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Minnesota State Patrol
December 30, 2014
Plan ahead for the new year and New Year's Eve
BEMIDJI -- In Bemidji, Beltrami County and throughout Minnesota, law enforcement is urging people to make responsible decisions when planning New Year's Eve celebrations tonight. Sgt. Jesse Grabow with the Minnesota State Patrol said troopers throughout Minnesota will be looking...
December 30, 2014 - 6:46pm
November 18, 2014
Bemidji semitrailer driver involved in crash in Benton County
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji semitrailer driver was involved in a serious crash on Highway 10 in Benton County on Tuesday. Milton Smail, 76, was driving a 2002 Peterbilt semi south on Highway 10 at about 8 a.m. when a 1992 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Jacob Hansen, 18, of Williams, Minn.,...
November 18, 2014 - 2:50pm
November 10, 2014
Pioneer Editorial: Here we go again
It happens each year. You peer out the window and see the white and gray canvas that used to be green and blue and you remember, "Oh yeah, I live in Minnesota and winter's here." So, as the first winter storm "snowpocalypse" bears down on the Twin Cities and parts south of us...
November 10, 2014 - 11:39pm
October 1, 2014
Park Rapids man killed in pickup-semi crash
BEMIDJI -- A 38-year-old Park Rapids man was killed in a collision with a semi-trailer Tuesday night south of Park Rapids. The crash was reported at 7:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 71, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. A 1976 International semi driven by Timothy Eischens, 58,...
October 1, 2014 - 2:35pm
July 22, 2014
2 Bemidji men injured in Itasca County rollover crash
BEMIDJI -- Two Bemidji men suffered non-life-threatening injuries when the vehicle they were in rolled off of U.S. Highway 2 in Itasca County on Tuesday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Kenyon Tader, 21, was driving a 1995 Ford Explorer east on the highway near...
July 22, 2014 - 9:23am
June 13, 2014
Two-vehicle crash in Bemidji results in injuries
BEMIDJI -- Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash Monday morning in Bemidji. A 2006 Chrysler Town and Country was broadsided by a 2004 Chevrolet Impala in a crash that occured at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and state Highway 197. According...
June 13, 2014 - 2:17pm
March 18, 2014
Slick roads add to deadly crash total for March
Two fatal crashes, one west of Eden Valley and one south of Winthrop, Monday morning are the latest incidents making March a deadly month on the state’s highways. According to the State Patrol’s preliminary numbers, there have been 19 deaths on the state’s highways...
March 18, 2014 - 9:12am
March 17, 2014
Deputy injured in rollover crash near Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A Cass County deputy was injured Monday morning in a rollover crash near Bemidji. Luke Rasmus, a deputy with the the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, was heading west on Roosevelt Road near Adelia Road in Frohn Township when he ran off the road and his squad car rolled,...
March 17, 2014 - 11:57am
February 12, 2014
Rollover injures Red Lake woman
A Red Lake woman was injured in a one-vehicle rollover Tuesday night on Highway 89. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Jonell Brummond, 37, of Red Lake, was traveling north on Highway 89 at milepost 4 at about 8:45 p.m., when the vehicle went off the road into the ditch...
February 12, 2014 - 10:28am
2 killed, 4 injured in wrong way crash in Otter Tail County
HENNING, Minn. (AP) — Two people are dead and four others are seriously injured in a head-on crash in Otter Tail County. The Minnesota State Patrol says the driver of a car was traveling southbound in the northbound lane of a roadway near Henning Wednesday night. The car...
September 12, 2013 - 9:11am
August 6, 2013
Sgt. Curt S. Mowers, Minnesota State Patrol: Marijuana, a gateway drug
Question: What are the real facts on marijuana, and can you be arrested for driving after smoking it? How bad is it really? I know some people want to legalize it to tax it and for medicinal purposes. Thanks!
August 6, 2013 - 11:36pm
July 25, 2013
Man hospitalized after collision with semi near Blackduck
BLACKDUCK -- A 43-year-old man was taken to the hospital after the vehicle he was driving crossed into oncoming traffic Wednesday morning, and collided with a semi. James Dexter was travelling north on Highway 71 about three miles north of Tenstrike at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday...
July 25, 2013 - 1:02pm
July 12, 2013
Laporte man dies after rollover accident
BEMIDJI — A 63-year-old Laporte man died after a rollover crash Thursday night in Hubbard County. Ronald C. Muller was driving a 2006 Cadillac DTS north on Hubbard County Road 45, along the State Highway 200 detour. The car left the road, struck several trees and rolled, ejecting...
July 12, 2013 - 1:12pm
July 1, 2013
UPDATED: Bemidji man suffers serious injury in T-bone wreck Monday afternoon
BEMIDJI - A Bemidji man suffered a serious injury after the car he was driving collided with another vehicle Monday afternoon, sending a total...
July 1, 2013 - 6:26pm