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New estimate shows healthy Mille Lacs smallmouth bass population
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February 22, 2018
Sheriff’s office taking steps in case DAPL-type protests come to area
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The potential for pipeline protests in Bemidji, Minn., similar to the Dakota Access Pipeline protests in North Dakota has led the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office and other agencies to prepare in advance.
February 22, 2018 - 10:22pm
February 8, 2018
Bemidji school administrator sentenced to serve local jail term concurrent with federal prison time for sexual conversations with students
BEMIDJI—An emotional and largely symbolic sentencing hearing brought legal proceedings against Brandon Bjerknes to a close Thursday, Feb....
February 8, 2018 - 12:46pm
November 30, 2017
Remote vehicles locate shoe, possible footprints of missing Red Lake fishermen
BEMIDJI—Search teams looking for two fishermen missing on Lower Red Lake on Thursday, Nov. 30, found foot imprints on the lake bottom and a shoe they believe belongs to one of the fishermen. In a Facebook post Thursday evening, the Red Lake Police Department said crews using...
November 30, 2017 - 8:44pm
November 3, 2017
International Eelpout Festival to stay in Walker
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Just days before the Bemidji City Council was slated to vote on formally opposing the International Eelpout Festival possible...
November 3, 2017 - 4:37pm
October 13, 2017
Eelpout Festival coming to Bemidji? Organizers submit application to hold 2018 event on Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn.—After 38 years in Walker, Minn., the International Eelpout Festival may be moving to Lake Bemidji in 2018. According to...
October 13, 2017 - 10:55pm
September 5, 2017
Northwest Minn. man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend
BLACKDUCK, Minn. —A northern Minnesota man was charged with felony false imprisonment Tuesday after allegedly abducting his ex-girlfriend...
September 5, 2017 - 6:04pm
August 14, 2017
Dayton to consider candidates for local judgeship opening
ST. PAUL — The Commission on Judicial Selection announced Friday it is recommending four candidates to Gov. Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancies in Minnesota's 9th Judicial District.
August 14, 2017 - 6:30am
August 1, 2017
Bemidji inmate, who escaped from Sanford hospital bathroom, caught in St. Cloud
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Bemidji man who escaped from custody last week was captured Tuesday evening in St. Cloud. According to a release sent out...
August 1, 2017 - 9:00pm
July 28, 2017
Code Red Alert issued for escaped inmate near Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A Code Red Alert was issued Friday morning and the Bemidji Police Department is asking for help from the public in locating...
July 28, 2017 - 12:28pm
June 11, 2017
The Big Boats on Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI — Boating on the lakes and rivers in Beltrami County goes back well before our recorded history of the area. Anishinaabe people...
June 11, 2017 - 5:29pm
June 3, 2017
Minnesota Legislature funds two new judgeships
BEMIDJI—On a typical Monday morning, the first-floor courtroom in the Beltrami County Judicial Center is filled with people waiting to...
June 3, 2017 - 3:13pm
May 20, 2017
Near the front lines
Editor's note: This is the third in a three-part series on World War I. "We were all experienced nurses," May MacGregor wrote in her diary in...
May 20, 2017 - 3:57pm
April 1, 2017
Suicides: Rural rates on the rise
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Rural Americans killed themselves at a higher rate than their more urban counterparts, new research suggests. Suicide...
April 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
June 15, 2016
Opening statements describe alleged stabbing: Brian Jourdain faces two counts of second-degree murder in death of Krista Fisherman
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- In opening statements Tuesday, attorneys for a Bemidji man charged with felony murder admitted his guilt while maintaining he never intended for the alleged victim to die. Brian Keith Jourdain, 26, is charged with two counts of second-degree murder -- one with and...
June 15, 2016 - 8:38pm
June 9, 2016
Bemidji foster parent charged with manslaughter in death of 2-year-old who drowned in shower
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Bemidji foster parent has been charged with two counts of second-degree manslaughter in connection with the death of 2-year-old...
June 9, 2016 - 12:17pm