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September 19, 2012
Birchmont project prompts special closed meeting
BEMIDJI – The Bemidji City Council and Northern Township Board will meet for a special closed meeting Monday. The special meeting is “to discuss threatened or pending litigation regarding the Birchmont Drive utility project reassessment,” according to a news release from the...
news / local
September 19, 2012 - 3:01pm
September 12, 2012
Northern Township: Birchmont hearing to continue
NORTHERN TOWNSHIP – Frustrated property owners filled the Northern Town Hall Tuesday night to voice their objections to reassessments for a utility expansion project near their homes. The joint meeting between the township and the city of Bemidji ended with no formal decision on...
news / local
September 12, 2012 - 2:51am
September 10, 2012
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers & Jeers
Overcrowding challenges educators As Minnesota students headed back to classrooms last week, it came as no surprise that the Bemidji School District’s elementary facilities are bursting at the seams. Last fall, school officials made a pitch to district patrons to give the district...
opinion / editorials
September 10, 2012 - 4:56pm
September 8, 2012
Northern Township: Birchmont legal saga continues
NORTHERN TOWNSHIP – A years-long legal battle between the township and Birchmont Drive residents over assessments for sewer and water work will enter another chapter Tuesday. That’s when residents plan to formally object to the township’s latest assessments at a joint meeting...
news / local
September 8, 2012 - 11:07pm
August 28, 2012
Hope rises for Northern Township Park
When news started to surface a few years ago about parts of Northern Township being annexed into the city, my parents, who live in Northern Township, weren’t happy. They were nervous about their property taxes rising and how being considered in the city limits would affect them....
opinion / letters
August 28, 2012 - 7:20pm
Northern Township project closes section of road for week
NORTHERN TOWNSHIP - A short section of Country Club Road Northeast will be closed to traffic for the week. A news release from Beltrami County said the closed road section is south of Goldenrod Street Northeast, about three quarters of a mile north of Bemidji Avenue. Crews, hired...
news / local
August 28, 2012 - 10:28am
July 30, 2012
Apartment complex damaged by fire
NORTHERN TOWNSHIP - An apartment fire in Northern Township caused about $12,500 in damage Monday afternoon. The fire in the 4000 block of Supreme Court Northwest, reported at 3:31 p.m. by a neighbor, was initially fought by Beltrami County sheriff's deputies, who were the first on...
July 30, 2012 - 6:03pm
June 12, 2012
Bemidji takes ownership of Algoma Park
NORTHERN TOWNSHIP - Algoma Park is now a city park. Northern Township supervisors approved the signing of a deed Monday evening transferring ownership of the park, known both as Northern Township Park and Algoma Park. The park, located along Algoma Street north of the traditional...
June 12, 2012 - 10:02am
February 19, 2012
Northern Township Board meeting slated for Thursday
The Northern Township Board issued a notice that it plans to meet at noon Thursday. The meeting, at the Northern Town Hall, will include officials from the City of Bemidji. Officials plan to discuss possible boundary amendments to the Orderly Annexation Agreement. A quorum of the...
news / local
February 19, 2012 - 8:12am
Joint planning effort hailed as a success
"Are you a community or aren't you?" This question alone shaped the future for the city of Bemidji and Bemidji and Northern townships. Decades of escalating squabbles, bickering and fighting between the local governments came to a head in the early 2000s following a set of particularly...
June 19, 2009 - 12:00am