Bemidji School Board hears staff recommendations on class size, school boundary adjustments

Featured image: ISD 31 current Central School boundaries The Bemidji Area School Board heard recommendations from staff on classroom adjustments and elementary school boundaries. The district has a class size goal of 30 students per section for elementary with different metrics for middle and high school. Business Director Jordan Hickman said staff is uncertain on…


AUDIO: House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler expands on DFL-introduced budget and tax package

House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler elaborated on the budget and tax package introduced by House DFlers earlier in the week. The plan asks the wealthiest Minnesotan individuals and corporations to pay more in taxes to pay for long-term investments into early childhood and education. Winkler responded to criticism from Republican colleagues and said that while…


Virtual Student Achievement Conference today

More than 50 Bemidji State University students will present their academic research and creative achievements during this year’s Student Achievement Conference today. Students will meet virtually, over Zoom and GatherTown, an interactive virtual reality platform. All activities are free and open to the public, with more information on session details at the SAC website. CONFERENCE…


Bemidji speaker to compete nationally

Featured photo courtesy of Coach Tom Lucas. One Bemidji speaker will compete nationally. Bemidji High School’s Amy Frenzel qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association’s National Tournament this June. Amy earned her bid at the three-day Northern Lights National Qualifying event which concluded Saturday. Amy competes in US Extemporaneous Speaking and Dramatic Interpretation on…

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