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Nicole Ronchetti

Nicole Ronchetti


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.

After years of moving around, the Headwaters Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will celebrate their new building with an event at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2, at the new Headwaters Peace Center, at 1826 Mikrantip Road SW in Bemidji.
In a major milestone for behavioral health care in the area, community members and Sanford Health staff celebrated the grand opening of the new Bemidji Crisis Center on Thursday, which will begin accepting patients in just two weeks.
The work done by Housing Matters in Bemidji was recently recognized with an award from the Minnesota Department of Human Services in a small ceremony that included touching testimonies and expressions of gratitude.
In a joint meeting on Monday, Sept. 26, between the Northern Township Board and the Bemidji City Council, Northern Township presented a formal notice to opt out of the Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board.
At a public hearing held on Thursday, Sept. 22, the experts who ran the jail study gave their formal recommendation to construct a new detention center to replace the current Beltrami County Jail.
The Beltrami County Board narrowly passed a motion on Tuesday, Sept. 20, to include the full funding request of the Bemidji and Blackduck libraries in the preliminary 2023 budget approval.
Inspired by Blackduck’s Trunk-or-Treat event, CareerForce of Bemidji hosted a new type of job fair at its parking lot on Monday, Sept. 19.
Beltrami County Sheriff Ernie Beitel gave a presentation to the Bemidji City Council on the county’s ongoing jail project and encouraged members of the public to get engaged and provide their input. A public hearing is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the County Administration Building.
Three candidates for the upcoming Bemidji City Council elections participated in a political forum focused on housing, hosted by the Headwaters Landlord Association on Sept. 15.
College students have unique risk factors for mental health, which is why it’s all the more important to normalize the conversation and become familiar with the resources that are available to help.