Beltrami County Administrator Tony Murphy is resigning. Murphy, who served in the key post more than a decade, submitted his resignation letter Thursday afternoon to commissioners.
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.
The Red River was full of massive sturgeon in the 1800s, but construction of dams and overfishing mostly eliminated the population by the mid 1900s.
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.
The University of Minnesota is responding to a growing interest in local food production by offering a Local Food College.
Former refugees returned to Iraq to work with the military because they “had such high hopes” for freedom and democracy.
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.