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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.
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.
March 29, 2016 - 3:01pm
March 28, 2016
ELECTION: GOP picks District 2 roster: Two newcomers, incumbent will be on the ballot for Republicans
BAGLEY—A retired Clearwater County sheriff's deputy is hoping to keep the House District 2A seat for the Republicans in the state Legislature. Area Republican delegates gathered in Bagley on Monday night to endorse State District 2 Senate and House candidates for seats in the...
March 28, 2016 - 9:57pm
March 24, 2016
POPULATION: Beltrami County shows steady growth. Twin Cities surpass 3 million
BEMIDJI -- Slow and steady has been the trend for population growth in Bemidji. The United States Census Bureau on Thursday released county population estimates for 2015, showing moderate growth in Beltrami and larger expansion in the Twin Cities. In 2015, Beltrami County's population...
March 24, 2016 - 9:12pm
November 13, 2015
Clearwater County rollover injures two
BEMIDJI -- An SUV rollover accident early Friday on Minnesota Highway 200 in Clearwater County resulted in non-life threatening injuries. According to the State Patrol, a 2002 GMC Yukon driven by Stephen Howard Sr., 33, Redby, Minn., was traveling westbound on Minnesota Highway...
November 13, 2015 - 10:58am
October 30, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: County commissioner’s letter appreciated
I want to thank Daniel Stenseng, Chairman, Clearwater County Board of Commissioners, for his letter to the editor (Oct. 17) regarding the “no net loss” of tax base policy in regard to the government purchase of land and a current situation. If you missed it I would recommend you...
October 30, 2015 - 12:06am
October 17, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: County gives reasons for opposing purchase
In response to the article you carried by Dan Gunderson of MPR on the front page of your newspaper Oct. 6, we would like to give your readers the reason for our opposition to state funds being used for purchasing land in our county. Clearwater County is opposed to the Lessard-Sams...
October 17, 2015 - 1:56am