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BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
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Bemidji City Council
February 20, 2017
GOVERNMENT: City, County to consider agreements with school district
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council and Beltrami County Board of Commissioners meet today and both entities have an agenda item related to an agreement with the Bemidji School District. The proposed "memorandum of understanding' between the three is in relation to the planned Gene...
13 hours 33 min ago
February 9, 2017
Water Carnival location raises concerns, BDA surveying businesses for feedback
BEMIDJI -- With concerns rising to the surface about relocating this year’s Water Carnival, the Bemidji Downtown Alliance wants input from...
February 9, 2017 - 8:57pm
February 6, 2017
Albrecht: State of the city is 'strong'
BEMIDJI—Mayor Rita Albrecht delivered her "state of the city" address Monday night, characterizing Bemidji as a strong city that is fast becoming a regional attraction. She described a regional center with a burgeoning population—"If it seems like the streets are busier...
February 6, 2017 - 8:16pm
SPECIAL ELECTION: Ward 4 absentee voting ballots now available
BEMIDJI—Applications for absentee voting in the city of Bemidji's special election for Ward 4 are now available on the city's website....
February 6, 2017 - 4:33pm
February 5, 2017
CITY: Airport Authority looks to build two new hangars
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council will consider a request Monday to be a co-applicant for federal funding to support improvements at the...
February 5, 2017 - 9:30am
January 30, 2017
CITY: Council reviews progress of Sanford Center work group
BEMIDJI—A discussion of how success is defined at the Sanford Center was the main topic Monday at a Bemidji City Council work session....
January 30, 2017 - 8:53pm
January 25, 2017
SPECIAL ELECTION: Bemidji Heritage Preservation Commission member enters Ward 4 race
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji resident David Kostamo entered the race for the City Council Ward 4 seat this week with a hope that his passion for the past will help him shape the town’s future.
January 25, 2017 - 6:23pm
SPECIAL ELECTION: Beaulieu runs for Ward 4 with focus on economy, environment
BEMIDJI—Building a stronger economy in Bemidji and doing so in an environmentally responsible manner are top priorities for Justin Beaulieu, who is running for the City Council's open Ward 4 seat. The CEO of Ogaakaaning Enterprises in Red Lake, Beaulieu, 36, said he was driven...
January 25, 2017 - 2:31pm
January 23, 2017
CITY: Council hears report on city water wells
BEMIDJI—A review of chemicals that have been monitored in Bemidji water wells for a number of years was given to the City Council during...
January 23, 2017 - 8:41pm
January 17, 2017
CITY: Bemidji Council approves $2,000 in funding to AIS prevention group
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council made a commitment to help prevent aquatic invasive species Tuesday by approving a funding request from a...
January 17, 2017 - 9:23pm
January 14, 2017
Group hopes to increase boat inspections: City Council to meet Tuesday, consider request from Friends of Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI—Bemidji City Hall will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the City Council will meet Tuesday at 6...
January 14, 2017 - 6:30pm
January 12, 2017
SPECIAL ELECTION: Former Bemidji mayor aims for return to City Council
BEMIDJI—With a goal of getting back into local government, former Bemidji Mayor Richard Lehmann has filed in the city's special election...
January 12, 2017 - 12:41pm
SPECIAL ELECTION: Lemmer says she has a passion for serving Bemidji, files for Ward 4 seat
BEMIDJI—After two unsuccessful bids for the Bemidji City Council, Linda Lemmer is hoping the upcoming special election for Ward 4 will...
January 12, 2017 - 12:38pm
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