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Digging into legislation to unearth the specifics: Bills voted on during session covered wide range of issues
Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Moorhead
Man dies in Aitkin County rollover
Feeling the music: Andrews takes on role of executive director at Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
A salute to service and sacrifice on Memorial Day (with PHOTO GALLERY)
AUTO RACING: Bemidji Speedway opens 2016 season
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Schreiber wants to make Bemidji a ‘basketball town’
BASEBALL: Bemidji to host Detroit Lakes in 8AAA opener
Bemidji’s Fenson, Polo, selected to USA Curling High Performance program
Patience and perseverance: Bemidji racer Dean Eggebraaten finally getting his chance on the track
Trevor Lawrence Christopherson
Roger W. Lehmann
Lucille "Lucy" Kinnard
Tom A. Svoboda
Cyndi Fenske: Ready for summer and ‘Read to Win’ at the library
Scotty Allison: Why do we recommend veterans obtain medical insurance?
John Eggers: What is Memorial Day?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes, and the fishing, heating up
John Eggers: Who was Hamilton?
The JOE-DOWN reviews ‘Crocodile Dundee’
ART BRIEFS: Acoust Hicks opens summer concert series at The Farm By The Lake, Gallery North open house and more
Off The Record Blog: I may not like Bob Dylan, but I respect him
Take a stroll with art: Bemidji Sculpture Walk returns for 18th summer
The JOE-DOWN reviews ‘13 Going On 30’
FISH TALES: Tayra Nielsen
FISH TALES: Cooper Schreifels
Blane Klemek: The wonderful world of wetlands
Fishing trip to Burntside Lake near Ely, Minn., offers lake trout rendezvous
FISH TALES: Daniel Jourdain Jr. on Lake Plantagent
Karsten Verke birthday
Richard Hanson: Return to the bargaining table to protect Minnesota’s future
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vene has proven to be a good public servant
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pick up trash and keep Bemidji beautiful
Pioneer Editorial: Recognizing Bemidji’s businesses
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's ban or tax the use of plastic bags
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April 19, 2015
Northwest Minnesota Foundation hosts donor appreciation dinner
The Northwest Minnesota Foundation Board of Directors and staff recently hosted a donor appreciation dinner to recognize individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the foundation's endowment or charitable funds that it manages. More than 100 people...
April 19, 2015 - 12:59am
March 6, 2015
IDEA competition finalists announced
BEMIDJI -- The IDEA business competition on Friday announced the five finalists who will move into the final round of the annual event: • Paul Eickhof, Eickhof Columbaria, Crookston • William Weaver, LitWeaver, Bemidji • Eric Niskanen, NISKY LLC, Bemidji • Mychal Stittsworth,...
March 6, 2015 - 4:44pm
March 3, 2015
Women's fund seeks outstanding "community builders"
BEMIDJI -- The Northwest Minnesota Women's Fund is seeking nominations for its "Community Builders" awards. Since 1998, the Northwest Minnesota Women's Fund has honored 45 women who have demonstrated leadership for improving the quality of their own lives or those around them, making...
March 3, 2015 - 6:29pm
March 2, 2015
Workshop on Wednesday for improving cycling in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Nice Ride Minnesota, Headwaters Regional Development Commission and the city of Bemidji are working together, with support from the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, to identify and implement an improved, user-friendly network of bicycle...
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March 2, 2015 - 4:51pm
October 3, 2014
Kelliher School District receives grant to help students prepare for the future
The Northwest Minnesota Foundation recently awarded a $25,000 grant to Kelliher School District to collaborate with the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area (BGCBA). The grant will bring BGCBA’s SMART Moves and Career Launch programs to an estimated 250 students, in second...
News / education
October 3, 2014 - 1:33pm
June 11, 2014
Family creates Diffley scholarship; Program geared toward aspiring pilots
BEMIDJI -- A scholarship has been created in honor of Larry Diffley, the late president of Bemidji Aviation who died in a plane crash in 2012. The Larry Diffley Memorial Aviation Scholarship Fund has been established by Diffley's children to help aspiring pilots in the local area....
News / education
June 11, 2014 - 12:08am
April 23, 2014
Bright IDEAs: IDEA Competition to award $30K to local entrepreneurs
BEMIDJI -- Entrepreneurs from across northern Minnesota will gather Thursday to see if they'll receive $10,000 toward putting their business...
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April 23, 2014 - 11:15pm
January 8, 2013
Foundation shows off remodeled office in historic building
BEMIDJI – The Northwest Minnesota Foundation, in designing its new headquarters, made a concerted effort to represent the entire area it serves...
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January 8, 2013 - 10:57pm
November 30, 2012
NMF awards $25,000 grant to Adult Day Services
BEMIDJI – The Northwest Minnesota Foundation has awarded Adult Day Services Inc. a $25,000 grant to expand service options for families with a loved one experiencing challenges due to deteriorating health. Adult Day Services Inc., established in 1981, serves clients within a 45-mile...
November 30, 2012 - 6:49pm
Forgit named to NMF board
BEMIDJI – Cathy Forgit of Fertile, Minn., has been elected to the Northwest Minnesota Foundation Board of Directors. Forgit is a retired Fertile Beltrami Community Education director and is currently the co-coordinator for the Fertile Beltrami Early Childhood Initiative. On behalf...
November 30, 2012 - 6:42pm
October 25, 2012
Tour highlights LaValley Industries
BEMIDJI – If the McKnight Foundation didn’t before know the name Jason LaValley, it does now. LaValley, president and CEO of LaValley Industries,...
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October 25, 2012 - 1:00am