Bemidji Pioneer: A head start: Workforce Impact director busy as county transitions to new employment training program

Beltrami County’s new employment training program won’t launch until Jan. 1, but for Workforce Impact’s director, the operation is already underway. Brian Ophus, a lifelong resident of Bemidji and BSU graduate, is helming Workforce Impact, the program set to replace the county’s contracted services with Rural Minnesota Concentrated Program, Inc., or CEP. Since the mid-1990s, […]

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Bemidji Pioneer: Bemidji State grad giving Laker sports a new voice

Finding a sports media job in small markets can be tough enough, even more difficult when the one that shows up is replacing a legend like Andy Lia. Charlie Newland has taken those challenges in stride as the new play-by-play announcer for Laker Sports at KDLM radio here in Detroit Lakes. Newland is a Bagley, […]

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Bemidji Pioneer: BSU’s annual Share the Future event

BEMIDJI—Over 100 middle school students from five area schools spent the day at BSU’s 26th annual Share the Future event on Dec. 7. The event is held annually to introduce middle school students to the excitement and career opportunities available in the various fields of science and technology. The day was sponsored by the Minnesota […]

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BSU Senior Receives Scholarship From Minnesota High Tech Association

Bemidji State University senior Alison Cordes has received the CenturyLink Named Scholarship for STEM Education, a $2,500 award to support her education from the Minnesota High Tech Association Foundation. The scholarships support Minnesota undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and math disciplines.

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