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BNSF train derails near Bena
Thousands remain without power in Duluth area
UPDATED: 2 dead, 4 injured in Thief River Falls crash Saturday
TWO RIVERS: A guilty plea. . . and life goes on in Two Rivers (Conclusion)
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Proactivity and self on the road to truth and reconciliation
At home in Bemidji: Longtime NHL scout, executive Marshall Johnston retires; has called Bemidji home for 40 years
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji keeps rolling, tops Alexandria in sub-state playoffs
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Bemidji Extreme U12 soccer takes second at Bemidji Blowout
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
Gary Robert Vanasse
Robert (Bob) J Voigt
Ken R. Trisco
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
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Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Big Trouble In Little China’
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Elk expansion in Northwestern Minnesota on hold
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: This November, I’m voting for NOTA (none of the above)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lueth, Larson thanked for service
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Making music on the Mississippi
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