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Great Northern Depot In Bemidji Celebrates 105th Anniversary

The Great Northern Depot is celebrating its 105th birthday this week. You may know the building as the home to the Beltrami County History Center, but the brick and mortar offers a ton more to history buffs. “Well, it was opened to the public in 1912. It actually went under...

Golden Apple: Metier Program Leads Pillager Students to Discovery

Metier is all about discovering yourself and being your own greatest version. “We have the students come in and they get to participate in activities where they get to learn how are they are smart,” said Mike Parrish, English Language Arts Teacher. The idea started with two...

BRRRmidji Plunge & Frozen Ox 5K To Take Place In February

With the scene set for some winter fun, some people have been left wondering which winter activities will still take place since the announcement that Bemidji’s Winterfest was put on hiatus. With pond hockey and curling taking a break this year, some Winterfest staples will still...

Good Food, Good Life, 365 – Crunchy Quinoa

Crunchy Quinoa 3 cups quinoa, cooked 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup pine nuts 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds 2 tablespoons sliced almonds 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons dried cherries (or your favorite alkalizing dried fruit) Sea salt to taste In a...

Crow Wing County Historical Society Museum To Get Upgrades

“The building houses artifacts and history from Crow Wing County,” said Pam Nelson, Crow Wing County Historic Museum Director. It’s a long history that is worth preserving. “There are things that needed to be changed to safeguard our collection,” Nelson said. Over the years,...

Fire Destroys Nisswa Barber Shop

A barber shop in Nisswa is completely destroyed after an early morning fire on Tuesday at the location just off Highway 371. The Nisswa Fire Department was dispatched to the former Boberg Lumber property shortly after 4 a.m. on Tuesday. When crews arrived, the building was...

Proposed Veterans Home Makes Presentation To Senate Capital Investment Committee

“Services delayed are services denied!” said Joe Vene, Legislative Liaison for the Veterans Affairs Committee. That message resonated through packed room filled with local vets, community leaders and government officials. The message was mainly for members of the...

Local Forum Discusses Human Trafficking In Northern Minnesota

Last night, Bemidji High School hosted a panel to discuss how to stop human trafficking in our community. Men and women from all over the area joined the discussion that most people wouldn’t want to think about. “We do get clients, but numbers-wise, it’s hard to...

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