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Trump bests Clinton at BHS: More than 1,000 students take part in mock vote
Crime report for Oct. 25
Federal Dam man missing after capsized canoe found on Leech Lake
PHOTOS: BHS hosts pep fest for soccer and tennis athletes
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
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
Federal Dam man missing after capsized canoe found on Leech Lake
July 20, 2015
Hillside Avenue closure brings out citizens for and against
BEMIDJI—Bemidji residents at Monday's City Council meeting appeared divided on an ordinance to reopen Hillside Avenue Southwest. In...
July 20, 2015 - 9:18pm
July 18, 2015
City Council and School Board to meet Monday on street improvements
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council will start Monday evening off with a joint session with the Bemidji School Board at 5:30 p.m. before its regular meeting at 6 p.m. During the joint meeting, the two governing bodies will seek an agreement on a street improvements as part of...
July 18, 2015 - 6:21pm
July 6, 2015
GOVERNMENT: City to study liquor market as updates needed to municipal stores
BEMIDJI—Aging facilities and a changing liquor market were deciding factors in the Bemidji City Council moving forward with a feasibility...
July 6, 2015 - 9:26pm
June 23, 2015
City hopes for state designation for south shore park: Three weeks added to Paul Bunyan Park renovations
BEMIDJI -- While not originally on the agenda, Bemidji's south shore was brought up during the City Council's special work session Monday. Parks and Recreation Director Marcia Larson asked the council to approve a resolution to apply to designate a South Shore Park as a regional...
June 23, 2015 - 7:12pm
June 22, 2015
Park adjustments total more than $65,000: City Council approves changes to plaza in front of Paul and Babe
BEMIDJI—The 2014 financial audit was the first item on the agenda at a special work session Monday for the Bemidji City Council, but Paul...
June 22, 2015 - 10:20pm
June 17, 2015
Boulder removal around Paul and Babe could start next week: City officials to meet again to address adjustments, costs
BEMIDJI -- The tree stump, mound and boulders that stirred a Paul Bunyan-sized controversy may be gone as soon as next week. The removal...
June 17, 2015 - 4:46pm
June 16, 2015
City Council votes to remove dirt mound, boulders and tree stump in front of Paul and Babe
BEMIDJI -- After several hours of public comment and debate, the Bemidji City Council voted 5-2 Monday night to remove planned structures in...
June 16, 2015 - 9:53am
June 8, 2015
GOVERNMENT: City, school district to meet Wednesday about planned elementary school
BEMIDJI -- Officials from the city and the Bemidji Area Schools will meet Wednesday to discuss issues relating to the future grades 4-5 elementary school. At its work session Monday, City Manager Nate Mathews updated the City Council on the status of the planned school. The Greater...
June 8, 2015 - 8:10pm
June 1, 2015
City closer to opening homeless shelter: Council passes resolutions for property, tax credits
BEMIDJI—The city of Bemidji is one step closer to making a much-needed homeless shelter a reality. The City Council on Monday passed...
June 1, 2015 - 9:21pm
April 21, 2015
City Council approves Chief Bemidji plaque language: Members vote 4-3 to include mention of atrocities against Indians as part of project
BEMIDJI -- After a spirited and sometimes racially charged debate, the Bemidji City Council voted 4-3 to include language on proposed plaques...
April 21, 2015 - 2:27pm
March 9, 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...
March 9, 2015 - 10:59pm
January 17, 2015
GOVERNMENT: State of the City Address on tap for Tuesday: County board to get more details on homeless shelter plan
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht will deliver the 2015 State of The City Address at the Bemidji City Council meeting Tuesday. Albrecht was elected to her second term as mayor in November. In addition to the State of the City Address, the City Council will hold its regular...
January 17, 2015 - 11:09pm
September 15, 2014
Bemidji City Council, Red Lake Tribal Council meet
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council held an apparently unprecedented meeting with the Red Lake Nation Tribal Council on Monday, discussing...
September 15, 2014 - 10:38pm
August 25, 2014
City approves new Sanford Center contract
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji City Council vigorously debated whether a proposed contract with VenuWorks to operate the Sanford Center was both new...
August 25, 2014 - 9:46pm
August 19, 2014
Steamed about stop signs: Neighborhood residents say removal of signage a safety hazard
BEMIDJI — The public voiced anger over removal of stop signs at a Bemidji intersection during the City Council meeting Monday. Four residents,...
August 19, 2014 - 12:04am