Kraus-Anderson Construction in Bemidji has hired Isaac Klinke as assistant project manager. Prior to joining Kraus-Anderson, Klinke was a project manager for Gast Construction in Fargo and Mills Construction, Inc. in Brookings, S.D. He graduated from Bemidji State University with a bachelor’s degree in project management.
Northwoods Lumber Co., of Blackduck and Bemidji, has hired Orlando Alamano as its new General Manager. Orlando has been a resident of the Bemidji area since 2004 and is a 2009 graduate of Bemidji State University. He has worked in the insurance and construction industries and is looking forward to the new opportunity. “Northwoods Lumber has been a staple for supporting local business, growth, and our community,” Orlando said. “I’m excited to be joining a team that has a community-first mindset
Bemidji, Minn. – Approximately 150 Bemidji State University students presented their academic research and creative achievements during the 23rd annual Student Achievement Conference on April 6. The conference – themed “Create, Innovate, Inspire” – featured 64 posters and 36 oral presentations representing a wide variety of academic programs, with additional students participating in invitational displays featuring design, fine arts and music. After an honor song performed by the Ojibwe Nation drum group,
Bemidji, MN – December 2, 2021–Kayla Winkler, Community Relations of Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota, accepted the gavel and charge of the Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce as Chair of the Board of Directors. Winkler re-joined the Board of Directors in 2019 and has been a very active member with several councils, committees, and programs, including being heavily involved in Dragon Boat Festival, Marketing, Advocacy Committees, and Innkeepers Association. Winkler brings her talents to the
Early December, we gathered together once again to celebrate the Chamber Annual Celebration. The event featured highlights from the previous year and aspirations for the year ahead. The Chamber announced the upcoming Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 year. Executive Committee Appointments: Kayla Winkler of Sanford Health as chair Tracy Pogue of Kraus Anderson as vice-chair. Jordan Anderson of Ultima Bank as finance director. Bruce Bentfield of First National Bank for an at-large seat.2021-2022 Board