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TWO RIVERS: Each day became easier for Jeanette . . . and the man was in jail (Chaps. 35-38)
Chamber Ambassadors: University Heights
Chamber Ambassadors: JCPenney
Fusion Center moving to downtown Bemidji
Search for missing man in the Red River begins again after early Friday incident
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji keeps rolling, tops Alexandria in sub-state playoffs
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji splits doubleheader with Alexandria
Bemidji Extreme U12 soccer takes second at Bemidji Blowout
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Bemidji summer tennis program a smash
David Henry Morgan
Gwendolyn "Gwen" Ewert
Lawrence P. Buck
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
PRIME TIME: Tea-totalling (and not) in Yorkshire
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Big Trouble In Little China’
Patt Rall: Bemidji truly is a Destination City
ART BRIEFS: Area Church Musicians Recital Series continues and more
Big Bass Ramblers to perform at Farm by the Lake; Church Musicians series continues Wednesday
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Elk expansion in Northwestern Minnesota on hold
FISH TALES: Lyla Glinsek
Robert Kaasa birthday
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: This November, I’m voting for NOTA (none of the above)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lueth, Larson thanked for service
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Making music on the Mississippi
City of Bemidji
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
July 8, 2013
Bemidji road construction projects under way
BEMIDJI — The city of Bemidji has begun the 2013 State Aid Bituminous Removal & Resurfacing Project 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and some Saturdays as of yesterday and is expected to last until Aug. 6. The streets included are: - 15th St. NW (Irvine Ave. NW...
July 8, 2013 - 8:05pm
June 20, 2013
Bemidji Township not participating on joint planning board; Meeting between three governments in the works
BEMIDJI — The long-term effects of the settlement between the city of Bemidji and Bemidji Township have yet to be seen. But it’s already having an impact on the governing body that makes planning and zoning decisions for three local governments. John Steffenhagen, the...
June 20, 2013 - 12:33am
June 19, 2013
Bemidji skateboard event planned
BEMIDJI — City of Bemidji skateboard instructors, John and Mike will host a free event 4 p.m. Friday June 21 at City Park Skate Park in honor of National Go Skateboarding Day. Skaters are welcome to show off their skills and have a chance to win prizes from No Comply. Registration...
June 19, 2013 - 11:27am
June 4, 2013
Annexation dispute between city, Bemidji Township to continue
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji City Council’s rejection of a mediated settlement agreement with Bemidji Township on Monday night will bring the...
June 4, 2013 - 11:17pm