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Nicole Ronchetti

Nicole Ronchetti

Reporter

Nicole Ronchetti is a reporter at the Bemidji Pioneer, focusing on local government and community health.

Raised on the Iron Range in Hibbing, Minnesota, Nicole graduated from Hamline University with a degree in Global Studies and International Journalism. Her favorite book series is The Lord of the Rings, and when she's not reading she can be found wandering (but not lost) in nature.

You can contact Nicole at nronchetti@bemidjipioneer.com or at (218) 333-9791.

This summer’s first Ridgeway Community Picnic was held on May 24, a series of events started by the Bemidji Rotary Club to support and build community with local residents.
The Beltrami County Historical Society is welcoming two new exhibits and other exciting changes this summer.
The council heard a report on what to consider for next year’s budget during its May 23 meeting, including ongoing maintenance and staffing questions and the rising cost of inflation.
Secretary Denis McDonough was invited to northern Minnesota, where he held a town hall to meet with the region’s veterans on May 20.
The council heard cost estimates for cleanup and infrastructure upgrades, as well as financing options, in a session on May 17.
The council also approved a project to repair the plaza in front of the Paul and Babe statues.
Rules and permits for short-term rentals, such as services like Airbnb and Vrbo, will begin on July 1.
The Bemidji City Council heard a report from rental inspector Ben Hein during its session on Monday, May 16, on the Ridgeway apartment located at 2830 Ridgeway Ave. NW and its deteriorating and unsafe conditions.
Nearly 50 people lined up along Paul Bunyan Drive on Saturday, May 14, to show their support for abortion rights.
Festivities for the 74th Governor’s Fishing Opener were held in Cass Lake and on Lake Winnibigoshish in Leech Lake Nation.