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VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
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PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
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Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
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FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The world is changing, so must we
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BHS bands do Bemidji proud
Letter to the Editor: BHS bands are class acts
Letter to the Editor: Let's learn from one another and respect differences
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Bemidji City Council
January 11, 2017
SPECIAL ELECTION: Bemidji resident Plemel sees work to be done, files for Ward 4
BEMIDJI—Feeling that Bemidji can be improved for everyone and with a multiple issues to address, resident Patrick Plemel filed to run in...
January 11, 2017 - 7:07pm
VIDEO: Anti-DAPL activists protest Bemidji City Council, Wells Fargo
BEMIDJI—A small group of people gathered outside of Bemidji City Hall on Wednesday to protest the City Council's decision to continue to...
January 11, 2017 - 7:05pm
January 10, 2017
SPECIAL ELECTION: Former at-large Bemidji City Councilor eyeing return in Ward 4 race
BEMIDJI—With a number of priorities on his mind, former Bemidji City Council member Jim Thompson is looking to a return to government service...
January 10, 2017 - 7:12pm
January 9, 2017
City Council OKs Division Street deal with Bemidji Area Schools
BEMIDJI—Bemidji's City Council approved an agreement with Bemidji Area Schools that would ultimately put water and sewer lines to a planned...
January 9, 2017 - 8:26pm
SPECIAL ELECTION: Ravnikar seeks Ward 4 seat on Bemidji City Council
BEMIDJI—The filing period for the Bemidji City Council special election to fill its Ward 4 seat opened Monday and a candidate already has...
January 9, 2017 - 5:38pm
January 8, 2017
City Council to consider Gene Dillon utilities agreement
BEMIDJI—At its work session Monday, Bemidji's City Council is scheduled to consider a proposed agreement with Bemidji Area Schools that...
January 8, 2017 - 9:50am
January 5, 2017
CITY: Bemidji Council orders special election, designates Mayor Pro-tem at meeting
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council passed a resolution Tuesday ordering a special election to fill a recent vacancy. Because Ward 4 Councilor...
January 5, 2017 - 8:05am
January 2, 2017
LOCAL GOVERNMENT: City, county to reorganize for 2017 meetings
BEMIDJI -- New positions and appointments will be a focal point for the Bemidji City Council and Beltrami County Board of Commissioners today, as both government entities meet for the first time in 2017.
January 2, 2017 - 4:33pm
December 19, 2016
Agenda set for 2017: Bemidji City Council approves next year’s budget, levy and more
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council convened Monday for its final meeting of 2016, approving the 2017 budget, tax levy and multiple other matters for next year. In total, the budget came to $37.8 million, an increase from the 2016 amount of $33.8 million. At a previous meeting, Bemidji...
December 19, 2016 - 9:48pm
December 5, 2016
Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Finance Director Ron Eischens gave a comprehensive breakdown of the city's proposed 2017 budget and levy Monday. The report, given before the council opened the meeting for a truth in taxation hearing, detailed the $37.8 million budget that's been proposed for...
December 5, 2016 - 8:22pm
December 4, 2016
Bemidji City Council to review street projects
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council will be in a position to advance the process for 2017 street projects when it meets Monday. The council will receive a staff recommendation to adopt feasibility reports for two projects coming up in the next construction season. The first is...
December 4, 2016 - 9:34am
November 29, 2016
Council weighs in on Gene Dillon plans
BEMIDJI—Bemidji city staff and officials made a pair of decisions Monday that could influence Bemidji Area Schools leaders' plans to build...
November 29, 2016 - 8:27am
November 22, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Council pay hikes are not warranted
Ward 2 Bemidji City Council member Roger Hellquist proposed to the mayor and council a 15 to 20 percent salary raise for the mayor and council, which sounds like they are all in agreement for this great pay raise. Since the late 1990s the mayor and council have increased their salaries...
November 22, 2016 - 6:05am
November 21, 2016
More work to do on #BemidjiRespect: City Council opts for more discussions on how to support new effort
BEMIDJI—An initiative calling for inclusiveness and respect was met with praise and skepticism Monday night at the Bemidji City Council meeting. The initiative, Standing Together for #BemidjiRespect, was organized last week by a group of community members, including Mayor Rita...
November 21, 2016 - 9:41pm
November 17, 2016
Another election around the corner for Bemidji with Olson moving to county position
BEMIDJI -- Just a few days after the city of Bemidji finalized the results of its last election, the municipality is already gearing up for the next one. Because Ward 4 City Council member Reed Olson won a seat on the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners, the city has to prepare...
November 17, 2016 - 5:52pm