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November 11, 2014
Launching business from the Mayflower
BEMIDJI -- After months of preparations, Greater Bemidji will this week close on a deal to buy the Mayflower Building, director Dave Hengel said...
November 11, 2014 - 9:05am
August 19, 2014
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Building partnerships key to region's economy
BEMIDJI -- Supporting entrepreneurs and continuing regional partnerships were two themes that emerged from a discussion Tuesday about economic competitiveness in northwest Minnesota. Representatives of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) conducted...
August 19, 2014 - 11:49pm
July 9, 2014
City buys land to relieve traffic on Paul Bunyan Drive: $140K buys parcels for extension of 24th Street NW
BEMIDJI -- The city plans to buy two parcels of land behind Walgreens on Paul Bunyan Drive NW in hopes of relieving traffic on the artery that...
July 9, 2014 - 11:21am
April 11, 2014
State commissioner impressed with Bemidji’s entrepreneurial spirit
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji area is well known for its ecosystem of lakes, rivers and wildlife. But there’s another ecosystem that’s just as vital...
April 11, 2014 - 7:53pm
March 3, 2014
SOUTH SHORE: Council says no to referendum
BEMIDJI-- The Bemidji City Council voted Monday to delay the cleanup of part of Lake Bemidji’s south shore by as much as two years in...
March 3, 2014 - 10:31pm
December 12, 2013
New Minn. loan fund geared toward start-up firms
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has a new loan fund for start-up businesses that offers them up to $250,000 in interest-free help. Gov. Mark Dayton and his top economic development official described the Angel Loan Fund on Thursday. It is a supplement to a tax credit that...
December 12, 2013 - 11:22am
September 10, 2013
A unified voice? Greater Bemidji to consider joining rural Minnesota’s Economic Development Partnership
BEMIDJI -- Greater Bemidji is slated to soon decide whether to join a statewide effort that aims to provide a voice for rural Minnesota on economic development matters. Dave Hengel, executive director of Greater Bemidji (formerly known as the Joint Economic Development Commission),...
September 10, 2013 - 11:07pm
July 15, 2013
Hotel financing secured
BEMIDJI - The wait is over. The developers of a proposed Country Inn & Suites connected to the Sanford Center said they have secured the financing necessary to complete the $15 million project on the city's south shore. Tripp Snyder, chief executive officer of Wayzata-based Bay Ridge...
July 15, 2013 - 10:12pm
July 10, 2013
HRDC, Habitat partner to demolish dilapidated homes
BEMIDJI -- Demolish, acquire, build. Those are three seemingly simple steps that a new program will follow in order to provide homes to low-income...
July 10, 2013 - 5:57pm
July 1, 2013
Councilors reject Zorbaz land offer
BEMIDJI — Bemidji city councilors Monday rejected a proposal from the Zorbaz on the Lake restaurant to buy south shore land. Zorbaz founder...
July 1, 2013 - 7:31pm
June 17, 2013
New apartment complex to be built near Sanford Center
BEMIDJI-- A new apartment building is slated for the city’s south shore. A Grand Forks, N.D. developer will pay about $350,000 for a piece of land near the Sanford Center, contingent on the signing of a negotiated purchase and developers agreement. Representatives of Northridge...
June 17, 2013 - 7:28pm
May 29, 2013
Apartment development to go before Bemidji councilors
BEMIDJI — An apartment development is in the works for the city’s south shore near the Sanford Center. Aaron Chirpich, development director with the Headwaters Regional Development Commission, described the proposed apartment as “high-end” for young professionals as well...
May 29, 2013 - 5:36pm
October 27, 2012
Sen. Al Franken: Getting back to work, investing in our future
This week, as manufacturers across the state celebrate Minnesota Manufacturing Week – a time to recognize one of our state’s most vibrant and innovative sectors – they face an emerging challenge. While the economy is slowly improving and creating good-paying, high-skilled jobs,...
October 27, 2012 - 2:37am