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TOURISM: Visit Bemidji turns the webpage
Trump bests Clinton at BHS: More than 1,000 students take part in mock vote
Crime report for Oct. 25
Federal Dam man missing after capsized canoe found on Leech Lake
SOCCER: BHS takes No. 1 Mankato West to the brink, but falls on PKs in state quarterfinals (PHOTO GALLERY)
VOLLEYBALL: Resilient Lumberjacks earn 3-1 win over Alexandria in Section 8-3A
PHOTOS: BHS hosts pep fest for soccer and tennis athletes
BOYS SOCCER: BHS meets Mankato West in Class A state quarterfinals
FOOTBALL: Spuds blow out Jacks 48-0 in section playoffs
Rawlen Everett Guinn, Sr.
Jerome "Jerry" Stubbe
Keith Wayne Littler
Esther M. Decker
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
Federal Dam man missing after capsized canoe found on Leech Lake
April 11, 2014
33 candidates to run in Red Lake election
RED LAKE -- A total of 33 candidates filed for four representative seats and three officer positions, including chairman, and will take part in the Red Lake election on May 14. The deadline to file for the election was March 15 and the filings were certified by the Red Lake...
April 11, 2014 - 8:12pm
April 1, 2014
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Property taxes, energy efficiency and an ATV ordinance discussed
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County homeowners are receiving their sometimes dreaded and always anticipated property tax assessment notices this week. Residential land sales between buyer and seller are up 40 percent in the assessment period. Between Oct. 1, 2012 and Sept. 30, 2013 there...
April 1, 2014 - 8:10pm
House looks at $850 million bonding bill, with $125 million more in cash
Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL — A nearly $1 billion proposal to fund state construction projects, ranging from trails to transit, launched Tuesday with its author calling it “inadequate” and a Republican who usually supports public works projects saying he could not...
April 1, 2014 - 11:10am
March 18, 2014
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Marijuana and Lady Slippers sprout conversation
BEMIDJI -- Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, said he believes medical marijuana will be legal. In a conference call between Beltrami County Commissioners and Reps. Persell and Roger Erickson, DFL-Baudette, Persell vocalized opinions on legislative issues that affect Beltrami County. Transportation...
March 18, 2014 - 7:43pm
March 12, 2014
Annexation on the minds of Bemidji Township voters
Zach Kayser email@example.com BEMIDJI — The annexation lawsuit between Bemidji Township and the city of Bemidji is driving at least...
March 12, 2014 - 12:43am
March 4, 2014
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Commissioners vote in favor of jail renovation
BEMIDJI -- As with neighboring county jails, the Beltrami County Jail teeters on peak capacity. Beltrami County Commissioners voted unanimously...
March 4, 2014 - 9:11pm
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
February 5, 2014
Decreasing food support nationally, increasing tax locally
BEMIDJI -- We’re running out of propane to heat our homes, the MNsure medical assistance enrollment option is backfiring and now the federal government has decided to cut food funding. As of Feb. 1, approximately 200 people in Beltrami County lost their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...
February 5, 2014 - 7:37pm
February 4, 2014
Saving green: Beltrami commissioners discuss waste management plan
BEMIDJI -- Waste not, want not. Beltrami County commissioners reviewed the county’s waste management plan Tuesday as Katie Swor, environmental engineer with Wenck Associate’s Woodbury, Minn., office presented commissioners with a work plan that focuses on reduction...
February 4, 2014 - 9:06pm
January 21, 2014
Levies, liquor, lawsuit headline 2014 Bemidji State of the City address
BEMIDJI -- The annexation lawsuit facing the city of Bemidji, municipal liquor stores and the lack of a city levy increase all turned up...
January 21, 2014 - 9:49pm
Secore new director of Health, Human Services for Beltrami County
BEMIDJI – Becky Secore today takes over a new position within Beltrami County. Secore, most recently the social service division director, was unanimously approved Tuesday to be the new director of Beltrami County Health and Human Services. She replaces Mary Marcel,...
January 21, 2014 - 8:42pm
Beltrami County approves $100,000 in grants
BEMIDJI – This is the year for visual arts. The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday voted to support an allotment of development funds toward the Watermark Art Center, formerly known as the Bemidji Community Art Center, as it develops plans to relocate to 505 Bemidji...
January 21, 2014 - 8:39pm
January 17, 2014
Subpar soil spoils south shore land deal
BEMIDJI -- Polluted soil conditions have led the developers of a potential south shore apartment building to back out of a land deal with the...
January 17, 2014 - 7:29pm
January 15, 2014
Dayton suggests $986 million construction borrowing; BSU renovations included in recommendation
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton wants the state to borrow $986 million for construction projects across Minnesota, ranging from renovating a theater in the northeast to continuing a water project in the southwest, from expanding a civic center in the southeast to building a wellness...
January 15, 2014 - 12:51pm
January 13, 2014
CITY GOVERNMENT: Council discusses appointment powers
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council on Monday discussed a possible rule change that may limit its power to appoint replacements when spots on...
January 13, 2014 - 8:13pm