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November 9, 2016
UPDATED: Green defeats Klabunde in House District 2B
BEMIDJI -- With all 87 precincts reporting, Rep. Steve Green will return to St. Paul for a third term next year as he defeated DFL challenger Bryan Klabunde. According to the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website, Green totaled 11,898 votes to Klabunde’s 7,612.
November 9, 2016 - 9:27am
UPDATED: Eichorn defeats incumbent Saxhaug in Senate District 5
BEMIDJI -- Republican challenger Justin Eichorn narrowly defeated longtime state Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, on Tuesday in the Senate District 5 race. With all 127 precincts reporting, Eichorn had 20,245 votes, or 50.58 percent, while Saxhaug totaled 19,700 votes, or 49.22...
November 9, 2016 - 9:21am
UPDATED: Utke defeats Skoe in Senate District 2
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota Senate District 2 shifted Republican for the first time in more than a decade on Tuesday. Republican candidate Paul Utke defeated longtime incumbent Sen. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook 22,226-16,996 with all 194 precincts reporting. Utke is a 59-year-old insurance agent...
November 9, 2016 - 9:02am
Grossell tops Loud in House 2A race
BEMIDJI—Minnesota House of Representatives District 2A will have have a new face but retain Republican control after Tuesday's general election. With 93 of 107 precincts reporting, voters overwhelming selected Matt Grossell, a Republican and 50-year-old retired Clearwater County...
November 9, 2016 - 1:58am
October 8, 2016
LEGISLATURE: Lack of bonding bill, special session put strain, delay on Bemidji projects
BEMIDJI—When the Minnesota legislative session ended in May, the hope for bonding money directed to Bemidji projects somewhat remained with expectations for a summer special session. More than four months later, those bonding needs remain for local projects and legislators have...
October 8, 2016 - 12:57am
October 5, 2016
A spotlight on District 5: Candidates for Minnesota Senate and House of Representatives discuss policy positions at forum
BEMIDJI -- Republican and Democratic candidates shared their agreements and disagreements at an informational forum Wednesday night. Hosted by...
October 5, 2016 - 9:19pm
October 2, 2016
UPDATED: Candidate forums next week in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—The Citizens for an Informed Electorate will sponsor candidate forums Wednesday and Oct. 6 in Bemidji for local offices of state senator, state representative, Beltrami County commissioner and Bemidji city offices.
October 2, 2016 - 10:00am
September 28, 2016
ELECTION: Campaign trail goes through Red Lake
RED LAKE -- Races for the county board of commissioners and the state legislature took another step forward Wednesday night in Red Lake. During...
September 28, 2016 - 8:58pm
August 31, 2016
Feeding students, fueling minds: Red Lake School District opens new cafeteria with good nutrition a top priority (W/ VIDEO)
RED LAKE -- A school district recognized nationally for its healthy lunch program will now be able to deliver meals to students in a state-of-the-art...
August 31, 2016 - 6:06pm
August 10, 2016
UPDATED: Eichorn defeats Pederson in District 5 primary
BEMIDJI—In the race to determine the Republican Party's candidate for Minnesota Senate District 5, Grand Rapids resident Justin Eichorn held a 510-146 vote advantage over his opponent Lavern "Pedie" Pederson at press time. If Eichorn's 77.74-22.26 percent lead holds, he will...
August 10, 2016 - 10:51am
July 13, 2016
POLITICS: House Speaker Daudt says special session is possible in August, September
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt visited Bemidji on Wednesday before returning to St. Paul to continue pushing for a special session. "Talking with the governor, we're discussing the possibility of having a special session. I think we will and I think that's what's...
July 13, 2016 - 7:32pm
July 12, 2016
POLITICS: House 2A candidate Loud responds to battery claims from 1980s divorce
BEMIDJI—A divorce ruling more than 30 years ago involving Minnesota House District 2A DFL candidate Jerald "Jerry" Loud stating that he "battered" his ex-wife surfaced Tuesday. The Star Tribune reported that during a divorce trial in 1984, Judge Terrance Holter granted Loud's...
July 12, 2016 - 6:31pm
June 20, 2016
CITY GOVERNMENT: Visit Bemidji operations detailed for City Council
BEMIDJI -- A comprehensive report on Bemidji's destination marketing organization was given Monday to the City Council. During its meeting, Councilors...
June 20, 2016 - 7:34pm
June 9, 2016
LEGISLATURE: The waiting game: Saxhaug tours Hagg-Sauer at BSU with school officials hopeful for a special session to replace building (W/ VIDEO)
BEMIDJI -- With a special session for the Minnesota Legislature up in the air, District 5 Sen. Tom Saxhaug visited BSU on Thursday to reiterate...
June 9, 2016 - 7:51pm
June 1, 2016
LEGISLATURE: Gov. Dayton open to special session: Two Bemidji bonding projects will have second chance if legislators reconvene
ST. PAUL -- Two Bemidji bonding projects may have another opportunity to get state funding, as Gov. Mark Dayton said he's open to bringing legislators back to St. Paul for a special session. During a conference call with news outlets Wednesday, Dayton told reporters he's willing to...
June 1, 2016 - 5:27pm