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Crime report for Sept. 21
Twin Cities homeowner fights off intruder using his rifle
'May Peace Prevail': New peace pole dedicated at food shelf (VIDEO)
Police release sketch of Cass County burglary suspect
Walmart wants to send people into your house to stock the fridge - even when you're not home
Minnesota United's Ibson near the top in many league categories
Three MLB teams to extend netting following Yankee Stadium incident
NFL vows 'vigorous' fight against Aaron Hernandez CTE lawsuit
AUTO RACING: Paul Bunyan Stampede postponed
Vikings QB Bradford to miss second straight game
Warren Donald Dufseth
Melvin "Pat" Gilstad
William James Sliney
Pearl Rose (Eldridge) Keenan
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
ART LEE COLUMN: The most significant event of our time
SUE BRUNS COLUMN: You don't have to go far to see something new
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
Landing a lunker: Gallery North celebrates new location with mural
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mathews has done a great job for our city
March 14, 2017
Minn. mayor allegedly swindled his lover's husband, pulled gun on husband's son
CROSBY, Minn.—The mayor of a 2,400-person community in the middle of Minnesota is now wrapped up in a tale involving money, guns and romance....
March 14, 2017 - 8:44am
March 13, 2017
Cameras on cops: Bemidji Police developing body camera program, expected by late summer
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Police officers will start wearing body cameras this summer, Police Chief Mike Mastin told the City Council on Monday....
March 13, 2017 - 9:00pm
March 11, 2017
Police officer back to work after battling illnesses the past 3 years
FOREST LAKE, Minn. — It's hard to keep track of how many times Troy Meyer cheated death in the past three years. First, there was a severe...
March 11, 2017 - 10:45pm
March 1, 2017
UPDATED: Police issue all clear after brief shelter-in-place request
BEMIDJI -- Police gave the all clear Wednesday evening after briefly asking residents of the 1400 block of Beltrami Avenue Northwest to shelter...
March 1, 2017 - 6:20pm
February 25, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
Dear citizens of Beltrami County, I, Deputy Teri Gunsalus Speck, want to thank you for the opportunity to serve you as a Deputy Sheriff and jailer...
February 25, 2017 - 8:00am
February 7, 2017
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: A plan of action for police
On Wednesday, Bemidji Chief of Police Mike Mastin released the department’s strategic plan for the next three years.
February 7, 2017 - 5:00am
Shopping spree!: Local emergency officials help children buy Christmas presents
BEMIDJI—Men and women wearing the badge brought a festive atmosphere to the Bemidji Target on Wednesday evening, as the Bemidji Police...
December 7, 2016 - 7:50pm
October 31, 2016
Federal panel begins Minnesota police civil rights study
ST. PAUL -- A federal study of relations between Minnesota police and their communities has expanded from Hennepin County to statewide. A Minnesota advisory committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission Monday, Oct. 31, decided the discussion should not be limited to the state's largest...
October 31, 2016 - 11:00pm
October 22, 2016
Always on call: Wernberg to leave behind experienced legacy as county’s lead dispatcher
BEMIDJI -- For more than 40 years, most emergency calls made to Beltrami County were answered by 911 Communications Supervisor Beryl Wernberg....
October 22, 2016 - 8:02pm
October 21, 2016
Clearwater County Sheriff: remains found Friday could be missing Waubun woman
CLEARWATER COUNTY -- The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday that female remains discovered that morning could belong to a missing Waubun woman. A statement on the office’s Facebook page says authorities believe the remains are of 28-year old Hayle Lynn Soyring,...
October 21, 2016 - 9:30pm
August 11, 2016
Bemidji joins nation for law-enforcement 5K
BEMIDJI -- Supporters of law enforcement will gather Sunday night to participate in a 5K run/walk event to honor police officers across the country. Linda Roberts, whose husband is a deputy with the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, worked with about 20 other law enforcement spouses...
August 11, 2016 - 9:00pm
August 3, 2016
Reel ’em in: National Night Out draws a crowd (VIDEO)
The annual National Night Out will took place Tuesday at the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area.
August 3, 2016 - 10:07am
July 21, 2016
Storm postpones vigil planned for law enforcement
BEMIDJI -- A vigil to honor area law enforcement scheduled for Thursday night has been postponed in the aftermath of the overnight thunderstorm that hit the area. Virginia Overton, of Laporte, Minn., said the vigil now will be held on next Thursday, July 28, at 7 p.m. in Bemidji’s...
July 21, 2016 - 11:34am
July 20, 2016
Laporte woman plans vigil for police
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji community, as well as area residents, will have a chance to honor law enforcement personnel at a vigil Thursday night. Virginia Overton, of Laporte, Minn., decided to plan the vigil, scheduled for 7 p.m. in Bemidji’s Library Park, to counteract backlash police...
July 20, 2016 - 4:50pm
June 16, 2016
Blackduck fires police chief: Investigation cites conduct unbecoming of an officer
BEMIDJI --The City Council of Blackduck voted to fire Chief of Police John Wilkinson earlier this month for violating city and state policies and for conduct unbecoming of a law officer. Wilkinson officially was placed on paid administrative leave June 6 and has 60 days to request...
June 16, 2016 - 10:03am