Bemidji Area Town Hall Meeting Identifies Local Child Care Issues

Earlier this year, Bemidji was chosen to be a part of the Rural Child Care Innovation Program, facilitated by First Children’s Finance. The program lasts 12 to 18 months...

Portage Brewing Announces Initial Plans To Rebuild

The owners of Portage Brewing in Walker have their sights set on rebuilding. They issued a statement on their official Facebook page Wednesday afternoon, which reads in...

Burning Restricted As Fire Danger Rises To “Very High” In Bemidji

We’re finally seeing warmer weather in Minnesota, but the snow melt brings dryer conditions, which means an increased risk for wildfires. Today, the Bemidji Fire...

Bemidji Symphony Orchestra Prepares For 80th Season Finale

The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra is preparing for the finale of the 80th season with a piece titled “Symphony: This Will Be Our Reply.” The concert is unique in the fact...

Minnesota House Passes $900M Increase To Education Budget

ST. PAUL–The Minnesota House passed its education omnibus bill, which includes $900 million in new spending on public education. “Students shouldn’t be denied the support...

Tiny Home Sweet Home – BSU Unveils Project Two Years In The Making

It’s not everyday that a college student gets the opportunity to design and build a home from the ground up. The Bemidji State University Tiny Home Project has been in...

Defendants Plead Guilty In Red Lake Heroin Conspiracy That Resulted In Two Deaths

Two defendants have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin on the Red Lake Reservation that resulted in the shooting deaths of two individuals. According to...

In Business: North Central Door Company Produces Quality Garage Doors

“There’s two things that we hang our hat on at North Central Door. We may not always be the lowest priced option, but we’re gonna be high quality and also we stand by...

DNR Conservation Officer Dies In Line Of Duty

A Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer has died in the line of duty following an incident that happened on Friday, April 19, on Cross Lake in...

Bemidji School Board Members & Staff Discuss Funding Issues With Local Legislators

The Bemidji School District is facing a $1.3 million shortfall. Officials have already begun the process of making budget cuts, but both school board members and staff...

BSU Celebrates Native American Graduates

44 graduating Native American students were honored at Bemidji State University’s 39th Annual American Indian Students Recognition Banquet. Senior Andrea Goodwin was also...

Golden Apple: Nevis Tech-No-Tigers Headed To World Robotics Competition

The Tech-No-Tigers, also known as Team 3102, are headed to the World Robotics First Championship in Detroit, MI, and they couldn’t be more excited. “I like going to all...