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Greater Bemidji Welcomes New Officers

With the start of 2022, Greater Bemidji has welcomed new Officers to its Board of Directors. Jess Frenzel of Knife River Materials will take the helm as President of the Board. Susan Jarvis of Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota will serve as Vice President. Shelly Geerdes of Pinnacle Marketing Group will serve as Board Secretary, … Continue Reading Greater Bemidji Welcomes New Officers

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GOP Candidate Suffers Injuries

Republican gubernatorial candidate Rich Stanek was hospitalized Tuesday night after a car crash following a campaign event in Buffalo, according to authorities. The Minnesota State Patrol said Stanek collided with a car going north on Highway 25 Tuesday night as he was pulling out of the Buffalo Covenant Church parking lot driving a pickup truck. … Continue Reading GOP Candidate Suffers Injuries

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Two Finalists Remain for Bemidji School Super Position

The Bemidji School Board has selected two finalists to a second round interview for the school district’s superintendent vacancy. The finalists are: Karsten Anderson, Superintendent, from Red Wing and Jeremy Olson, Superintendent from Crookston. The school board has scheduled interviews for the finalists beginning at 4 pm, on April 21st. All interviews are open to … Continue Reading Two Finalists Remain for Bemidji School Super Position

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Water Dept. to Begin Flushing Water Mains

The City of Bemidji Water Department will begin flushing water mains on Thursday, April 14 at 7:00 a.m. and continue until approximately the end of May. Flushing can be daily from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. until completed. If your water becomes discolored, due to iron, during this period, run your COLD water until clear … Continue Reading Water Dept. to Begin Flushing Water Mains

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BSU Students Earn Scholarships

Five Bemidji State University students were named the 2022 recipients of the Dr. Richard Beitzel Biochemistry Student Research Fund, a scholarship that supplies opportunities for students to conduct research with faculty support. The fund was established through an endowment gift by Bemidji State alumnus Dr. Elwood Largis ‘65, who’s successful career in pharmaceutical research began … Continue Reading BSU Students Earn Scholarships

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Unemployment Rate Down

Minnesota’s unemployment rate ticked down two tenths of percentage point to 2.7% in February, according to numbers released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). That’s the lowest unemployment rate in the state since 1999. The decline in Minnesota’s unemployment rate was entirely due to people moving from unemployment to employment, … Continue Reading Unemployment Rate Down