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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
August 9, 2016
Attempted murder charge filed against man accused of shooting at Customs and Border helicopter
CLEARBROOK, Minn. — The man accused of firing a rifle at a helicopter carrying federal and local drug task force agents Monday faces three felony charges, including second-degree attempted murder. Carstie Lee Clausen, 71, of Clearbrook was scheduled to make his first appearance...
August 9, 2016 - 1:44pm
August 8, 2016
Polk County deputy injured after Clearbrook man shoots at helicopter
CLEARBROOK, Minn. — A Polk County Sheriff's deputy suffered injuries from breaking glass when a man fired at a helicopter the deputy was riding in Monday morning. Charges are pending against Carstie Lee Clausen of Clearbrook, who reportedly shot twice at the helicopter with a high-powered...
August 8, 2016 - 5:22pm
August 3, 2016
Clearwater County man arrested for criminal sexual conduct
BEMIDJI -- A 36-year-old Clearwater County man was arrested last week on charges of first and second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a victim younger than 13 and possession of child pornography in Clearwater County, according to a release from the Clearbrook-Gonvick Police Department....
August 3, 2016 - 6:16pm
July 2, 2016
UPDATED: 14-year-old Bemidji boy severely burned in ATV accident
BEMIDJI -- A 14-year-old Bemidji boy is in serious condition after being severely burned Monday when an all-terrain vehicle driven by a friend caught fire near Leonard, Minn. According to Clearwater County Sheriff Darin Halverson the boy, identified by his mother as Gabe Schwarzlander,...
July 2, 2016 - 2:15pm
June 1, 2016
Bagley man sentenced in vehicular homicide case had told passengers to pretend it didn't happen
BAGLEY, Minn.—A 43-year-old Bagley man convicted of vehicular homicide after hitting a man with a Chevy Tahoe and then telling his passengers to pretend they didn't see anything was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison. Elmer William Thompson pleaded guilty to the felony...
June 1, 2016 - 2:52pm
May 27, 2016
Clearbrook man dies in dirt bike accident
CLEARBROOK—A 23-year-old man died after an apparent motorcycle accident Thursday in Clearbrook. The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office received a call at 8:21 p.m. about a body found along the railroad grade just outside Clearbrook city limits, a release from the sheriff's office...
May 27, 2016 - 3:45pm
May 25, 2016
Former Clearwater County pastor sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for sexual contact with children
BAGLEY, Minn. -- A former pastor in northwestern Minnesota was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years and 10 months in prison for having sexual contact with children. The Rev. Scott Morey, Shevlin, Minn., was charged in 2014 with eight first-degree, three second-degree and three fourth-degree...
May 25, 2016 - 8:08pm
April 21, 2016
Clearwater County pastor found guilty of criminal sexual conduct
BAGLEY—A Clearwater County pastor was found guilty by a jury Wednesday of 13 counts of criminal sexual conduct. Scott Morey, of Shevlin, was arrested in January of 2015 and charged with multiple counts of felony criminal sexual conduct for acts that allegedly occurred between...
April 21, 2016 - 2:37pm
April 15, 2016
Area river reaches closed to fishing until May 14 opener
BEMIDJI—A number of river reaches in Beltrami and Clearwater counties will be closed to fishing until the 2016 fishing opener May 14, officials said Friday. All closures will be in effect Monday through May 13 and are necessary to protect concentrations of spawning walleye,...
April 15, 2016 - 1:43pm
March 29, 2016
SAFETY: Area fire restrictions to start Monday
BEMIDJI -- Spring burning restrictions are set to begin Monday in the Bemidji area, officials say. Dave Hoefer said his department already has responded to seven wildfires this season, as the early snow melt is extending the spring burning season. The Minnesota Department of Natural...
March 29, 2016 - 3:01pm