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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...

In Focus: Good Sports of the North

The Beltrami County Historical Society is playing host to the Good Sports of the North exhibit. Inside, there are fifteen different boards that tell stories of athletes that achieved greatness in Bemidji and surrounding areas. The exhibit also features vintage sports equipment...
Posted On 24 Jul 2015

Oak Hills Demolition

Oak Hills Christian College had its administration building built in 1947. It’s been the central part of campus since, but it was demolished on Wednesday. The school has long-term plans to replace it, however. Learn more about the story here.

Reunion Gives Alumni School Tours

Bemidji High School was the central area for the Bemidji All School Reunion, and on Friday students provided the public with tours. Elementary and middle schools in the district were open for visitors as well. Learn more about the story here.

Bemidji Airport Shares Master Plan

The next 20 years of potential changes to the Bemidji Regional Airport were discussed in a public open house. Snow equipment storage and accommodations for business travelers are likely coming. Learn more about the story here.

Fresh Water Swimming Safety

Recent tragedies have sparked concerns over whether fresh water swimming is safe for Minnesotans. The Department of Health in the state says people may not need to be quite as worried about the parasite that claimed a teen’s life or blue green algae. Learn more about the...

Laporte Shelter Gets Dedication

Laporte held its Independence Day celebration over the weekend, but this year’s festivities involved a different feature as a new shelter and parking lot were introduced. Learn more about the details of the project here.

30,000 Attend Brainerd’s Fourth of July Parade

Parades are a Fourth of July tradition. They’re a chance to showcase our heritage, our passions and our heroes while families come together as one giant community. And the Brainerd Fourth of July parade excels at all of that. This year an estimated 30,000 people lined the streets...

Brainerd Lakes Area Gets Ready For Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is here, and the so-called “Minnesota Fourth of July Capital” is ready to celebrate. Along with the holiday come numerous activities. And of course, it also brings fireworks. But the best part about the area’s celebration is most of the events are free. And the...

Crow Wing State Park Undergoes Major Restoration

Visitors to Crow Wing State Park may notice some big changes to some of the park’s areas with jack pine trees. Before settlement of the land, there were approximately 5 million acres of jack pine barrens spread through Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. The restoration isn’t...

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