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Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
Nolan hears about Iron Range infrastructure challenges
Today, Keith Ellison may become DNC leader
World's oldest hockey player goes commercial
Busy time for the BFD: Bemidji Fire Department sees hectic but productive 2016
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji survives in Cloquet, 56-54
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake gets No. 1 seed in Section 8A playoffs
BHS swimmers advance at section meet
WRESTLING: Four Jacks move on to section finals
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers fall 3-1 in playoff opener
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Letter to the Editor: Bliss thanks constituents for attending gathering
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The world is changing, so must we
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BHS bands do Bemidji proud
December 4, 2016
Bemidji City Council to review street projects
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council will be in a position to advance the process for 2017 street projects when it meets Monday. The council will receive a staff recommendation to adopt feasibility reports for two projects coming up in the next construction season. The first is...
December 4, 2016 - 9:34am
September 30, 2016
As summer projects end, more begin: City Council to consider 2017 road work, maintenance assessments Monday
BEMIDJI—Street maintenance and the costs associated with them will be primary topics Monday at the Bemidji City Council meeting. Both the...
September 30, 2016 - 4:27pm
August 15, 2016
Smooth ride ahead
The majority of Park Avenue Northwest has been reconstructed. Park Avenue Northwest, from Eighth Street to 15th Street, has been under construction...
August 15, 2016 - 7:40pm
May 27, 2016
Tips to navigate Highway 371 this weekend
The Minnesota Department of Transportation offered tips for those traveling on Highway 371 this weekend. The new four-lane expansion is well...
May 27, 2016 - 5:58pm
May 26, 2016
City ramps up alley projects
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji is working on several alley and parking lot projects this summer. Parking lot No. 2, on the north side of Birchwood Color Center and the adjacent alley from Beltrami Ave to Minnesota Avenue, will undergo removals, grading, concrete and paving operations....
May 26, 2016 - 5:13pm
May 12, 2016
Highway 371: CSAH 11 detour slated to start next week
As the Minnesota walleye and northern pike fishing opener kicks off the tourist season this weekend, bringing the first main influx of trucks...
May 12, 2016 - 3:20pm
March 18, 2016
A full slate of summer construction: Renewal project to impact three city streets
BEMIDJI -- Orange cones and road work signs are just about a month and a half away in Bemidji as the city plans to start a $1.2 million renewal project on several city streets starting in May. The project, which the city awarded to Reierson Construction in the amount of $1.2 million,...
March 18, 2016 - 7:50pm
August 15, 2015
MnDOT urges ATV riders to use caution near Highway 2-Highway 89 construction
BEMIDJI — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding ATV riders that it is illegal to operate within the construction zone at the U.S. Highway 2-state Highway 89 intersection reconstruction, a release said. The overpass construction area is marked with orange snow...
August 15, 2015 - 5:10pm
August 3, 2015
Shevlin Avenue reconstruction project
BEMIDJI -- The Shevlin Avenue reconstruction project began on Monday and the streets affected by this will be Shevlin Avenue Southwest from First Street East to Washington Avenue South. Normal hours will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday with some Saturdays involved....
August 3, 2015 - 7:02pm
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...
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...
October 1, 2014 - 12:05am