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The next chapter: Bemidji Middle School hosts awards ceremony celebrating achievements
Crime report for May 27-30
Dayton issues vetoes, signs other bills
'Property Brothers' star won't face charges in Fargo bar scuffle over drinks being taken
St. Paul woman set on fire
AUTO RACING: Bemidji Speedway opens 2016 season
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Schreiber wants to make Bemidji a ‘basketball town’
BASEBALL: Bemidji to host Detroit Lakes in 8AAA opener
Bemidji’s Fenson, Polo, selected to USA Curling High Performance program
Patience and perseverance: Bemidji racer Dean Eggebraaten finally getting his chance on the track
Trevor Lawrence Christopherson
Rodger Allen Rieger
Lucille "Lucy" Kinnard
Tom A. Svoboda
MASTER GARDENERS: Too 'mulch' of a good thing
Cyndi Fenske: Ready for summer and ‘Read to Win’ at the library
Scotty Allison: Why do we recommend veterans obtain medical insurance?
John Eggers: What is Memorial Day?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes, and the fishing, heating up
The JOE-DOWN reviews ‘Crocodile Dundee’
ART BRIEFS: Acoust Hicks opens summer concert series at The Farm By The Lake, Gallery North open house and more
Off The Record Blog: I may not like Bob Dylan, but I respect him
Take a stroll with art: Bemidji Sculpture Walk returns for 18th summer
The JOE-DOWN reviews ‘13 Going On 30’
FISH TALES: Brian Thomas
FISH TALES: Tayra Nielsen on Big Wolf Lake
FISH TALES: Cooper Schreifels
Blane Klemek: The wonderful world of wetlands
Fishing trip to Burntside Lake near Ely, Minn., offers lake trout rendezvous
Karsten Verke birthday
Richard Hanson: Return to the bargaining table to protect Minnesota’s future
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vene has proven to be a good public servant
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pick up trash and keep Bemidji beautiful
Pioneer Editorial: Recognizing Bemidji’s businesses
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's ban or tax the use of plastic bags
April 21, 2015
Upstream TV to disband, reorganize
BEMIDJI—Upstream TV is to be dissolved, so it can begin anew. Upstream Board Member Roy C. Booth told the city's Public Affairs Committee on Monday that the cable access station's nonprofit status expired in November. The station went off the air for about a week in late...
April 21, 2015 - 10:20am
February 24, 2015
Upstream TV updates city committee on cable access station
BEMIDJI -- Upstream TV board members Chris Allery and Roy C.
News / local
February 24, 2015 - 11:36pm
February 6, 2015
Upstream TV back on the air
BEMIDJI -- After going dark last month amid staffing issues and financial difficulty, Upstream TV has been back on the airwaves since Jan. 28,...
February 6, 2015 - 5:46pm
January 27, 2015
Upstream TV 'on life support,' board members say
BEMIDJI -- Local nonprofit public access television station Upstream TV went off the air last week amid staff departures and financial difficulty. A post on Upstream's Facebook account Jan.
January 27, 2015 - 7:06pm
August 8, 2014
It’s a mad, madd documentary: Kickstarter campaign for Madd Frank project reaches goal
BEMIDJI -- Old school fright night fans are one step closer to reliving their nocturnal nostalgia. A Kickstarter campaign to help fund completion of a documentary about a Midwest horror host successfully reached its goal Monday. Televisions in the Red River Valley were tuned in to...
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August 8, 2014 - 7:14pm
June 28, 2014
Midwest horror host haunts Bemidji pub; Fargo’s Madd Frank working on documentary with UpStream TV
BEMIDJI -- Horror fans and graveyard groupies worldwide have spent many a fright night with Elvira, the Crypt Keeper and Mystery Science Theater...
June 28, 2014 - 12:09pm
June 17, 2014
Committee approves Upstream TV request for more city funding
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji's Public Affairs Committee recommended the City Council approve a $2,141 request from local public access television...
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June 17, 2014 - 12:11am
November 19, 2013
Homelessness: Group wants to extend hours at Peoples Church
BEMIDJI -- A group of citizens looking to provide more help to the homeless here determined its next course of action Monday -- expanding services at Peoples Church. Meetings began a few weeks ago with approximately a dozen concerned citizens from various non-profit groups,...
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November 19, 2013 - 8:56am
October 23, 2013
Film festival this weekend in Bemidji
BEMIDJI — The first Upstream Film Festival will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday at the Historic Chief Theater, 314 Beltrami Ave. NW. The festival will feature about 20 films, both short films and feature-length entries, said Mike Bredon, executive director...
October 23, 2013 - 1:04pm
May 6, 2013
Council OKs Upstream TV request
BEMIDJI —Upstream TV will soon have new equipment. The Bemidji City Council voted unanimously Monday night to approve almost $20,000 worth...
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May 6, 2013 - 9:56pm