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Public safety

March 24, 2017
UPDATED: Bemidji Middle School vice principal arrested
March 24, 2017 - 2:44pm
March 17, 2017
No injuries after early morning school bus crash
March 17, 2017 - 11:22am
March 14, 2017
Three suffer non life-threatening gunshot wounds in Bemidji incident
March 14, 2017 - 11:14am
February 26, 2017
Minnesota State Patrol cars are parked in front of Park Rapids Area High School along with other law enforcement vehicles in October as school staff notify people of a lock down due to a bomb threat. (Kevin Cederstrom | Forum News Service)
Assess and respond: Dealing with school safety threats is an exercise in context, instincts
February 26, 2017 - 12:26am
February 9, 2017
Anonymous threat prompts lockdown at Red Lake schools
February 9, 2017 - 2:41pm
February 2, 2017
Bomb threat at Cass Lake-Bena triggers evacuation, early release
February 2, 2017 - 12:37pm
January 30, 2017
Northern Minnesota legislators introduce ‘Stand Your Ground’ bill
January 30, 2017 - 9:04pm
January 28, 2017
Threats to Trump at BHS trigger Secret Service investigation
January 28, 2017 - 11:42am
January 26, 2017
Denice Johnson holds up the last  photograph of her son, Jarad, on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, as she tells reporters that others need to learn to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning in ice houses, a problem that killed her son a year ago. The photo shows Jarad Johnson inside an ice house holding a fish he caught hours before he died. (Minneosta Department of Public Safety photo by Jennifier Longaecker)
Family of carbon monoxide victim in fish house urges installing simple detector
January 26, 2017 - 2:53pm
January 10, 2017
One injured in three-car accident in north Bemidji
January 10, 2017 - 7:18pm
December 30, 2016
Blackduck, Kelliher police, fire and ambulance to be recognized next month
December 30, 2016 - 12:12pm
December 29, 2016
Bemidji Area Schools use ‘ALICE’ training to prepare for an active shooter
December 29, 2016 - 6:36pm
December 20, 2016
Idling cars could be costly
December 20, 2016 - 9:55pm
March 7, 2016
In 2015, the BFD responded to a total of 2,152 service calls, according to the recently released 2015 Bemidji Fire Department Report. (Pioneer file photo)
Fighting the flames: Bemidji Fire Department refilling its roster as emergency calls stay steady in 2015
March 7, 2016 - 9:21pm
May 6, 2015
About 200 feet of the 701 foot railroad trestle bridge in Blackduck burned April 13 in a fire that investigation revealed had been set intentionally. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Three juveniles identified in Blackduck trestle bridge burning
May 6, 2015 - 4:26pm