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March 26, 2017
Demolition continued Tuesday morning at the Chester Berg Toyota dealership located on Paul Bunyan Drive. The fourth-generation car dealership recently built a new facility located behind the building being demolished. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Down with old, up with the new for Chester Berg Toyota
March 26, 2017 - 3:52pm
March 4, 2017
Travis Waldrep works in a lab earlier this week at Northwest Technical College. Waldrep is learning computer numeric control through the Minnesota Innovation Institute, or MI2, which is offered at the college. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
A different avenue for employment: Minnesota Innovation Institute helping to build region’s manufacturing workforce
March 4, 2017 - 7:02pm
Travis Waldrep works in a lab earlier this week at Northwest Technical College. Waldrep is learning computer numeric control through the Minnesota Innovation Institute, or MI2, which is offered at the college. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
A different avenue for employment: Minnesota Innovation Institute helping to build region’s manufacturing workforce
March 4, 2017 - 3:21pm
February 18, 2017
Emily Williams, Licensed School Nurse at Charter School Health, right, consults with Elizabeth Andrews in the co-working space on Thursday at the Launchpad. (Matthew Liedke | Bemidji Pioneer)
LaunchPad x2: Entrepreneurship program expanding in Mayflower Building
February 18, 2017 - 5:30pm
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 6, 2017
Sean Froyd, owner of FroydTech in downtown Bemidji, operates the HTC Vive, a virtual reality system that plays a variety of games.(Matthew Liedke | Bemidji Pioneer)
Hi-tech arcade: FroydTech in downtown Bemidji offering virtual reality experiences
February 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
January 29, 2017
The site of a former Pamida store is located at 200 Paul Bunyan Drive SE. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Empty spaces: Notable buildings in Bemidji remain vacant as officials, developers explore future uses
January 29, 2017 - 9:33am
January 27, 2017
Twin Cities Business magazine featured Bemidji in its February issue. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Bemidji shares its story: Twin Cities magazine gets the word out on Minnesota’s best kept secret
January 27, 2017 - 5:16pm
January 13, 2017
Brandon Wollman, owner of Wollman Coffee Roasters, prepares an espresso shot Thursday at Wollman Coffee Roasters, located at 1426 Bemidji Ave. N. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Brewing up a new business: New cafe along Bemidji Avenue serves specialty cups of coffee
January 13, 2017 - 9:31pm
December 27, 2016
Bob Kiewatt, Jr., owner of the Beaver Mart, explains the benefits of the new convenience store located at the intersection of Bemidji Avenue North and Fifteenth Street Northwest. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
BUSINESS: A neighborhood stop and shop
December 27, 2016 - 12:13am
December 4, 2016
Workers from Glacier Ice House construct a 24-foot RV Explorer last week. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
BUSINESS: More demand, more success: Glacier Ice House sees increased production in Bemidji
December 4, 2016 - 6:16am
December 3, 2016
Greater Bemidji seeks board members
December 3, 2016 - 7:50am
July 25, 2016
A study is underway that will help Granite Falls determine whether it is economically feasible to develop a whitewater park by taking advantage of the 18-foot fall at the Granite Falls dam and the three- to four-mile stretch of rapids and whitewater that exist downstream. Forum News Service
An opportunity hidden in plain sight? Study looking at economic feasibility for whitewater park in Granite Falls
July 25, 2016 - 8:43pm
December 18, 2015
Expanding the Expressway: 2016 road project set to expand Highway 371 to four lanes from Nisswa to Jenkins; officials hope for future expansion
December 18, 2015 - 10:15am
August 29, 2015
Economic development summit to be held at Red Lake
August 29, 2015 - 3:39pm