ‘closed’ signs, the Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce will continue its annual Bemidji Day at the Capitol tradition Wednesday. The Chamber and other Bemidji civic leaders will drive some four hours by...
February 10, 2015 - 8:07pm
December 13, 2014
State Chamber president talks Bemidji skills gap: Shortage of trained workers statewide
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji has a skills gap, and the shortage of trained workers is driving away businesses, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Interim President...
December 13, 2014 - 12:45am
October 27, 2014
'First City of Lights' needs more donations
BEMIDJI -- The event that brightens Bemidji's longest nights needs a little jolt. Lori Paris, Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce president, said Monday the annual "Night We Light" celebration is about $8,000 short of the money it needs to put on the full downtown display of trees...
October 27, 2014 - 9:47pm
Welcome to Bemidji: Carol Olson often the first person people talk to when visiting
BEMIDJI -- Tucked along the lakeside, next to Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox, rests the Tourist Information Center, a building where Carol...
October 27, 2014 - 9:42pm
May 30, 2014
Chamber of Commerce bestows annual awards
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce held its 10th annual Awards of Excellence Luncheon at the Hampton Inn and Suites Thursday, honoring...
May 30, 2014 - 12:10am
September 12, 2013
Ambassadors visit Urbanesque
Ambassadors recently visited the newly opened Urbanesque, a boutique located downtown Bemidji at 504 Beltrami Ave. They offer refinished furniture,...
September 12, 2013 - 8:53pm
May 23, 2013
Lueken’s, Bar 209 among Chamber of Commerce honorees
Two Bemidji businesses were honored Thursday as Business of the Year at the ninth annual Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce Awards of Excellence...
May 23, 2013 - 2:39pm
May 9, 2013
Bensen to receive lifetime achievement award
Former Bemidji State University President Jim Bensen will receive the Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Charlie Naylor Lifetime Achievement Award.
May 9, 2013 - 5:57pm
December 21, 2012
Ambassadors visit Benusa Appliances, TV’s & Mattresses
Ambassadors welcomed Benusa Appliances, TV’s & Mattresses to town recently. They are located at 750 Paul Bunyan Drive and offer brands...
December 21, 2012 - 7:43pm
December 11, 2012
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Vigorous debates on tap for Minnesota
December 11, 2012 - 12:43am
December 7, 2012
Students decorate Tourist Information Center Christmas tree
Students have decorated the Christmas tree at the Tourist Information Center. The decorations were made by Amanda Nelson’s art students at the Paul Bunyan Center. Nancy Sullivan’s students made marshmallow snowmen, Alisha Lindenfelser’s students made Santas and Lana Hunsberger’s...
December 7, 2012 - 6:39pm
December 6, 2012
Hospitality tax lacks chamber support
BEMIDJI – The Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce doesn’t support a hospitality tax at this time, the organization’s president Lori Paris said Wednesday.
December 6, 2012 - 12:47am
November 2, 2012
Bemidji Area Chamber Ambassadors visit North Homes
Bemidji Chamber Ambassadors visited with Kim Anderson, North Homes children and family services regional director. Ambassadors toured the facility...
November 2, 2012 - 8:26pm
Bemidji Chamber Ambassadors visit Outerworld
Bemidji Area Chamber Ambassadors visited the owners of Outerworld, Val and Terry Angell, at their new location on Beltrami Avenue. The bigger...
November 2, 2012 - 8:24pm
October 19, 2012
Larson to lead Bemidji Chamber board
BEMIDJI — Warren Larson has accepted the role as chairman of the board for the Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce, which has marked its 105th year.
October 19, 2012 - 8:49pm