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FISH TALES: Chad Newman
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May 9, 2017
Saturday night crash causes 5-hour power outage
BEMIDJI -- A juvenile male who allegedly drove a stolen van into a utility pole Saturday -- causing a five-hour power outage to the northwest...
May 9, 2017 - 10:44am
May 8, 2017
Two-vehicle crash reported in Northern Township
NORTHERN TOWNSHIP—Six people—including two children—all suffered non-life-threatening injuries Sunday morning in a two-vehicle...
May 8, 2017 - 3:44pm
May 7, 2017
Looking beyond 2020: Bemidji officials have the future of annexation on their radar
BEMIDJI -- With the final phase of an orderly annexation agreement coming for Bemidji and Northern Township, officials are starting to consider looking ahead.
May 7, 2017 - 11:32am
April 21, 2017
Woman hurt in Friday-morning crash on Highway 71
NORTHERN TOWNSHIP -- A 54-year-old Kelliher woman was hurt Friday morning in a crash on U.S. Highway 71 north of Bemidji. According to a Minnesota...
April 21, 2017 - 2:29pm
April 16, 2017
GOVERNMENT: City Council has busy agenda Monday
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council has a full agenda for its Monday meeting, with action needed on a number of issues ranging from road construction...
April 16, 2017 - 10:15am
April 13, 2017
GOVERNMENT: End in sight for annexation litigation
BEMIDJI—Three local government bodies met for a joint public hearing Thursday to move forward and end litigation that's spanned five years. By holding the public hearing, the three government units—the city of Bemidji, Bemidji Township and Northern Township—are now...
April 13, 2017 - 8:41pm
April 12, 2017
ANNEXATION: JPB approves settlement between Bemidji, townships
BEMIDJI—The Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board took crucial action Wednesday to end a years-long dispute that included a flurry of lawsuits between the city of Bemidji, Bemidji Township and Northern Township. The JPB's work was based on a recent settlement agreement between...
April 12, 2017 - 8:34pm
August 25, 2016
Northern Township road project to last six weeks
NORTHERN TOWNSHIP -- A bituminous street project on Town Hall Road Northwest in Northern Township started today. The construction will take place north of Northern Elementary School and west of Irvine Avenue Northwest, according to a Beltrami County press release. Local traffic will...
August 25, 2016 - 12:26pm
July 22, 2016
BIRCHMONT DRIVE: Mediation now an option in Birchmont dispute: District court rules on city’s policy for public improvements, clarifying assessments
BEMIDJI -- A recent court ruling on an interpretation of a Bemidji city policy may open the door for mediation to resolve a longstanding dispute on Birchmont Drive assessments. The ruling is the latest in an eight-year legal battle between residents along Birchmont Drive and the city...
July 22, 2016 - 5:50pm
May 23, 2016
Fire damages Northern Township apartment building
BEMIDJI—No injuries were reported at an apartment building fire Sunday morning in Northern Township. The Bemidji Fire Department received...
May 23, 2016 - 9:23am
March 10, 2016
ELECTION: Not Super Tuesday but Township Tuesday. Townships elections held across Minnesota
BEMIDJI -- Democracy was in action across Beltrami County and much of Minnesota on Tuesday. However, instead of a presidential primaries or caucuses like Super Tuesday, or even the general election, residents went to the polls to vote for township leaders. According to the Minnesota...
March 10, 2016 - 5:11pm
December 4, 2015
State agency approves City Council resolution for Phase II annexation
BEMIDJI -- Properties in Northern Township were annexed into Bemidji this week as the result of a state agency approving a resolution from the City Council. On Monday, the Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings accepted a resolution from the city which annexes a portion of Northern...
December 4, 2015 - 11:51am
November 2, 2015
CITY GOVERNMENT: Council approves Phase 2 of Northern Township annexation
BEMIDJI -- Phase 2 in an annexation plan created in 2003 moved forward Monday as the Bemidji City Council approved a resolution acquire parcels of land from Northern Township. City Attorney Alan Felix said after the meeting that the 2003 plan, the Joint Resolution for Orderly...
November 2, 2015 - 9:16pm
June 16, 2015
No resolution yet in Birchmont Drive assessments
NORTHERN TOWNSHIP—The ongoing case of the Birchmont Drive assessments is just that—ongoing. At a public meeting Tuesday night, members of the Northern Township board and the Bemidji City Council gave an update on—and heard testimony from residents about—the...
June 16, 2015 - 10:44pm
June 11, 2015
Photo of the Day: Deer
While some people say the deer population is down this year, you wouldn’t know it by this Northern Township field. - See more at: http://d...
June 11, 2015 - 1:52pm