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SCOTTY ALLISON COLUMN: Work continues to build veterans home in Bemidji
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MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Best Picture a sure win for 'La La Land'
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Art briefs for Sunday, Feb. 26
Northern Community Radio debuts new segment, podcast
A 'Great' show for Jim: Great Northern Radio Show to honor Jim Miller during live Bemidji broadcast
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Chickadees keep all of us company
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
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DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
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Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
December 15, 2016
DEED awards $2.87 million for MN housing projects
ST. PAUL — Four Greater Minnesota communities have been selected to share in a $2.87 million grant to fund construction of rental workforce housing.
December 15, 2016 - 9:35pm
August 25, 2016
HOUSING: State level processing continues for Westwood Acres residents
BEMIDJI—A number of residents at a Bemidji mobile home park are in the process of relocating, and are doing so through a state program. The moving effort comes months after Crown Properties Management announced a portion of the Westwood Acres Mobile Home Park in Bemidji would...
August 25, 2016 - 4:56pm
February 18, 2016
More than $11 million allocated to local tribes for affordable housing
WASHINGTON — Three area American Indian tribes have been granted more than $11 million from the federal government to be used for a range of affordable housing activities. In all, a total of $18 million in annual U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grants were awarded...
February 18, 2016 - 4:46pm
January 20, 2016
State of the City: Strong and vibrant. Mayor Albrecht touts economic growth, sustainability and successful projects
BEMIDJI -- Encouraging developments from 2015 prompted Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht to declare Monday the state of the city as "strong and vibrant"...
January 20, 2016 - 9:43am
January 15, 2016
Building up: Bemidji project valuations in 2015 highest since 2007; permits on the rise, too
BEMIDJI -- After a Sanford Center spike in 2009 and a dip due to the Great Recession in 2010 and 2011, a new report shows the business of building...
January 15, 2016 - 9:56pm
Blackduck Development Corp. looks to finalize purchase for housing
BLACKDUCK -- A housing development plan nearly a year in the making took another step forward Wednesday as the Blackduck Development Corp. reviewed layouts of what future projects may look like. The BDC, a not-for-profit organization involved in economic and real estate development...
January 15, 2016 - 9:59am
January 13, 2016
New interim director for Bi-CAP: Liz Kuoppala to lead agency until permanent director selected
BEMIDJI -- Bi-County Community Action Programs has hired an interim director to help manage the group’s low-income outreach programs as administrators...
January 13, 2016 - 5:58pm
January 12, 2016
Public hearing next week on closing part of mobile home park
BEMIDJI—A public hearing will be held Tuesday, Jan. 19, in regard to the possible closure of the western half of the Westwood Acres Mobile...
January 12, 2016 - 4:54pm
November 14, 2015
ECONOMY: Real upward trend for real estate: Positive perception creating promising trend in housing market
BEMIDJI—The housing market is being rebuilt nationwide, and numbers from Northwest Minnesota in the past year show locals also are ready...
November 14, 2015 - 11:01pm
September 22, 2015
A green house for all: Builder says it’s the first affordable zero-net-energy house
AFTON, Minn. -- Anyone else would sell a house by pointing out the décor or the location. Not Charlie Devine. To sell what could be the greenest house in the state, he goes straight to the insulation. “Just look at this ceiling,” he said proudly, pointing to what looked...
September 22, 2015 - 8:21pm
August 18, 2015
YouthBuild to construct new home in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday morning at 1207 Bemidji Ave. N. for a future low-income home that will be built through...
August 18, 2015 - 3:40pm
April 4, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Legislature must address workforce housing issue
There has been a great deal of attention paid statewide to the inadequate supply of workforce housing. We are not immune to this issue. Growth in employment has continued at a steady pace in the Bemidji area, and several additional new ventures are on the horizon. Some neighboring...
April 4, 2015 - 11:14pm
July 16, 2014
Brushing up on 'A Brush With Kindness' : State, local leaders emphasize program to help renovate homes for people in need
BEMIDJI -- State and local officials visited a home on Bemidji's north side Tuesday to highlight a program that helps renovate low-income homes...
July 16, 2014 - 12:18am