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May 22, 2015
Mahnomen woman enters plea in stabbing case
WHITE EARTH—A Mahnomen woman accused of breaking into a man's home and stabbing him in March has entered pleas to felony charges in Clearwater County District Court. Serena Oppegard, 41, was facing felony first-degree burglary of an occupied dwelling and second-degree assault...
May 22, 2015 - 2:06pm
May 8, 2015
Bagley man killed in two-vehicle crash in Clearwater County
BEMIDJI—A 77-year-old Bagley man was killed in a two-vehicle collision Friday morning on state Highway 92 in Clearwater County. According to a Minnesota State Patrol release, Milo Fultz, 77, was traveling north on Highway 92 in a 2005 Buick Park Avenue just before 9 a.m....
May 8, 2015 - 2:56pm
April 20, 2015
Meth lab discovered in Bagley
BAGLEY—Four people have been taken into custody after a methamphetamine lab was discovered at a Bagley residence Thursday. A toddler was...
April 20, 2015 - 11:14am
April 3, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stand up against unlawful bullying
BAGLEY—What would you do if your neighbor's drainfield trespassed on your property and was endangering your well water? That was our situation in 2004. We contacted the Clearwater County Environmental Administrator and the County Commissioners. Their office was flooded with...
April 3, 2015 - 11:20pm
April 2, 2015
No major injuries in car-school bus crash in Clearwater County
BEMIDJI -- The driver of a passenger car suffered non-life-threatening injuries after his vehicle was struck by a school bus on Wednesday afternoon in Clearwater County. The school bus was carrying five passengers and neither they or the driver were injured, according to the Minnesota...
April 2, 2015 - 9:18am
March 19, 2015
Mahnomen woman charged with stabbing man in his home
WHITE EARTH -- A Mahnomen woman is facing felony burglary and assault charges after allegedly breaking into a man's home and stabbing him Saturday. Serena...
March 19, 2015 - 6:47pm
March 5, 2015
Juveniles arrested in Ebro drive-by shooting
BAGLEY -- Three juveniles have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting near Bagley on Feb. 23. The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of two male suspects and one female suspect Thursday. Because of their age, the juveniles' names are being withheld. The...
March 5, 2015 - 9:15pm
February 24, 2015
Drive-by shooting reported near Bagley
BEMIDJI -- The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting Monday afternoon about 8 miles southwest of Bagley. At approximately 3:20 p.m. Monday, the sheriff’s office received a call of a possible drive-by shooting at mobile home on the 11000 block...
February 24, 2015 - 10:56am
January 20, 2015
Clearwater County pastor charged with sex crimes
BAGLEY -- A Clearwater County pastor is charged with 16 counts of felony criminal sexual conduct for acts that allegedly occurred between 2009...
January 20, 2015 - 1:34pm
November 5, 2014
2014 Election: Area roundup of local race results
Here's a look at local races in Beltrami and neighboring counties: Beltrami County Blackduck: Mayor: Daryl Lundberg (101), Rudy Patch (74), Write-in (5); City Council: Sam Christenson (149), Kris Stade (108), Write-in (3). School Board: Cynthia Nord (892), Christopher Henriksen...
November 5, 2014 - 5:53pm
October 18, 2014
Bagley man pleads guilty to drug sale
BAGLEY -- The last of five people arrested in a methamphetamine and pharmaceutical drug bust in Bagley has pleaded guilty to felony drug sale charges. The arrests began in January and ended in April. Thomas Eugene Shook Sr., 44, of Bagley amended his not guilty plea entered in...
October 18, 2014 - 11:23pm
September 24, 2014
Clearwater County mourning death of sheriff
BAGLEY -- The Clearwater County Sheriff finished his final fight Tuesday. Mike Erickson, 54, was Clearwater County Sheriff for eight years;...
September 24, 2014 - 7:00pm
July 3, 2014
Third person in Bagley bust sentenced
BAGLEY -- The third of five people arrested for selling methamphetamine and pharmaceutical drugs in Clearwater County was sentenced Wednesday. Eric Dacus, 39, of Bagley was convicted of one count of felony second-degree controlled substance sale. Dacus was sentenced to 58 months...
July 3, 2014 - 4:23pm
June 6, 2014
Second person in Bagley bust sentenced
BAGLEY -- The second of five people arrested for selling methamphetamine and pharmaceutical drugs in Clearwater County was sentenced Wednesday. Linda Sue Elam, 45, of Clearbrook was sentenced for one count of felony fourth-degree sale to 45 days in the Clearwater County Jail and...
June 6, 2014 - 6:07pm
April 9, 2014
Five arrested in Bagley drug bust
BAGLEY -- Five people have been arrested in connection with a methamphetamine and pharmaceutical drug bust in Clearwater County. The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Department and Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force were watching the individuals since January, according to court documents....
April 9, 2014 - 7:37pm