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Bemidji area events
November 27, 2013
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...
November 27, 2013 - 2:00am
September 4, 2013
News briefs - Thursday, Sept. 5
Planned power outage scheduled LAPORTE -- Minnkota Power Cooperative will perform scheduled maintenance at 3:30 a.m. Friday on the Laporte substation. This includes the city of Laporte, Kabekona and south of the Guthrie area. The outage is expected to last no longer than two hours...
September 4, 2013 - 9:56pm
August 30, 2013
News briefs - Saturday, Aug. 31
Community Appreciation Day rescheduled BEMIDJ I -- Bemidji State University's eighth annual Community Appreciation Day has been rescheduled for 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 14 on campus. Directly following the event will be BSU's home football opener against Concordia University-St. Paul. Visitors...
August 30, 2013 - 11:18pm
News briefs - Friday, Aug. 30
Saum Fun Day set for Sunday SAUM-- A Saum Fun Day is planned for 4 p.m. Sunday at the historic Saum School. A pancake and waffle supper will include sausage patties, juice, fruit and a beverage. Later in the evening "The Country Gents Plus One" will provide music. A freewill donation...
August 30, 2013 - 12:12am
August 24, 2013
News Briefs - Sunday, Aug. 25
Locke to perform concert and native dance ensemble BEMIDJI -- Kevin Locke will perform a concert and Native American dance ensemble at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Beaux Arts Ballroom at Bemidji State University. Admission is free. The performance is sponsored by the BSU Council of Indian...
August 24, 2013 - 9:44pm
News Briefs - Saturday, Aug. 24
BGC announces upcoming hours BEMIDJI -- The Boys and Girls Club of the Bemidji Area will be closed Aug. 30 to Sept. 6 for staff training, fall planning, gym maintenance and painting. Administrative offices will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 3 to 6. Regular after-school hours will...
August 24, 2013 - 1:54am
August 21, 2013
News Briefs - Thursday, Aug. 22
Arc United to host family picnic BEMIDJI-- The Arc United will host a potluck picnic for families who have children with disabilities noon Saturday at Diamond Point Park. Families who have children with special needs are welcome to attend to meet other families, make connections and...
August 21, 2013 - 11:16pm
August 20, 2013
News Briefs - Wednesday, Aug. 21
Guthrie corn feed planned GUTHRIE-- The annual Guthrie corn on the cob and hot dog feed fundraiser will be held noon to 4 p.m. Sunday Aug. 25 at the Guthrie Community Center, 44255 Rail Rd. in Guthrie. Corn, hot dogs, coffee, lemonade and bar will all be served. All proceeds will...
August 20, 2013 - 11:15pm
August 17, 2013
News Briefs - Sunday, Aug. 18
Trade show open to American Indian students WALKER -- The Northern Minnesota Tribal Economic Development Summer and Trade show will be held Oct. 16-17 at Northern Lights Casino in Walker. This year, the show is hosting the Youth Business Plan Competition, which is open to American...
August 17, 2013 - 10:15pm
News Briefs - Saturday, Aug. 17
Local partners receive development grant BEMIDJI -- Rural Minnesota CEP, Northwest Technical College, Bemidji Adult Basic Education and area businesses received a FastTRAC Work Force Development Grant to implement the Minnesota Adult Career Pathway in Healthcare. The program offers...
August 17, 2013 - 1:40am
August 15, 2013
News Briefs - Friday, Aug. 16
State of the Band address set CASS LAKE-- The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe will host a State of the Band address at noon Aug. 22 at the Northern Lights Casino convention hall. Information booths, a lunch buffet, door prizes, color guard and drum groups will be set up. Chairwoman Carri...
August 15, 2013 - 11:18pm
August 14, 2013
News Briefs - Thursday, Aug. 15
Ardenhurst picnic planned ARDENHURST -- The 7th Annual Ardenhurst Township Picnic will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ardenhurst Town Hall, located south of Northome on state Highway 46. The public is welcome to bring a dish to share. Everything else is provided. 10th Annual Uff Da! Days...
August 14, 2013 - 10:55pm
August 13, 2013
News Briefs, Wednesday, Aug. 14
Birding club to meet BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Birding Club, as part of the Mississippi Headwaters Audubon Society, will meet 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at Lueken's Village Foods North, 1171 Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Anyone interested in talking about birds they have seen, as well as learn more about...
August 13, 2013 - 10:16pm
August 10, 2013
News Briefs - Saturday, Aug. 10
City of Bemidji 5K-9 planned BEMIDJI -- The City of Bemidji 5K-9 Fun Run begins with check in 8 a.m. Aug. 24 at the Rotary Pavilion at Paul Bunyan Park. The Fun Run will begin at 9 a.m. The 5K-9 is a non-competitive run/walk for anyone to join with their dog. All proceeds will go...
August 10, 2013 - 12:11am
August 8, 2013
News Briefs - Friday, Aug. 9
Family canoe exploration set BEMIDJI -- Explore Lake Bemidji by canoe 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Outdoor Program Center at Diamond Point Park. Cost is $15 for 12 and older and $5 for 11 and younger. Register by 3 p.m. Aug. 16 at www.ci.bemidji.mn.us. For questions, call 333-1850....
August 8, 2013 - 11:58pm