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3D imagery and virtual reality: Tools for finding a home in 2017
In water or on walls, these handmade paddles are functional art
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Around the Arts, Oct. 22
PATT RALL COLUMN: Beautiful days still abound in the Bemidji area
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May 18, 2015
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
June 21, 2014
Special School Board meeting Monday
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Area Schools board will convene for a special meeting Monday evening to wrap-up its facilities study. The School Board will convene at 6 p.m. in the boardroom at the district office, located at 502 Minnesota Ave. NW. The meeting will open with the wrap-up...
June 21, 2014 - 10:57pm
May 6, 2014
Minnesota kindergartner brings gun to school; all students safe
BENSON, Minn. — A kindergarten student brought a gun to a Benson elementary school Tuesday morning. In a news release, Swift County Sheriff John Holtz said the sheriff’s office, Benson police and Northside Elementary officials were notified of the situation just after...
May 6, 2014 - 3:09pm
Minnesota leaves school closing decision to local officials as Midwest shivers
By Don Davis Forum News Service Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday decided to leave the decision about closing schools on Tuesday to local officials as the Upper Midwest fought bitterly cold weather today, with Tuesday warming in some places but still remaining...
January 6, 2014 - 11:19am
December 13, 2013
Minn. schools see range of security upgrades
December 13, 2013 - 10:00am
October 1, 2013
More area schools make the grade in latest report
BEMIDJI — TrekNorth High School, for the third year in a row, has been recognized as a Reward School by the Minnesota Department of Education. “It’s nice to have our work validated by the state,” said Dan McKeon, executive director of TrekNorth.
October 1, 2013 - 6:12pm
September 6, 2013
Increase in funds leads to District 32 successes
When recalling the different renovations schools have been making in the district recently, Blackduck High School Principal Randy Hansen grew...
September 6, 2013 - 1:43pm
September 3, 2013
Welcome Back Students!
Fifth-grader Mya Laducer and her mother Shonda Poitra cross the street on their way to J.W. Smith Elementary on Tuesday, the first day of school...
September 3, 2013 - 8:34pm
August 26, 2013
Elementary seeking third kindergarten teacher
The Blackduck Elementary School is currently in search of a third kindergarten teacher due to an enlarged class size of 52 enrolled students and a possibility of more this fall. At its Aug. 12 meeting, the District 32 Board of Education approved the elementary school to hire a third...
August 26, 2013 - 10:05am