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From the Archives: March 30 in the Pioneer

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

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10 years ago

March 30, 2012 -- The incoming Country Inn & Suites will be unlike other hotels by that brand because its design is planned to complement the Sanford Center, an architect said Thursday in a meeting at Bemidji City Hall. A draft of the design was presented for discussion Thursday to the South Shore Design Review Committee.

25 years ago

March 30, 1997 -- In an effort to update the region’s tourism information -- last surveyed in 1987 -- the Headwaters Regional Development Commission will begin an 18-month tourism study this spring. The study will be broken into two segments. One will be for surveying area tourists in the spring and summer months of this year and the second surveying tourists in the fall and winter.

50 years ago

March 30, 1972 -- High school seniors with a music interest or background will find Bemidji State College a particularly hospitable environment, with a variety of musical experiences that give outstanding training. The new home of the music department in Bangsberg Center means that musicians at the college level have some of the finest acoustical facilities in the state.

100 years ago

March 30, 1922 -- Guernsey cattle are rapidly taking their place in Beltrami County in the battle with the scrub. These cattle were first highly developed on the Island of Guernsey, which is second in size of the Channel Islands, being about nine miles long and four miles wide. A Guernsey Breeders association was organized in Beltrami County last fall with 32 members.

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