Bemidji Area Schools Sorting Out Details of Mask Wearing in Schools

With recent CDC and Minnesota Department of Health recommendations of mask wearing in K-12 schools, the Bemidji school district is in its early stages of sorting out what this means for students in the area. Bemidji Area Schools will make adjustments and requirements based on information and science-based data that...
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Bemidji gas at $2.94 per gallon? This is the cheapest fill-up in town

(BEMIDJI, MN) According to Bemidji gas price data, you could be saving up to $0.15 per gallon on gas. According to a survey by GasBuddy, BP at 2211 Paul Bunyan Dr Nw was the cheapest station in the area, with regular listed at $2.94 per gallon at the pumps Wednesday. That was compared to Cenex at 555 Paul Bunyan Dr Nw, where a gallon of regular was selling for $3.09.
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Maple Grove Investigating Homicide, Ties to Leech Lake and Cass Lake

The Maple Grove Police Department is looking for individuals who have ties to the Leech Lake and Cass Lake communities who were allegedly involved in a homicide. On July 30, 2019, Maple Grove police officers were called to an area of Lakeview Knolls Park in Maple Grove, near the 14300 block of 93rd Avenue, on a report of an unconscious male. Through their investigation, officers found out that 26 year-old Dayton Rossetti of Minneapolis died as a result of a gunshot wound.
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Weather Forecast For Bemidji

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Bemidji: Saturday, July 31: Areas Of Smoke; Sunday, August 1: Areas of smoke then sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Monday, August 2: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Tuesday, August 3: Sunny during the day;
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Increase in COVID cases changes school guidelines

As of July 29, 202 people were hospitalized with COVID-19, including 56 needing intensive care. The positive test rate is approaching five percent, which health officials find concerning. School opening guidelines. With data showing the Delta variant is 200 percent more contagious than the previous COVID-19 virus, the MDH has...
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Adams and Israelson in the Birchmont final 4; Herzog falls in semis

BEMIDJI -- Morgan Hetletved is advancing to her first Birchmont Golf Tournament championship. She just had to go through a friend to do it. “We’re really good friends,” she said of her Friday opponent, Abbie Kelm. “I would have been happy either way. It’s kind of tough to beat your teammate.”

Schedule Released For 15th Annual Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival

Next week marks a milestone for a popular Bemidji event. The Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival will celebrate 15 years of the popular boat races with four days full of activities. The festival kicks off Wednesday, August 4 along the Lake Bemidji shorelines in Paul Bunyan Park with the annual...
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Jimmie Derek Harrison, Sr

November 15, 1965 ~ July 27, 2021 (age 55) Jimmie Derek Harrison, age 55, of Cass Lake, MN, passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Cass Lake with his family by his side. He was born November 15, 1965, in San Diego, CA the son of Donnie and Ruby (Losh) Harrison.
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Students in the news, July 31

BEMIDJI -- The following area students were recently named to the president's list at Bemidji State University for achieving a 4.0 GPA while enrolled in at least 12 credits during the spring 2021 semester. Bemidji: Brock Althiser, Leslie Arndt, Claudie Billand, Hannah Brandanger, Emily Burgess, Jessica Carney, Alyssa Clark, Fiona...
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COLUMN: How the Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival was born

In mid-summer 2004, I was working in my office as the executive director of the Joint Economic Development Commission, then located in the Tourist Information Center, when a young Rotarian I knew by the name of Gary Johnson walked in. I came to know Gary when I selected him to...

Funeral Scheduled for Red Lake Police Officer

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Officer Ryan Bialke is being laid to rest. A wake will begin at 5:00 pm, Sunday, August 1, at the Red Lake Humanities Building and will continue until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 2. Interment will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in Bemidji, MN, under the direction of the Cease Family Funeral Home.
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Steve Carlson plays Noon Hour Concert

Pianist Steve Carlson will perform from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Park Rapids. A member of the Bemidji State University music department since 2006, Carlson is a versatile soloist and chamber musician who has performed at many colleges and festivals throughout the U.S. and Canada. He previously taught at Coker College in Hartsville, S.C., the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, Gustavus Adolphus College and St. Joseph’s School of Music in St. Paul.
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Funeral Monday for slain Red Lake police officer

Interment for Bialke, 37, of Bemidji, Minnesota, will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in Bemidji, according to his obituary. A wake will begin at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1. Bialke was shot Tuesday, July 27, when responding to a call in Red Lake, Minnesota, regarding a suicidal male with children possibly present. He was taken to Red Lake Hospital where he died.
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: Babes, bison and blooms

You know summer has arrived in Bemidji when traditional events like the Bemidji Jaycees Water Carnival and Mississippi Music are in full swing and the Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox statues are in the ever-constant company of tourists posing for photos. The drums and jingles also rang out...