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UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
Presentation focused on raising service dogs
BSU Honors lecture series continues Thursday
Red Lake Constitutional Reform meeting set
LLTC hosts “Across the Universe” science night
BOYS SOCCER: BHS meets Mankato West in Class A state quarterfinals
FOOTBALL: Spuds blow out Jacks 48-0 in section playoffs
GIRLS SWIMMING: Lumberjacks edge Detroit Lakes
PREP FOOTBALL: Bagley blitzes Crookston, CL-B falls to Waubun
GIRLS TENNIS: Kelm making BHS tennis history as she prepares for state singles tourney (Updated)
Keith Wayne Littler
Esther M. Decker
Dennis Allen McClimek
Jennifer Ann Garbett Waye
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
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
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
City of Bemidji
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
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