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Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 22
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January 3, 2015
Court report: Sentencings for Dec. 15, 22 and 29
The following cases were heard Dec. 15 by Beltrami District Judge John G. Melbye: Dillon Lee Neeland, 22, of Bemidji was sentenced for fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct to 365 days in the Beltrami County Jail of which 323 days are stayed for two years. Neeland must serve...
news / local
January 3, 2015 - 11:09pm
May 26, 2014
Court report: Sentencings for May 13, 16, 19
The following cases were heard May 13 by Beltrami District Judge Paul T. Benshoof: Richard Kim Truong, 20, of Bemidji was sentenced for receiving stolen property to 365 days in the Beltrami County Jail of which 338 days are stayed for two years. Truong must serve 27 days and has...
news / local
May 26, 2014 - 9:43am
October 16, 2013
Man convicted of receiving stolen property
BEMIDJI — The final member of a Bemidji based theft and burglary investigation was sentenced in Beltrami County court on Monday. John Joseph Waslaski, 39, of Bemidji plead guilty to and was convicted of receiving stolen property. A fifth degree drug charge was dismissed. Firearms,...
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October 16, 2013 - 12:49am
June 8, 2013
Area court report for June 9
The following cases were heard by Beltrami County District Judge Paul Benshoof on May 28: -- Michael Richard Iceman, 47, of Red Lake, was sentenced for gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI. He was sentenced to one year in jail, 305 days of which are stayed for four years. He may...
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June 8, 2013 - 10:07pm
April 5, 2013
Beltrami County Court Report for April 7
The following cases were heard on April 1, 3 and 4 by Beltrami District Judge Shari Schlucter: Frederick Theodore Littlewolf, 29, of Cass Lake was sentenced for gross misdemeanor driving after cancellation. He must serve one year in jail, 332 days of which are stayed for two years....
April 5, 2013 - 5:49pm
March 15, 2013
Beltrami County Court Report for March 17
The Following cases were heard by Beltrami District Judge John Melbye on March 5, 6 and 7: Rodney Thomas Morris, 44, of Bemidji was sentenced for felony domestic assault. He must serve 79 days in jail and pay a $1,000 fine and $10 in fees. A sentence of 18 months at the St. Cloud...
March 15, 2013 - 5:08pm
March 8, 2013
Beltrami County Court Report: March 10
The following cases were heard by Beltrami District Judge John Melbye: Matthew Jon Aus, 34, of Duluth was sentenced on Feb. 19 for felony domestic assault. He must serve 12 months and one day at the St. Cloud Correctional Facility. Credit for time served is 129 days. He must pay a...
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March 8, 2013 - 8:44pm
August 25, 2012
DUI arrest did not need to be an exposé
Newspapers often lack discretion and common decency, so it was no surprise when the Pioneer made an exposé out of the DUI of Sarah Einerson, a respected public servant, actress and caregiver. Not that public figures deserve favoritism. But you could have listed the item along with...
opinion / letters
August 25, 2012 - 1:01am