Daily Archives: February 25, 2020


Albrecht, as a Senate candidate, receives an endorsement

Mayor of Bemidji Rita Albrecht, who is currently seeking the DFL-endorsement for State Senate District 5, recently received the endorsement of the Minnesota Youth DFL Caucus. In a statement from MY DFL, they describe Albrecht as “being a progressive problem solver and coalition builder.” Albrecht said, “Issues like access to healthcare, affordable housing, and paying…


LLBO recognized for their use of solar

The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe was recently recognized by the Clean Energy Resource Teams, or CERTs, for their implementation of solar power across the reservation. According to Environmental Deputy Director of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Brandy Toft, the Band has been installing solar heating units in low-income homes since 2008, and in…


Neilson Foundation offers business incentives

Bemidji State and the George W. Neilson Foundation are now accepting applications from Bemidji area employers for a summer program. The program offers financial incentives to businesses that hire Bemidji State and Northwest Technical College students for paid internships. The Foundation will fund 15 internships, including one specifically for health and nursing, and 14 for…


Bemidji Blotter Monday, Feb. 24

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, Feb. 24. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Traffic Stop, 10:13 p.m. Traffic stop on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Passenger arrested on an outstanding warrant. Suspicious, 3:19 p.m. Caller reported unknown child inside…

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