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Sunday liquor sales approved by Minn. Senate
February 9, 2017
20-year-old charged with arson for burning parents' house
OLIVIA, Minn. — A 20-year-old man lit his parents' Olivia home on fire early Dec. 3, authorities say — but not before he had moved...
February 9, 2017 - 4:57pm
January 6, 2017
Bemidji man pleads guilty to amended arson charge
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man originally accused of first-degree arson pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree arson Tuesday after the charges were amended. Michael James Durant, 33, initially pleaded not guilty to first-degree arson on Nov. 30. The original, more severe charge...
January 6, 2017 - 3:22pm
November 30, 2016
Bemidji man pleads not guilty to arson charge
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man accused of intentionally setting a fire inside his deceased mother's mobile home pleaded not guilty to one charge of first-degree arson Monday. Michael James Durant, 33, was released from the Beltrami County Jail earlier this month. At an Oct. 31 hearing,...
November 30, 2016 - 5:01pm
Park Rapids man admits to burning down garage
A Park Rapids man was arrested and charged with felony second degree arson after admitting to local grocery store employees and law enforcement...
November 30, 2016 - 10:46am
October 31, 2016
Bemidji man charged with arson released from jail
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man charged with first-degree arson will be released from the Beltrami County Jail. Michael James Durant, 33, appeared...
October 31, 2016 - 6:38pm
September 29, 2016
Bemidji man charged with arson
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man was charged with one count of first-degree arson Thursday after allegedly setting two mattresses on fire, according to a criminal complaint. Michael James Durant, 33, was arrested Wednesday after a Beltrami County Sheriff’s deputy received a report of a...
September 29, 2016 - 4:57pm
July 1, 2016
Police arrest suspect in Moorhead homicide, arson case
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Justin Marshal Critt had many previous encounters with police before he emerged as the suspect in a killing that also involved...
July 1, 2016 - 5:17pm
December 19, 2015
St. Cloud man convicted in arson case
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- A Stearns County jury Thursday convicted a St. Cloud man of first-degree arson for setting fire to the home of a woman who had recently ended a relationship with him. Desmond Lamart Jones, 39, is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 5. He had been accused of setting...
December 19, 2015 - 5:52pm
December 11, 2015
East Grand Forks man charged with arson in torching of Somali restaurant; police searching for suspect
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Grand Forks police are searching for a 25-year-old Minnesota man charged in the deliberate torching of a Somali restaurant...
December 11, 2015 - 10:13pm
December 9, 2015
Police release video of Grand Forks Somali restaurant arson suspect, witness heard 'tiny explosion'
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Grand Forks police have released a video of a person believed to be involved in possible arson at a Somali restaurant breaking...
December 9, 2015 - 6:21pm
May 30, 2015
Officials ponder fate of historic bridge in Blackduck
The status of the the 113-year-old historic trestle bridge in Blackduck that was burned April 13 is still under consideration. About 200 feet...
May 30, 2015 - 8:11pm
May 6, 2015
Three juveniles identified in Blackduck trestle bridge burning
BLACKDUCK—Authorities have identified three juvenile suspects they say are responsible for burning a large portion of a historic, 113-year-old...
May 6, 2015 - 4:26pm
January 30, 2015
Arson suspected in Naytahwaush fire
NAYTAHWAUSH -- Officials are investigating a Friday morning fire in Naytahwaush as a possible arson case. At approximately 10 a.m., an officer from the White Earth Police Department saw smoke coming from a residence at 218 Village Avenue in Naytahwaush, according to a release from...
January 30, 2015 - 6:11pm
November 17, 2014
Former Eckles Township man sentenced to two months for arson
BEMIDJI -- A former resident of Eckles Township has been sentenced to two months in the Beltrami County Jail for an arson charge from 2012. Donald...
November 17, 2014 - 7:03pm
Walker man starts Beltrami County Jail cell on fire
BEMIDJI -- A Walker man is facing felony arson charges after he lit his shirt and a mattress on fire in the Beltrami County Jail. George Skye...
October 17, 2014 - 7:28pm