Autopsy Results Reveal Cause of BSU Students Death

The Bemidji Police Department has released the preliminary autopsy results in the death of Sandra Lommen. The preliminary autopsy results indicate that the 20-year-old died due to the exposure of hypothermic conditions and that the cause was ruled accidental. Early reports say...

In Focus: 12th Annual It’s Only Clay Exhibit

It may only be clay, but artists from all over the country have turned dirt and water into much more than just minerals. The Watermark Art Center’s 12th annual “It’s Only Clay” juried art show is back in Bemidji, and it’s showcasing a sampling of...

Golden Apple: Girls Who Code

By the year 2020, the US Department of Labor expects there will be 1.4 million computer specialist job openings, but while women make up 57% of college graduates, they only account for 12% of the computer science graduates today. For this week’s Golden Apple, Catherine...

Enbridge Pushes New $7.5 Billion Pipeline Project

Enbridge Energy is pushing for a new $7.5 billion dollar pipeline project. The proposed Line 3 Replacement Project will update an existing line to carry thousands of barrels per day of crude oil from Alberta, Canada to Superior, Wisconsin. Catherine Silver spoke to Enbridge...

In Focus: Mask & Rose Theater Presents “Labels”

A play in Bemidji is spreading a message through the art of theater that labels don’t define us. It’s appropriately called “Labels,” and director and writer Cate Belleveau says it’s about coming together for social change. The idea behind the...

Leech Lake Tribal College Joins Obama’s College Day Of Action

Class is in session at Leech Lake Tribal College just like any other day, but today is not a typical Thursday. As part of the White house College Opportunity Day of Action, the president of the college, Dr. Donald Day, was invited to Washington D.C. to meet with the president of...

United Way’s Holiday Gifts For Kids

The United Way knows that Santa’s list doesn’t always depend on who’s naughty and nice, but rather what the budget is after the bills are paid. That’s why the United Way’s Holiday Gifts For Kids program makes sure every child wakes up to a present...

Beltrami Humane Society and Bemidji Partner Up For Pets

Most people have a soft spot for animals. The passion to protect them can be strong, and at times, lead to arguments. At a work session, Bemidji Public Affairs Committee members and humane society representatives met to discuss a rift between the two groups over the treatment of...

NTC Unveils Master Academic Plan

Enrollment rates have declined since 2010 and there’s an estimated one million dollar budget shortfall, but Northwest Technical College has a plan. NTC is calling it a master academic plan, and it’s part of the college reinvention process they started last year. The...

Community Spotlight: Bemidji Christmas CD

The sounds of the season always bring joy, and even more so when they’re sung by local artists. For the first time, some of Bemidji’s local musical talent and the Headwaters School of Music are releasing a “Christmas in Bemidji” album for the holidays. For...

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