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Bookmobile brings library to rural communities across the region
Wells Fargo branch in Blackduck to close
North Country Snowmobile Club donates to Blue Ox Marathon
Coca-Cola, Lueken's team up to help Boys and Girls Club
PotlatchDeltic donates to Boys and Girls Club
COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY: Without Minnesota, North Dakota, NCAA field lacks some of college hockey's blue bloods
Harden, Rockets hold off Timberwolves
Park pulls away for Founders Cup win
Truex races to dominating victory at Fontana
NCAA TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: UMBC run ends, but other top seeds drop
Brian B. Eide
Darren Harvey Benais Sr.
Amy Lynn Dow
Steven Gray Premo
COMMENTARY: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Does character still count?
Hope for fighting deadly impatiens disease
An Irish "pi" for any day of the week
It turns out I am 'that' mom
Looking for artists to take on city hall: Granite Falls, Minn., looking to embed artist in city
Arts briefs, March 18
CBS tentatively sets March 25 for airing '60 Minutes' interview with Stormy Daniels
Publicist for Matt Damon squashes rumor saying he was moving to Australia because of Trump
'American Idol' contestant was 'uncomfortable,' but says Katy Perry's kiss wasn't harassment
St. Louis River muskies on the move
COMMENTARY: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
Rainy Lake guide Billy Dougherty to be inducted into Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
Elk surveys mailed to 8,500 homes as Fond du Lac Band effort inches toward reintroduction
Dennis & Joyce Sjoquist
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Shout out to our teachers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Our real enemy is greed and hate
How little -- not big -- moments remind you about living
Staging your home not as easy as you think
What to look for on plant descriptions
August 15, 2016
Smooth ride ahead
The majority of Park Avenue Northwest has been reconstructed. Park Avenue Northwest, from Eighth Street to 15th Street, has been under construction...
August 15, 2016 - 7:40pm
May 27, 2016
Tips to navigate Highway 371 this weekend
The Minnesota Department of Transportation offered tips for those traveling on Highway 371 this weekend. The new four-lane expansion is well...
May 27, 2016 - 5:58pm
May 26, 2016
City ramps up alley projects
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji is working on several alley and parking lot projects this summer. Parking lot No. 2, on the north side of Birchwood Color Center and the adjacent alley from Beltrami Ave to Minnesota Avenue, will undergo removals, grading, concrete and paving operations....
May 26, 2016 - 5:13pm
May 12, 2016
Highway 371: CSAH 11 detour slated to start next week
As the Minnesota walleye and northern pike fishing opener kicks off the tourist season this weekend, bringing the first main influx of trucks...
May 12, 2016 - 3:20pm
March 18, 2016
A full slate of summer construction: Renewal project to impact three city streets
BEMIDJI -- Orange cones and road work signs are just about a month and a half away in Bemidji as the city plans to start a $1.2 million renewal project on several city streets starting in May. The project, which the city awarded to Reierson Construction in the amount of $1.2 million,...
March 18, 2016 - 7:50pm
August 15, 2015
MnDOT urges ATV riders to use caution near Highway 2-Highway 89 construction
BEMIDJI — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding ATV riders that it is illegal to operate within the construction zone at the U.S. Highway 2-state Highway 89 intersection reconstruction, a release said. The overpass construction area is marked with orange snow...
August 15, 2015 - 5:10pm
August 3, 2015
Shevlin Avenue reconstruction project
BEMIDJI -- The Shevlin Avenue reconstruction project began on Monday and the streets affected by this will be Shevlin Avenue Southwest from First Street East to Washington Avenue South. Normal hours will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday with some Saturdays involved....
August 3, 2015 - 7:02pm
July 5, 2015
Turn for the better: Overpass to eliminate turning conflict at busy Highway 89 and U.S. Highway 2 intersection
BEMIDJI—Rated as the third-highest in the state for its injury-related crashes, an intersection just west of Bemidji will be replaced this...
July 5, 2015 - 12:48am
July 4, 2015
Highway 89 detour starts Monday
BEMIDJI—A months-long detour on Highway 89 starts Monday. Motorists traveling through the U.S. Highway 2 and state Highway 89 intersection near Bemidji will encounter a partial detour on Highway 89 beginning Monday as the Highway 2 median is closed to traffic, according to...
July 4, 2015 - 6:00pm
July 2, 2015
Irvine Avenue construction starts Monday
BEMIDJI— A months-long road project on Irvine Avenue starts on Monday and will last until late September, weather permitting. The area affected includes a stretch north from Irvine's intersection with Highway 197 to 30th Street Northwest. Local officials are requesting that...
July 2, 2015 - 1:31pm
March 13, 2015
County spring road restrictions in place
BEMIDJI -- Spring load restrictions have been implemented for the two frost zones that cover Beltrami County. The North-Central Frost Zone and North Frost Zone restrictions went into effect on Friday, according to a release from the Beltrami County Highway Department. All gravel...
March 13, 2015 - 7:11pm
February 18, 2015
Bemidji, area projects included in Dayton transportation project list
BEMIDJI -- On Tuesday, Gov. Mark Dayton announced his 10-year, $6 billion transportation plan that included 607 projects to upgrade the state's roads and bridges, which includes several area projects. Dayton broke with a long-standing tradition that governors not release a list...
February 18, 2015 - 6:20pm
October 1, 2014
Letter: Road construction crew kept program accessible
Thank you to the Lake Avenue road crew and utility companies for keeping Hope House accessible during road construction. We know that it was complicated; sometimes it required filling in and re-digging trenches in order to allow someone in or out of the Seventh Street access. Thanks...
October 1, 2014 - 12:05am
June 11, 2014
Fifteenth Street detour over Bemidji Bypass remains in effect
BEMIDJI -- Motorists in Bemidji once again may travel the Bemidji Bypass, Highway 2/71, which had been detoured since June 6 for construction work. Crews removed the bridge deck of the 15th Street bridge during this past weekend. They will construct a new bridge deck later this summer....
June 11, 2014 - 9:47am
April 3, 2014
Highway 2 fixes on tap for 2014 road construction season; 15th Street bridge to get more clearance
BEMIDJI — As the old joke goes, there’s actually just two seasons in Minnesota: winter and road construction. As the former scattered snow...
April 3, 2014 - 11:51pm