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EDUCATION: TrekNorth agrees to purchase former Deer Lake Elementary
BEMIDJI -- The largely empty Deer Lake Elementary School building north of Bemidji could soon be a school again. Leaders from TrekNorth Junior...
7 hours 45 min ago
May 19, 2017
Red Lake schools taking part in summer food program
RED LAKE -- Red Lake School District 38 is participating in the Summer Food Service Program this summer. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all children, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, at no charge, a release said. Meals will be provided...
May 19, 2017 - 4:57pm
February 21, 2017
GOVERNMENT: City, county sign off on Gene Dillon utility agreement
BEMIDJI—Bemidji city and Beltrami County officials signed off Tuesday on a "memorandum of understanding" that outlines who pays what to...
February 21, 2017 - 7:58pm
September 19, 2016
Relay Recess set for Friday at J.W. Smith
BEMIDJI -- This week, J.W. Smith Elementary School and Central Elementary School will celebrate people who are fighting cancer, cancer survivors and those who lost the battle to cancer. The week includes prevention lessons, dress up days and fundraising. The schools are inviting cancer...
September 19, 2016 - 12:04am
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