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Faith, rooted amongst the pines: First Presbyterian Church in Bemidji marks 120 years
Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
In historically rare move, Forum Communications Co. doesn't endorse Republican candidate for president
Local, area Halloween events scheduled
Mills, Nolan get testy on TPP during KSTP debate
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers score three in the third but late rally not enough as UND wins 5-4
SOCCER: Norton and Nelson tally goals in 2-1 BSU win
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU falls to UMD in shootout
BOYS SOCCER: Jacks will face Mankato West in state quarterfinals
VOLLEYBALL: BHS goes 1-3 at Chaska Invite
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Dennis G. "Denny" Preston
Kathleen H. Diederich
Linda Jo Nance
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
Letter to the editor: A perspective on the presidential election
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
Bemidji School District
October 13, 2016
VIDEO: Crunch time!: Bemidji schools take part in apple-biting event
BEMIDJI -- More than 450 students from Northern Elementary School hold their apples high after they all took a bite at the same time on Thursday...
October 13, 2016 - 5:28pm
September 6, 2016
All set for school: First day of classes for Bemidji Area Schools
Send us your first day of school photos! Email photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include names of students along with their grade and...
September 6, 2016 - 6:36pm
July 25, 2016
GOVERNMENT: Public weighs in on environmental impact of new school
BEMIDJI -- The public had an opportunity Monday to weigh in on potential environmental impacts of the new Gene Dillon Elementary. The open discussion took place during a public hearing by the Beltrami County Planning Commission/Board of Adjustments, which is reviewing Bemidji School...
July 25, 2016 - 9:05pm
July 20, 2016
COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Beltrami Board introduced to agreement with School District: Memorandum relates to street improvements
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners were introduced to a memorandum of understanding Tuesday between the government body and the Bemidji School District. The document, presented at the board's work session, comes after the district and county have been discussing...
July 20, 2016 - 12:33pm
July 18, 2016
EDUCATION: County, School District plan public hearing on new school project
BEMIDJI—An environmental assessment worksheet to move forward with a proposed agreement between the Bemidji School District and Beltrami County in regard to a new elementary school has been submitted. During the School Board meeting Monday, Bemidji Schools Superintendent James...
July 18, 2016 - 9:49pm
August 17, 2015
EDUCATION: No new news on new school: District comparing costs for three potential sites
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji School Board paid the elephant in the room about five minutes Monday. Addressing for the first time since July 27 its oft-troubled plan to build a new elementary school, the board addressed the status of the fourth- and fifth-grade building hardly at all—that...
August 17, 2015 - 10:17pm
January 30, 2015
No injuries reported in Bemidji school bus-car crash
BEMIDJI -- No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash Thursday involving a Bemidji School District bus, officials said Friday. The crash occurred near the intersection of Buchanan Avenue Southwest and Kimmur Road Southwest in Grant Valley Township.
January 30, 2015 - 6:04pm
November 5, 2014
BEMIDJI SCHOOL REFERENDUM: Voters approve new school
BEMIDJI -- It was a yes-yes vote for schools on Tuesday as voters passed both questions in the referendum to authorize funding to construct and operate a new fourth- and fifth-grade elementary school. With all 36 precincts reporting just after 1 a.m. Wednesday, 52.15 percent of...
November 5, 2014 - 1:08am
September 23, 2014
School Board adopts preliminary levy
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji School Board also voted on Monday to adopt a preliminary levy for 2015. The board unanimously voted to support a preliminary levy of $9,144,991.03, continuing a long-held district policy of “under levying,” or levying less than allowed under state formulas. The...
September 23, 2014 - 11:30pm
September 21, 2014
School Board to meet Tuesday on taxes, referendum
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji School Board will hold a special meeting on Tuesday to discuss taxes and this fall's referendum. The board will meet at 6:30 p.m. in its board room at district headquarters, 502 Minnesota Ave. NW.
September 21, 2014 - 1:46am
May 8, 2014
Grants announced for school-linked mental health services
BEMIDJI -- Area school districts are set to benefit from grants aimed to increase access to mental health services. The Minnesota Department of Human Services on Thursday announced $45.4 million in grants to be dispersed under five-year contracts with 36 mental health organizations...
May 8, 2014 - 11:27pm
April 10, 2014
Judge partially throws out lawsuit against Bemidji Area Schools; Bus driver had 6-year-old walk home as punishment
MINNEAPOLIS — A U.S. District Court judge on Tuesday threw out some of the claims in a lawsuit stemming from an Febuary 2013 incident in which a Bemidji school bus driver allegedly made a 6-year-old boy with ADHD and emotional behavior disorder walk home as punishment. Judge Michael...
April 10, 2014 - 12:02am
December 7, 2013
Number crunching: Officials look to build additional school space without raising taxes
BEMIDJI — A new building. No additional dollars. That seems to be the direction from school board members as Bemidji Area Schools leaders...
December 7, 2013 - 11:03pm
August 22, 2013
UPDATED: School District faces lawsuits over alleged abuse by former teacher
BEMIDJI -- Any chance of punishment or exoneration for John Wangberg, a former longtime Bemidji teacher accused of sexually abusing three 5-...
August 22, 2013 - 8:18pm
Bemidji School District named as defendant in lawsuits alleging sex abuse by former teacher
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji School District was named as the defendant in three lawsuits filed Wednesday in regard to alleged sexual abuse carried...
August 22, 2013 - 1:53pm