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Gull Lake Dam and Recreation Area Reopens Memorial Day Weekend

One hundred mile winds snapped a majority of the tops of trees when 26 guests were present at the Gull Lake Dam and Recreation Area last summer. No guests were injured during the storm, but the damage garnered one million dollars to the area in state disaster aid. Over 160...

Red, White, & BOOM!

If you have driven around downtown Bemidji recently you may have noticed a sea of blue banners decorating Bemidji’s streetlights. These Red, White, and Boom banners are the result of sponsorships that the Bemidji Jaycees sold to help fundraise for this years 72nd Annual Water...

Memorial Day Observances

A Memorial Day ceremony is scheduled for Greenwood Cemetery in Bemidji at 10 a.m. Monday. The Gettysburg Address will be read. Beltrami County Commissioner and veteran Joe Vene will sing the Star Spangled Banner. Iraq War veteran Gabe Wakanabo will give a speech as part of the...

New Holiday Convenience Store Moves Forward

A plan to rebuild the Holiday convenience store located near Lake Bemidji’s South Shore moved forward Thursday night by the Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Commission. Holdiay Superstores Inc. submitted their proposed project to the commission, where their plan is to tear...

Bemidji Awards Local Businesses for Their Excellence

Many Bemidji-area businesses and entrepreneurs are being awarded today for their hard work and service to the community at the 12th Annual Awards of Excellence. Bemidji’s fast booming scene of small businesses is evident by today’s attendance. For many winners, this...
Posted On May. 26 2016

Memorial Weekend Travel

With the Memorial Day weekend set to kick off, many will hit the roads for the long holiday weekend. Here is a look at some tips to keep in mind when you are on the road.

Toward Zero Deaths

A Bemidji event explored ways to fix drunk driving issues in Minnesota. The day began with an explanation about a program called JOYRIDE, which offers Duluth residents who have had a lot to drink with ways to get home. Bars in the area can purchase vouchers, which people can pick...

South Shore Marina Dock Opens

The new South Shore Marina Dock is now open and ready for boaters. The marina, located on Lake Bemidji in the South Shore Development, is designed to accommodate seasonal docking of boats for Bemidji residents and South Shore businesses. There are currently 5 Day docks available,...
Posted On May. 25 2016

Crazy Days Cancelled

Crazy Days is a common retail festival for many downtowns around Greater Minnesota, However this year the Bemidji Downtown Alliance has decided to go a different direction and not organize a Crazy Days event for Bemidji.

Fifth Graders Learn and Tells Us Ways to Conserve H20

Water is a necessity but what do we really know about its current state? Perhaps some fifth graders can tell us more. The Itasca Water Legacy Partnership organized its 5th annual Itasca Youth Water Summit at the Itasca County Fairgrounds Tuesday. About 400 students travel through...
Posted On May. 24 2016

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