From the Archives: March 12 in the Pioneer

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

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10 years ago

March 12, 2012 -- Has spring sprung? The weather this week certainly will feel less like winter and more like spring as highs are expected to reach the 60s. Area residents got a taste of what’s to come this past weekend, as temperatures reach the mid-50s with plenty of sunshine. On Wednesday, the high will be 60 with mostly sunny skies.

25 years ago

March 12, 1997 -- More than 35 Northern Township residents sat grim-faced and silent Tuesday night at their annual meeting as James West of KBM Inc. told them they have a potential problem with wastewater treatment in their township. A particular problem is houses located along the west edge of Lake Bemidji.

50 years ago

March 12, 1972 -- The Bemidji City Council will hold a special meeting tonight at 7:30 in city hall with discussions limited to four topics. Topics covered include the sale of the former Municipal Lounge, a petition requesting a public hearing on the sewage treatment system proposal and an appointment to the Police Civil Service Commissions.

100 years ago

March 12, 1922 -- The Musical Art Club held a very successful meeting Friday afternoon at the Civic and Commerce association rooms. Miss Ida Virginia Brown gave a short talk on the life of Harriet Ware, an American composer. Following this, she sang a group of songs composed by Ware. Her high tones were beautifully clear and sweet.

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