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‘We’re just trying to make our communities better’: Mural depicts an 1890 pioneer family meeting a Native American family
A little bit of everything: Jamie Jacobson has been the recreation coordinator for the Bemidji Parks and Recreation department for the past three years (W/ VIDEO)
Road work in Downtown Bemidji
STEM day at Headwaters Science Center
Beltrami County Historical Society hosts Depot Day
GOLF: Weather delays golf on Day 2 of Birchmont
BEMIDJI ROUNDUP: Local fighter signs with Vegas promotion
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji ends season at Fergus Falls
YOUTH BASEBALL: Northern Heat 10-year-olds heading to World Series
LUMBERJACKS: McRae named swim coach, Miller new dance coach
Thomas Bonar, Sr.
Nicholas Hunter Sledge
Robert James Welle
Keven John Majava
John Eggers: Will you leave a trail?
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: As nice as eating flowers can be, it can also be a little scary
NORTHLAND STARGAZING: New Horizons visits Pluto on Bastille Day
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Strawberry renovation begins now
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Learning from the first teachers
First City Singers 'on a mission': Senior group seeking members to carry on a musical tradition
Pioneer Previews: The soothing sounds of music
You can come home again: Accomplished singer/performer Matt Goinz returns to lend a hand in PBP final show of the season
Art briefs - Sunday July 26
Off The Record Blog: Here is the trailer for the second season of ‘Fargo’
DNR announces another conservative deer season
Blane Klemek: Coyotes are interesting animals that are both revered and despised
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: As muskies begin to bite, please handle them with care
Waterfleas found in Lake Vermillion
Blane Klemek: The distinctive songs and calls of the eastern towhee
Family Moments: Bessie Moller Barrington and Lillian Shuman
Joseph Cotto: Intelligence in 21st Century America
Bob Franken: Wither that sucker Trump
Rich Lowry: The toxic worldview of Ta-Nehisi Coates
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Don’t help the terrorists
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bemidji area veterans deserve a service center of their own
July 5, 2015
Turn for the better: Overpass to eliminate turning conflict at busy Highway 89 and U.S. Highway 2 intersection
BEMIDJI—Rated as the third-highest in the state for its injury-related crashes, an intersection just west of Bemidji will be replaced this...
News / local
July 5, 2015 - 12:48am
July 4, 2015
Highway 89 detour starts Monday
BEMIDJI—A months-long detour on Highway 89 starts Monday. Motorists traveling through the U.S. Highway 2 and state Highway 89 intersection near Bemidji will encounter a partial detour on Highway 89 beginning Monday as the Highway 2 median is closed to traffic, according to...
July 4, 2015 - 6:00pm
July 2, 2015
Irvine Avenue construction starts Monday
BEMIDJI— A months-long road project on Irvine Avenue starts on Monday and will last until late September, weather permitting. The area affected includes a stretch north from Irvine's intersection with Highway 197 to 30th Street Northwest. Local officials are requesting that...
July 2, 2015 - 1:31pm
March 13, 2015
County spring road restrictions in place
BEMIDJI -- Spring load restrictions have been implemented for the two frost zones that cover Beltrami County. The North-Central Frost Zone and North Frost Zone restrictions went into effect on Friday, according to a release from the Beltrami County Highway Department. All gravel...
March 13, 2015 - 7:11pm
February 18, 2015
Bemidji, area projects included in Dayton transportation project list
BEMIDJI -- On Tuesday, Gov. Mark Dayton announced his 10-year, $6 billion transportation plan that included 607 projects to upgrade the state's roads and bridges, which includes several area projects. Dayton broke with a long-standing tradition that governors not release a list...
February 18, 2015 - 6:20pm
October 1, 2014
Letter: Road construction crew kept program accessible
Thank you to the Lake Avenue road crew and utility companies for keeping Hope House accessible during road construction. We know that it was complicated; sometimes it required filling in and re-digging trenches in order to allow someone in or out of the Seventh Street access. Thanks...
opinion / letters
October 1, 2014 - 12:05am
June 11, 2014
Fifteenth Street detour over Bemidji Bypass remains in effect
BEMIDJI -- Motorists in Bemidji once again may travel the Bemidji Bypass, Highway 2/71, which had been detoured since June 6 for construction work. Crews removed the bridge deck of the 15th Street bridge during this past weekend. They will construct a new bridge deck later this summer....
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June 11, 2014 - 9:47am
April 3, 2014
Highway 2 fixes on tap for 2014 road construction season; 15th Street bridge to get more clearance
BEMIDJI — As the old joke goes, there’s actually just two seasons in Minnesota: winter and road construction. As the former scattered snow...
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April 3, 2014 - 11:51pm
August 23, 2013
Detour lifted on Highway 200 near Laporte
LAPORTE -- The detour on state Highway 200 near Laporte has been lifted, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said Friday. The detour has been in place since May 28 as crews worked to reconstruct a stretch of the highway, including replacing culverts and resurface work for...
News / region
August 23, 2013 - 1:03pm
July 12, 2013
Bemidji road construction continues
BEMIDJI — The following roads are closed to all but emergency and local traffic: - Bemidji Road North, but the intersection at Anne Street Northwest is open. - 15th Street Northwest and Middle School Road. - Scenic Highway Southeast, from Birchmont Beach Road North (County...
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July 12, 2013 - 2:41pm
July 8, 2013
Bemidji road construction projects under way
BEMIDJI — The city of Bemidji has begun the 2013 State Aid Bituminous Removal & Resurfacing Project 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and some Saturdays as of yesterday and is expected to last until Aug. 6. The streets included are: - 15th St. NW (Irvine Ave. NW...
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July 8, 2013 - 8:05pm
August 17, 2012
Kimmer Road closed in Grant Valley Township
Grant Valley Township is in the process of road construction, effective through Monday evening. Kimmur Road Southwest, located between Fern Lake Road Southeast and Buchanan Avenue Southwest, south of Adams Avenue Southwest, will be closed to traffic at a location just west of Buchanan...
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August 17, 2012 - 11:54pm