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Major pushback against Line 3 recommendation
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
For employees, students to get paid, McNally Smith college building must sell before 2019
Fridley, Minn., man killed in house fire
'Golden State Killer' suspect, a former police officer, arrested after DNA match, officials say
Sano hits home run in Twins 4-7 loss to Yankees
Audio tape details NFL's concern over Trump's anthem jabs
North Carolina, Minnesota announce home-and-home football series
Basketball commission suggests NCAA ban cheaters, end one-and-done
GYMNASTICS: Brown, DeWitt represent Aerials
Alfred James Benais
Virginia L. Pollard
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
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail comes to area this weekend
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
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
May 5, 2017
U.S. Highway 2 work in Bemidji to start May 15
BEMIDJI -- The first of two resurfacing projects in Bemidji will start this month, with construction scheduled to begin on the U.S. Highway 2...
May 5, 2017 - 5:41pm
April 17, 2017
GOVERNMENT: City approves alley projects
BEMIDJI -- With road construction season right around the corner, the Bemidji City Council approved two public works requests Monday. The first...
April 17, 2017 - 8:02pm
April 16, 2017
GOVERNMENT: City Council has busy agenda Monday
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council has a full agenda for its Monday meeting, with action needed on a number of issues ranging from road construction...
April 16, 2017 - 10:15am
April 9, 2017
Previewing summer projects: Major work planned for Bemidji bypass, Hwy 197
BEMIDJI—The summer road construction season is on the horizon, and this year two major projects will take place in and around Bemidji....
April 9, 2017 - 8:25am
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