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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
January 23, 2014
Not guilty verdict in Troy Martin case
BEMIDJI -- Troy Martin’s family exhaled sighs of relief from the back row of the south courtroom in the Beltrami County Courthouse after a not guilty verdict was delivered by the jury on Thursday. His wife, Jennifer, cried. “It’s been four years of just terrible,” Martin...
January 23, 2014 - 8:57pm
NOT GUILTY: Verdict delivered in Troy Martin murder trial
BEMIDJI - It will be a few days before Troy Martin and his family adjust to the not guilty verdict handed down from the jury Thursday afternoon. "It's been four years of just terrible," Martin said as he exited the courtroom. The jury heard closing arguments this morning and deliberated...
January 23, 2014 - 5:09pm
January 22, 2014
TROY MARTIN MURDER TRIAL: Verdict could come this week
BEMIDJI -- Troy Martin’s future may be decided by the end of the week. The prosecution rested its case in Martin’s murder trial Wednesday morning, and a few hours later, the defense rested as well. The court has heard from 23 witnesses during the weeklong trial thus far. Troy...
January 22, 2014 - 8:53pm
January 21, 2014
TROY MARTIN MURDER TRIAL: Inconsistencies and alleged confessions brought up in trial
BEMIDJI -- A missing report has reappeared in the Troy Martin murder trial. Troy Martin, 41, of Bagley is facing second-degree murder charges for the death of his sister Leisa Martin in October 1998. Leisa died of asphyxiation, presumably on her family’s property south of Bagley,...
January 21, 2014 - 9:52pm
January 17, 2014
TROY MARTIN MURDER CASE: Brother testifies against brother
BEMIDJI -- Troy Martin’s murder trial has centered around his brother, Todd Martin, since it began Wednesday in Beltrami County Court. On Friday, the Martin brothers came face-to-face as Todd took the witness stand. Troy Martin is facing a second-degree murder charge in the death...
January 17, 2014 - 9:34pm
January 16, 2014
TROY MARTIN MURDER CASE: Initial investigation questioned in second day of trial
BEMIDJI -- A missing investigator’s report and inaccuracies in a criminal complaint were highlighted Thursday in the second day of Troy Martin’s second-degree murder trial. Troy Martin, 41, is on trial for the 1998 death of his then-older sister, Leisa Martin, at the Martin family...
January 16, 2014 - 8:48pm