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Police report

The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls:


2:24 p.m. Friday, 1400 block of Irvine Avenue North. The theft of a push lawnmower was reported.


Peace disturbance

10:32 p.m. Friday, 2800 block of Pine Ridge Avenue Northwest.

Property damage

11:32 p.m. Friday, 900 block of 11th Street Northeast.

Sheriff's report

The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls:


3:53 p.m. Friday, 3900 block of North Country Circle Northeast. A house fire was reported.

Party complaint

11:07 p.m. Friday, Pine Point Road Southwest.

Fire report

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls:

1:37 p.m. Friday, 800 block of Dewey Avenue Northeast. Fire alarm; canceled.

3:54 p.m. Friday, 3900 block of North Country Circle Northeast. Twenty-four firefighters responded with six trucks to a house fire. Firefighter Justin Sherwood said three people were home at the time of the fire, adding there were no injuries. The house, he said, was totaled and the cause of the fire appears to be electrical. The Fire Department was on the scene for two hours.

3:31 p.m. Friday, Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest and Middle School Drive Northwest. Possible personal-injury crash.

4:58 p.m. Friday, 500 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. Personal-injury crash.

5:35 p.m. Friday, 600 block of America Avenue Northwest. Medical call.

2:06 a.m. Saturday, 1000 block of Bemidji Avenue North. Medical call.

9:18 a.m. Saturday, People's Church. Medical call.

Pioneer staff reports