Disrepair and property damage plague Bemidji apartments, leaving tenants feeling unsafe and frustrated
BEMIDJI — Images of an apartment complex with broken windows, unsecured entrances and vandalism, are the last thing that anyone in Bemidji wants to see. But as tenants and housing advocates draw attention to the deteriorating conditions at Pine Ridge and Century Apartments it’s getting harder and harder to look away.
Savor the Flavors: Top 3 Italian Restaurants in Bemidji You Must Try
In this article, we explore three exquisite Italian restaurants in Bemidji. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Bemidji's Frozen Delights: 3 Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops You Can't Miss
This article presents a spotlight on three remarkable Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt shops in Bemidji. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments yet? If yes, we would love to hear your experiences in the comments section below~:
The Bash Ice Fishing Derby & Raffle in Bemidji Going Virtual This Year
The annual Bash Ice Fishing Derby & Raffle in Bemidji, scheduled for this Saturday, has made some adjustments due to warm weather conditions. The ice fishing tournament normally takes place on Lake Bemidji each year. But this year’s ice conditions have forced the tournament to go virtual, where participants will fish on several lakes in Beltrami, Hubbard, and Clearwater counties.
Representative Grossell Welcomes First Residents of Bemidji Veterans Home
Bemidji, MN — Today the Bemidji Veterans Home announced that they have admitted their first residents to the new facility. Representative Matt Grossell (R – Clearbrook) joins in welcoming the new residents to the community. The home will be welcoming a total of 24 new residents over the coming weeks as they staff up and begin full operations after nearly a decade of advocacy and two years of construction. In this time the Department of Veterans Affairs (V.A.) will be conducting a survey of the facility to ensure it is up to the highest standards for our veterans.
Nisidotaaaing Initiative Gives Bemidji State, NTC Unique Opportunity to Lead
Commentary from John L. Hoffman, president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College. For decades, Bemidji State University and NTC, Bemidji’s Technical College, have understood that all of us are stronger when we weave Indigenous ways of believing and knowing into the fabric of our lives. Faculty and other leaders have reinforced this time and time again with the nation’s first Ojibwe language program; one of the first Indian studies programs in the country; the world’s only academic journal on the Ojibwe language; the creation of the American Indian Resource Center; the first American Indian hired as a vice president at a Minnesota State university; and the oldest continually operating pow wow in Bemidji. These are just a few of the many ways we have strived to be not only a strong partner for our American Indian neighbors but also a committed advocate for their success.
Assault Charges for Man Following Incident with Machete Near Bemidji
Beltrami County deputies say they were able to subdue a man who charged at them with a machete earlier this week. 27-year-old Jerod Beaulieu is charged with three counts of second-degree assault and remains in custody in the Beltrami County Jail. On Feb. 12 around 1:30 a.m., deputies responded to...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.87 and $2.99 in Bemidji as of 2024-02-20. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.276, a week ago the price is $3.225 , according to AAA.
Sanford Health video visits bring prenatal care to rural areas
In the past four years, four different labor-and-delivery units have closed across rural northern Minnesota. “It’s created this extreme shortage of places where women can receive obstetric services and gynecologic care,” said Johnna Nynas, MD, OB-GYN at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center. Dr. Nynas is delivering babies while...
The dream career that didn’t get away
Maxwell angles for women’s perspective in fishing. Christine Maxwell M’23 works for Northland Fishing Tackle whose tagline is “made by fishermen, for fishermen.”. In her position as CFO and vice president of operations, Maxwell reminds her colleagues that women fish too. And she’s got photos with some impressive catches to prove it.
Local Pride: 14 Bemidji State University Women's Hockey Players Earn WCHA All-Academic Honors
Fourteen student-athletes from Bemidji State University Women's Hockey team have been named as Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) All-Academic Team selections. The WCHA All-Academic Team includes student-athletes with a GPA of at least 3.0 in their previous two semesters or three quarters, and who have reached at least sophomore status.
February 19: THE CHIEF CHECKS IN: Justin Sherwood Is In For The First Time in 2024 To Talk All Things BFD
The Bemidji Fire Dept. Chief has his first visit of 2024 and previews the 2023 Recap Meeting coming up Thursday, shares stats from the past year, talks about his drive for more staffing, goals for the upcoming year and shares his thoughts on the tragedy in Burnsville.
Nevis boys clash with Cass Lake-Bena in a 70-65 road loss
In a clash of the top two teams in the Northland Conference, Nevis grabbed a three-point lead over host Cass Lake-Bena Thursday night. But despite playing a solid second half, they couldn’t hang onto the lead and fell 70-65. The loss drop Nevis to 16-6 overall and 9-2 in the Northland Conference. Cass Lake-Bena improves to 16-6 overall, and appears to have the conference title locked up at 12-0 with...
'No More Stolen Sisters:' Grassroots group seeks answers and healing
BEMIDJI — Community and culture are at the forefront of the grassroots effort organizing to raise awareness about the epidemic of violence Indigenous peoples face. Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, or MMIW 218, began about eight years ago as gruesome murders of Indigenous women in Bemidji captured local headlines but left behind grieving families.
Bemidji State Women's Hockey Team Shutout by Mavericks in Friday Night Showdown
The Bemidji State University Women's Hockey team lost 4-0 to Minnesota State University, Mankato. The Western Collegiate Hockey Association series opener took place on Friday night in Mankato, Minn, at the Mayo Clinic HSEC. Maverick goaltender Hailey Hansen blocked all 21 shots from the Beavers.
Bemidji State University accounting students offering free tax help starting Feb. 21
With tax season just around the corner, Bemidji State University prepares to host its annual VITA tax assistance program. Bemidji State University’s Department of Accountancy is set to host its annual tax assistance program beginning Feb. 21. With support from the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, the university is prepared to offer free and accessible assistance to eligible tax-filers.
HIGHLIGHTS: Bemidji Falls Behind In First Half, Drops Home Finale
A 47-point first half from visiting Cloquet left Bemidji girls basketball behind in an 80-60 loss on Saturday in the host Lumberjacks’ final home game of the season at the Bemidji High School Fieldhouse. Scoring was plentiful much of the afternoon, but Bemidji was able to set the early...
HIGHLIGHTS: Jacks Reach Section Finals Again, But Fall To Willmar For 4th Consecutive Year
Bemidji boys wrestling finished as Section 8AAA runner up for a fourth straight year with a 31-18 loss to top seed and host Willmar in the championship, following the Jacks’ 35-19 win against Brainerd in the semifinals on Friday night at Willmar High School. The championship matchup between the...
Bemidji Senior Hockey Association Hosts 11th Annual Steve McLean Memorial Tourney
The Bemidji Senior Hockey Association hosted its annual Steve McLean Memorial Hockey Tournament over the weekend at the Sanford Center. Over 100 players of at least 50 years of age from multiple states participated to raise funds for the community. Funds raised from the tournament are donated to the Bemidji...
Bemidji Man Appeals to Community to Help Find Kidney Donor
Feb. 14 wasn’t just Valentine’s Day – it was also National Donor Day, where some in need of an organ transplant hope and pray they can have more time with the ones they love. For Manuel “Manny” Smith Jr., a 76-year-old Bemidji resident with a passion for...