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Virginia man's 1987 murder charge thrown out
Wis. crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid Minn. motorist on cellphone, authorities say
Faith, rooted amongst the pines: First Presbyterian Church in Bemidji marks 120 years
Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
In historically rare move, Forum Communications Co. doesn't endorse Republican candidate for president
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers score three in the third but late rally not enough as UND wins 5-4
SOCCER: Norton and Nelson tally goals in 2-1 BSU win
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU falls to UMD in shootout
BOYS SOCCER: Jacks will face Mankato West in state quarterfinals
VOLLEYBALL: BHS goes 1-3 at Chaska Invite
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Dennis G. "Denny" Preston
Kathleen H. Diederich
Linda Jo Nance
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
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
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
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
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
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
Letter to the editor: A perspective on the presidential election
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
September 8, 2016
Rebuilding cultural connections: Folk school details infrastructure improvement goals to continue mission
BEMIDJI -- Rail River Folk School in downtown Bemidji opened its doors to the public Thursday evening to get input on the program’s future....
September 8, 2016 - 8:12pm
September 7, 2016
CITY: Public invited for input at two meetings on Bemidji growth
BEMIDJI—Bemidji residents are encouraged to attend a pair of public meetings Thursday evening outlining plans for growth and development in the city. The first meeting will take place at Rail River Folk School, focusing on the progression of the rail corridor sector of Bemidji....
September 7, 2016 - 1:54pm
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