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Beltrami County Historical Society

January 13, 2019
Donna Glime pictured in 1980. (Photo courtesy of the Beltrami County Historical Society)
Smooth operators: Plugging plugs, connecting cords and bringing people together
January 13, 2019 - 7:40am
December 30, 2018
Six historical figures from Bemidji’s past were portrayed by volunteer actors during the second annual History Mystery held in 2015 at the Beltrami County History Center. Pictured is Cate Belleveau, who portrayed Mary Hemingway, showing a clue to a group of play “detectives” as they help solve the murder. (Pioneer file photo)
History Mystery set for Monday in Bemidji
December 30, 2018 - 9:40am
December 26, 2018
A model log house, now stored at the history center, depicts pioneer life in northern Minnesota and was previously on display at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds.  play button
Attic of artifacts: You can find some neat items at the Beltrami County History Center (VIDEO)
December 26, 2018 - 9:56am
December 23, 2018
Bemidji Sunrise Rotary Club member Keith Gora (right) presents a $500 check to Gary Rozman of the Beltrami County Historical Society. The Bemidji Sunrise Rotary Club recently donated $500 to the Beltrami County Historical Society from proceeds from the club’s annual Lefse Festival held in early November. The club was assisted by the historical society and the Sons of Norway in holding the event.
Bemidji Sunrise Rotary donates to historical society
December 23, 2018 - 7:51am
December 14, 2018
History Mystery is set for 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31 at the Beltrami County History Center, 130 Minnesota Ave. SW. (Pioneer file photo)
History Mystery returns Dec. 31
December 14, 2018 - 4:39pm
December 5, 2018
A trip 50 years in the past: Traveling exhibit coming to Bemidji covers Minnesota life in 1968
December 5, 2018 - 5:02pm
November 11, 2018
Connie Miller and Orin Jensen of Trinity Lutheran Lefse Makers of Cass Lake. Submitted photo.
Sunrise Rotary holds Lefse Festival
November 11, 2018 - 6:06am
November 4, 2018
The Armistice Parade in Bemidji on Nov. 11, 1918. (Photo courtesy of Beltrami County Historical Society)
When the 'War to End All Wars' ended: A look at Armistice Day in 1918 in Bemidji
November 4, 2018 - 10:10am
October 14, 2018
The Central School in Bemidji was destroyed by fire in 1958. Photo courtesy of Beltrami County Historical Society.
Fires claimed Bemidji schools in 1921, 1958
October 14, 2018 - 7:20am
October 13, 2018
Potluck lunch, tour at Saum School
October 13, 2018 - 1:49pm
October 9, 2018
Beltrami County Historical Society Executive Director Gary Rozman holds a tapestry seal from Filottrano, Italy, while Filottrano Mayor Lauretta Giulion holds a proclamation from the city of Bemidji. Filottrano is the final resting spot of Italian explorer Giacomo Beltrami and the two municipalities are seeking a Sister City relationship. Submitted photo.
Historical Society helps build relationship with Filottrano, final resting place of Giacomo Beltrami
October 9, 2018 - 8:44pm
October 7, 2018
Fire in the heart of the city: The 1905 downtown Bemidji fire
October 7, 2018 - 7:17am
The Bemidji Fire Department in 1910. (Submitted photo)
Protection rises from the ashes: Early fires in Bemidji led to an emphasis on safety for BFD
October 7, 2018 - 7:02am
September 23, 2018
Participants in the Watermark Art Center's monthly Art Family Style class will be able to create a rain chain. Families can arrive any time between 5 and 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Submitted photo.
Around the Arts, Sept. 23
September 23, 2018 - 8:30am
September 2, 2018
Students in Bowers School, Eckles Township in 1900. Pictured are Emma Soland, teacher,  Ethel Abney, Henry Bowers, Ellen Bowers, Rose Abney, Hazel Wood, Roy Bowers, Sarah Stroetoen, Ann Bowers, Emma Abney, Francis Wood, Ellen Emberland, John Christenson, Mildred Wood and Frances Bowers. (Photo courtesy of the Beltrami County Historical Society)
First days during those first days: Teachers had some different challenges in the early years of schools in Beltrami County
September 2, 2018 - 8:12am