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July 14, 2015
Three Cass Lake men arrested with a quarter-pound of meth
CASS LAKE—Three Cass Lake men face felony first-degree controlled substance charges after the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department seized...
July 14, 2015 - 5:05pm
July 10, 2015
Seven arrested after meth search warrants served in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE—The Leech Lake Tribal Police recently executed two search warrants on separate residences in Cass Lake and arrested seven people. The search warrants were issued to locate methamphetamine. Four juveniles were placed into protective custody as the result of one search...
July 10, 2015 - 5:51pm
July 9, 2015
Staffing changes continue at Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig school
BENA—While school is out for summer break, administrators at the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig Schools in Bena are taking the opportunity to restructure staffing before student orientation in August. The school board approved the hiring of an academic principal and accepted the resignations...
July 9, 2015 - 10:17pm
July 7, 2015
Minnetonka man appears in court after Cass Lake boating death
BEMIDJI—A Minnetonka charged with criminal vehicular homicide after a fatal Fourth of July accident on Cass Lake appeared in Beltrami County...
July 7, 2015 - 6:42pm
Cass Lake man gets maximum sentence in strangulation case
WALKER, Minn. -- A 44-year-old man was given the maximum sentence after he strangled someone in front of a child. Dallas Wayne Smith, Cass Lake, was found guilty of the felony crime of domestic assault by strangulation after a two-day trial in June in Cass County District Court...
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July 7, 2015 - 2:49pm
July 6, 2015
Cass Lake man pleads not guilty to sex assault on 11-year-old
BEMIDJI—A Cass Lake man recently entered not guilty pleas to two counts of criminal sexual conduct in Beltrami County District Court. Lance Kingbird, 47, was charged with three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct after he was accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old...
July 6, 2015 - 8:08pm
Warrant issued for Cass Lake man who held woman hostage
CASS LAKE—A warrant has been issued for a Cass Lake man who faces 14 felony charges after he allegedly barricaded himself and a female...
July 6, 2015 - 7:43pm
July 5, 2015
Woman dies after being thrown from boat on Cass Lake
BEMIDJI—An Eden Prairie woman died Saturday after being thrown from a boat on Cass Lake and a Minnetonka man has been arrested on suspicion of boating while intoxicated. According to the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 4:15 p.m., deputies responded to a...
July 5, 2015 - 1:40pm
July 4, 2015
Generation I: Cass Lake woman to attend Washington, D.C., event focusing on improving life for indigenous youth
CASS LAKE—It began with Generation X, then Y and now, Generation I. The nation's capitol will welcome 800 Generation Indigenous, or...
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July 4, 2015 - 4:40pm
July 3, 2015
Two men, a minivan and a dream: Rez Reporter and Jonny R are headed to Hollywood
BEMIDJI—Comedians Rob Fairbanks, aka the Rez Reporter, and Jon "Jonny R" Roberts decided one day in May they were going to be famous. Fairbanks...
July 3, 2015 - 5:21pm
June 26, 2015
Cass Lake man charged with molesting 8-year-old girl
BEMIDJI—A Cass Lake man appeared in Beltrami County District Court on Monday facing two counts of criminal sexual conduct after he was...
June 26, 2015 - 5:55pm
June 23, 2015
Norway Beach Campground “loop” closed for season
CASS LAKE -- The Chippewa National Forest recently announced the closure of the Norway Beach Campground Loop within the Norway Beach Recreation Area because of a break in a water main. All current and future reservations have been canceled and refunds are being processed through...
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June 23, 2015 - 7:59pm
June 19, 2015
Two arrested in prescription pill trafficking case
BEMIDJI—Two Cass Lake women were arrested Thursday for allegedly trafficking illegal prescription pills. Elizabeth Beaulieu, 29, and...
June 19, 2015 - 3:08pm
June 16, 2015
Search warrants lead to multiple arrests by Leech Lake Tribal Police
CASS LAKE -- Four people were arrested on drug-related charges after separate search warrants were executed June 10 by the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department. In the first search warrant at a home in Cass Lake, Nicholas Budreau, 22, and Lakeshia Drouillard 25, were arrested on...
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June 16, 2015 - 11:53am
June 13, 2015
Two spirits, one body
CASS LAKE—"Two spirited" people were once honored in Native American communities. Today, the term "two spirited" has been practically lost. Wednesday...
June 13, 2015 - 7:00pm