Scholarship Created In Memory Of Longtime Bemidji Resident, Business Owner

A scholarship for graduating Bemidji High School students has been established after the passing of a longtime community member. Sue Tibstra passed away at the age of 63 in July 2016, after a long battle with cancer. Tibstra owned The Home Place Bike and Ski Shop for 30 years...

Northwest Minnesota Foundation Selects Vice President for Programs

The Northwest Minnesota Foundation (NMF) is pleased to announce that Karen White has been selected as Vice President for Programs. White is the second person to hold this position since NMF was established in 1986 to help vitalize Northwest Minnesota communities.

Northwest Minnesota Foundation Receives $360k Bequest From Red Lake Falls Farmer

BEMIDJI, MINN. —¬†Charles Swanson, a Red Lake Falls, Minn., farmer bequeathed a gift of just over $360,000 to the Northwest Minnesota Foundation (NMF). The foundation is a Bemidji-based charitable foundation serving 12 Northwest Minnesota counties by investing resources,...

Carnegie Project Faces Delays

The Carnegie Library in Bemidji could be restored, but it likely won’t happen for another year. This comes after an application for legacy funding in Minnesota was filled out incorrectly. The group was denied the funding and remains short of the $1.6 million it needs to...

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