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Nisswa Seeks Community Input for Comprehensive Plan

The city of Nisswa is asking for public feedback to update their Comprehensive Plan. This plan maps out a vision for the future of the city and strategically plans on how to improve the area for residents and visitors. The plan hasn’t been updated since 2007, though the...

Local Woman One Of Two Quilt Appraisers In The State

“I love all kinds of quilts,” said quilt appraiser Sue Harmon. Quilting has a rich tradition in Sue Harmon’s family history. She had a grandmother and a great grandmother that did quilting. At one point she didn’t know much about quilting until she inherited quilts from...

Riverside Elementary Gives Back

Elizabeth Faas is a member of Ms. Ramey’s first grade class at Riverside Elementary. She is known for lighting up the room when she walks through the door. But her light dimmed last week when her father died after a 5-year battle with multiple myeloma. To brighten her up...

In Focus: Students, Staff Come Together Under The Limelights

The Kelliher Community Theater is an informal group full of familiar faces. Many of the cast and crew members are associated with the school district in some way or another. The district’s superintendent leads staff, students, and other community members as Doc in Doc’s Holiday....

Bidding Begins To Build New School

The process to build the new Gene Dillon 4th and 5th Grade Elementary School began Thursday as the school district opened the bidding process. The Bemidji School District has budgeted $31.4 million for the entire project. Bids as of Thursday totaled around $20.3 million with the...

Crow Wing County Highway Maintenance Continues

Due to daily snowfall maintenance crews have not been able to complete all of the scheduled work. Crow Wing County maintenance work crews will continue cutting and chipping trees that fell during snowstorms on various county roads earlier this week. Once the storm related tree...

India Banks File Suit Against Essar Group

The former parent company of Essar Steel Minnesota, Mumbai, India-based Essar Group, is being sued by a group of banks in India for delays and cost overruns. On Wednesday the Economic Times reported that lenders, lead by ICICI Bank of India, filed the suit in the New York state...

Three Injured In Crash on Highway 44

A two-vehicle crash pinned one man and injured two juveniles Tuesday night. According to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched shortly after 6:00 p.m. south of Brainerd to a crash near the intersection of county highways 44 and 45. 54- year- old...

State Patrol ID’s Man Involved With Highway 71 Crash

A 26-year-old Blackduck man has been identified who was seriously injured in a two-car crash Monday night on U.S. Highway 71. The Minnesota State Patrol says that the road conditions were listed as Icy when the crash was reported shortly after 10:00 Monday night at milepost 322...

Ice on Highway 2 Causes Rollover

Two Bemidji residents escaped with non life-threatening injuries after rolling their vehicle Thursday afternoon in Polk County. The Minnesota State Patrol says that at 2:54 p.m. 38- year- old Dusten Desrosier was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado westbound on U.S. Highway 2 near...

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