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February 9, 2017
Jason "Fozzie" Schmitt, owner of Fozzie’s BBQ, explains his renovation plans for a new permanent home in downtown Bemidji, at the former location of Toasty Beaver's, 114 Third St. NW. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
From around town to downtown: Fozzie's finds home on Third Street in former Toasty Beaver's building
February 9, 2017 - 5:35pm
February 7, 2017
Josh Peterson, right, Bemidji Jaycees president, and Nicole McKinnon, Water Carnival chairman, explain the new location for the Bemidji Jaycees 73rd annual Water Carnival. Merriam’s Midway will be held on Fourth Street Northwest from America Avenue Northwest to Minnesota State Highway 197 (Bemidji Avenue). The entertainment tent and concessions will return to Park Bunyan Park, north of the Bemidji Chamber of Commerce building. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
The Fourth on Fourth: Bemidji Jaycees to move the Water Carnival back into downtown
February 7, 2017 - 5:31pm
November 29, 2016
Customers line up as Last Place on Earth owner Jim Carlson talks about his experience of being arrested at his store on Superior Street in downtown Duluth in April. Carlson was released on $480,000 bail after being arrested on three counts of fourth degree sale of an illegal substance. In July a judge ordered the store shut down. On Oct. 7 Carlson was convicted on 51 federal charges. He is curring in the Sherburne County Jail awaiting sentencing. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Duluth could reap financial benefit from Last Place demise
November 29, 2016 - 8:45am
September 8, 2016
Jessica Saucedo, co-founder of the Rail River Folk School, speaks to a group attending a community meeting on the future of the rail corridor in downtown Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Rebuilding cultural connections: Folk school details infrastructure improvement goals to continue mission
September 8, 2016 - 8:12pm
September 7, 2016
CITY: Public invited for input at two meetings on Bemidji growth
September 7, 2016 - 1:54pm
July 18, 2016
Local business owner Mitch Rautio plans to develop Bemidji's downtown rail corridor making more space for housing and businesses. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Rail to residential? Business owner plans to expand Bemidji’s downtown with housing, office development
July 18, 2016 - 1:31pm
June 1, 2016
Downtown planters vandalized, stolen
June 1, 2016 - 4:26pm
May 20, 2016
Julie Brandt, co-owner of Lucky Dogs in downtown Bemidji, plans to have the hot dog shop open by Memorial Day weekend. The restaurant will feature hot dogs with a wide variety of toppings. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)play button
Dog days downtown: Lucky Dogs restaurant to open soon (VIDEO)
May 20, 2016 - 3:33pm
March 2, 2016
Headwaters Science Center celebrates birthday with free day
March 2, 2016 - 11:48am
January 19, 2016
In the front from left to right are Erja Wiltse and Mike Wiltse and in the back are Mindy Bjork, Jeremy Van Wert and Roger Ness of Your Mom's Tattoo Atelier. The shop is reopening Wednesday after expanding and renovating its space in downtown Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
An ink expansion for downtown Bemidji: Your Mom's Tattoo Atelier set to reopen Wednesday after three weeks of renovation, expansion
January 19, 2016 - 9:35pm
June 7, 2015
A turtle sculpture along Fourth Street should be a photo opportunity for the button
PATT RALL COLUMN: A walk to remember (With Video and Photo Gallery)
June 7, 2015 - 5:24pm
April 27, 2015
The new site for Downtown Meats is under construction and expected to open in August. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)play button
'A shopping destination': Rebirth of downtown continues, new and expanded businesses on the way
April 27, 2015 - 9:44am
March 24, 2015
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 was available at this time. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Car fire in downtown Bemidji
March 24, 2015 - 5:33pm
March 16, 2015
'World's Shortest St. Patrick Day's Parade' is Tuesday in downtown Bemidji
March 16, 2015 - 9:24pm
October 18, 2014
Looking east from the South Lake Irving Bridge at the “Rail Corridor.” The city of Bemidji and other groups are looking into how to best develop the railroad corridor area from the Beltrami History Center extending west.  Monte Draper | Bemidji Pionee
Rail Corridor redevelopment re-emerges: City owns most of property near downtown
October 18, 2014 - 11:22pm