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March 7, 2018
St. Michel Furniture and Floor Covering is relocating to the Pamida building, which has been vacant since the retail store closed in 2012. Furniture store owner Rob St. Michel said the new location is expected to open in August. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
St. Michel Furniture moving to former Pamida building
March 7, 2018 - 8:11pm
February 22, 2018
After opening Tara Bemidji in 2016, Thamrong "Keng" Dechawuth plans to open two new restaurants in downtown Bemidji. Both are expected to open in the near future. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Tara Bemidji owner plans two more restaurants for downtown
February 22, 2018 - 5:35pm
December 24, 2017
Click to enlarge the photo: Steve Patterson and his sister Janet Guggenheimer stand inside Patterson's in downtown Bemidji behind a picture of their parents, who died just days apart in November. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Remembering Ron and Ral Patterson
December 24, 2017 - 11:21am
October 18, 2017
Jordan Thayer, top, from TC Lighting Supplies & Recycling, and Dean Kuduk string lights in a tree along 5th Street Northwest on Wednesday in downtown Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Work begins for annual Night We Light celebration in November
October 18, 2017 - 5:32pm
September 24, 2017
 Pictured left to right are: ambassadors Barb Treat, Jill Beardsley, Mya Beaulieu, Owner Sandy Henson, and ambassadors Becky Bergquist and Benita Dingman.
Ambassadors welcome Bemidji Clothesline downtown
September 24, 2017 - 8:39am
September 17, 2017
Gallery North artists Maureen O'Brien, left, and Elaine Netland work on the "Land a Lunker" mural earlier in the week at Gallery North. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Landing a lunker: Gallery North celebrates new location with mural
September 17, 2017 - 8:10am
September 10, 2017
Pictured left to right are ambassadors Brian Bissonette, Barb Treat, Russ Moen, Becky Bergquist, Jill Beardsley, Bill’s Base Camp Owners Bill and Terri Crews, and ambassadors Noemi Aylesworth, Kim Nelson, Jerry Downs and Chad Harding. Submitted photo.
Ambassadors welcome Bill’s Base Camp downtown
September 10, 2017 - 11:45am
June 16, 2017
Power was out in downtown Bemidji on Friday afternoon. (Submitted photo)play button
Downtown Bemidji loses power
June 16, 2017 - 5:24pm
June 8, 2017
The downtown Bemidji gateway arch was installed on Thursday afternoon over Third Street NW, across from the Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox statues. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)play button
VIDEO: Gateway arch is up downtown
June 8, 2017 - 5:15pm
January 6, 2017
Michael and Pamela Kelsey will close the doors of Kelsey's Jewelry on Saturday, Jan. 7, after being in operation for 43 years in downtown Bemidji. They are pictured with their dog Dory. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
BUSINESS: A gem of a store to close: Kelsey’s Jewelry owners ready for retirement
January 6, 2017 - 7:02pm
December 27, 2016
Family fun for the New Year: Variety of activities to be held downtown Saturday
December 27, 2016 - 6:06pm
July 26, 2016
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
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
March 30, 2016 - 6:13pm
December 4, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: More holiday lights, more memories
December 4, 2015 - 12:59am
October 2, 2015
Ben Franklin Crafts store manager Amanda Thomas helps customers at the register this week. A longtime downtown Bemidji business, the store will be closing in the weeks to come once everything in the business has been sold. (Matthew Liedke | Bemidji Pioneer)
Closing the doors: After years downtown, Ben Franklin Crafts holding final sales in the weeks ahead
October 2, 2015 - 8:33pm