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Daltyn Lofstrom


Daltyn Lofstrom is a multimedia reporter at the Bemidji Pioneer focusing on education and community stories.

Originally from Strandquist, Minnesota, he graduated from Bemidji State University in May 2021 with degrees in Marketing and Mass Communication. When not having fun at work, he is an avid YouTube-viewer, daily journal-keeper and musician. Feel free to connect with him on LinkedIn.

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Public feedback regarding outdoor dining and possible effects to downtown parking and safety took center stage at Tuesday’s city council meeting.
While the Jan. 4 Beltrami County Commissioners meeting saw the approval of weekly coronavirus testing and facemasks for unvaccinated Beltrami County employees, recent Supreme Court action prompted different action on the matter on Tuesday.
A commitment to justice, famous quotes, music and even some breakfast all had a place at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day event held virtually and in person at Bemidji State’s Beaux Arts Ballroom on Monday.
Bemidji Boxing Club owners Joe and Carrie Lorenzi aren’t hanging up their boxing gloves just yet.
A second joint meeting within a week between the Bemidji City Council and Northern Township allowed for further discussion on annexation of the township as well as public comment on Tuesday.
Six varying annexation options were discussed during the Bemidji City Council's Monday work session to connect water and sewer services further into Northern Township.
The Bemidji City Council will host a special work session tonight to discuss reducing the number of board directors for the city’s Visitor and Convention Bureau, Visit Bemidji, as well as updating their Marketing and Promotional Agreement.
GoldPine Home resident Dorothy Smith and her nurse Julie Miller still maintain their teacher-student relationship.
Northwest Technical College recently opened the NTC Closet, a free store for the campus community to donate or find lightly used household items and clothing.
Discussions regarding the extension of water and sewer services further north into Northern Township brought varying opinions at a joint meeting between the township and Bemidji City Council on Tuesday.