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BEMIDJI -- College students can adopt a range of leadership roles on campus, from serving on the student senate to being a varsity team captain to leading a club or activity. They also can help direct student learning. Bemidji State University was the first in the state to adopt a program that offered teaching positions to its undergraduate students.
BEMIDJI -- The state's largest logging equipment show is returning to Bemidji. "What's better than coming to the home of Paul Bunyan," said Ray Higgins, director of operations for the Minnesota Timber Producers Association. Higgins, joined by six others, appeared Tuesday morning outside of the Sanford Center as he announced that the 61st annual North Star Expo will be held at the arena Sept.
BEMIDJI -- Citing declining enrollments in its Adult Basic Education/GED program, the Bemidji School Board voted Monday to contract with the Northwest Service Cooperative to administer the program. The two staff members who work part-time on ABE/GED will be reassigned in the district for positions they are licensed to hold, said Jim Hess, Bemidji Area Schools superintendent. "We've just been losing ground each year for the last few years," he said, noting that the GED test was changed in recent years to one that is both more difficult and more expensive. The "downward trend" resulted in abo
BEMIDJI -- The process may have been intended to examine youth recreation space needs, but community input was clear: We must have more elementary classroom space. "The No. 1 answer is clearly the elementary growth issue," said Jeff Schiltz, a consultant hired by Bemidji Area Schools.
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji School Board is scheduled this week to conclude the ideation process looking into the needs for additional youth recreation space. The School Board is scheduled to...
BEMIDJI -- Three local university students learn today whether they remain at the top of an international competition that simulates the operation of a shoe business. Senior business majors Judah Chezick from International Falls, John Gregorich from Britt, Minn., and Ryan Kohorst from Sauk Centre, Minn., are participating in The Business Strategy Game, through which teams of students to manage an athletic footwear company. Their team, named Dontopedalogy, has been in a tie with other groups for first place for three weeks and finds out today whether they end the competition in the top spot.
BEMIDJI -- When Dr. Brian Livermore saw the EKG, he knew he was dying. "I recognized right away what was going on," Livermore recalled Wednesday afternoon. "The entire front of my heart had huge elevations ... I realized, I actually realized, I was dying." His training and experience laid out the facts: If they put him on a helicopter, he was as good as dead. He wouldn't make it. Livermore was experiencing an ST-elevated myocardial infarction, or STEMI, heart attack, in which blood flow is completely blocked to a portion of the heart.
Bethany Wesley firstname.lastname@example.org BEMIDJI — Home Free, which won NBC’s singing competition “The Sing-Off” in December, is headlining two local concerts this week to benefit the Show Choirs of Bemidji...
BEMIDJI — Today, Adele is a happy, healthy 1-year-old. She’s crawling, standing and on the verge of taking those very first baby steps. She’s sociable and sweet. She’s also a...
BEMIDJI — As Sanford Research undertook a study to examine the prevalence of substance-exposed pregnancies in Bemidji, a BSU student played a key role in the project. Kelly Campbell, who...