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Bemidji High School students at state
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August 28, 2012
Red Cross mobilizing to assist with hurricane
FARGO – American Red Cross Minn-Kota Region emergency response vehicles based in Fargo and East Grand Forks, Minn., will deploy this week to assist with Red Cross efforts in Louisiana with Hurricane Isaac. The Red Cross has opened shelters in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana...
August 28, 2012 - 8:40am
August 27, 2012
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
What drives MPCA violations? In an announcement last week, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency levied penalties against the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Northstar Materials Inc., a Bemidji-based contractor, for construction stormwater violations in Koochiching County....
August 27, 2012 - 11:53pm
August 26, 2012
Isaac could shake up security for GOP convention
BY TAMARA LUSH Associated Press Writer TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Isaac could force a shakeup of the security plans for the GOP convention in Tampa, because about half of the expected officers come from other parts of Florida and some could be forced to stay home for the...
August 26, 2012 - 12:22am
August 24, 2012
Area experiences dry summer
By Molly Miron Special to the Pioneer BEMIDJI – Northern Minnesota hasn’t suffered the record drought of other Midwest venues, but the lack...
August 24, 2012 - 1:49am
August 23, 2012
Special session called; Bemidji area would get help for wind storm damage
By Don Davis Forum Communications ST. PAUL — State leaders will meet Friday vote to approve disaster relief to aid recovery from Minnesota’s...
August 23, 2012 - 1:08am
August 16, 2012
Disaster funds include individual, business aid
By Don Davis, Forum Communications ST. PAUL — Individuals and small businesses recovering from summer storms would share in a disaster recovery...
August 16, 2012 - 7:26pm
August 15, 2012
Dayton asks federal government for storm loans
ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton wants the federal Small Business Administration to make low-interest loans available to repair homes and businesses and businesses damaged by storms and flooding in June. Meanwhile, state leaders are aiming for a special legislative session Aug. 24 to...
August 15, 2012 - 10:59pm
August 1, 2012
Willmar lawmaker to lead disaster-relief planning
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Sen. Joe Gimse will lead Senate efforts to develop a disaster-relief bill, probably starting with a meeting next week. As Senate Transportation Committee chairman and a member of the public works funding committee, Senate leaders say the Willmar Republican's...
August 1, 2012 - 11:02am
July 27, 2012
Cass, Itasca counties added to disaster list
ST. PAUL - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has added Itasca and Cass counties to the major disaster declaration for last month's Northeast Minnesota flood and storms, according to a statement issued by Rep.
July 27, 2012 - 5:51pm
July 26, 2012
Country club workers fight through dog days of golf maintenance, hoping for rain
BEMIDJI - With the 88th annual Birchmont Golf Tournament entering its second round of match play Thursday, course workers are scrambling to keep...
July 26, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Northern Beltrami County faces severe thunderstorm warning
The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, N.D., has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northern Beltrami County until 6:45 p.m. The weather service's Doppler radar indicated a line of storms capable of producing winds greater than 70 mph and quarter-sized hail. The storms...
July 25, 2012 - 5:45pm
July 24, 2012
Recovery funds sought for storm damage
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials want the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assess damage from early-July northern Minnesota wind storms, a major step in seeking federal recovery funds. Preliminary damage assessments from state, local and tribal officials show at least $7.1 million...
July 24, 2012 - 12:48am
July 20, 2012
Diamond Point Park reopens
BEMIDJI - The gates to Diamond Point Park here have reopened. Diamond Point Park has been closed since the July 2 storm. Winds of 80 mph caused...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
Student athletes help clean Diamond Point Park
BEMIDJI - Bemidji High School and Bemidji State University partnered with the city to continue cleanup at Diamond Point Park Tuesday. About...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
School district feels damage from storm
BEMIDJI - Bemidji Area Schools felt the damage of the storm that barreled through the area July 2. At the Bemidji Area Schools Board of Education's regular meeting Monday night, Chris Leinen, director of business services, discussed the district's cleanup plan for the Guthrie School...
July 16, 2012 - 11:23pm