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21-year-old woman struck by lightning in south Moorhead
Duluth man accused of passing fake $20 at kid's Kool-Aid stand appears in court
Former Woodbury firefighter sued to stop him from identifying himself as Woodbury firefighter/EMT
Former ag association treasurer to serve jail time for $50,000 theft
Man hits Minnesota as he looks to pull his home on wheels from Washington State to D.C.
AUTO RACING: Speedway returns from rainout weekend with big-money Blitz
‘You can’t get much better:’ 2016 Birchmont opens with solid weather for qualifying rounds
BASEBALL: Bemidji Centaurs win sub-state, head to Legion state tourney
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU reveals 2016-17 schedule
GOLF: Birchmont even bigger this year with more than 300 set to compete
James "Jim" Sperling
Charlotte "Char" Clark
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
MASTER GARDENERS: Summer insects are here
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
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
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
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
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
March 3, 2014
SOUTH SHORE: Council says no to referendum
BEMIDJI-- The Bemidji City Council voted Monday to delay the cleanup of part of Lake Bemidji’s south shore by as much as two years in...
March 3, 2014 - 10:31pm
March 1, 2014
Council to debate south shore cleanup; Clock is ticking on decision that could lead to May ballot vote
BEMIDJI — Residents of Bemidji may head to the polls six months before the 2014 mid-term elections in order to decide a bond referendum that would fund cleanup on Lake Bemidji’s south shore. On Monday, the City Council could decide on a resolution that would establish a May vote...
March 1, 2014 - 11:33pm
February 12, 2014
JPB gives green light to lakeshore docks
BEMIDJI — The Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board on Wednesday unanimously approved a permit for a project that could put public boat docks on the south shore of Lake Bemidji as soon as this summer. The plan calls for a total of 108 boat slips to be put in at two docks, gradually...
February 12, 2014 - 11:42pm
December 11, 2013
City to residents: What should we do with south shore?
BEMIDJI -- To find out how much work and money residents want the city to put into a new park planned for the south shore of Lake Bemidji, the city is sending out more than 3,000 surveys asking Bemidjians what specific features they would want. "It'll be interesting," said Marcia...
December 11, 2013 - 12:32am
November 12, 2013
City to test the public opinion waters on south shore beach project with survey
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council wants to finally deliver on a promise it made four years ago to replace Nymore Beach on Lake Bemidji's south...
November 12, 2013 - 10:48pm
September 4, 2013
Project is shovel-ready: Groundbreaking held for new hotel, restaurant to be connected to Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- Referencing the old "it takes a village" adage, Mayor Rita Albrecht quipped Wednesday that "it takes a village to raise up a hotel."...
September 4, 2013 - 10:10pm
August 8, 2013
Committee discusses hotel design
BEMIDJI -- A committee reviewing the design of a Country Inn & Suites connected to the Sanford Center wants more information before approving the project. The South Shore Design Review Committee, which includes city councilors, as well as city and planning staff, met Thursday afternoon...
August 8, 2013 - 11:50pm
August 3, 2013
South shore land sale hearing set for Monday
BEMIDJI -- The public will have a chance to speak on the city's sale of south shore land Monday night. The hearing, which is required under state law, centers around the proposed sale to Grand Forks, N.D.-based developers who plan on building a 60-unit high-end apartment building...
August 3, 2013 - 9:12pm
August 2, 2013
City, developers close on south shore land for hotel
BEMIDJI -- Construction of a Country Inn & Suites connected to the Sanford Center could begin in a month after the city and the hotel's developers completed the land sale Friday. Bay Ridge Properties International paid the city about $606,000 for the south shore land Friday, said...
August 2, 2013 - 11:57pm
July 12, 2013
Sanford Center hotel appears to clear final hurdle
BEMIDJI - After months of waiting, a proposed hotel attached to the Sanford Center appeared to clear one last hurdle this week. Councilors agreed to give developers of the Country Inn & Suites, Wayzata-based Bay Ridge Properties International, 90 days to secure their finances for...
July 12, 2013 - 6:22pm
June 17, 2013
Apartments to be built: South shore land to be bought for $350,000
BEMIDJI —A new apartment building is slated for the city’s south shore. A Grand Forks, N.D., developer will pay the city of Bemidji...
June 17, 2013 - 10:35pm
March 30, 2013
Bemidji businessmen set lofty goal for townhomes
BEMIDJI – As one developer proposed high-density apartment complexes, another was working to gel his vision of townhomes. Neither plan stuck...
March 30, 2013 - 10:44pm
March 25, 2013
City to look at cleaning up south shore
BEMIDJI – The city took a step toward cleaning up the south shore of Lake Bemidji Monday night. The city council during its work session directed staff to contract with a firm to help determine the costs of cleaning up the beach of wood debris. That is a first step in potentially...
March 25, 2013 - 11:10pm
October 22, 2012
Bemidji City Council OKs loan for connection between Sanford Center and proposed hotel
BEMIDJI – The Bemidji City Council on Monday approved a loan request to help pay for a connection between the proposed hotel and the Sanford Center. The $400,000 loan for the group proposing to build the Country Inn and Suites will come from the revolving loan fund that’s administered...
October 22, 2012 - 11:55pm
June 19, 2009
South shore goes full circle
When the Bemidji Regional Event Center opens next year, the Lake Bemidji south shore will have come full circle from an industrial site to a...
June 19, 2009 - 12:00am