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UPDATED: Fire hits two houses in Helga Township
Park Rapids man weilding hatchet arrested in Becker County
Kidnapping suspect formally charged
Jaxon’s journey: Teen adjusts to new life after Type 1 diabetes diagnosis
Special Volunteers: Thad Bowman and Georgine Casement
TRAP SHOOTING: Jacks take third in state
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji finishes Grand Rapids tourney 3-1
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji rebounds with win in Perham
Bemidji Extreme U11 wins title
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji splits in first day at GR tourney
Merald Gene "Sam" Meyers
Dale A. Fischer
Shirley Kay Andersen
Rosie Nancy Sutton
Duane A. Wagner
John Eggers: Why were you born?
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: June weed of the month: Common tansy
John Eggers: What did your father teach you?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes cooler than usual as summer approaches
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: Sedums: Minimum maintenance plants
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Bring It On’
Watch for 'Night Watch': BHS Marching Band again scoring well with summer show (w/ video)
Arts Briefs: BSO presents 'Legendary Voices,' First Friday open house at Gallery North and more
Patt Rall: Schlichting debuts her 'First Lady Mysteries' series
‘Red, White and Tuna’ play opens Wednesday at The Chief Theater
READER PHOTOS: Bears in Bemidji
Blane Klemek: Two low profile birds: The sora rail and Virginia rail
Chippewa National Forest schedules summer programs
Chippewa National Forest receives national ‘Rise to the Future Award’
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Summer solstice means lots of fish are feeding
Albert Theisen birthday
Karsten Verke birthday
Richard Hanson: Return to the bargaining table to protect Minnesota’s future
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rotary Club, community thanked for inclusive playground
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Palliative care bill reduces suffering, improves quality of life
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Human life is the most innocent of all
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Please, let love conquer hate
Kidnapping suspect formally charged
Bemidji Fire Department
January 2, 2016
CITY GOVERNMENT: Bids to go out soon for new southend fire station
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council will vote on a recommendation Monday to allow the Bemidji Fire Department to solicit bids for a new southeast fire station. It's a decision Fire Chief Dave Hoefer said will maintain services in 2016 and beyond. "What we like to do is strategically...
January 2, 2016 - 6:01pm
December 21, 2015
CITY GOVERNMENT: Council approves 2016 budget
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council took the final steps to prepare for 2016 as 2015 draws to a close. During its Monday meeting, council...
December 21, 2015 - 9:28pm
December 16, 2015
Crime report for Dec. 15; fire calls for Dec. 14-15
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Tuesday: Traffic 3:06 a.m. A 24-year-old man was cited for driving after revocation and given a written warning for failing to signal 100 feet prior to turn on Roosevelt Road SE and Little Norway...
December 16, 2015 - 4:50pm
December 14, 2015
Crime report for Dec. 11-13; fire calls for Dec. 11-14
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls: Friday Theft 2:07 p.m. A 28-year-old man was arrested for theft of a computer and previously reported stolen firearm on the 100 block of 3rd Street NW. Warrant 2:25 p.m. A 19-year-old man...
December 14, 2015 - 3:03pm
December 11, 2015
Crime report for Dec. 10; fire calls for Dec. 9-10
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Thursday: Traffic 1:48 a.m. A 20-year-old woman was cited for no Minnesota driver's license, no proof of insurance and issued a written warning for failure to use turn signal following a traffic...
December 11, 2015 - 1:27pm
December 9, 2015
Crime report for Dec. 8; fire calls for Dec. 5-8
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Tuesday: DWI 2:54 a.m. A 33-year-old man was arrested for DWI and fleeing in a motor vehicle following a pursuit on Roosevelt Road SE. A 28-year-old woman was also arrested for an unknown offense. Traffic 1:36...
December 9, 2015 - 2:18pm
Crime report and fire calls for Nov. 6-8
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls: Friday Warrant 9:44 a.m. A 30-year-old woman was...
November 9, 2015 - 4:21pm
Crime report for Oct. 8; fire calls for Oct. 8-9
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Thursday. Theft 5:05 p.m. An employee theft case was...
October 9, 2015 - 7:59pm
October 8, 2015
Crime report for Oct. 7; fire calls for Oct. 7-8
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Wednesday. Accident 7:40 a.m. A property damage accident...
October 8, 2015 - 7:56pm
October 7, 2015
Crime report for Oct. 6; fire calls for Oct. 6-7
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Tuesday. Property damage 1:17 p.m. A 26-year-old man...
October 7, 2015 - 3:08pm
October 6, 2015
Crime report for Oct. 5; fire calls for Oct. 2-6
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Monday. Fire 2:35 p.m. A written warning was issued for burning without a permit on the 7000 block of Balsam Road NW. Burglary 3:51 p.m. A burglary was reported on the 11400 block of Turtle...
October 6, 2015 - 5:16pm
September 29, 2015
Crime report for Sept. 28; fire calls for Sept. 18-29
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Monday. Drugs 5:40 p.m. A concerned citizen on a walk turned over a marijuana smoking device located on the 5000 block of Theater Lane NW. The device was destroyed. Fleeing 7:42 p.m. A 24-year-old...
September 29, 2015 - 7:34pm
September 19, 2015
Fire calls for Aug. 28 to Sept. 18
Fire Report The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls: Friday, Aug. 28 2:11 p.m. Carbon monoxide check on the 2500 block of Irvine Ave. Gas not detected. 5:44 p.m. Medical on the 700 block of 26th Street. Saturday, Aug. 29 11:21 a.m. Gas leak on Rako Street...
September 19, 2015 - 6:53pm
September 3, 2015
Garage fire reported in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A garage fire was reported Wednesday evening just north of downtown Bemidji. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the call in the 700 block of Mississippi Avenue just before 9 p.m., according to a release from the department. When firefighters arrived, smoke was...
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September 3, 2015 - 9:51am
August 28, 2015
Crime report for Aug. 27; fire calls for Aug. 21-28
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Thursday. Drugs 12:09 a.m. A 19-year-old man and a juvenile were cited for drug related charges on the 2000 block of Aero Drive NW. Burglary 11:07 a.m. Items were reported stolen from a storage...
August 28, 2015 - 5:57pm