Beltrami County

Beltrami County, Minnesota

619 Beltrami Ave NW Courthouse
Bemidji, MN 56601
Phone: (218) 333-4120
Fax: (218) 333-4209

In north-central MN, east of Grand Forks, ND; established Feb 28, 1866 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Giacomo Constantino Beltrami (1779-1855), an Italian who, under the anglicized name James Constantine, explored the sources of the Mississippi River and wrote A Pilgrimage in Europe and America, Leading to the Discovery of the Sources of the Mississippi and Bloody River.

Area (sq mi):: 3055.59 (land 2505.27; water 550.32) Population per square mile: 17.10
Population 2005: 42,871 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 8.10%; 1990-2000 15.30% Population 2000: 39,650 (White 76.30%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.60%; Other 22.40%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 31.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,497; median household $33,392; Population below poverty level: 17.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,524-$24,157
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 19.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Bemidji County seat (13,016)

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    Nearly 20 Minnesota communities, including Duluth, Mankato, Edina, Eden Prairie, Moorhead and Beltrami County, have updated local ordinances to restrict e-cigarette use where smoking is prohibited.
    23 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has not received a single vote in a recent Republican presidential straw poll conducted in Minnesota's Beltrami County.
    ECS intends to maintain its presence in Northern Minnesota by continuing its day treatment programs in Beltrami County schools and managing property at the Cass Lake Episcopal Camp in Beltrami County.
    for third-degree burglary; and an additional Beltrami County warrant for felony theft of a motor vehicle.
    Bemidji was one of the last places in Minnesota to be settled, says Susanna Frenkel, president of the board of the Beltrami County Historical Society: ``In some old photos, there'll be a log cabin built for a homestead, and a Model T sitting next to it.
    All surveyed communities implemented ordinances on March 31, 2005 with the exception of Beltrami County (January 1, 2005) and the City of Moorhead (December 15, 2004).
    Residents in other communities with smoke-free policies agree: - Bloomington - 82 percent consider secondhand smoke a health hazard; 61 percent consider secondhand smoke a serious health hazard - Golden Valley - 85 percent; 62 percent - Minneapolis - 86 percent; 63 percent - Beltrami County - 84 percent; 57 percent -- Residents think smoke-free policies will reduce secondhand smoke exposure.
    Since then, Bloomington, Minneapolis, Moorhead, and Beltrami County have passed restrictions on indoor smoking.
    According to the lawsuit, filed in Beltrami County, the woman ate at Mi Rancho restaurant in Bemidji, Minnesota, on May 7, 2010, and started getting ill a short time later.
    The company's plans call for selling of franchises in Minnesota from Beltrami County to the North; Steele and Waseca Counties to the South; Big Stone and Lac qui Parle Counties to the West; and Barron and Dunn Counties (Wisconsin) to the East.
    Before his appointment to the trial court, Anderson practiced law in Bemidji and was elected Beltrami County Attorney.