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May 7, 2017
Looking beyond 2020: Bemidji officials have the future of annexation on their radar
BEMIDJI -- With the final phase of an orderly annexation agreement coming for Bemidji and Northern Township, officials are starting to consider looking ahead.
May 7, 2017 - 11:32am
May 6, 2017
Two-car crash reported in Bemidji Township
BEMIDJI -- Six people suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a two-car crash Saturday morning in Beltrami County. According to a Minnesota State Patrol report, the crash occurred on U.S. Highway 2 at the intersection with County Road 36 in Bemidji Township and was reported at 10:26...
May 6, 2017 - 3:43pm
April 16, 2017
GOVERNMENT: City Council has busy agenda Monday
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council has a full agenda for its Monday meeting, with action needed on a number of issues ranging from road construction...
April 16, 2017 - 10:15am
April 13, 2017
GOVERNMENT: End in sight for annexation litigation
BEMIDJI—Three local government bodies met for a joint public hearing Thursday to move forward and end litigation that's spanned five years. By holding the public hearing, the three government units—the city of Bemidji, Bemidji Township and Northern Township—are now...
April 13, 2017 - 8:41pm
April 12, 2017
ANNEXATION: JPB approves settlement between Bemidji, townships
BEMIDJI—The Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board took crucial action Wednesday to end a years-long dispute that included a flurry of lawsuits between the city of Bemidji, Bemidji Township and Northern Township. The JPB's work was based on a recent settlement agreement between...
April 12, 2017 - 8:34pm
March 17, 2017
No one hurt in two Thursday night house fires
BEMIDJI—No one was hurt in two separate Bemidji-area house fires Thursday evening, though both homes were damaged. According to a news...
March 17, 2017 - 9:03am
August 11, 2016
HOUSING: Planning Board approves rezoning for rental developer
BEMIDJI -- The Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board approved a resolution Wednesday to rezone land for a developer based on a court order. The resolution to change property in Bemidji Township from R2, classified as suburban residential, to R5 high density residential comes after...
August 11, 2016 - 8:20pm
July 8, 2016
GOVERNMENT: Court rules in Bemidji’s favor in township lawsuit
BEMIDJI -- For the first time since 2012, the city of Bemidji is not in litigation with Bemidji Township, following a court ruling last week. Jim Thomson, an attorney representing the city of Bemidji, said 9th District Judge Jana Austad ruled to dismiss claims made against the city...
July 8, 2016 - 5:45pm
April 30, 2016
Fire damages house in Bemidji Township
BEMIDJI TOWNSHIP—No one was injured in a house fire in Bemidji Township on Friday night. The Bemidji Fire Department received the call at 8:25 p.m. for a fire in the 2000 block of Timberlane Way Southwest. When firefighters arrived, they found the fire in the living room area...
April 30, 2016 - 2:20pm
March 10, 2016
ELECTION: Not Super Tuesday but Township Tuesday. Townships elections held across Minnesota
BEMIDJI -- Democracy was in action across Beltrami County and much of Minnesota on Tuesday. However, instead of a presidential primaries or caucuses like Super Tuesday, or even the general election, residents went to the polls to vote for township leaders. According to the Minnesota...
March 10, 2016 - 5:11pm
December 4, 2015
State agency approves City Council resolution for Phase II annexation
BEMIDJI -- Properties in Northern Township were annexed into Bemidji this week as the result of a state agency approving a resolution from the City Council. On Monday, the Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings accepted a resolution from the city which annexes a portion of Northern...
December 4, 2015 - 11:51am
November 2, 2015
CITY GOVERNMENT: Council approves Phase 2 of Northern Township annexation
BEMIDJI -- Phase 2 in an annexation plan created in 2003 moved forward Monday as the Bemidji City Council approved a resolution acquire parcels of land from Northern Township. City Attorney Alan Felix said after the meeting that the 2003 plan, the Joint Resolution for Orderly...
November 2, 2015 - 9:16pm
May 19, 2015
Appeals court rules in favor of city in annexation lawsuit
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court's ruling dismissing Bemidji Township's annexation lawsuit against the city of Bemidji and Northern Township. The ruling was filed Monday. The appeal was considered and decided by Presiding Judge Lawrence...
May 19, 2015 - 2:53pm
April 29, 2015
No injuries reported in Tuesday wildfire in Bemidji Township
BEMIDJI—No injuries were reported in a wildfire Tuesday evening in Bemidji Township. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the report of a wildland fire at 5:14 p.m. The fire was located north of the 1800 block of Francis Court Southeast, according to a fire department...
April 29, 2015 - 1:13pm
February 12, 2015
ANNEXATION: Judge gives order for detachment
ST. PAUL -- Roughly 270 residents the city of Bemidji had for years hoped would be part of the city through annexation are now going back to the control of Bemidji Township. Chief Administrative Law Judge Tammy L. Pust of the Minnesota Office of Administrative hearings signed...
February 12, 2015 - 6:14pm