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The Bemidji Police Department is seeking help from the public locating the suspect of an armed robbery that took place on Tuesday at Wells Fargo Bank in Bemidji.
Among the usual array of therapy dogs from the Paul Bunyan Dog Training Association along with dogs and cats from Great River Rescue, miniature donkey and therapy animal “Cleo” proved to be stubborn as passersby tried coaxing her with food and pulling her into the Upper Hobson Memorial Union where students and faculty alike mingled with furry friends.
During the Bemidji City Council’s meeting on Monday, Dec. 5, a Truth in Taxation hearing was held as a part of the 2023 budget process and the council unanimously approved the display of three tribal flags in city hall.

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Over 20 trees are decorated and on display inside the main gallery at the Clearwater County History Center in Shevlin. Local organizations, businesses, and families have used their talents to create a festive atmosphere. The Historical Society has enhanced the setting with historical items from Christmases past.
Attendees will also have a chance to learn about the services that Peacemaker Resources provides, which include social-emotional learning training for children, school staff, caregivers and other stakeholders throughout the community.
A Solway man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for his role in a methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy that dates back to 2019.
The Bemidji City Council is set to hold a public hearing on Truth in Taxation during its regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, providing citizens an opportunity to discuss and comment on the city’s taxation process.
Two local organizations, Greater Bemidji and the Northwest Minnesota Foundation, have received funds from the state to go towards addressing the shortage of affordable child care in the area.
Sponsored by Honor the Earth — an organization that raises awareness for Native environmental issues — the conference is set for 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, at the Northern Lights Casino Event Center in Walker and will host several keynote speakers who will focus on green business, climate, environment, sustainability and Indigenous communities.

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Two preschool classes at the Pine Pals Intergenerational Learning Child Care and Preschool in Bemidji spent about 30 minutes entertaining the older residents at GoldPine — fondly referred to as “grandfriends” — with music and dancing as part of Pine Pals second anniversary celebration this week.
A meeting hosted by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry on Wednesday in Bemidji introduced local employers to a dual training program as an avenue to address workforce shortages and needs.

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