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World Wide Day of Play set
Senior Surf computer training classes
Music at Senior Activity Center
Police to host alcohol server training
Alexandria winery signs on with Wild
TENNIS: Bemidji sweeps Hibbing, Perham
SWIMMING: BHS takes fifth place at Willmar in opener
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji drops season opener to Alexandria
CROSS COUNTRY: BSU picked to finish 12th in NSIC
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji tops WHA
Stephen Michael Jackelen
Ardith "Ardie" Olson Kolstad
Josephine "Jo" Christine Pula
Richard William Demers
Roseadelle F. Johnson
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
City of Bemidji
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
February 6, 2015
Upstream TV back on the air
BEMIDJI -- After going dark last month amid staffing issues and financial difficulty, Upstream TV has been back on the airwaves since Jan. 28,...
February 6, 2015 - 5:46pm
December 26, 2014
Chattin' with Chattin: Retiring city manager talks of career, warns against partisan divide in local government
BEMIDJI -- Retiring after eight years as City Manager, John Chattin has words of praise and words of warning for politicians and staffers inside...
December 26, 2014 - 7:44pm
December 18, 2014
BEMIDJI CITY GOVERNMENT: New and old for levy, budget; City looks to pay off debt, plan for future expenses
BEMIDJI -- On Monday, the Bemidji City Council approved a 2015 budget and levy that help satisfy old debts while planning for possible new expenses in the future. A new piece of the levy in 2015 comes in the form of $84,000 to the Sanford Center Capital Replacement Fund, designed...
December 18, 2014 - 12:03am
November 15, 2014
Bemidji Township to appeal ruling in second annexation case
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Township plans to appeal Ninth District Judge Jana Austad's partial dismissal of its lawsuit against the city of Bemidji, Northern Township and the Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board, attorney John Steffenhagen said Thursday. "Bemidji Township certainly...
November 15, 2014 - 12:11am
Residents pick up trees
The city of Bemidji gave away 350 Red Silver Maple seedlings to residents Wednesday. Shown left, Jerry Pickett and John Tibstra pick up trees...
May 15, 2014 - 9:48am
March 8, 2014
The cost of conflict: Lawsuit over annexation is adding up
BEMIDJI — However right a fight may feel, there are always unintended costs to those that surround it. In the case of the two-year lawsuit between Bemidji Township and the city of Bemidji, those costs can be measured in money that used to belong to the taxpayers — money spent...
March 8, 2014 - 11:23pm
February 10, 2014
Some Bemidji households lose water access as pipes freeze
BEMIDJI -- About 50 households have reported frozen pipes so far this winter to the city as unusual cold extends deeper in the ground, Todd Anderson, Bemidji water and sewer superintendent, said Monday. Although above-freezing temperatures are predicted for part of next week,...
February 10, 2014 - 6:26pm
January 28, 2014
Outdoor rinks, warming houses closed because of cold
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department has closed the Nymore and City Park’s Warming House and outdoor rinks for today due to the extreme cold temperatures. Free Family Fun Night that was scheduled for Tuesday night at City Park Warming House has also been ca...
January 28, 2014 - 2:21pm
August 1, 2013
Who goes back to the township? Talks begin over which properties get detached from city
BEMIDJI -- The City of Bemidji and Bemidji Township are in the process of determining which annexed properties can return to the township. The...
August 1, 2013 - 11:40pm
July 27, 2013
Annexation: Northern Township rejects agreement modifications, attorney for Bemidji Township says that doesn't matter
BEMIDJI -- The attorney for Bemidji Township maintained Friday that the mediation agreement previously approved by the township and the city of Bemidji will remain in effect. The statement comes despite Northern Township's vote this week against allowing Bemidji Township to exit two...
July 27, 2013 - 1:38am
July 18, 2013
Three local governments meet to discuss mediation agreement
BEMIDJI - Northern Township board members had many questions Wednesday night. The three in attendance -- Chairman Mike Kelly, Vice Chairman Clark Chambers and supervisor Tim Mountain -- discussed with Bemidji Township board members and Bemidji city councilors the mediation agreement...
July 18, 2013 - 12:00am