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BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
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September 15, 2016
ELECTION: Incumbents and challengers for county seats questioned
NORTHERN TOWNSHIP -- Three incumbents and three challengers for seats on the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners faced questions Wednesday evening about their priorities if elected. During a candidates forum at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds sponsored by the Minnesota Farm Bureau,...
September 15, 2016 - 12:29pm
September 13, 2016
Reviewing the roads: Beltrami County Commissioners take a tour to inspect highway conditions
BEMIDJI -- Road projects from the past, present and future were given a once-over by Beltrami County officials Tuesday during an annual highway...
September 13, 2016 - 6:18pm
August 24, 2016
Wrapping up road work: At August’s end, multiple county and city road projects are coming to a finish
BEMIDJI -- As the calendars get closer to switching from summer to fall months, construction crews remain out on city and county roads to finish work on multiple projects. At the county level, a total of five projects with construction on nine roads and multiple intersections have...
August 24, 2016 - 5:12pm
November 8, 2013
Beltrami County ponders ½-cent sales tax increase to help fund repairs
BEMIDJI — Residents of Beltrami County have been rumbling about the roads crumbling for years, and officials are exploring a possible sales tax increase to help pay for repairs. Beltrami County Administrator Kay Mack and highway engineer Bruce Hasbargen presented the Beltrami...
November 8, 2013 - 12:23am
August 12, 2013
Anne Street closed near hospital Monday and Tuesday
BEMIDJI -- The installation of an underground water main will result in a two-day road closure. Anne Street Northwest will be closed Monday and Tuesday at the street's intersection with Hannah Avenue Northwest, Beltrami county emergency coordinator Beryl Wernberg said. Anne...
August 12, 2013 - 10:45am
July 2, 2013
Public hearing on wheelage tax spurs debate on payment for roads projects
BEMIDJI — The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners began its meeting Tuesday with a public hearing on a proposed wheelage tax, before discussing payment options for a portion of what county engineer Bruce Hasbargen said is $80 million in necessary road projects. Following...
July 2, 2013 - 8:35pm
July 1, 2013
Public hearing on wheelage tax scheduled for Tuesday
BEMIDJI — The public will have the opportunity to speak for or against a proposed, $10 “wheelage tax” at Tuesday’s meeting of the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners. The tax, if approved, would cost auto owners $10 per vehicle, per year, and would go to fund road projects...
July 1, 2013 - 2:43pm
June 18, 2013
County board sets public hearing for new tax, discusses road plan
BEMIDJI — The groundwork for a proposed $16 million roads plan was laid out by the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners Tuesday afternoon, and it may include a new tax for county residents. The board scheduled a public hearing for July 2, when citizens can voice concerns over...
June 18, 2013 - 6:58pm
May 8, 2013
Beltrami County emergency services coordinator Beryl Wernberg released an updated list of road closures. ALASKA TOWNSHIP CLOSED Kodiak Rd NW at Bee LN NW south of Balm Lake- washing out FROHN TOWNSHIP CLOSED- Frohn Rd SE south of 23rd St SE to 30th St SE LAMMERS TOWNSHIP CLOSED...
May 8, 2013 - 6:19pm
April 29, 2013
Warmer weather puts roads under water
BEMIDJI — Residents of Jackson Avenue were more or less cut off from the outside world Sunday night. That’s when the dead-end road in...
April 29, 2013 - 10:58pm
March 30, 2013
Beltrami County Board to discuss roads
SHOTLEY – Just a few days before a bill that will seek an increase in the gas tax to secure funding for transportation projects statewide, the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners will discuss their own plan for local roads and highways at their regular meeting Tuesday. In a conference...
March 30, 2013 - 10:15pm
March 27, 2013
MnDOT unveils $1.1 billion in projects for 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Most Minnesotans are more than ready for warmer weather but that also means the start of every driver's least favorite season: road construction. The Minnesota Department of Transportation unveiled its 2013 plans Wednesday. The $1.1 billion project list includes...
March 27, 2013 - 11:38am
December 19, 2012
Beltrami County Board: Road conditions are major citizen concern
By Molly Miron, Special to the Pioneer The public hearing on the Capital Improvement Plan for transportation drew a crowd to the Beltrami County Board meeting Tuesday. The commissioners unanimously approved $750,000 in county funds to work on six road and bridge projects, along with...
December 19, 2012 - 2:09am
April 8, 2009
Emergency road repair scheduled for Thursday on Highway 34 west of Walker
Emergency road repair is scheduled for Thursday on state Highway 34 west of Walker. The temporary detour will be in place from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be conducting an emergency replacement of a centerline culvert under a section of state...
April 8, 2009 - 9:47am
March 6, 2009
Beltrami County Board: County road project to get stimulus funds
Beltrami County continues to pay close attention to a growing number of money pots in Washington, D.C., to fund possible county projects. "Every day is a new experience," County Administrator Tony Murphy told county commissioners this week.
March 6, 2009 - 1:06am