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IDEA Competition

April 24, 2018
The 10th Annual IDEA Competition winners announced Monday (from left to right, back row) Mark Schultz, Peggy Schultz, Duane Lillevold, Bryan Hammitt. (Front row) Michael Hendricks, Dave Wall, Carol Simmons and Caroline Hayden. Submitted photo
Idea Competition announces 2018 winners
April 24, 2018 - 5:18pm
(Left to right) Kati Batchelder, Bill Batchelder, Mary Park-Morton, Mike McKinnon and Rachel Morton-McKinnon at Monday evening's IDEA Competition Awards event at BSU. Submitted photo.
IDEA Competition honors Batchelders, Bemidji Woolen Mills
April 24, 2018 - 5:14pm
March 28, 2018
Finalists selected for final phase of IDEA Competition
March 28, 2018 - 7:02pm
October 3, 2017
10th annual IDEA competition seeking applications
October 3, 2017 - 2:40pm
April 26, 2017
Pictured from left to right are Travis and Chiara Bolton of Bolton Bees; Mychal Stittsworth of Stittsworth Meats; Bryce Oakes, Melinda and Todd Sandwick of DeanUltraThinRetainer. Submitted photo.
IDEA Competition announces 2017 winners: Businesses from Bemidji, Fosston and Hubbard County take home $10,000
April 26, 2017 - 2:24pm
March 8, 2017
IDEA Competition names finalists
March 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
April 26, 2016
Eric Niskanen, of Bemidji, demonstrates how the Goaltenders BFF Pro-Angle works Tuesday during the Northwest Minnesota Foundation’s annual IDEA Competition banquet held at Beaux Arts Ballroom on the BSU campus. Niskanen is the creator, developer, and manufacturer of a line of hockey goaltenders training aids. He is one of the three winners of IDEA Competition.   (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Honoring regional ingenuity: Two Bemidji businesses honored at Northwest Minnesota Foundation competition
April 26, 2016 - 8:50pm
December 4, 2015
IDEA Competition deadline approaches: Annual event has awarded more than $300,000 to area businesses
December 4, 2015 - 9:36pm
IDEA Competition deadline approaches
December 4, 2015 - 5:09pm
April 23, 2015
The finalists and Hall of Fame inductee for the annual IDEA Competition through the Northwest Minnesota Foundation: (from left) Mychal Stittsworth, Edwin Dale Hahn, Paul Eickhof, Douglas Steiger, Jack Eickhof, William Weaver, Eric Niskanen, Tim Wagner and Adam Wagner. The IDEA Competition annual banquet was held Wednesday in Crookston. The Steiger family, creators of the Steiger tractor, were inducted into the IDEA Hall of Fame.
LitWeaver takes home IDEA award
April 23, 2015 - 7:26pm
April 25, 2014
IDEA winners announced at sixth annual banquet; Each winner receives $10,000
April 25, 2014 - 12:36am
March 21, 2013
Bemidji residents named finalists in IDEA Competition.
March 21, 2013 - 4:03pm
November 12, 2012
IDEA competition deadline approaching
November 12, 2012 - 1:35pm