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Bemidji City Council
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
November 9, 2016
BEMIDJI CITY COUNCIL: Erickson holds off Heinonen; Meehlhause, Johnson run unopposed
BEMIDJI—The race Bemidji City Council Ward 5 came down to the wire Tuesday night, with incumbent Nancy Erickson managing to edge her challenger Don Heinonen by just 18 votes in a 682-664 decision. "It was a squeaker, it was the closest race I've ever won. Don was a very tough...
November 9, 2016 - 6:39pm
Albrecht wins third term as Bemidji mayor
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht was re-elected Tuesday for the third time, defeating former mayor Richard Lehmann. With all six precincts...
November 9, 2016 - 1:35am
Erickson wins fourth term in Ward 5 in close race
BEMIDJI—Bemidji City Council member Nancy Erickson earned a fourth term Tuesday, defeating challenger Don Heinonen 682-664. Erickson, who...
November 9, 2016 - 1:25am
Meehlhause to represent Ward 1 for second term
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji City Council member Michael Meehlhause will represent Ward 1 again for the next four years, as he earned 924 votes Tuesday...
November 9, 2016 - 1:15am
Johnson to return for 16th year on council
BEMIDJI—The longest serving member of Bemidji's City Council will once again represent Ward 3, having earned 1,117 votes in an unopposed...
November 9, 2016 - 1:12am
November 7, 2016
CITY GOVERNMENT: Council holds public hearing, reading on salary increases
BEMIDJI—Adjustments to salaries were a subject for the Bemidji City Council on Monday, both for elected officials and on-call firefighters. At its regular meeting Monday, the council held a public hearing followed by second reading on an ordinance that would increase the annual...
November 7, 2016 - 7:53pm
November 2, 2016
Mayoral candidates make their pitches to young voters
BEMIDJI—BSU's student senate heard campaign pitches from Bemidji's two candidates for mayor Wednesday. Incumbent Mayor Rita Albrecht and Richard Lehmann, who held the position himself in the early 2000s, told about 20 student senators their respective visions for the city's...
November 2, 2016 - 9:59pm
October 31, 2016
More layoffs at the Sanford Center: VenuWorks makes additional staff changes
BEMIDJI -- Staff changes at the Sanford Center continued last week, with the Ames, Iowa-based managing company VenuWorks moving to terminate...
October 31, 2016 - 6:49pm
October 20, 2016
ELECTION: Social issues take center stage at city council forum
BEMIDJI—Ideas and opinions on a number of topics were shared at a candidates forum Thursday, featuring incumbents and challengers hoping...
October 20, 2016 - 10:22pm
October 18, 2016
COUNTY: County candidates questioned on transparency, city relations
BEMIDJI -- It was another night of questions for prospective Beltrami County commissioners Tuesday, as incumbents and challengers once again...
October 18, 2016 - 10:07pm
October 17, 2016
CITY: Council approves Birchmont re-assessments
BEMIDJI—The latest in an eight-year long saga regarding assessments to homeowners along Birchmont Drive unfolded at Bemidji City Hall on...
October 17, 2016 - 9:03pm
October 16, 2016
CITY: Public hearings for project assessments at Monday City Council meeting
BEMIDJI—A pair of public hearings will be held at Monday's Bemidji City Council meeting for assessments on projects, new and old. The first hearing is for the 2016 street reconstruction projects, a continuation of the city's annual renewal program. This year's projects included...
October 16, 2016 - 8:18am
October 15, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why stop at Christopher Columbus?
It is disappointing that the Bemidji City Council decided to declare the second Monday in October Indigenous Peoples' Day. Apparently, this is out of some sort of embarrassment or disgust of Christopher Columbus. It is additionally unfortunate that this declaration was made, not out...
October 15, 2016 - 4:54am