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Hobby Lobby construction begins in Bemidji
Regional library director’s job remains up in air
2 Minnesota deaths blamed on tainted caramel apples
MNsure extends enrollment deadline
Fergus Falls man gets 12 years for murdering nephew
BOYS BASKETBALL: Monticello sneaks out win at Bemidji
FOOTBALL: NDSU wins to advance to national finals, but Bemidji's Woods injured
GIRLS HOCKEY: Thief River Falls blanks Bemidji
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers get first NSIC win
WRESTLING: Bemidji, BCLB have good days at Big Bear
Verna Maryen Nordby
Blanche E. Dennis
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Patrick Guilfoile: A kiss may not be just a kiss
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
A holiday on the beach: Beach Boys to perform hits, Christmas music at the Sanford Center
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
Pioneer Previews: Winter joy, winter cold and winter fun
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Niskanen birthday celebration
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
Byron York: Obama opens fraud-ridden benefits program to illegal immigrants
Dick Polman: Thank Cruz for the Surgeon General the NRA hates
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...
news / local
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,...
news / local
October 25, 2012 - 1:00am