Memorial Hall Renovations

The historic Memorial Hall at Bemidji State is nearly done getting a makeover. Nearly $14 million went toward the renovations, which include new technology, classrooms and work space for students and faculty. BSU began work on the project in the summer of 2014. Learn more about...

Planned Parenthood Protest

In colaboration with groups across the United States hundreds gathered to protest Planned Parenthood.

Reps Nolan and Walz Visit With Local Veterans

It was apparent from the beginning that Representatives Rick Nolan and Tim Walz cared about issues currently affecting Veterans in Minnesota. At Saturday’s meeting with local veterans the two talked about those issues as well as heard what some veterans had to say about their...

BSU Move-In Day

Bemidji State University welcomed back new and returning students back to campus today as they moved into their new homes for the school year.

Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity Building A Milestone

Before the Brainerd Housing and Redevelopment Authority stepped in, an old, run down house occupied the corner of 14th and Norwood Street in Brainerd. Now, the Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity has control of that corner lot, and they’re building something very special on it....

Drop Out Prevention Symposium

Graduation rates in Minnesota stood at just over 80 percent in 2014. Five of the remaining twenty percent of students dropped out. Operation Graduate, a program created by Northwest Technical College instructor John Eggers, hopes to reach a 100 percent graduation rate in the...

Bonding Committee Tours Bemidji

The House Capital Investment Committee visited the Bemidji community on Wednesday. They looked at four different businesses, each of which gave a tour and presentation about why they deserve the financial help. Even though their cases may be legitimate, this board only gives to a...

City of Bemidji Sponsors Pickle Ball Games Weekly

Every Wednesday night, the City of Bemidji sponsors a night of pickle ball games on the newly-renovated courts in Algoma Park. They bring paddles and balls to rent for $2 dollars. After experiencing some high demand in the past year, the city decided to move forward with the project.
Posted On 12 Aug 2015

Walk for Epilepsy

Epilepsy affects approximately 1 in 26 people. Those with the condition are often prone to seizures, and in the wrong situation an episode could result in injury or death. Minnesota’s branch of the Epilepsy Foundation is looking to raise funds for research to help find...

Community Spotlight: Depot Day

Minnesota still has its own set of trains that run through the state. Locomotive travel, however, has decreased in popularity to the point where finding a passenger train to travel on may not be ideal. A history display at the Beltrami County History Center explored a different...

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