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December 9, 2011
The Country Inn & Suite hotel in Bemidji could look similar to this image. The final design of what the hotel will look like will not be finalized until later this winter. Image courtesy of Carlson Hotels
Bemidij south shore: Country Inn & Suites developer commits to deal
December 9, 2011 - 8:28am
December 8, 2011
The south shore of Lake Bemidji is planned to be a mixed-use development featuring commercial, office and residential uses. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
Hotel developer commits to deal on Lake Bemidji south shore
December 8, 2011 - 8:52am
Pamida plans to close doors by Feb. 28. Pioneer file/Steve Wagner
'Too much competition' forcing Pamida to close doors in Bemidji
December 8, 2011 - 8:49am
December 2, 2011
At a local pub Thursday, Justin "Bud" Kaney and Tina Hanke raise a glass to starting a microbrewery in town. Not pictured is Tom Hill, who is also working with Kaney and Hanke to start the microbrewery, to be called Bemidji Brewing Company. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
'We are so ready for this': Three entrepreneurs look to start a microbrewery in Bemidji
December 2, 2011 - 9:07am
December 1, 2011
Mike Mastin, who has been with the Bemidji Police Department for 10 years, has been named the chief of the department following the retirement of Gerald Johnson at the end of September.Mastin has been serving as interim chief for the past two months. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
New Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin takes helm
December 1, 2011 - 8:13am
November 19, 2011
As buses turn onto U.S. Highway 71 from Horace May Elementary, they use an acceleration lane allowing them to merge with traffic heading north into Bemidji. Pioneer Photo/Ben Karkela
Safe or unsafe? Recent accident at new Horace May School intersection causes MnDOT to speak out
November 19, 2011 - 9:42am
November 10, 2011
Dozer, a young chocolate Labrador retriever, was one of two dogs killed by gunshots Monday at Corey Lindgren's home near Cass Lake.
'He was a good dog': Bemidji family seeks answers for dogs shot in yard
November 10, 2011 - 7:58am
November 9, 2011
Northern Township Clerk Mary Israelson opens the polling place to hang the American flag at 7 a.m. to find a line of voters waiting to cast their ballots. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
New elementary school vote fails in Bemidji
November 9, 2011 - 8:38am
November 8, 2011
Harold Van Leeuwen, the manager of the Bemidji Regional Airport, points out improvements made in the new terminal at the airport. Van Leeuwen was one of three men who spoke about the state of Minnesota aviation at a Monday afternoon press conference at the Bemidji Regional Airport. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
Bemidji Regional Airport: Delta out, SkyWest in
November 8, 2011 - 7:34am
September 27, 2011
Bemidji Sanford Center short: VenuWorks seeks additional $194,000 for 2011
September 27, 2011 - 8:28am
September 26, 2011
Bemidji Police Chief Gerald Johnson will retire this week, capping off a 32-year career in law enforcement. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
Johnson retires as Bemidji police chief
September 26, 2011 - 7:41am
September 22, 2011
Pizza Ranch, Buffalo Wild Wings interested in Bemidji
September 22, 2011 - 7:33am
September 16, 2011
Bemidji woman pleads innocent to business fraud, theft
September 16, 2011 - 7:15am
September 13, 2011
Three people displaced as Bemidji cleans up camp
September 13, 2011 - 8:07am
July 26, 2011
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has been allocated $1.8 million in state bonding dollars to construct a trail bridge over Highway 197 in Bemidji. This graphic depicts what the bridge will look like when it is built. Trail users will soon be able to safely cross the busy highway as they commute along the trail that connects Brainerd/Baxter to Lake Bemidji State Park. Submitted Photo
Paul Bunyan Trail bridge could soon become reality
July 26, 2011 - 7:39am