Bemidji State and Northwest Technical College Begin Search for New President

Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College have begun their search for a new president. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Chancellor Steven Rosenstone came to BSU Wednesday to ask the community what characteristics the new president should have.
Posted On 30 Sep 2015

Community Spotlight: Bill Blackwell

Bill Blackwell was hired to take over as executive director of the American Indian Resource Center in June of this year. He is following Dr. Anton Treuer, who has held the position since November of 2012, and began his duties on July 1st. Blackwell has some ambitious plans for...

BSU says Thank You to Bemidji with Tenth Community Appreciation Day

Ten years ago the Bemidji Foundation started a tradition that says thank you to the Bemidji community for all of their support. It’s called Community Appreciation day, and this year there were ten food vendors giving out samples, BSU athletes and even a performance by the...
Posted On 03 Sep 2015

Bemidji State Housing Project Breaks Ground

University Heights will be a 56-bed apartment complex at Bemidji State. It will feature 16 apartments spread through four floors. To celebrate years of hard work, Bemidji government officials took part in a ground-breaking ceremony. The project has an estimated summer 2016...

BSU Chamber Choir Heads to Carnegie Hall

The Bemidji State University Choir is heading to New York to perform at Carnegie Hall for their performance on April 18th.

Craig Hougen

Bemidji State Track and Field Head Coach Craig Hougen will retire following the spring season after 26 years of coaching at the University. Hougen began his BSU coaching career in 1989 as the men’s track and field head coach and as part of the football staff. In 1993, he...
Posted On 18 Mar 2015

BSU Foundation Sells Old Bemidji High School Property

The Bemidji State University Foundation recently sold the old Bemidji High School property, located off of 15th Street and Bemidji Avenue, to local developers. The Peterson Developers plan to develop the land for University Heights, a student housing complex that will serve as a...

BSU Alcohol Summit

Bemidji State University held an alcohol summit today to address recent alcohol abuse issues among students. In December, 20-year-old Sandra Lommen died of hypothermia after leaving a house party, and more recently Hannah Rolschau was found unconscious in the snow after leaving a...

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