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Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
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Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
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DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
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January 20, 2017
Competency hearing for accused kidnapper delayed
BEMIDJI—A hearing to determine whether a Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and sexual assault is competent to participate his own defense...
January 20, 2017 - 4:37pm
December 29, 2016
Documents: Woman found at kidnapping scene died of homicidal violence
BEMIDJI -- A woman found dead at the scene of a June mobile home fire died of homicidal violence before the blaze, from which a 5-year-old girl...
December 29, 2016 - 12:49pm
November 4, 2016
Accused kidnapper’s mother dismissed guardianship petition
BEMIDJI -- A petition filed by the mother of Jacob Kinn -- a Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and sexually assault a 5-year-old girl -- asking to be appointed his guardian, was dismissed Friday by a judge, five days after Kinn’s mother herself filed a notice dismissing it. The...
November 4, 2016 - 5:38pm
October 28, 2016
COURTS: Competency evaluation ordered for suspected kidnapper
BEMIDJI -- A judge ordered Friday that a Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl be evaluated to determine...
October 28, 2016 - 5:11pm
October 27, 2016
Petition to appoint guardian for accused kidnapper denied
BEMIDJI -- The mother of Jacob Kinn, a Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl, filed a petition Wednesday to be appointed Kinn’s guardian due to recent changes in his behavior, including weight loss and an inability to speak or perform other...
October 27, 2016 - 2:17pm
October 19, 2016
Accused Bemidji child kidnapper won’t talk to jail staff, attorneys
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl has been “unresponsive” to jail staff and attorneys,...
October 19, 2016 - 7:09pm
September 16, 2016
Suspected kidnapper Kinn faces new charge
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping a 5-year-old girl was arraigned Friday on one charge of first-degree criminal sexual contact with a person younger than 13. Jacob William Kinn, 33, appeared in court for an omnibus hearing related to the kidnapping charge and was then...
September 16, 2016 - 9:34pm
September 1, 2016
Police suspect Bemidji woman helped plan kidnapping
BEMIDJI—Police suspect a Bemidji woman found dead at the scene of a fire from which a 5-year-old girl disappeared was involved in planning the child's kidnapping, according to a search warrant filed Monday.
September 1, 2016 - 3:09pm
July 15, 2016
Judge denies furlough request for Bemidji man charged with kidnapping
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man charged with kidnapping a 5-year-old girl will not be granted furlough, a Ninth Judicial District judge decided Thursday....
July 15, 2016 - 3:17pm
June 29, 2016
Details emerge from scene of mobile home fire
BEMIDJI—A person found dead at the scene of a fire—where police say a 5-year-old girl was also kidnapped—was discovered positioned...
June 29, 2016 - 5:18pm
June 27, 2016
Kidnapping suspect formally charged
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping a 5-year-old girl was formally charged and appeared in court Monday. Jacob William Kinn, 32, was arraigned shortly after he was officially charged with one count of kidnapping. Kinn was arrested Thursday in connection with the kidnapping...
June 27, 2016 - 7:07pm
June 24, 2016
‘An inspiration to all of us’: 5-year-old Brittany Balcer back home and doing well, father says
BEMIDJI -- A 5-year-old Bemidji girl police say was kidnapped has been reunited with her family and was doing well Friday, her father said. Brittany...
June 24, 2016 - 5:43pm