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Man shot by police outside Minn. apartment building ID’d
Firefighters’ driver jailed in I-35W crash that killed 2
Farm Bureau to hold Beltrami County candidate forum next month
Minn. drowning victim ‘a talented mechanic with a huge heart’
BMS annual giving opportunity
AUTO RACING: Bemidji Speedway wraps up track championship season
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox beat St. Martin in Class C state tourney opener
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS boys second, girls fifth at Shocky Strand Invitational
GIRLS TENNIS: Bemidji edges Pequot Lakes 4-3
BOYS SOCCER: Wet, wild home opener ends in 4-0 BHS win
Patricia Jane Blue
John Martin Bratrud
Madeline D. Boswell
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Cyndi Fenske: Goings on at the library in September
John Eggers: Find first day teacher success
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
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY AUG. 28
Patt Rall: Much music in Bemidj this week
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
FISH TALES: Jude Hicks on Lake Marquette
Blane Klemek: Observations on the American crow
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
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time to think about school food as new school year nears
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Many stepped forward to clean up cemetery
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
July 18, 2016
Rail to residential? Business owner plans to expand Bemidji’s downtown with housing, office development
BEMIDJI -- A stretch of road separates an active downtown and a sprawling empty, vacant space that once was an industrial hub in Bemidji. For...
July 18, 2016 - 1:31pm
June 1, 2016
Downtown planters vandalized, stolen
BEMIDJI -- An annual springtime flower display was vandalized early last week in downtown Bemidji. Michael and Pamela Kelsey, owners of Kelsey’s Jewelry, spent much of May 19 and 20 planting flowers in the planters outside their store. According to Michael Kelsey, store employees...
June 1, 2016 - 4:26pm
May 20, 2016
Dog days downtown: Lucky Dogs restaurant to open soon (VIDEO)
BEMIDJI -- Julie and Tim Brandt consider themselves a pair of “lucky dogs.” Blessed with family, friends and a good community, when the couple...
May 20, 2016 - 3:33pm
March 2, 2016
Headwaters Science Center celebrates birthday with free day
BEMIDJI—The Headwaters Science Center is downtown Bemidji is celebrating its birthday and will have a free day on Saturday. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the center, 413 Beltrami Ave. Along with the free admission, there will be door prizes and science demonstrations all...
March 2, 2016 - 11:48am
January 19, 2016
An ink expansion for downtown Bemidji: Your Mom's Tattoo Atelier set to reopen Wednesday after three weeks of renovation, expansion
BEMIDJI -- After about three weeks, several downtown artists are eager to get back to the drawing board. Make that the drawing arm … or neck...
January 19, 2016 - 9:35pm
June 7, 2015
PATT RALL COLUMN: A walk to remember (With Video and Photo Gallery)
I love dragonflies, especially this summer, when they are the featured painted figures on the Bemidji Sculpture Walk. The Dragonfly bought...
June 7, 2015 - 5:24pm
April 27, 2015
'A shopping destination': Rebirth of downtown continues, new and expanded businesses on the way
BEMIDJI—For many smaller communities, the closing of a downtown store covering nearly 10,000 square feet could be a crippling—but...
April 27, 2015 - 9:44am
March 24, 2015
Car fire in downtown Bemidji
Emergency personnel respond to a car that was on fire on the 300 block of Minnesota Avenue over the noon hour on Tuesday. No other information...
March 24, 2015 - 5:33pm
March 16, 2015
'World's Shortest St. Patrick Day's Parade' is Tuesday in downtown Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- “The World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade” is scheduled for Tuesday in downtown Bemidji. The parade is 78 paces from Brigid’s Pub on the 300 block of Beltrami Avenue to Keg n’ Cork… also on Beltrami Avenue. Events kick off with a “swooshing”...
March 16, 2015 - 9:24pm
October 18, 2014
Rail Corridor redevelopment re-emerges: City owns most of property near downtown
BEMIDJI -- With redevelopment of the South Shore in full swing, attention has turned to rejuvenating another blighted part of the city. A...
October 18, 2014 - 11:22pm
July 19, 2014
Bemidji City Council: Council to discuss parking fee increases
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Downtown Alliance will seek approval for increasing the fee for yearly parking permits from the City Council at the regular meeting Monday. The proposed increases are the first changes to the fee structure since 2005, according to chart provided to the council...
July 19, 2014 - 11:03pm
April 21, 2014
BEMIDJI CITY COUNCIL: BDA to revisit new downtown parking rules
BEMIDJI -- The new public parking regulations in downtown Bemidji drew more public opposition at Monday’s City Council meeting. The regulations were initially put forward by the Bemidji Police Department, the Bemidji Downtown Alliance and the city Public Works Department...
April 21, 2014 - 9:52pm
Downtown cleanup night set
Downtown Project Pride clean up night will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. April 29 in downtown Bemidji. Volunteers from all downtown business, offices and apartments will work up to two hours to get downtown ready for summer.
April 21, 2014 - 6:26pm