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CITY: Council discusses possible new rules for Sanford Center
EDUCATION: Beltrami County signs off on Gene Dillon Elementary plans
Sanford Center to host rodeo in October
EDUCATION: Gene Dillon Elementary utilities decision may hinge on county road plans
Obama avoids pipeline comment but urges tribal sovereignty
SOCCER: BSU falls in overtime
CROSS COUNTRY: Beavers place 34th at Roy Griak Invite
WOMEN'S GOLF: Beavers finish 11th at Mustang Invite
MEN'S GOLF: BSU takes sixth at St. Cloud Invite
BHS bowlers host home meet
Dorothy "Dot" Schocker
Henry Loren Larson
Alfred L. Pearsall
Joanie Brune Anywaush
Maurice W. Johnson
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Let’s not sell our students short
Monday Movie Report: Oscars Foreign Language Category adds first contenders
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall is in the area, and in the theaters
BSO opens new season, 'Legends & Lore'
Justin Moore comes to Bemidji on Oct. 1
Watermark names gallery for Marley and Sandy Kaul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
PAUL NELSON: Fall cooldown continues for peak fishing
Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moons and fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can fit with any garden
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a list of what Republicans believe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two thoughts about the school dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
July 26, 2016
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
BEMIDJI -- The Watermark Art Center in Bemidji is launching a $3 million fundraising campaign for a major renovation project at its downtown facility. Officials are planning a press conference on the campaign at 10 a.m. Thursday at the center, 505 Bemidji Ave. N. Speakers will include...
July 26, 2016 - 7:23pm
March 30, 2016
Back-to-back meetings for Bemidji officials: Council met Monday and Tuesday for discussions on rail corridor, JPB staff
BEMIDJI -- In a week between scheduled council meetings, elected Bemidji officials and staff have been busy, meeting both Monday and Tuesday for different matters. On Monday, the council held a work session where they heard from businessman Mitch Rautio regarding land owned by the...
March 30, 2016 - 6:13pm
December 4, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: More holiday lights, more memories
I am writing to let everyone know how disappointed I am for the lack of lights in downtown Bemidji. I’ve never seen such a poor celebration of Christmas. We always hear about Bemidji not having money and we need to see people come to our city. Honestly, do you want anyone to see...
December 4, 2015 - 12:59am
October 2, 2015
Closing the doors: After years downtown, Ben Franklin Crafts holding final sales in the weeks ahead
BEMIDJI -- After decades as a downtown Bemidji staple, Ben Franklin Crafts has decided to close its doors after all its inventory is off the...
October 2, 2015 - 8:33pm
August 22, 2015
New digs for Northwoods church: Bemidji church relocates to renovated 100-year-old building downtown
BEMIDJI—A church congregation that started in a rented room at Beltrami Electric Cooperative is settling into its new home in downtown...
August 22, 2015 - 1:57pm
May 26, 2015
Diggin' in downtown
Lynn Moore (left) and Georgia Erdman rework the soil and plant flowers on Tuesday afternoon in downtown Bemidji at the intersection of Third...
May 26, 2015 - 4:54pm
May 12, 2015
The ‘Least’ with the Most: New ‘social change boutique’ is a business and art studio
BEMIDJI -- A new shop in downtown Bemidji has a mission to do more than just sell. The Least of These is referred to by owners Jenn Anderson...
May 12, 2015 - 5:15pm
April 23, 2015
Downtown Project Pride Cleanup Day May 5
BEMIDJI -- A downtown Project Pride Cleanup day is set for 4 to 7 p.m. May 5 in downtown Bemidji. Volunteers from downtown business, offices and apartments will work to get the downtown area cleaned up and ready for summer. Organizers are encouraging participants to: Sweep...
April 23, 2015 - 10:25am
March 18, 2015
Downtown icon to be razed Sunday: Masonic Temple has been at high-traffic spot for 92 years
BEMIDJI -- After standing tall at the corner of downtown Bemidji for 92 years, the Masonic Temple will be no more come Monday. Crews from...
March 18, 2015 - 1:12pm
December 12, 2014
BUSINESS: The 'Who's on First?' routine that isn't funny; Several restaurants have come and gone at iconic First Street building
BEMIDJI -- When Senor Patron closed Dec. 1, it became another bitter part of a pattern at 128 First St. W. Owner Miguel Barboza has three...
December 12, 2014 - 11:57pm
November 28, 2014
A bright time for Night We Light (photo gallery)
The annual Night We Light Parade was held Friday night in downtown Bemidji.
November 28, 2014 - 11:07pm
July 16, 2014
Diggin' the downtown: Central business area continues to attract niche businesses
BEMIDJI -- When it came time to find a storefront for their growing business, sisters Jenny Hendricks and Sandy Rasmus knew where they wanted...
July 16, 2014 - 10:19pm
March 17, 2014
World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade is today
BEMIDJI -- “The World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade” is scheduled for Monday in downtown Bemidji. It goes 78 paces from Keg n’ Cork on Beltrami Avenue to Brigid’s Cross Pub… also on Beltrami Avenue. The two Irish-themed pubs are across the street from each...
March 17, 2014 - 9:21am
November 12, 2013
Althea's Cakery to relocate to Fosston
BEMIDJI — Althea's Cakery in downtown Bemidji is closing and relocating to Fosston, Minn. The bakery's last day at 108 Fourth St. NW will be Nov. 20 before it reopens in Fosston on Nov. 22. Owner Melinda Sandwick said the move is for both personal and business reasons....
November 12, 2013 - 2:57pm
July 18, 2013
Art in the Park starts Saturday
The Bemidji Community Art Center’s annual “Art in the Park” is back. It’s the 46th anniversary for the event, which boasts of an annual attendance of more than 8,000 visitors. The juried fine arts and craft fair is located in Library Park downtown, and organizers expect...
July 18, 2013 - 4:42pm