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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: We must open our minds to diverse teachings
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: John's No. 1 List for Bemidji
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: What is that weed?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you know your Twins?
First Friday Fest at Rail River
Regional author publishes book
First Friday at Gallery North
Todd Oliver & Friends show April 29
Poem in Your Pocket Day event
Up a tree!
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Warm-up helps spawn, walleyes should be ready for opener
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wood ducks always welcome in the spring
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Finding your favorite gardening tools
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wild turkeys are abundant throughout Minnesota
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Minnesota Health Plan’ is a plan for all
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bliss understands our local issues
January 13, 2017
Blackduck, other districts struggle with bus driver shortage
The Blackduck School Board met Monday night to welcome and swear in the newly re-elected members: Cynthia Nord was re-elected to Chairperson; Grant Mistic was re-elected to Vice Chairperson; Donna Stroeing was re-elected to Treasurer; and Bob Klug, Jr. was re-elected to Clerk. Community...
January 13, 2017 - 12:32pm
September 30, 2016
Bemidji schools aim for 3 percent bump in test scores
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Schools leaders are aiming for 3 percent bumps in math and reading test scores this year, among other goals formalized...
September 30, 2016 - 6:16pm
September 21, 2016
EDUCATION: School district, teachers union scramble to meet new 'Q Comp' deadline
BEMIDJI—Local education leaders await a decision from the Minnesota Department of Education on a hastily revised "Q Comp" plan after the department approved the school district's original plan more quickly than anticipated. If approved, the new plan—which outlines structures...
September 21, 2016 - 8:58pm
July 19, 2016
Parent of student who died by suicide files lawsuit against Duluth school district
A federal lawsuit filed by the parent of a Lincoln Park Middle School student alleges his son’s 2015 suicide was the result of “severe and pervasive harassment” — and the Duluth school district’s failure to stop it. Todd Seehus is suing the Duluth school district, its school...
July 19, 2016 - 7:47pm
June 17, 2016
Blackduck residents in favor of restoring playground
The Blackduck School Board held its monthly meeting Monday evening, and the future of the Catch a Dream Playground next to the softball field...
June 17, 2016 - 10:12am
May 16, 2016
BEMIDJI AREA SCHOOLS: District works with Beltrami County on review of environmental impact of new Gene Dillon Elementary school
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji school district over the next few weeks will continue answering questions from Beltrami County about how a new elementary...
May 16, 2016 - 8:57pm
April 18, 2016
EDUCATION: Teachers, parents want K-1 program to stay
BEMIDJI—Parents and teachers at Monday's School Board meeting came to the defense of a preschool program the Bemidji school district proposed to cut last week. The district's K-1 program takes kindergarten-age students who might not do well in a traditional classroom. K-1 classes...
April 18, 2016 - 9:55pm
April 12, 2016
EDUCATION: School district talks program cuts, staffing changes
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji school district has money problems that will require staff and program reductions over the next few years, district officials said Monday. The special meeting of the School Board focused primarily on the district's financial standing—namely a stubborn...
April 12, 2016 - 11:11am
July 18, 2015
City Council and School Board to meet Monday on street improvements
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council will start Monday evening off with a joint session with the Bemidji School Board at 5:30 p.m. before its regular meeting at 6 p.m. During the joint meeting, the two governing bodies will seek an agreement on a street improvements as part of...
July 18, 2015 - 6:21pm
October 4, 2014
School Board will meet Wednesday
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji School Board will have a special meeting this week. The board will convene at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the board room at district headquarters, 502 Minnesota Ave.
October 4, 2014 - 11:12pm
August 19, 2014
School Board OKs ballot questions
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji School Board on Monday adopted wording of referendum questions for the Nov. 4 ballot that will ask voters to approve building — and funding — a new school for fourth- and fifth-grade students. Because the district is not only asking voters to approve $40...
August 19, 2014 - 12:19am
June 17, 2014
Bemidji High School video goes viral
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji High School students presented a viral video to members of the Bemidji School Board on Monday night during their regular meeting. A University of Minnesota grant aimed at encouraging breakfast consumption awarded the high school $5,000 for a breakfast program...
June 17, 2014 - 12:33pm
No spring break for 2014-15 school year
BEMIDJI — For at least one year, the Bemidji School Board has opted to forgo a traditional weeklong spring break. The district has customarily alternated years, offering a spring break one year and no such break the next. Since there was no spring break this year, in following...
March 17, 2014 - 10:33pm
Mother advocates for winter weather, bus safety education
BEMIDJI — Janel Samuelson appeared before the Bemidji School Board on Monday to advocate for more winter weather education. “Our son was dropped off at the wrong bus stop and left alone for an extended period of time,” said Samuelson, the mother of a 6-year-old boy who was...
March 17, 2014 - 10:31pm
December 2, 2013
A ‘tipping point’: School board considers new building options
BEMIDJI -- Having exhausted its options for adding classroom space by relocating programs and reopening the kindergarten center, Bemidji Area Schools is beginning to confront its long-term facilities challenges. “We have reached a tipping point regarding elementary enrollment...
December 2, 2013 - 8:30pm