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READER PHOTO: Fireworks over Bemidji
Warrant issued for Cass Lake man who held woman hostage
Crime report for July 2-5
UPDATED: Woman dies after being thrown from boat on Cass Lake
Bryan Adams to play Sanford Center
THE AXEMEN TRIALS: After two rough seasons, Bemidji’s first professional franchise looks for answers after experiencing bumps along the way
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen's Kalokoh wins IFL Special Teams Player of the Year award
BASEBALL: Bemidji Legion splits against East Grand Forks
BEAVERS SPORTS BLOG: Starting the countdown to 2015-16
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox hang on, top Hibbing 11-7
Richard "Dick" Thomas Sauer
Donald Scott Persons
John Eggers: My country ’tis of thee
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: You are never done parenting
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: If you were wondering about watering
John Eggers: Need any address labels?
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Show your hobby at the Beltrami County Fair
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Perfect holiday weekend for the Community Band!
Art briefs - Sunday July 5
Art briefs Sunday June 28
First Friday, fireworks and fun on tap
Hulu to launch Showtime premium package for subscribers
Blane Klemek: Phoebes are one of the more interesting behaving birds
AnglingBuzz: Catching Largemouth Bass feeding on suspended bluegills
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moon phase means the walleyes are biting at night
Calling all archers: Bemidji accepting applications for special deer hunt
Blane Klemek: Ravens, crows have the smarts, too
Fricke birthday celebration
Israelson wedding anniversary
Christianson wedding anniversary
David M. Shribman: Vice President Joe Biden’s (mini-)boom
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Restore our nation to a true understanding of marriage
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Shaynowishkung committee got it right
Rich Lowry: The next gay marriage battle
Donald Kaul: Obama’s Amazing Grace
Political newcomer wins Moorhead mayoral race
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — A political newcomer has defeated two sitting council members to win the Moorhead mayor's race. Dell Rae Williams will replace Mayor Mark Voxland, who decided not to seek a fourth four-year term. Williams had 37 percent of the vote, while most of the...
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November 6, 2013 - 11:38am
April 22, 2013
City not moving forward with new liquor store
BEMIDJI – A third city-operated liquor store is not in Bemidji’s near future. During a Monday work session, the council took a split vote on two motions: one to stick with the two stores the city currently operates and another motion to discuss adding a third liquor store. Although...
news / local
April 22, 2013 - 11:42pm
August 8, 2012
Welcome sign mulled by council
BEMIDJI - The city here is resurrecting a long-simmering discussion about whether the community should install a Welcome to Bemidji sign. The often large, decorative signs are fairly common at entrances to regional centers throughout Minnesota, yet Bemidji does not have one. The...
news / local
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 7, 2012
City puts brake on parking plan; Curb paint, signs ordered to ease problems
BEMIDJI - The city is stepping away from a proposal for permit parking in the neighborhood bordering Bemidji State University. Instead, the Bemidji City Council has ordered that the neighborhood's curbs leading up to alleyways and intersections be freshly painted and that signs be...
news / local
August 7, 2012 - 12:00am
August 11, 2010
BEMIDJI CITY PRIMARY: Larson, Johnson to vie for mayor; Hellquist and Sathers advance in Ward 2; Thompson and Lemmer to vie for at-large seat
If Tuesday's primary election was any indication, the race for mayor of Bemidji will be tightly contested on Nov. 2. Newcomer Dave Larson and current Ward 3 City Councilor Ron Johnson advanced from a field of five candidates Tuesday. Larson received 470 votes and Johnson received...
news / local
August 11, 2010 - 12:11am
Blackduck council holds short meeting
Following a long holiday weekend, the Blackduck City Council didn't jump into a strenuous meeting June 6. In fact, it was shorter than usual. With no one present for the public forum, the council read a thank you from the Bemidji Fire Department to the Blackduck Fire Department thanking...
July 11, 2010 - 12:00am
July 8, 2010
Kelliher Council holds two special meetings to discuss city clerk position
The Kelliher City Council met for two special meetings June 22 and 23 to address one issue -- the possible need for a new city clerk/treasurer. On June 16, City Clerk/Treasurer Dianna Thurlow submitted a letter of resignation to the council giving them a 30 notice of her intentions...
July 8, 2010 - 1:32pm
Blackduck City Council
When the Blackduck City Council met June 7, they took care of business in front of a crowd. Even though there was no one present to speak at the public forum, Mayor Scott Palmer went on with business as usual. The council approved a Small Cities Development grant, the bills then...
July 8, 2010 - 1:05pm
September 27, 2009
Blackduck City Council hears department reports; opens bids
Members of the Blackduck City Council met Sept. 21, hearing department reports and opening bids for the 1994 Honda Accord the city had for sale. The city received two bids on the vehicle. The first bid opened by Mayor Scott Palmer was from Jesse Gross and was for $515. The second...
September 27, 2009 - 8:16am
August 23, 2009
City matters top Northome City Council
Members of the Northome City Council met Aug. 8 in their regular meeting with a full agenda before them. All councilmembers were present along with Northome City Clerk Tom Bonar, Maintenance Supervisor Cory Lindley and Head Bartender Angela Stradtmann. Others present included Linda...
August 23, 2009 - 7:43am
Blackduck City Council gets good report on annual audit; hears from Beltrami Electric
The Blackduck City Council met in regular session Aug. 17, moving swiftly through its agenda before hearing from Sandy Nelson of Miller McDonald, about the city's annual audit. Nelson presented the 2008 individual audit report to the council stating that Miller McDonald gives their...
August 23, 2009 - 7:42am
August 9, 2009
Blackduck Council hears reports, sets budget session
The Blackduck City Council met Aug. 3 with a short but packed agenda. Mayor Scott Palmer called the meeting to order by asking for a motion to approve the agenda which was approved unanimously. Also approved by the council were the minutes form the July 20 meeting and an application...
August 9, 2009 - 8:03am