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October 27, 2016
Five arrested in Park Rapids drug buy
Five people were arrested and face felony charges in connection with a drug buy Thursday, Oct. 20 in Park Rapids where authorities seized meth, weapons and cash. A buy involving a half ounce of methamphetamine resulted in the seizure of 80 grams of methamphetamine, hallucinogenic...
October 27, 2016 - 12:29pm
September 20, 2016
Red Lake to build new chemical dependency treatment center
BEMIDJI—The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians nearly $13 million of funding to be used for four tribal projects, including a new chemical dependency treatment center. According to a USDA news release, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture...
September 20, 2016 - 1:22pm
September 19, 2016
Minnesota steps up fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota is about to increase its campaign warning about the dangers of pain killers known as opioids. State officials also plan to work with medical and pharmaceutical professionals about the risks of overprescribing the drugs. The state announced Monday, Sept. 19, it...
September 19, 2016 - 7:16pm
September 15, 2016
Facing it together: New addiction recovery program opens its doors
BEMIDJI--After a year of preparation, Bemidji’s newest addiction recovery program opened its doors Thursday evening and will begin serving...
September 15, 2016 - 8:37pm
August 25, 2016
Feds: Twin Cities Mexican restaurants were drug fronts
EAGAN, Minn. — A group of Mexican restaurants in the Minnesota cities of Eagan, Lakeville and Long Lake paid undocumented workers in cash as part of a conspiracy to launder drug money, according to an indictment filed this month in federal court. Aldo Escoto, owner of the El Parian...
August 25, 2016 - 2:04pm
August 17, 2016
Alleged ‘substantial supplier’ of heroin to Twin Ports arrested, charged
A man described by authorities as a “substantial supplier of heroin to the Twin Ports area” faces up to 30 years in prison after being arrested...
August 17, 2016 - 10:00pm
August 8, 2016
COMMUNITY: A survey of substance abuse
BEMIDJI -- A survey conducted by a new recovery program in Bemidji found that a majority respondents have a loved one impacted by addiction and that most believe alcohol and drug abuse or addiction is very common in the city. Face It TOGETHER, a nonprofit with locations across the...
August 8, 2016 - 10:30am
July 10, 2016
Two arrested after drugs, cash seized at rural Redby residence
BEMIDJI—Two people were arrested Friday after drugs and cash were confiscated from a rural Redby home. According to a press release from...
July 10, 2016 - 1:07pm
July 9, 2016
Healthcare Not Handcuffs: Community discusses drug addiction, mental health
BEMIDJI—Nearly 40 community members turned out Saturday to discuss mental health, racism in the justice system, foster care and drug addiction...
July 9, 2016 - 6:34pm
July 6, 2016
Community discussion on drug addiction set for Saturday
BEMIDJI—Voices for Racial Justice—a Minnesota-based advocacy organization—has partnered with members of Bemidji's Native American community to host a panel discussion on drug addiction in Bemidji. Nicole Buckanaga, a Bemidji representative with Voices for Racial...
July 6, 2016 - 6:00pm
June 16, 2016
COURTS: Beltrami County eyes specialty drug court
BEMIDJI—The rising number of drug-related crimes in Beltrami County has prompted a multiagency effort to create a specialty drug court to serve the area's most high-risk individuals. According to Beltrami County Attorney Annie Claesson-Huseby, the county saw 50 fifth-degree...
June 16, 2016 - 5:12pm
June 2, 2016
Prince died of accidental fentanyl overdose, autopsy shows
CHICAGO -- Music superstar Prince, who was found dead in his home in a Minneapolis suburb in late April, died of an accidental, self-administered...
June 2, 2016 - 8:02pm
May 20, 2016
Four arrested after heroin overdose reported: Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office uses Narcan to save victim
BEMIDJI—Four people were arrested on various charges after a reported heroin overdose in Bemidji last week where the victim was given Narcan and survived. Last Friday evening, the Bemidji Police Department was called to the Petro Serve on the western edge of the city for a medical...
May 20, 2016 - 10:35am
April 29, 2016
Penalties to be lightened under compromise on Minnesota drug sentencing laws
ST. PAUL - After weeks of closed-door wrangling between law enforcement, defense attorneys and lawmakers, a compromise has been reached on an effort at the Capitol to lighten criminal penalties for drug offenders statewide. A state commission’s plan — released late last year —...
April 29, 2016 - 5:03pm
April 25, 2016
Grand Forks man gets life in prison for drug conspiracy
FARGO—A Grand Forks man was sentenced Friday in federal court to life in prison on a drug conspiracy charge. Jose Luis Delacruz, 38, also known...
April 25, 2016 - 3:10pm