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BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
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December 27, 2016
NTC plans on-campus events in January
BEMIDJI -- Northwest Technical College is holding a pair of on-campus events in early January, allowing prospective students to explore the college and enroll for classes, and for accepted students to learn more about services available to support them.Prospective students can visit...
December 27, 2016 - 6:23am
December 21, 2016
Schoolcraft earns state recognition: Bemidji-area school named a High Quality Charter School
BEMIDJI—Schoolcraft Director Adrienne Eickman said she's proud of her staff after the state named the Bemidji-area charter school a "High Quality Charter School" last week. "This is an incredibly talented group of people that work out here, and they work incredibly hard," Eickman...
December 21, 2016 - 5:18pm
December 20, 2016
TrekNorth works to determine funding plan for K-5 expansion
BEMIDJI -- TrekNorth Junior & Senior High School leaders are working on a plan to finance an expansion that would nearly double the charter...
December 20, 2016 - 9:56pm
December 19, 2016
Bemidji Area Schools approves $10.8 million levy spread: No comments at Truth in Taxation hearing
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Area Schools leaders on Monday unanimously approved a slate of property tax levies that, in total, is nearly 10 percent higher than last year’s. The school district will levy a total of $10.84 million on Bemidji-area residents’ taxes payable in 2017. That figure...
December 19, 2016 - 9:50pm
December 18, 2016
Budding leaders at BHS: Bieberdorf, Muller to attend youth leadership conference
BEMIDJI—A pair of Bemidji High School students will get a chance to sharpen their budding leadership skills after they were chosen to attend...
December 18, 2016 - 8:06am
December 15, 2016
The Dark Knight visits Central Elementary School
Batman fist bumps a student at Thursday morning at Central Elementary. Batman, along with his trusty sidekick Robin, led a presentation about...
December 15, 2016 - 9:48pm
December 11, 2016
Best Value Schools ranks BSU nursing
BEMIDJI -- BSU’s blended online and in-classroom registered nursing and bachelor of science in nursing programs have been recognized by Best Value Schools for their quality and affordability, according to a university press release.BSU's program ranked third on the website's list,...
December 11, 2016 - 2:42pm
Website ranks NTC as No. 4 online school
BEMIDJI -- The website Online Colleges recently ranked Northwest Technical College's online programs as fourth-best in the state of Minnesota, according to a release from the school.NTC's online degree programs received a score of 98.5 on the ranking's normalized 100-point scale....
December 11, 2016 - 12:45pm
BSU online social work, engineering programs earn national recognition
BEMIDJI -- BSU’s online social work and applied engineering programs have been recognized for quality in a national review of online programs by the website Affordable Colleges Online.BSU's online bachelor's degree program in social work ranked 41st out of 43 programs listed in...
December 11, 2016 - 12:38pm
Students in the News
Local students receive degrees from Minnesota State University, Mankato MANKATO—Minnesota State University, Mankato presented 1,587 degrees...
December 11, 2016 - 10:00am
Spring registration fair at NTC on Monday
BEMIDJI -- A spring registration fair will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Northwest Technical College, 905 Grant Ave. SE. Anyone interested in registering at the college for the spring 2017 semester or learning more about becoming a student is welcome to attend, officials said...
December 11, 2016 - 8:43am
December 4, 2016
Voyageurs students attend leadership conference
Voyageurs Expeditionary School advisors Troy Johnson and Deb Risberg brought students to the Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs (MAAP)...
December 4, 2016 - 5:02am
November 29, 2016
Council weighs in on Gene Dillon plans
BEMIDJI—Bemidji city staff and officials made a pair of decisions Monday that could influence Bemidji Area Schools leaders' plans to build...
November 29, 2016 - 8:27am
November 27, 2016
Cloud, others represent LLTC at national conference
MINNEAPOLIS—Leech Lake Tribal College student Anita Cloud recently represented the school at a gathering of more than 1,800 Native American...
November 27, 2016 - 6:20am
November 23, 2016
Bemidji secondary schools aim for better attendance: School Board reviews school-specific goals
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Schools leaders reviewed a slate of school-specific goals Monday. Among them are sought-for attendance rate and test...
November 23, 2016 - 2:06pm