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ELECTION: Social issues take center stage at city council forum
HEALTH CARE: How to control the costs? House speaker holds roundtable discussion in Bagley
Time for a Scooby snack: Bemidji Public Library holds cartoon marathon
Charges dropped against Minnesota teacher accused of having sex with student
Warren, Minn., man killed in head-on collision on Highway 1
PREP FOOTBALL: Bemidji to take on Moorhead in first round, other area playoff pairings announced
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Forwards stepping up for Beavers
MEN'S HOCKEY: Tough matchup awaits Beavers in Grand Forks
AUTO RACING: Leeper named Rookie of the Year
Trap shooting team holds on to first
Monte T. Olson
Kenneth Gergen Linnum
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
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
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
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote for the right engine this year
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sign thieves get a perverted thrill
First-time champions: BHS boys soccer wins section title
Blackduck City Council
September 9, 2016
Blackduck City Council meets, discusses patio project
The Blackduck City Council met Tuesday night and discussed updates on building a patio outside The Pond, as well as the success of this year’s Backwoods Bash and some brief updates on the main road construction project. According to Public Works Supervisor Bob Klug, Jr., a bid...
September 9, 2016 - 10:31am
August 12, 2016
Blackduck City Council moves forward with road construction, apartment project
The status of a road construction project and the upcoming apartment project were among the topics discussed at Monday night’s Blackduck City Council meeting. Jordan Lee of Widseth Smith Nolting and Mary Thompson of the Headwaters Regional Development Commission gave updates on...
August 12, 2016 - 10:49am
July 15, 2016
Blackduck City Council vacancy open through end of August
The Blackduck City Council now has two vacancies following the resignations of Sam Christensen and Mary Loeken. Christensen resigned in May when he and his wife relocated to Bemidji. Loeken submitted her resignation in June, citing personal reasons. Currently, two councilors and...
July 15, 2016 - 10:08am
July 1, 2016
New plan for Blackduck utilities to have first reading
The first reading of a city ordinance will take place at the City Council meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5. “The ordinance was set up several years ago by the city to help offset the cost of electricity to pay in the town with the streetlights,” said City Administrator Christina...
July 1, 2016 - 11:26am
May 13, 2016
Blackduck business to move into old telephone building
A business in Blackduck is looking to move into the former Paul Bunyan Telephone building. During Monday’s City Council meeting, one of the topics discussed was Choice Therapy moving into the old Paul Bunyan telephone building. Choice Therapy has been operating out of the Good...
May 13, 2016 - 10:12am
April 8, 2016
Blackduck city council met, discussed upcoming projects
Interviews for a new full-time patrol officer in Blackduck will begin May 12, according to Chief of Police John Wilkinson. Officer Matt Nikle has accepted a position with the Norman County Sheriff’s Office and will resign effective April 12. City Administrator Christina Regas has...
April 8, 2016 - 1:29pm
March 25, 2016
Dates for filing for Blackduck city elections announced
Two Blackduck City Council offices and the office of the mayor will be up for election in November. The filing dates to run in the election will be from 8 a.m. July 29 to 5 p.m. Aug. 12. Election Day is Nov. 8. City Council members whose four-year terms are set to expire at Mary Loeken...
March 25, 2016 - 12:06pm
March 11, 2016
Blackduck to move forward with housing project, road improvement
The Blackduck City Council met Monday night to discuss upcoming projects, including the status of zoning for an apartment complex and road improvement plans. The zoning application for a housing project on the west side of Blackduck is in the works. The Blackduck Development Corp....
March 11, 2016 - 10:22am
August 14, 2015
Blackduck City Council votes to support fund for burned trestle bridge
BLACKDUCK—The Blackduck City Council voted Monday to support creating a fund to help offset costs for a 113-year-old trestle bridge severely...
August 14, 2015 - 4:38pm
September 12, 2014
Blackduck City Council approves loan for sewer line replacement, resident skeptical
The Blackduck City Council approved a loan on Monday to cover the cost of a sewer line replacement on Fourth Street Northeast. Blackduck resident Kurt Benson questioned the assessment of the project and why residents who are connected to the sewer line are responsible to pay...
September 12, 2014 - 2:54pm
August 8, 2014
Grow resigns as community facilitator in Blackduck
Ryan Grow, community facilitator for the city of Blackduck, has resigned after working in the position for more than a year. The Blackduck City Council accepted Grow’s resignation at their regular meeting on Monday. He thanked the council and Christina Regas, city administrator,...
August 8, 2014 - 11:33am
July 11, 2014
Blackduck City Council presented financial statement, supports Capitol Christmas tree
The city of Blackduck was presented its 2013 financial statement at the regular meeting of the Blackduck City Council on Monday. Ashley Erickson of Miller McDonald Inc. was present to detail highlights of the past year to the council. Overall there was a decrease in the city’s...
July 11, 2014 - 11:58am
June 13, 2014
Blackduck City Council reinstates contract with HRDC
The Blackduck City Council has reiterated an agreement to a contract with the Headwaters Regional Development Commission (HRDC) in support of the Blackduck Sidewalks and Trails Planning Process. An agreement between the two was originally made during the council’s meeting in September...
June 13, 2014 - 1:22pm
May 9, 2014
Christenson joins Blackduck City Council
The Blackduck City Council added a new member as Sam Christenson joined the table at Monday’s regular meeting. Christenson’s letter of interest...
May 9, 2014 - 5:15pm
Blackduck City Council talks liquor ordinance, lawn mowers
The Blackduck City Council held its regular meeting on Monday, May 5 with a lengthy agenda to get through. New council member Sam Christenson was sworn in by city administrator Christina Regas, the new liquor ordiance was discussed and the need for two new lawn mowers was also on...
May 9, 2014 - 4:29pm