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January 20, 2014
Three arrested in Cass County drug case
BEMIDJI -- Three men were arrested after a search warrant found methamphetamine and more than $8,000 in Cass County. According to the Cass County Sheriff's Office, the sheriff's office and the Leech Lake Tribal Police, the Headwaters Safe Trails Task Force, the Paul Bunyan Drug...
January 20, 2014 - 6:09pm
January 6, 2014
Three arrested in rash of burglaries in Beltrami, surrounding counties
BEMIDJI -- Three suspects were arrested Saturday in connection with a rash of burglaries in Beltrami and surrounding counties. Clearwater County deputies responded to the scene of a burglary early Saturday, according to a press release from Beltrami County authorities. Witnesses...
January 6, 2014 - 9:46am
December 16, 2013
Beltrami County among most dangerous for drunk driving
BEMIDJI -- Before lifting that cup of cheer to toast the New Year, designate a sober driver. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety office has been jacking up DWI enforcement efforts and racking up arrests since Thanksgiving. The extra patrols are part of a monthlong Drive Sober...
December 16, 2013 - 7:04pm
October 11, 2013
Cass Lake man convicted for string of crimes in October 2011
CASS LAKE — A Cass Lake man was convicted Thursday for his part in eight felony crimes committed in October 2011. David Arthur Larose, 27, was found guilty of six offenses involving an elderly woman in Federal Dam on or about Oct. 28, 2011, including: first-degree burglary...
October 11, 2013 - 6:17pm
Driver that killed bicyclist in Cass County apparently drinking
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says the driver who struck and killed a bicyclist in Cass County apparently had been drinking. The patrol says the 24-year-old Brainerd woman collided with the bicyclist about 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Officials say alcohol was...
October 11, 2013 - 10:43am
September 24, 2013
Marijuana plants seized in Cass County
Several pounds of what is suspected to be harvested marijuana were seized in Cass County on Saturday. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force and Leech Lake Tribal Police executed a search warrant at a Wilkinson Township residence where Gregory Benson,...
September 24, 2013 - 5:28pm
August 30, 2013
Beltrami County won’t see additional tax dollars with proposed Sandpiper route
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County makes about $900,000 off of Enbridge Energy each year, but no more funds will be funneling into county coffers if...
August 30, 2013 - 7:42pm
August 29, 2013
Updated: Tornado warning remains until 7 p.m. for parts of Itasca, Aitkin and Cass counties
The National Weather Service says a tornado warning issued for south-central Itasca, northwest Aitkin and east-central Cass counties remains in effect until 7 p.m. At 6:40 p.m., a tornado was confirmed 5 miles east of Remer moving southeast at 25 mph. High wind gusts and golf-ball...
August 29, 2013 - 5:34pm
August 12, 2013
Man sentenced for breaking into home armed with hatchet, threatening police
BEMIDJI -- A Cass Lake man who kicked in the door of a Beltrami County home while wielding a hatchet and issuing threats in late April was sent to prison for his actions that day. David Lee Kingbird, 23, also threatened police officers after being taken into custody on April 28, according...
August 12, 2013 - 2:18pm
July 25, 2013
Police still looking for clues after fourth anniversary of man's disappearance
BEMIDJI -- The fourth anniversary of the disappearance of a Staples man came and went Wednesday, and police continue to ask for the public's help in providing any information that surrounds the mystery. Peter Achermann left his home to "run errands" on July 24, 2009, according to...
July 25, 2013 - 11:07pm
June 19, 2013
Minnesota traffic deaths rise in 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Traffic safety officials say Minnesota last year saw its first increase in traffic deaths since 2007. The final crash report shows Minnesota had 395 traffic deaths in 2012. That’s a 7 percent increase from 2011, when 368 deaths were recorded. But...
June 19, 2013 - 4:08pm
June 6, 2013
Fargo man in threesome stabbing sentenced
FARGO -- A 33-year-old man accused of stabbing another man while they were both having sex with a woman has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. Ashley Hunter, 33, was sentenced last month in Cass County District Court to two years of supervised probation and time served after he...
June 6, 2013 - 9:01am
April 4, 2013
Longville man gets 20-year sentence for stabbing death
WALKER – A 25-year-old Longville man has been ordered to spend 20 years in prison for a stabbing at his home last year. Frank Jesse LaRose received the sentence Thursday. He previously pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the Feb. 5, 2012, stabbing of James Raymond Elmberg,...
April 4, 2013 - 3:56pm
April 1, 2013
Stabbing in rural Cass County leads to arrest
PINE RIVER - A 49-year-old man was arrested following a stabbing Sunday in rural Pine River, the Cass County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Monday. Sheriff's deputies received a call at 6:13 p.m. about a disturbance at a home in Powers Township. The news release said deputies...
April 1, 2013 - 2:43pm
January 2, 2013
Meth found at Lake Shore residence
LAKE SHORE, Minn. – Approximately 30 grams of suspected methamphetamine was uncovered when a search warrant was executed Saturday at a residence here. According to a press release from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office: Jodie Kae Johnson, 53, of Lake Shore, was charged Monday with...
January 2, 2013 - 8:33am