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 By Josh Peterson    News    October 18, 2018

Level Three Offender Released In Bemidji

A level three offender has been released in Bemidji after serving his sentence imposed on him by the court. According to the notification released by the Bemidji Police Department, Thomas Edward Strong currently has no physical address. The notification says that...

 
 By Josh Peterson    News    October 12, 2018

Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash Near Bemidji

A man is dead as a result of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 71 in Guthrie Township south of Bemidji. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Subaru driven by Michelle Farlee, 23, of Park Rapids was traveling northbound on Highway 71 when it lost control, crossed the centerline, and was struck broadside by a...

 

Beltrami County Jail Inmate Dies Of Unknown Medical Condition

A Beltrami County Jail inmate died while in custody Sunday of an unknown medical condition. Just before 5:00 P.M. while in the presence of a Corrections Officer and a Medical Technician, Hardel H. Sherrell, 27, of Apple Valley, collapsed and became unresponsive. Lifesaving efforts by jail staff were initiated...

 
 By Josh Peterson    News    August 2, 2018

Police Apprehend Car Theft Suspects In Downtown Bemidji

People gathered near the scene where Bemidji Police arrested a car theft suspect. According to Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin, Officer Burford spotted a vehicle that had been reported stolen on Monday, July 30 in downtown Bemidji. Officer Burford made the stop in the...

 
 By Josh Peterson    News    August 2, 2018

Autism, Sleep Apnea Now Qualify For Medical Marijuana

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota residents with autism or obstructive sleep apnea can now qualify for the state’s medical marijuana program. Those additions are effective Wednesday, marking the latest expansion of the program that launched in 2015. Minnesota lawmakers passed one of the nation’s most restrictive...

 
 By Josh Peterson    News    July 26, 2018

Woman's Body Pulled From Lake Bemidji

A popular Bemidji tourist destination became an active scene as emergency vehicles responded to reports of a body floating in the water along the Lake Bemidji shoreline. Shortly after 12:00pm the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office 911 center received a phone call reporting an object in Lake Bemidji near the Tourist...

 
 By Josh Peterson    News    May 2, 2018

"Cool Pix" Red Lake Ice Surge Briefly Shuts Down Road

Monday's high and gusty winds made conditions just right for an ice surge off Lower Red Lake, blowing the ice off the lake and onto a nearby roadway. According to the Red Lake Police Department, the road was closed at the cut off/Indian Service 18 early this morning...

 
 By Josh Peterson    News    April 27, 2018

Walleye Stamp Helps Maintain Fishing Opportunities

Some anglers go above and beyond to make fishing better in Minnesota by purchasing walleye stamps that help the Department of Natural Resources add walleye to lakes where there otherwise would be none. “Buying a walleye stamp is a concrete way to help maintain fishing opportunities in Minnesota,” said Neil...

 

Leech Lake Band Of Ojibwe Releases Primary Results

The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Election Board has certified the results of the Primary Election that was held on Tuesday, April 3. In the race for Secretary-Treasurer, incumbent Arthur “Archie” LaRose received 843 votes and will advance to the General Election along with Donald “Mick” Finn, Sr., who received...

 
 By Josh Peterson    News    March 22, 2018

Alleged Body Discovered In Lower Red Lake

According to multiple social media reports, an alleged body has been discovered trapped in the ice in Lower Red Lake. At this time we do not know if the body is one of the missing fisherman that disappeared last fall when a Red Lake Fisheries boat capsized on November 6, 2017. Multiple social media posts have alluded...

 

"Ganawenjigeng Miinawaa Naadamaageng" – To Protect And Serve

“Ganawnjigeng miinawaa Naadamaageng” – translated from the Ojibwe language, those words mean “to protect and serve,” and never have words meant so much. Those words are now proudly displayed on all marked police vehicles in Bemidji and while it is a simple gesture, the department hopes it will have a lasting...

 

Shortage Of Bus Drivers In Bemidji Could Lead To Transportation Reductions

Bus driver shortage in Bemidji could lead to reductions in transportation services. In a email from Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Hess, he said that the shortage of drivers has been developing over time, but becoming more apparent each day. Citing the problem as critical, Hess said the district has been able to o...

 
 By Josh Peterson    News    January 5, 2018

Visitor Restrictions Put In Place At Sanford Health

With the cold and flu season at its peak, Sanford Health has put visitor restrictions in place to protect its patients. According to a release from Sanford Health, restrictions have been put in place at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, Sanford Bagley Medical Center, Sanford Bemidji WoodsEdge (Neilson Place, Trillium,...

 

Body Discovered Outside A Bemidji Home

Few details are available after police discover a body of a male outside a Bemidji home early Sunday Morning. Shortly after 3:00am Bemidji Police Officers received a report of an unresponsive person outside a residence in the 2600 block of Birchmont Drive NE. Upon...

 

Gunshot Wound Results In Death Of Cass Lake Woman

A Cass Lake woman is dead after being shot in the head. According to a release from Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Tom Burch said authorities responded to a report of a shooting at a residence in the Cass Lake area at approximately 8:17 Sunday morning. Upon their arrival, deputies located a female victim, 25,...

 
 By Josh Peterson    News    November 6, 2017

Minnesota Announces $16.6M In Grants To Fight Opioid Crisis

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota is investing $16.6 million in federal grant money toward efforts to combat opioid addiction across the state. Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and Human Services Commissioner Emily Piper announced the grants Friday. State data shows that in 2008, less than 10 Minnesotans died from heroin...

 
 By Josh Peterson    News    October 13, 2017

Minnesota Band Takes Back Land To Ease Tribal Homelessness

LEECH LAKE RESERVATION, Minn. (AP) — An American Indian tribe in northern Minnesota has decided not to renew nearly 350 waterfront lot leases, meaning non-tribal cabin owners will have to vacate their cabins. Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe leaders tell Minnesota Public Radio they want to reclaim the land as part of a...

 

Court Appearance Waived For The Man Who Struck A School Bus

The driver of a car that hit a Bemidji school bus last May now has a tentative sentencing date set in Beltrami County District Court. Thomas Lee Nielsen, 29, of Chattanooga, TN waived his court appearance for Friday, September 8, but will be required to appear in person during his sentencing. A plea petition is...

 
 By Josh Peterson    News    July 31, 2017

Man In Custody Escapes Triggering A Code Red Alert

At approximately 5:00 Friday morning a Code Red Alert was issued for a man who escaped custody. According to a release from the Bemidji Police Department, officers responded to a fight between two inmates at the Beltrami County Jail shortly after 10:30 Thursday night. D...

 
 By Josh Peterson    News    May 24, 2017

Redby Opens New Community Center

Before the official ribbon cutting ceremony was to begin, last-minute finishing touches were made to the outside of the new Redby Community Center. For the town of Redby, the community center was a must after their old center fell into disrepair, marking a new beginning for the community. With a giant scissors the...

 
 By Josh Peterson    News    May 15, 2017

Survivor Of Bemidji Bus Crash Speaks Out

It was just another morning on the school bus – until things took a tragic turn. Eight-year-old Yasmine was one of the many students on the bus headed to Northern School. Yasmine and her friends where playing Pokemon when they felt the impact of the bus being struck...

 
 By Josh Peterson    News    April 21, 2017

Man Arrested And Charged With Child Solicitation

After being charged with a felony in February for allegedly arranging to meet and have sex with an undercover officer who was believed to be a child, a Redby man has now been arrested. According to the criminal complaint, Gary Lee Cobenais, 43, allegedly responded to...

 

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