DONATE

Non-Profit Group Hosts Charity Fundraiser

A Bemidji non-profit organization held a fundraiser to raise money for its youth programs. Evergreen Youth and Family Services has been operating since 1977. It’s grown over the years to provide transitional apartment housing in addition to an overnight shelter. The group...

Shelter Lawsuit Gets Dismissed

A lawsuit had threatened to slow down or stop the construction of a Bemidji homeless shelter, but it was recently dismissed in court. Chief Judge Paul Benshoof made the decision in Minnesota’s 9th District Court, saying that an interim use permit was correctly issued by the...

First Steps to Healthy Babies

Some babies born in Beltrami County recently have been diagnosed with drug dependency. The condition they’ve typically picked up is called Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, and infants affected by it require more immediate care and must stay in a hospital nursery for longer...

Funds To Help Dementia Awareness

According to the ALzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease affected over five million Americans in 2015. It’s just one of many types of dementia. That particular illness slowly damages the brain over time before eventually causing death in a victim, but...

Back To Hack

Despite weather-related challenges, a festival in Hackensack is set to move forward. Temperatures are expected to be brutally cold this weekend. According to the National Weather Service, Saturday’s high in Hackensack is expected to sit at -7 degrees. There will be a...

Medicaid Waiver Program Gains Steam

Minnesota lawmakers have made it easier for counties to give out Medicaid waivers to people who need them. These social service dollars help people who deal with a number of disabilities or injuries that make living a normal life difficult. The goal is to keep them in their...

Petition Opposes Red Lake Settlement

A petition is moving between Red Lake Band members that could have an impact on the tribe’s decision to accept a settlement with Enbridge Energy over use of reservation land. Lakehead Pipeline Co. originally used the land with the idea that they had the right authorization....

Leech Lake Awarded Shelter Funding

Funding from the federal government will help Leech Lake build a shelter for veterans who are also homeless in the area. The money, about $160,000 in total, will go toward paying rent for twenty five veterans when they stay at the facility. The building will be constructed as...

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...

Vene Named Beltrami Board Chair

Joe Vene has been serving on the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners since 2004. The position of board chair rotates every year. Vene has held this position before in the time he’s served. He hopes to continue pushing for veteran’s rights, specifically when it...

Select an option

Monthly Contribution

Your donation is automatically drawn from your credit card or bank account each month.

One-Time Contribution

Your one-time contribution is good for a full year of membership benefits.