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At Big Sandy Lake, Ojibwe recall horror of ancestors' death march
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Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
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Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
FISH TALES: Becca Hanson on Lake Mary
DNR invites public input on Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
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Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
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PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
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Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
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City of Bemidji
July 27, 2016
Electric Avenue: Bemidji officials introduce charging station tech for electric car owners
BEMIDJI -- With more car owners opting to “plug it in” rather than “fill it up,” local groups are coming together to provide electric...
July 27, 2016 - 11:25am
July 22, 2016
BIRCHMONT DRIVE: Mediation now an option in Birchmont dispute: District court rules on city’s policy for public improvements, clarifying assessments
BEMIDJI -- A recent court ruling on an interpretation of a Bemidji city policy may open the door for mediation to resolve a longstanding dispute on Birchmont Drive assessments. The ruling is the latest in an eight-year legal battle between residents along Birchmont Drive and the city...
July 22, 2016 - 5:50pm
July 14, 2016
SENATOR FRANKEN: Franken’s staff hears investment struggles: Tour on infrastructure needs in Greater Minnesota brings politician aides to Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- According to Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota, there are three pillars to prosperity in the United States: research and development, education and infrastructure. To ensure the last pillar stays strong, Franken has sent his staff to meet with local officials across Greater...
July 14, 2016 - 12:06pm
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
Cleanup week starts Monday for Bemidji city residents
BEMIDJI—The city of Bemidji will help residents beautify the town this week by picking up old, unwanted items scheduled Monday through Friday. The city will take away the items on the day and time of a resident's normal refuse service, according to the city. The service is free...
April 30, 2016 - 3:14pm
December 22, 2015
Holidays push back city of Bemidji refuse pick up
BEMIDJI -- City of Bemidji residential refuse customers who normally have pick up on Fridays will now be picked up on Dec. 28 and Jan. 4, respectively, because of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.
December 22, 2015 - 3:44pm
December 8, 2015
CITY GOVERNMENT: Fewer capital projects drive down 2016 budget
BEMIDJI—The property tax levy in Bemidji will rise by 6.5 percent next year, yet because of less construction work, the city's budget will...
December 8, 2015 - 5:50pm
October 22, 2015
Halloween happenings begin with "Bark N Boo"
The city of Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department's held a "Bark N Boo" event Thursday at the Nymore Dog Park.
October 22, 2015 - 7:33pm
August 26, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: A little bit of everything. Bemidji City Clerk handles elections, council meetings and most things in between
BEMIDJI—There's no short answer to what responsibilities Kay Murphy has as Bemidji City Clerk, because in her position, every part of town...
August 26, 2015 - 10:21am
August 1, 2015
Open or closed? Bemidji City Council to decide on future of Hillside Ave. SW vacation
BEMIDJI—Following a public hearing and second reading of an ordinance at its last meeting, the Bemidji City Council will decide whether or not to keep Hillside Avenue Southwest closed or not. The ordinance up for final reading would revoke a previous ordinance the council...
August 1, 2015 - 11:25pm
May 11, 2015
City receives funds to help housing rehabilitation
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji recently was awarded $387,500 to help owner-occupied housing rehabilitation in the city by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). In all, DEED awarded $17.6 million to 37 communities to help pay for building rehabilitation...
May 11, 2015 - 5:12pm
April 30, 2015
Hospitality tax focus of Sanford Center open forum
BEMIDJI—More than 40 people showed up for a public forum Wednesday at the Sanford Center organized by city and center officials. The...
April 30, 2015 - 11:50am
April 13, 2015
'Revenues exceeded expenses:' Bemidji's budget surplus goes toward firefighting, reserve funds
BEMIDJI—Although there may have been a lot of hemming and hawing lately in St. Paul about Minnesota's $2 billion surplus, the Bemidji City Council had its own $200,000 surplus to figure out how to spend. As City Finance Director Ron Eischens wrote in a memo to the Bemidji City...
April 13, 2015 - 10:19pm
March 10, 2015
City reviews finalists for manager slot: Decision expected at March 16 special meeting
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council on Monday moved closer to deciding whether Nate Mathews or Jeff Cadwell will become the next city manager. The two are finalists in the process of choosing a replacement for retired city manager John Chattin. Mathews is city administrator of Staples...
March 10, 2015 - 4:28pm
February 20, 2015
Mayflower to bloom again: Tech, education, manufacturing interests to call longtime downtown structure home
BEMIDJI -- After hosting a school, a church and a chocolate shop during its 114 years, the Mayflower Building is to be reborn one more time as...
February 20, 2015 - 1:54am