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WEATHER: Not letting up
Study names Minnesota as second best run state in nation
Serious accident reported on Highway 71
Schoolcraft Winter Concert set for Dec. 15
Young Adult Book Club to meet
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Baseball assistant joins BSU
Emma "Margaret" Treat
Mary M. Garber
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
May 21, 2014
Lakeland TV breaks ground on new facility
BEMIDJI -- A large crowd of politicians, business luminaries and other community members was on hand Wednesday for the groundbreaking of Lakeland...
May 21, 2014 - 11:55pm
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