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Back for Season 2: Bemidji Axemen look to continue success in second year
A bright time for Night We Light (photo gallery)
Plane lands safely after smoke fills cabin shortly after leaving Brainerd
Man dies after breaking through lake ice in Aitkin County
Local Holiday Gifts for Kids registrations are due Dec. 5
MEN'S HOCKEY: St. Cloud 'skates' past BSU
GIRLS HOCKEY: Sartell-Sauk Rapids comes back on Lumberjacks
BOYS BASKETBALL: Crookston spoils Lumberjacks' home opener
WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Beavers cool off Bulldogs with 4-1 victory
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU hopes to finally get some breaks against St. Cloud State
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Judith "Judy" Maruska
John Eggers: How do you say 'Thank You'?
Patrick Guilfoile: Muddled? Blame an algae virus
John Eggers: Are your Christmas catalogs piling up?
Evan Hazard: Then we bought a new ’03 Prius
Doug Lewandowski: Caving in
Pioneer Previews: Holiday Showcase today at BHS Performing Arts Center
Art briefs - Sunday Nov. 23
Neilson Foundation grants Watermark $150K for move
Pioneer Previews: A busy arts scene
MOVIES: New releases to hit around Thanksgiving
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Blane Klemek: Coyotes are fascinating animals that are both revered and despised
Blane Klemek: Let the deer feed naturally
Blane Klemek: Unique features of the Clark’s nutcracker
Paul Nelson: Surface water temperatures drop in Bemidji area lakes
Niskanen birthday celebration
Belcher-Bradseth wedding announcement
Watkins birthday celebration
Bryon York: Obama moves to cement his coalition
Danny Tyree: Let’s get serious about product recalls
Jim Hightower: Obama pardons two Republican turkeys
Letter: Legislator thankful for opportunity to serve
Bob Franken: The no Thanksgiving
northwest minnesota foundation
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 on the map. Seven finalists remain for the sixth annual Ingenuity Drives Entrepreneur Acceleration (IDEA) Competition organized by the Northwest...
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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 within the walls of its home. NMF, which serves 12 counties in northwest Minnesota, moved Dec. 10, relocating its headquarters into the...
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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