From the Archives: Jan. 15 in the Pioneer

What was printed on this day 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.

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10 years ago

January 15, 2012 -- Dozens of signs featuring words in Ojibwe are being made by five students at Bemidji High School and will be placed throughout the school district. The project is being funded by Bemidji’s Ojibwe Language Project, a subcommittee of Shared Vision, a Bemidji group working to make relations better.

25 years ago

January 15, 1997 -- With the second-highest per capita crime rate in the state, Bemidji residents are no strangers to burglary, car theft and other misdeeds. On Tuesday evening, some of them fought back by incorporating as the Bemidji Area Council on Crime. Eighteen people attended the meeting where the incorporation was announced.

50 years ago

January 15, 1972 -- Bemidji area women are reminded that Bemidji State College will offer beginning and intermediate skiing classes for women Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Buena Vista. Women who cannot take evening classes because of family responsibilities are particularly welcome.

100 years ago

January 15, 1922 -- The splendid effort made on the part of the Railway Brotherhoods toward charity in Bemidji is most commendable. Their desire to help in the great work of local charity emphasizes the spirit which always predominates among the railroad boys. They gave not only their money but their time and personal assistance as well.

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The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in a case opposing the construction of the Huber Engineered Woods facility near the tribe’s borders.
A man has been taken into custody for treatment after making "threats of a shoot-out" and other threats toward law enforcement on Sunday in Bemidji.
The Bemidji City Council will honor veterans in a POW/MIA flag ceremony held at city hall, and will also revisit a discussion to set a date to review City Manager Nate Mathews’ employment.
Watermark's second-of-the-season Spoken Word Poetry SLAM will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at Fozzie's Smokin' Bar-B-Q, 114 Third St.