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Roundabouts soften crash outcomes: Traffic circle south of Moorhead has made intersection much safer
Man stuck between downtown St. Paul structures was hard to find on dark, frigid night
Grand Forks Air Force Base airman charged with rape
Trump halts big-game trophy decision
Norm Coleman says he’d have beaten Franken in 2008 if groping photo had been public
UND rallies for stunning win at No. 1 Denver
Butler leads balanced Timberwolves over Mavericks
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers take extra point after shootout victory over Buckeyes
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers shoot their way to 88-70 win
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bolte puts a cap on Bemidji State’s 8-3 season
Daniel Lee Spigarelli
Roland "Ron" Patterson
Enice Alvina Nordlund
Steven Frank Murray
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
ART LEE: Yup, those little things in life sure count
DOUG LEWANDOWSKI: The far shores of life
SUE BRUNS: Fine China, from the Red Owl
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Some fun jokes for the Deer Camp
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: Running into Winter
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
Around the Arts, November 12
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
2017 DEER OPENER: Officials say 'fantastic' deer season ahead
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Whether snow or no, buntings well worth the wait
MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: High school bowlers grateful for support
Tooting your own horn could help others
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
Lessons from the 2012 flood: Five years later, is Northland better prepared for next natural disaster?
DULUTH — Monday, June 19, marks the fifth anniversary of the 2012 flood that dumped 7.5 to 10 inches of rain on top of the Northland's...
June 18, 2017 - 8:09pm
May 16, 2017
COUNTY: Beltrami County opts to end sentence to serve program
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners took action Tuesday to close its sentence to serve program at the end of June.
May 16, 2017 - 7:06pm
March 6, 2017
CITY: Council takes action on three 2017 projects
BEMIDJI—A trio of construction projects, two related to roads and another to enhance downtown decor, were discussed by the Bemidji City...
March 6, 2017 - 8:35pm
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