Tagged natural resources


Albrecht appointed to Natural Resource commission

Former Bemidji mayor Rita Albrecht was recently appointed to the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources by Governor Tim Walz. The commission makes recommendations to the legislature for environment and natural resource projects, primarily from the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund. Albrecht, in addition to her years in city government, worked as a regional director…


Tribes criticize Stauber’s letter urging colleagues to block Haaland nomination

Featured photo from left: Rep. Debra Haaland, of New Mexico’s First Congressional District, and Rep. Pete Stauber, of Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District.  Northeast Minnesota tribes are criticizing Minnesota’s Eighth District Representative Pete Stauber for a letter he wrote urging his colleagues to block Representative Debra Haaland’s nomination as the incoming Interior secretary. The Department of…


DNR Enforcement head retires after 14 years

Stacey Sharp, the DNR Enforcement Division manager for the Bemidji region, recently retired. According to a release, he retired on Jan. 3 after almost 14 years of service. Sharp spent the majority of his 37-year public service career with the Nebraska State Patrol, but moved to northern Minnesota in 2006 when hired as the head…

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