From the Archives: July 6 in the Pioneer

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

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10 years ago

July 6, 2012 -- Following a storm with 80 mph winds on Monday, Wednesday brought another severe storm with 60 mph winds to Bemidji and Beltrami County. The Minnesota Department of resources reported 15,000 acres sustained moderate to severe damage, as rows of trees were downed. Cleanup is expected to take months.

25 years ago

July 6, 1997 -- State Senate Majority Leader Roger Moe has been recognized as an honorary member of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa. Moe, who has represented Red Lake for years, was welcomed by the Red Lake Tribal Council as a part of the nation’s independence celebrations on July 6.

50 years ago

July 6, 1972 -- Malappropriation has been charged with the Bemidji City Council’s redistricting process, and the city will now be legally required to redistrict the wards as soon as possible. The primary concern was the discrepancy in populations, notably, Ward 1 included 3,200 people while Ward 5 only had 1,841, a difference of 43%.

100 years ago

July 6, 1922 -- The Civic and Commerce Association is organizing automobile rides for the enjoyment of students and teachers of the Bemidji State Teachers College and is looking for over 100 vehicle owners to volunteer to drive. The trip, which will go along Lake Bemidji and will stop at various points of interest, will take place in upcoming weeks.

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What to read next
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Fair season is just around the corner with the traditional summer staples of carnival rides, fried food and a whole lot of animals.
A newly published children’s book by Red Lake author Elizabeth Barrett and illustrator Jonathan Thunder brings the Seven Grandfather Teachings of Love, Respect, Courage, Honesty, Wisdom, Humility and Truth to colorful life for young and old.