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February 13, 2017
Mahnomen man dies in snowmobile crash
BEMIDJI—A 59-year-old Mahnomen man was killed in a snowmobile crash Sunday in Clearwater County. The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office received a call at 12:50 p.m. Sunday about an accident along McKenzie Lake Road in southern Clearwater County. When deputies arrived, they...
February 13, 2017 - 9:48am
February 9, 2017
Attorneys for man accused of sex crimes request some charges dismissed, evidence thrown out
BAGLEY—Attorneys defending a Clearwater County man accused of molesting two children have asked a judge to dismiss five of the six counts...
February 9, 2017 - 5:14pm
February 1, 2017
Dayton announces Ninth Judicial District appointee
ST. PAUL—Chief Deputy Crow Wing County Attorney David Hermerding has been selected to fill a vacancy in Minnesota's Ninth Judicial District...
February 1, 2017 - 5:51pm
December 29, 2016
Icy road causes rollover near Shevlin
CLEARWATER COUNTY—No one was injured when a pickup truck traveling east on Highway 2 near Shevlin ran off the road Thursday morning. According...
December 29, 2016 - 6:13pm
December 21, 2016
Attorney for anti-pipeline activists argues for dismissal
BAGLEY -- Two Washington state women accused of tampering with Enbridge pipeline valves will return to Minnesota to give testimony regarding a motion to dismiss the charges.
December 21, 2016 - 5:26pm
Candidates for Ninth Judicial District position announced
BEMIDJI -- The Commission on Judicial Selection announced three candidates Wednesday to fill a vacancy in Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial District after the retirement of Judge John Solien, seated in Aitkin County.
December 21, 2016 - 4:35pm
November 22, 2016
Bemidji area in winter weather advisory through Wednesday morning
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County, as well as Hubbard, Clearwater and Cass counties, are in a winter weather advisory until 6 a.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service says a wintry mix of snow and rain will continue through Wednesday morning, with snow accumulations of up to 2 inches...
November 22, 2016 - 2:28pm
November 14, 2016
Anti-pipeline activists appear in court
BAGLEY—Two Washington state women charged with felonies related to tampering with Enbridge pipeline valves in Clearwater County, Minn.,...
November 14, 2016 - 5:42pm
State officials visit to assess storm damages
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota Department of Public Safety staff planned to be in Beltrami County on Wednesday and Clearwater County on Thursday, to meet with local officials and possibly survey damage from late July windstorms. The assessment crews are part of the Homeland Security and Emergency...
September 14, 2016 - 7:22pm
September 1, 2016
Federal case to go before state charges against man in helicopter shooting
DULUTH -- Federal charges against a Clearbrook, Minn., man accused of shooting at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter in early August, leaving a Polk County deputy with shrapnel injuries, will proceed ahead of Minnesota charges. Carstie Lee Clausen, 71, waived detention...
September 1, 2016 - 9:17pm
August 31, 2016
Hearing for Clearwater County man delayed
BAGLEY—An omnibus hearing for a Clearwater County man charged with five counts of criminal sexual conduct and one count of possession of child pornography has been moved to October. Andrew George Damann Jr., 36, appeared in Clearwater County court Wednesday where his attorney,...
August 31, 2016 - 5:12pm
August 15, 2016
Blackduck man in stable condition after single-vehicle accident
BEMIDJI--A Blackduck man was seriously injured after the truck he was driving went off the road Thursday. Joshua Platt, 33, was driving a concrete truck north on Clearwater County Road 2 near Shevlin at about 2:37 p.m. According to a Minnesota State Patrol report, the truck swerved...
August 15, 2016 - 6:20pm
August 11, 2016
Accused of shooting helicopter on drug reconnaissance mission, Clearbrook man faces federal complaint
MINNEAPOLIS — Federal prosecutors have filed a complaint alleging three crimes by a northwest Minnesota man accused of shooting a U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter flying a drug reconnaissance mission. The complaint filed against Carstie Lee Clausen of Clearbrook, Minn.,...
August 11, 2016 - 10:00pm
Clearwater County man faces new criminal sexual conduct charges
BEMIDJI--A 36-year-old Clearwater County man charged with criminal sexual conduct is facing three new charges, according to an amended criminal complaint. Andrew George Damann was originally charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct with a victim younger than 13 -- one in...
August 11, 2016 - 9:09pm
August 10, 2016
Federal charges mulled for suspect in helicopter shooting
BAGLEY, Minn. — Federal prosecutors are considering charges against a man accused of shooting at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter, an incident leaving a sheriff's deputy with shrapnel injuries to his arm, ribs and eyes. The U.S. Attorney's Office is reviewing the...
August 10, 2016 - 9:26pm