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....

4th Annual Sustainable Bemidji Tour Aims to Educate

Saturday was a day full of learning and observing for participants on the fourth annual Sustainable Bemidji Tour. It showcased homes that used more environmentally-friendly systems to heat, cool and run electricity.

One-Of-A-Kind Home is Eco-friendly, Affordable

A team of educators in Bemidji is trying to promote local and sustainable living one house at a time. They teach sustainable building practices to students at Leech Lake Tribal College while constructing a “green” home. We visit the place that’s not only eco-friendly but also...

Habitat 500 Bike Ride Stops in Bemidji

More than one hundred volunteers are grabbing their work gloves, hammers, and bicycle helmets to take on one amazing challenge. As part of this year’s Habitat 500 Bike Ride, volunteers are raising money and awareness for Habitat for Humanity by biking 500 miles. The ride...
Posted On Jul. 16 2014
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Property Tax Relief Available for Homeowners, Renters

  Looking for a break?  A big one is here for homeowners and renters of Northern Minnesota.  On top of local government aid funds coming in, property tax relief is available for lower- and middle-income households. When local government aid was cut, property taxes were...

Local Veterans Speak To Legislators About Building A Veterans Home In Bemidji

Military veterans are urging state legislators to build a veterans home in Bemidji. During Bemidji Day at the capitol, local officials and veterans spoke to legislators about why Bemidji needs a veterans home. Scotty Allison, a veterans service officer in Beltrami County, says...
Posted On Apr. 4 2014
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Bemidji Jaycees: Home, Sports and Travel Show Positively Impacts Community

The season is changing, that means it’s time to shed off that winter coat and spring into action.  And what better place to start than at the 37th Annual Bemidji Jaycees Home, Sports, and Travel Show. From television sets, boats, to brand new cars, anything home, sports,...

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