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Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
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July 29, 2015
Cass Lake man pleads guilty to felony drug charge
CASS LAKE—A Cass Lake man pleaded guilty Thursday in Cass County District Court to felony drug possession after he was arrested in April with two women. John Wilke, 64, is charged with two counts of felony third-degree drug possession in a public housing zone, and two counts...
July 29, 2015 - 9:56pm
July 15, 2015
Cass Lake woman arrested with narcotics gets two weeks in jail
CASS LAKE—A Cass Lake woman arrested for possession of narcotics in April received a two-week jail sentence Monday in Cass County District...
July 15, 2015 - 5:36pm
June 25, 2015
Walker man pleads guilty to drug sale
WALKER—A Walker man facing four felony level drug offenses and a firearm charge pleaded guilty to a drug sale charge in Cass County District Court. Joshua White, 21, was facing five, felony-level drug offenses including one count of first-degree drug sale, three counts of...
June 25, 2015 - 3:51pm
May 28, 2015
UPDATED: 41 indicted for multi-state drug trafficking ring linked to Minnesota reservations
MINNEAPOLIS -- U.S. District Attorney Andrew Luger announced Thursday the indictment of 41 members of a multi-state drug trafficking ring...
May 28, 2015 - 7:03pm
May 21, 2015
Drug sale charges dismissed against area men
BEMIDJI—Charges against three men charged with felony fifth-degree drug sale have been dismissed in Beltrami County District Court. Kyle Bruers, 19, of Bagley, and Austin Tischman, 19, of Wilton, were arrested along with Cody Graser, 19, of Wilton, in December after law enforcement...
May 21, 2015 - 9:18pm
May 18, 2015
Cass Lake woman pleads guilty to drug charge
CASS LAKE -- A Cass Lake woman arrested after law enforcement found her in possession of narcotics in April has pleaded guilty to felony drug charges. Terri Frazer, 53, is charged with one count of third-degree drug possession and one count of fifth-degree drug possession. Frazer...
May 18, 2015 - 11:24pm
March 26, 2015
Brother of alleged synthetic drug dealer plans to open smoke shop in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A family member of a man recently charged with selling illegal synthetic drugs, through a chain of Minnesota smoke shops, plans himself to open a smoke shop in Bemidji. Last month, the city of Bemidji issued a business license for Kareem Wazwaz to open a "Smokes 4 Less"...
March 26, 2015 - 11:43am
February 21, 2015
Celebrating sobriety: Rock Sober program reaches out to youth
BEMIDJI -- On a Monday afternoon in Bemidji, three high school girls wait for a man in a van to pick them up after school. Each has a different...
February 21, 2015 - 10:01pm
February 11, 2015
The 'Red Road' to Red Lake: Annual drug and gang summit draws large crowd
RED LAKE -- Community groups nationwide have been discussing the plague of drugs and gangs for decades. Wednesday, Red Lake kicked off its...
February 11, 2015 - 7:01pm
January 8, 2015
Two in custody after armed home invasion
BEMIDJI -- Two people are in custody after an armed home invasion in December. One man was allegedly shot at during the incident, but the bullet...
January 8, 2015 - 4:09pm
October 25, 2014
Final member of Bagley drug bust sentenced
BAGLEY -- The last of five people arrested in a methamphetamine and pharmaceutical drug bust in Bagley was sentenced Tuesday in Clearwater County...
October 25, 2014 - 11:27pm
October 24, 2014
Michigan man pleads guilty to drug charge after 11 pounds of pot found in vehicle
BEMIDJI -- A Michigan man arrested with 11 pounds of marijuana in Bemidji plead guilty Tuesday in Beltrami County District Court. Richard Jay Barbour, 62, of Spring Lake, Mich., is charged with felony fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance. Barbour was arrested Aug....
October 24, 2014 - 7:08pm
Bemidji man caught with marijuana and mushrooms pleads not guilty
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man pleaded not guilty last week in Beltrami County District Court to felony drug charges. A search warrant executed on his residence in October revealed marijuana plants and mushrooms. Andrew Joseph Haman, 27, is charged with felony fifth-degree possession...
October 24, 2014 - 6:43pm
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
October 8, 2014
Red Lake woman arrested for meth possession
BEMIDJI -- A Red Lake woman was apprehended Saturday by Bemidji Police in Bemidji with more than 40 grams of methamphetamine. Stormie Jasmine...
October 8, 2014 - 8:59pm