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11-year-old driving ATV in Becker County crashes, injuring nine children
Raised in Itasca State Park
Laporte Days held Aug. 12-13
Workshop focuses on trauma in schools
Coffee and Paint scheduled Wednesday
Sports physical blitz planned for Aug. 6
BHS player/parent meetings set for Aug. 3
YOUTH BASEBALL: Northern Heat planning fundraisers
GOLF: Match play underway at Birchmont
GOLF: Day two of 2016 Birchmont has lots of local flavor as women, masters take course
Susan Marie Tibstra
Ashley Jean Needham
Beverly J. Neadeau
Charlotte "Char" Clark
James "Jim" Sperling
MASTER GARDENERS: Summer insects are here
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
Off The Record Blog: Let’s analyze this trailer for ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ book
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
Bemidji City Council
July 27, 2016
Welcome aboard a bigger board: Advisory board for Visit Bemidji could reach 14
BEMIDJI -- Visit Bemidji, the community’s destination marketing organization, is considering welcoming a variety of new members aboard. At its monthly meeting Wednesday, the Visit Bemidji Advisory Board came to a consensus on restructuring its number to a total of 14 board members....
17 hours 3 min ago
July 5, 2016
CITY: Bulk of Council work finished through consent agenda Tuesday
BEMIDJI—A grant for the Bemidji Fire Department and a permit for a local business were approved Tuesday during a brief meeting of the City Council. As part of its consent agenda, the Council approved a grant of $95,160 awarded by the United States Fire Administration to be used...
July 5, 2016 - 8:15pm
June 27, 2016
OUTDOORS: More AIS inspections, education for boaters, anglers
BEMIDJI—In an effort to help safeguard Bemidji's water, the City Council voted at a work session Monday to contribute $2,000 toward a county-run...
June 27, 2016 - 7:47pm
June 24, 2016
VISIT BEMIDJI: Task force narrows focus for Visit Bemidji's future
BEMIDJI—A task force set a list of priorities related to the future of Visit Bemidji on Thursday. Coming to the consensus at the meeting was a task force organized by the city of Bemidji to determine the direction of the destination marketing organization. Members of the task...
June 24, 2016 - 9:07pm
June 20, 2016
CITY GOVERNMENT: Visit Bemidji operations detailed for City Council
BEMIDJI -- A comprehensive report on Bemidji's destination marketing organization was given Monday to the City Council. During its meeting, Councilors...
June 20, 2016 - 7:34pm
June 13, 2016
PROPERTY TAXES: Less than 1 percent increase expected: Councilors get 2017 budget preview at Monday work session
BEMIDJI -- Based on preliminary numbers, the property tax increase for Bemidji residents should only be 0.5 percent in 2017. Bemidji's Finance...
June 13, 2016 - 7:37pm
June 12, 2016
CITY COUNCIL: Financial management, budgeting on council's agenda
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council will be looking to its financial future at a work session Monday. Scheduled for the meeting is a presentation from Bemidji Finance Director Ron Eischens, who will review the 2016 budget that was focused on long-term issues and describe items...
June 12, 2016 - 12:02am
June 6, 2016
CITY COUNCIL: Carnegie committee fills up the calendar
BEMIDJI—A full slate of summer events and fundraising is on the calendar for the committee working to rescue the Carnegie Library building....
June 6, 2016 - 7:47pm
June 5, 2016
CITY GOVERNMENT: Three ordinances up for second reading Monday
BEMIDJI—A public hearing for an ordinance related to the Center City Housing project is set for Monday's Bemidji City Council meeting. The ordinance would authorize the conveyance and transfer of property from the city of Bemidji to Center City Housing Corp., a Minnesota non-profit...
June 5, 2016 - 1:06pm
June 3, 2016
ELECTION: List of local, state and federal election candidates
BEMIDJI—Election filing for local elections ended Tuesday with all incumbents opting to run again and challenger candidates entering the race. In the Bemidji mayoral race, Rita Albrecht is seeking a third term after winning elections in 2012 and 2014. Her opponent will be former...
June 3, 2016 - 1:15pm
June 2, 2016
ELECTION: Running to return: Former Bemidji mayor Lehmann files to regain position
BEMIDJI -- After a six-year absence from the Bemidji City Council, former Mayor Richard Lehmann is looking to return to the position he held for nearly a decade. Lehmann, 58, filed to run for Bemidji Mayor on Tuesday, marking the first time he's been a candidate for the seat since...
June 2, 2016 - 9:01pm
May 25, 2016
ELECTION: Heinonen runs for Bemidji Ward 5 to improve business climate
BEMIDJI -- After 32 years of living and being active in Bemidji's community, Don Heinonen decided now is the right time to take the next step and try to join the City Council. Heinonen first moved to Bemidji in 1983 and attended Northwest Technical College before becoming a master...
May 25, 2016 - 8:18pm
May 23, 2016
CITY: Hockey Day committee meets with City Council
BEMIDJI—A group of Bemidji residents met with the City Council on Monday to request their support in bringing "Hockey Day Minnesota" to the first city on the Mississippi. The annual event is hosted by Fox Sports North and a local community, celebrating all things hockey in Minnesota....
May 23, 2016 - 7:27pm
May 20, 2016
ELECTION: Health, human services a focus for Olson as he seeks County Commission seat
BEMIDJI—Current member of the Bemidji City Council Reed Olson said he decided it was the right time to switch to another level of government, filing to run for a Beltrami County Commissioner seat this week in the Nov. 8 election. Olson said he chose to opt for the Beltrami County...
May 20, 2016 - 7:44pm
May 19, 2016
ELECTION: Continued growth of Bemidji a priority for Erickson
BEMIDJI -- Nancy Erickson is aiming to continue her second round with the city’s governing body this November. On Wednesday Erickson filed to run for re-election to represent Bemidji’s Ward 5 on the City Council for another four years. If elected, the term would be Erickson's...
May 19, 2016 - 8:17pm