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Bemidji School Board moves ahead with proposal to close Central Elementary, reconfigure other buildings

The Bemidji School District will continue to look at the cost saving measures of reconfiguring three district buildings. The board passed a resolution unanimously that would direct staff to examine the school boundaries for neighborhood schools as the district plans to move students and most teachers out of Central Elementary, the district’s longest-running school. The…


Bonding bill to be signed into law today

Gov. Tim Walz announced he will sign the “Local Jobs and Projects Plan” into law this afternoon. The plan includes what is commonly referred to as the bonding bill, and grants the City of Bemidji over $10.1 million for a water treatment plant already under construction. The bonding package also includes dollars for the Northwest…


Legislature to be called back for another special session, bonding discussions continue

Gov. Tim Walz announced that he would call back the legislature for another special session on Friday, Sept. 11. According to a release from the Governor’s office, he intends to extend the COVID-19 peacetime emergency by another 30 days. “While Minnesota has taken life-saving action, the threat of COVID-19 remains,” said Governor Walz.“It’s imperative that…

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