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Feeding students, fueling minds: Red Lake School District opens new cafeteria with good nutrition a top priority (W/ VIDEO)
Terri’s the Teacher: Central Elementary School earns Teacher of the Year award from Bemidji schools
Crime report for Aug. 30
Hearing for Clearwater County man delayed
At least one arrested after protesters bind themselves to Dakota Access construction equipment
BSU football: Complaint filed against Tesch, who is on paid leave
BSU FOOTBALL: Head coach Tesch on 'leave of absence'
BOYS SOCCER: Lumberjacks explode in 12-1 win over Detroit Lakes
GOLF: Mackedanz wins Minnesota PGA Championship
SWIMMING AND DIVING: BHS falls to Brainerd
Paul Jerome Gravel
Aaro August Tanney
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Patricia Jane Blue
Cyndi Fenske: Goings on at the library in September
John Eggers: Find first day teacher success
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Much music in Bemidj this week
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY AUG. 28
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
FISH TALES: David Abbott on Big Turtle Lake
MASTER GARDENERS: What is your lawn plethora at summer's end?
FISH TALES: Jude Hicks on Lake Marquette
Blane Klemek: Observations on the American crow
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Community Band season was best ever
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time to think about school food as new school year nears
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Many stepped forward to clean up cemetery
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
May 15, 2016
EDUCATION: New school project pushes forward
BEMIDJI—Plans for a new elementary school are plodding along: The Bemidji school district recently submitted an environmental impact study for review by Beltrami County, and district officials say they now have a clearer idea of what street improvements are necessary to absorb...
May 15, 2016 - 12:44am
April 5, 2016
Cass Lake-Bena School receiving grants for trail
BEMIDJI -- Cass Lake-Bena School is receiving nearly $170,000 in governments grants toward the construction of a trail connection between the school and Highway 371. The Safe Routes to Schools program funds projects around the country meant to help students walk or bicycle to and...
April 5, 2016 - 10:28am
February 22, 2016
EDUCATION: 'Some light at the end of the tunnel' for new school: Board views plans for Gene Dillon Elementary along Division Street
BEMIDJI—Gene Dillon Elementary will stand right at the intersection of Division Street and Becida Road Southwest in Grant Valley Township—and...
February 22, 2016 - 9:36pm
September 25, 2015
Sponge school: Students have a splash raising funds to fight cancer
BEMIDJI -- Some smiled, cocked their arm and soaked up every drop of enjoyment. Others squeezed the sponge to get the water out, hesitated and...
September 25, 2015 - 5:50pm
September 21, 2015
School Board discusses where to put Gene Dillon Elementary
BEMIDJI -- The fate of a long-delayed elementary school is on hold as the Bemidji School Board awaits a key decision concerning a plot of land in Grant Valley Township. During its regular meeting Monday night, the School Board continued talks about where to put Gene Dillon Elementary,...
September 21, 2015 - 9:04pm
August 8, 2015
Driving through the decades: Family operates Cass Lake-area school bus business for more than 60 years
CASS LAKE—Before 1950, student transportation to the grades 1-8 Farris School was an informal arrangement. At one time, children were...
August 8, 2015 - 11:16pm
GOVERNMENT: City, school district to meet Wednesday about planned elementary school
BEMIDJI -- Officials from the city and the Bemidji Area Schools will meet Wednesday to discuss issues relating to the future grades 4-5 elementary school. At its work session Monday, City Manager Nate Mathews updated the City Council on the status of the planned school. The Greater...
June 8, 2015 - 8:10pm
May 18, 2015
High school students in Oakdale charged with bringing loaded gun to school
OAKDALE, Minn. -- Two Tartan High School students in Oakdale were charged with a felony Monday for reportedly taking turns carrying a loaded handgun in their backpacks at the Oakdale school. Nathan Neng Xiong, 16, of Maplewood is accused of bringing the gun to school in his backpack...
May 18, 2015 - 11:27pm
School District hopes to unsnarl traffic concerns: New school adds new congestion to Middle School Drive
BEMIDJI—While voters have approved a new elementary school to house Bemidji's fourth- and fifth-grade students, plans for that new school have been placed in a bit of a traffic jam. Bemidji Area Schools Superintendent Jim Hess updated the School Board on Monday night on efforts...
May 18, 2015 - 10:47pm
May 14, 2015
What’s in a name? Four names emerge for new Bemidji elementary school
BEMIDJI -- Four names have emerged as finalists for Bemidji's newest elementary school. They are: Chief Bemidji, Earle Dickinson, Gene Dillon...
May 14, 2015 - 2:20pm
April 22, 2015
You can help name new school in Bemidji: District accepting online nominations
BEMIDJI—Do you have an idea for what the new fourth- and fifth-grade elementary school's name should be?
April 22, 2015 - 4:42pm
April 5, 2015
John Eggers: The Ideal School: What do you think?
In making changes in our schools, we too often overlook asking our students, "What do you think?" Asking students what they believe to be an ideal school was on the agenda in an on-campus summer Native American College Preparatory Program held at BSU in 1993. I recently discovered...
April 5, 2015 - 12:18am
March 31, 2015
EDUCATION: School Board approves sale of Deer Lake property, purchase of land for new grades 4-5 school
BEMIDJI -- Out with the old and in with the new. The Bemidji School Board in a special meeting on Monday approved the sale of Deer Lake Elementary and then minutes later approved a purchase agreement for land upon which the district’s new fourth- and fifth-grade elementary...
March 31, 2015 - 8:31am
March 17, 2015
EDUCATION: Site for new school proposed: Facility for grades 4-5 would be located near BMS
BEMIDJI -- The vision for the new fourth- and fifth-grade elementary school became more clear Monday as the Bemidji School Board reviewed preliminary site plans for the school that could be located west of Bemidji Middle School. Bemidji Area Schools does not currently own the...
March 17, 2015 - 10:21am
October 11, 2014
ELECTION 2014: Referendum meetings scheduled; Public invited to ask questions about new school plan
BEMIDJI -- Two community meetings have been scheduled to discuss the school referendum voters will decide on Election Day. The meetings will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 22 at Bemidji High School and Oct. 28 in the boardroom at the Downtown Education Center, 502 Minnesota...
October 11, 2014 - 12:14am