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Bemidji's been like home
Local Girl Scouts travel to NYC
Benches to honor Mercedes Mayfield
Beltrami County Farm Bureau donates to food shelves
FOOTBALL: Former Bemidji State standout Leonhardt makes Raiders' roster
Jenkins wins eighth Vandersluis golf title
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Football: Bemidji opens season at home today against Grand Rapids
North Dakota hockey goalie changes name to honor mother, grandmother
Jean Helen Hellekson
Stephen James Johnson
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Say what you will about the turkey vulture, they are majestic birds
Patrick Guilfoile: Shocking facts about quiet reflection
Finding success for the first-year teacher
Kelly Breviig: New laws help educate about sexual violence
Thinking ahead: 2014 tasks to succeed in 2015
Rollin' and rockin' down the River Road
Pioneer Previews: Fall into fall with the arts
Dylan to play Minneapolis in November
Roholts, Ralls to be honored as Friends of the Arts
'Fargo' wins Emmy for TV miniseries
A half-century of wilderness: 1964 federal law set stage for the second ‘W’ in BWCAW
Paul Nelson: Slower presentations are effective as summer turns to fall
Saturday Morning Forecast Discussion
Paul Nelson: Fish in Bemidji area lakes adjust to fall conditions
Blane Klemek: Nighthawks perfectly built for their lifestyle
Relay For Life raises $101,000
Letter: High school soccer game showed all that is good in the world
Rich Lowry: Buffet betrays America
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Sunday lunch, Monday blues
Pioneer Editorial: Time for school already?
Setting the record straight on feral animals
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August 8, 2012
Welcome sign mulled by council
BEMIDJI - The city here is resurrecting a long-simmering discussion about whether the community should install a Welcome to Bemidji sign. The often large, decorative signs are fairly common at entrances to regional centers throughout Minnesota, yet Bemidji does not have one. The...
news / local
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 7, 2012
City puts brake on parking plan; Curb paint, signs ordered to ease problems
BEMIDJI - The city is stepping away from a proposal for permit parking in the neighborhood bordering Bemidji State University. Instead, the Bemidji City Council has ordered that the neighborhood's curbs leading up to alleyways and intersections be freshly painted and that signs be...
news / local
August 7, 2012 - 12:00am
January 19, 2012
Bemidji Mayor Larson excited for 2012 after challenging year
With state funding to local cities appearing to be stable, Bemidji Mayor Dave Larson is looking forward to focusing on other issues, such as...
news / local
January 19, 2012 - 12:00am
October 10, 2010
Local contests add to ballot interest
The city of Northome may have a mayor after next month's election, and will have a council, but at the moment, the make up of their governing body is pretty much up in the air. Mayor Jim Schneider is giving up his seat, and thus far no one has filed for the office nor has a write-in...
October 10, 2010 - 4:23pm
August 11, 2010
BEMIDJI CITY PRIMARY: Larson, Johnson to vie for mayor; Hellquist and Sathers advance in Ward 2; Thompson and Lemmer to vie for at-large seat
If Tuesday's primary election was any indication, the race for mayor of Bemidji will be tightly contested on Nov. 2. Newcomer Dave Larson and current Ward 3 City Councilor Ron Johnson advanced from a field of five candidates Tuesday. Larson received 470 votes and Johnson received...
news / local
August 11, 2010 - 12:11am
Blackduck council holds short meeting
Following a long holiday weekend, the Blackduck City Council didn't jump into a strenuous meeting June 6. In fact, it was shorter than usual. With no one present for the public forum, the council read a thank you from the Bemidji Fire Department to the Blackduck Fire Department thanking...
July 11, 2010 - 12:00am
July 8, 2010
Kelliher Council holds two special meetings to discuss city clerk position
The Kelliher City Council met for two special meetings June 22 and 23 to address one issue -- the possible need for a new city clerk/treasurer. On June 16, City Clerk/Treasurer Dianna Thurlow submitted a letter of resignation to the council giving them a 30 notice of her intentions...
July 8, 2010 - 1:32pm
Blackduck City Council
When the Blackduck City Council met June 7, they took care of business in front of a crowd. Even though there was no one present to speak at the public forum, Mayor Scott Palmer went on with business as usual. The council approved a Small Cities Development grant, the bills then...
July 8, 2010 - 1:05pm
December 27, 2009
City maintenace department gets approval for snow plow truck
Christmas came early for city of Blackduck Maintenance Supervisor Bob Klug, Jr. when the city council gave their blessings for the purchase of...
December 27, 2009 - 8:06am
December 13, 2009
City of Blackduck receives A+ rating from S&P on city's financial stability
The Blackduck City Council received good news at its regular meeting Dec. 7 when they were told the city had been given an A+ from Standard and...
December 13, 2009 - 7:22am
Blackduck holds truth and taxation hearing
The city of Blackduck held its annual Truth and Taxation hearing Dec. 8 at city hall. The reason for the annual meeting is to discuss and seek public comment on the city's proposed 2010 budget and the 2010 proposed property tax levy. The proposed taxes remain unchanged from 2009...
December 13, 2009 - 7:21am
December 6, 2009
Blackduck City Council discusses community and street issues
Members of the Blackduck City Council met for the regular meeting Nov. 23 with a few others present to speak to the council. Kurt Benson asked to speak to the council during the public forum about the blighted property he had asked about at an earlier meeting. He asked what the council...
December 6, 2009 - 7:32am
November 15, 2009
Blackduck City Council receives audit proposal; awards construction bid
Members of the Blackduck City Council met for the regular meeting Nov. 9, receiving the audit proposal from Miller McDonald, Inc. the awarding the bid for the chemical storage room build and hearing an update on the city's blighted properties. Before hearing about the audit, City...
November 15, 2009 - 7:53am
August 23, 2009
City matters top Northome City Council
Members of the Northome City Council met Aug. 8 in their regular meeting with a full agenda before them. All councilmembers were present along with Northome City Clerk Tom Bonar, Maintenance Supervisor Cory Lindley and Head Bartender Angela Stradtmann. Others present included Linda...
August 23, 2009 - 7:43am
Blackduck City Council gets good report on annual audit; hears from Beltrami Electric
The Blackduck City Council met in regular session Aug. 17, moving swiftly through its agenda before hearing from Sandy Nelson of Miller McDonald, about the city's annual audit. Nelson presented the 2008 individual audit report to the council stating that Miller McDonald gives their...
August 23, 2009 - 7:42am