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French President Macron charms both parties in an impassioned speech to Congress
ATV falls through ice on Lake Bemidji
Fire danger 'very high' in area
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranks first in a study on bipartisan legislation
GYMNASTICS: Brown, DeWitt represent Aerials
Teeing off spring
SOFTBALL: BHS scores too little, too late, falls to Cloquet
TRACK AND FIELD: Jacks compete at Brainerd meet
BASEBALL: Jacks fall to EGF in season opener
Alfred James Benais
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
MASTER GARDENERS: Plant winter squash. . . for next winter!
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
April 24, 2018
Construction project starts Monday on Fifth Street downtown
BEMIDJI—A block-long section of Fifth Street in downtown Bemidji is expected to close Monday for more than a month. The city of Bemidji...
16 hours 53 min ago
April 23, 2018
Anne Street project starts Thursday
BEMIDJI—The city of Bemidji and Reierson Construction will begin the Anne Street Sewer Extension Project on Thursday, April 26, officials...
April 23, 2018 - 5:23pm
April 11, 2018
MnDOT reminding drivers to use caution around work zones
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding motorists this week to be careful around construction areas for the safety...
April 11, 2018 - 4:47pm
March 21, 2018
Beltrami Commissioners authorize additional attorney
BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners authorized hiring an additional assistant attorney Tuesday, March 20, to help with a...
March 21, 2018 - 10:56am
March 20, 2018
Bemidji Council approves liquor store design agreement, road projects
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council took action on a trio of projects Monday, including one to build a new municipal liquor store to replace...
March 20, 2018 - 12:30pm
March 19, 2018
City gets behind Delta Dental; approves 2 resolutions in support of company opening Bemidji facility
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council chamber filled with applause Monday in support of a new business moving to the community. The council...
March 19, 2018 - 9:26pm
March 2, 2018
MnDOT provides $1 million to Division Street project
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Department of Transportation's Local Road Improvement Program has provided funding to 36 cities, counties and townships...
March 2, 2018 - 4:12pm
February 21, 2018
County, state eye roundabout on Irvine Avenue near Highway 71 bridge
BEMIDJI -- The safety benefits of roundabouts has county and state officials discussing adding yet another of the traffic control structures...
February 21, 2018 - 6:04pm
February 20, 2018
Bemidji council approves bid for reconstruction on six streets
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council awarded a bid to Reierson Construction to handle its Street Renewal Program in 2018. On an annual basis,...
February 20, 2018 - 8:30pm
February 18, 2018
Albrecht to deliver State of the City address Tuesday
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht will make the annual State of the City address Tuesday during the City Council's evening meeting. In...
February 18, 2018 - 8:35am
City Council approves tax levy increase, but homeowners will actually pay less, officials say
BEMIDJI—The tax levy, budget and other business for 2018 received action from the Bemidji City Council on Monday. The final tax levy, which...
December 18, 2017 - 8:23pm
December 8, 2017
Bemidji moving forward with 2018 reconstruction and reviewing projects in the years ahead
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council on Monday approved roadwork projects for next year and studied plans for five years beyond 2018. During...
December 8, 2017 - 4:41pm
December 5, 2017
CITY GOVERNMENT: Tax levy goes up, but taxes go down: Tax rate for residents to drop 2.1 percent for 2018
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Finance Director Ron Eischens gave a preview Monday of what residents can expect from on their city tax bill in 2018. During...
December 5, 2017 - 2:54pm
November 14, 2017
Expanding on the expansions: Bliss forms workgroup to help solve Highway 371 questions
BEMIDJI—The future expansion of a major northern Minnesota travel corridor was the focus of a Bemidji meeting on Tuesday. Personnel from...
November 14, 2017 - 7:52pm
October 23, 2017
Round and round: Bemidji’s first road roundabout is up and running
BEMIDJI—The first of four roundabouts opened at Jefferson Avenue and Division Street this past weekend, and, so far, traffic has been moving...
October 23, 2017 - 6:12pm