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'May Peace Prevail': New peace pole dedicated at food shelf (VIDEO)
Police release sketch of Cass County burglary suspect
Walmart wants to send people into your house to stock the fridge - even when you're not home
Ed Sheeran to return to Fargodome
Hudson, Wis., says pink paint job on downtown beauty shop has to go
Minnesota United's Ibson near the top in many league categories
Three MLB teams to extend netting following Yankee Stadium incident
NFL vows 'vigorous' fight against Aaron Hernandez CTE lawsuit
AUTO RACING: Paul Bunyan Stampede postponed
Vikings QB Bradford to miss second straight game
Warren Donald Dufseth
Melvin "Pat" Gilstad
William James Sliney
Pearl Rose (Eldridge) Keenan
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
ART LEE COLUMN: The most significant event of our time
SUE BRUNS COLUMN: You don't have to go far to see something new
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
Landing a lunker: Gallery North celebrates new location with mural
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mathews has done a great job for our city
September 11, 2014
Jaycees need public's help to form fireworks flotilla
BEMIDJI-- Development on the south shore of Lake Bemidji is prompting the local Jaycees to create their own little navy out of used pontoon boats. The Jaycees have run the city's annual Water Carnival for 70 years, including a massive fireworks display that costs more that $13,000...
September 11, 2014 - 8:43pm
Good vibes from South Shore grant hearing, officials say
ST. PAUL — Representatives of Bemidji sent Wednesday to St.
September 11, 2014 - 12:10am
August 2, 2014
City to choose realtor for South Shore property
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council on Monday will consider choosing a realtor to help sell land near the south shore of Lake Bemidji. The council, acting as the Bemidji Economic Development Authority, may choose from several Bemidji-area brokers who responded to a call for applications...
August 2, 2014 - 11:06pm
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