Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently congratulated Dr. Veronica Cooper and her staff on the opening of Black Bear Family Dental. The new dental practice, located at 1628 30th St. NW in Bemidji, is a blend of veteran dental staff with state-of-the-art dental care equipment, a release said. A open house for the public is scheduled 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21.