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March 4, 2017
Don Wille, owner of Wille Logging Lumber and Timber in Puposky, leans on timber he logged out of Itasca State Park after storms this past summer. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Too warm for timber? Milder temperatures in the state bring a new challenge to industry familiar with change
March 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
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 23, 2017
BUSINESS: Greater Bemidji starts initiative on five year strategic plan
February 23, 2017 - 4:47pm
People attend the Tesla and Space X booth at TechFair LA, a technology job fair, in Los Angeles Jan. 26, 2017. Lucy Nicholson / Reuters
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
February 23, 2017 - 10:54am
February 22, 2017
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, center, listens to President Donald Trump speak during a "strategic initiatives" lunch at the White House Feb. 22, 2017. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Trump seeks jobs advice from some firms that offshore U.S. work
February 22, 2017 - 3:10pm
February 20, 2017
Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
February 20, 2017 - 9:31pm
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 16, 2017
Construction workers build a single family home in San Diego Feb. 15, 2017. Mike Blake / Reuters
US housing starts drop; permits rise to one-year high
February 16, 2017 - 10:19am
February 15, 2017
Scott Green, Market President of Starion Bank, speaks on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, during the Chamber of Commerce’s annual Economic Outlook Forum at Fargo’s Ramada Plaza & Suites. David Samson / Forum News Service
Economist: New recession unlikely for now as America enters 'bunny market'
February 15, 2017 - 5:44pm
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 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
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
November 29, 2016
Greater Minnesota struggling economically, data shows worst-hit areas cast ballots for Trump
November 29, 2016 - 1:30pm
November 24, 2016
In rural Minnesota, residents facing economic challenges, opportunities
November 24, 2016 - 2:15pm