Starting this summer, the nursing programs at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College in Bemidji will join forces under a combined Bemidji School of Nursing.
A Bemidji man pulled up the catch of a lifetime on Wednesday while ice fishing on Lake Bemidji. After setting the hook on a bite, veteran angler Burnie Trepanier pulled from the ice hole a 28-inch walleye, an eelpout, and a winter fishing rod and reel, all at once.
Plans are moving ahead for a big expansion of Sanford Health’s medical campus in Bemidji.
Scientists are gearing up for construction this spring of a 15,000-ton neutrino particle detector that will be housed in a facility on the Ash River Trail, about 40 miles southeast of International Falls.
There may be good news on the jobs front in Bemidji. Skybridge, a Minnesota-based marketing firm, has tentative plans to expand its business in the city, adding up to 200 new jobs.
People traveling on U.S. Highway 2 between Cass Lake and Grand Rapids may notice some unusual construction activity this week. Utility companies constructing the CapX2020 high power transmission line are using a helicopter and implosive devices on the project.
Lakes can sound like a symphony this time of year when winter ice begins to thicken. If you’ve never heard the sound before, check out this video.
Bemidji has a new police chief. Mike Mastin, 36, replaces former chief Gerald Johnson, who retired in September after 32 years with the department.
About four dozen people rallied recently to support keeping a post office open in the tiny town of Lake George north of Itasca State Park. It’s a scene that’s being played out in small towns across the country as the U.S. Postal Service seeks to close facilities that are too expensive to operate.
The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe is making progress on serving more tribal communities with municipal water treatment plants.