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HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL: Paul and Babe on the silver screen: Former Bemidji man shows documentary about the myths surrounding the folk heroes
Oil fire, spill training suggested at Duluth college
State probes elk deaths
On their way to CNAs
MEN'S HOCKEY: Former BSU defensman Prapavessis to sign with AHL Rochester
BASKETBALL: Bemidji hoops teams to move down to Class AAA
TRACK AND FIELD: Bagley/Fosston competes in the Paul Bunyan Classic
SOFTBALL: BSU sweeps Crookston in rare home game
Annual Chippewa Triathlon to be held June 13 in Cass Lake
Roger R. Aamold
Raymond A. Theisen
Blane Klemek: Ruffed grouse are the drummers of the woods
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: How best to protect the pollinators
John Eggers: The winter adventures of Simon and Simone
Patrick Guilfoile: Does finger length point to agreeableness?
MOLLY MIRON COLUMN: One of the most difficult, but most honored times of my career
Welcome to the 'Thunder' dome: Celtic Thunder to hit the stage Tuesday
Pioneer Previews: Oxcars on tap today
Art briefs - Sunday March 22
Art briefs - Sunday March 15
An extravaganza of guests: BSU, Headwaters to host variety of musicians this week
READER PHOTO: Sundog in the afternoon
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don't give up on ice fishing season just yet
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Meltdown makes things tricky for ice anglers
Photo of the Day: Pussy Willows
Blane Klemek: The northern cardinal is indeed a popular bird
Gerhardson birthday celebration
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why Congress wrote that letter to Iran
Rick Jensen: Bibi reveals Obama’s hypocrisy
Bob Franken: No voting, voting no
Byron York: As calls for more foreign workers, Senate hears of displaced Americans
Tina Dupuy: The anarcho-GOP
Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board
January 19, 2015
Pioneer Viewpoints: Time to plan ahead Bemidji
Bemidji is growing. According to 2013 estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau, the latest numbers available, Bemidji's population is at 14,435. That's an increase from the official 2010 census of 13,431. So, we know growth is occurring. But where? And how? That's why last week's...
opinion / editorial
January 19, 2015 - 11:27pm
January 15, 2015
CITY GOVERNMENT: 'Connect Bemidji' is born: Area planning work resumes after annexation-related hiatus
BEMIDJI -- More than 50 people turned out Thursday to a standing-room only meeting at City Hall to weigh in on how the Bemidji area should grow. Local government officials, nonprofit workers and other community activists gathered at a Comprehensive Plan meeting organized by the...
January 15, 2015 - 6:32pm
CITY GOVERNMENT: Is it time for 'tiny houses' in Bemidji?
BEMIDJI -- The Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board, which governs zoning in the Bemidji area, plans to consider adding language allowing for "tiny houses," the miniature homes designed to leave the smallest environmental footprint possible that are gaining national popularity. The...
January 15, 2015 - 7:46am
January 14, 2015
CITY GOVERNMENT: JPB to look at the big picture again at meeting Thursday
BEMIDJI -- The Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board wants to start thinking big again about development in the area -- even if that thinking includes its opponents in a lawsuit. The JPB has a Comprehensive Planning meeting scheduled at 3:30 p.m.
January 14, 2015 - 6:38pm
February 12, 2014
JPB gives green light to lakeshore docks
BEMIDJI — The Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board on Wednesday unanimously approved a permit for a project that could put public boat docks on the south shore of Lake Bemidji as soon as this summer. The plan calls for a total of 108 boat slips to be put in at two docks, gradually...
news / local
February 12, 2014 - 11:42pm
August 15, 2013
Lakeland receives approval from JPB
BEMIDJI — The Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board approved several variances requested by Lakeland Public Television ahead of construction of its new facility on the south shore. Bill Sanford, Lakeland general manager, confirmed the approval Thursday and said they are...
news / local
August 15, 2013 - 11:17pm
June 13, 2013
Habitat house gets planning board approval; some neighbors opposed the project
BEMIDJI — Construction on a Habitat for Humanity house on Gemmell Avenue Southwest will begin soon. Northwoods Habitat for Humanity cleared a final hurdle Wednesday night when the Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board unanimously approved several variances allowing them...
news / local
June 13, 2013 - 12:37am
March 27, 2013
Planning committees hold open house
BEMIDJI – Pamela Kelsey cares about downtown. She and her husband have had their business, Kelsey’s Jewelry, in downtown Bemidji for 39 years. So she jumped at the opportunity to shape the area’s future. “It’s the heart and soul of the community,” Kelsey said. She was...
news / local
March 27, 2013 - 11:41pm