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March 26, 2017
Albrecht declares March 27-31 Boys & Girls Club Week
At the Bemidji City Council meeting March 20, Mayor Rita Albrecht signed a proclamation declaring March 27-31 as Boys & Girls Club Week in Bemidji....
12 hours 59 min ago
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
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 17, 2016
Rallying around respect: Group of Bemidji residents prepare statement to promote unity
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht and a group of residents are working to highlight Bemidji as an inclusive community after they’ve heard...
November 17, 2016 - 5:05pm
November 9, 2016
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
October 31, 2014
Final mayoral debate: Show them the money: Packed house turns out at City Hall
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji mayoral candidates met Thursday for their final debate ahead of the Nov.4 election next week. Incumbent Mayor Rita Albrecht faced off against challenger Jorge Prince, and candidates for City Council -- Don Heinonen and Dave Larson -- also participated. Voters...
October 31, 2014 - 12:14am
Letter: Prince wants to create opportunities
I met Jorge Prince back in 2007. At the time, I had spent my family’s life savings on a prototype of a new pipe handling product that would one day become the DECKHAND. I had shopped my idea all over Bemidji seeking funding and advice on how to move my idea forward so that one day...
October 31, 2014 - 12:11am
October 30, 2014
Letter: Prince shows leadership on ODC board
I believe that the Bemidji community needs to know that Jorge Prince is not only a proponent of job growth within the community but specifically a strong supporter of job opportunities for individuals with disabilities. As business development coordinator for the Occupational Development...
October 30, 2014 - 12:22am
October 28, 2014
Letter: Albrecht has more good work to do
I have been impressed with our current mayor, Rita Albrecht, and feel she deserves support for another term. She represents our community well in this highly visible position. She is well-spoken at council meetings and at the many public events she participates in. She is thoughtful,...
October 28, 2014 - 11:41pm
October 25, 2014
Letter: Prince has superb analytical, people skills
i area would agree that the next few years are going to be crucial for the city of Bemidji’s economic viability and growth. My years of experience with Mr. Jorge Prince make me believe that he is the best mayoral candidate to make this happen. Jorge was employed many years ago...
October 25, 2014 - 1:33am
October 24, 2014
Bemidji mayor: Albrecht, Prince face off again at BHS debate
BEMIDJI— Mayoral candidates Rita Albrecht and Jorge Prince weighed in on city issues like redevelopment and the upcoming referendum Thursday for their second debate in three days. Bemidji High School students in Jeff Aas’ AP U.S. Government and Politics class conducted the debate...
October 24, 2014 - 12:22am
October 23, 2014
Letter: Albrecht shows skill, diplomacy, integrity
As a friend of Rita Albrecht, of course I support her. As an observer of her skill, diplomacy and integrity as mayor there is no doubt she is the right one for this position. We’ve been able to have Rita preside over many difficult issues the city faces, some that are ongoing and...
October 23, 2014 - 12:25am
August 20, 2012
Albrecht will make a superb mayor
It is both exciting and overwhelming to write a letter of support for Rita Albrecht in her race to be mayor of Bemidji. She first came to Bemidji as a BSU student in 1976, but three years later she married and began a family. In the process of raising her family, she also worked outside...
August 20, 2012 - 11:53pm