Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer in Bemidji, Minnesota. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls: Wednesday Warrant 4:13 p.m. A 24-year-old man and a 23-year-old man were arrested on warrants on the 7600 block of Balsam Road NW. Thursday Traffic 6:01 p.m. A 29-year-old man was cited for stop light violation on Paul Bunyan Drive NW and Highway 71 NW. Friday Accident 8:00 p.m.
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji woman was sentenced to 21 days in jail Monday for violating terms of her probation on a manslaughter charge. Rachel Downer, 23, was convicted of second-degree...
The following people were booked into the Beltrami County Jail Thursday, Oct. 22. The charges listed here do not necessarily reflect the nature of the counts that may be levied...
BEMIDJI—Night will come an hour sooner this weekend and with the dark comes the cold. Doors from a handful of churches in Bemidji will open to homeless men, women and children tonight. However, the number of churches participating in Servants of Shelter used to be much greater. Servants of Shelter is a mobile organization that carries 20 beds and bedding to each church location throughout a 21-week winter season.
BEMIDJI—When the Nameless Coalition for the Homeless began meeting in fall 2013, their goal was to have a homeless shelter before snowfall. Two years later, Bemidji saw its first snowfall of the season Wednesday, and construction on The Wolfe Center will not be ready for what members had hoped would be an opening today. Nameless Coalition chairman Reed Olson said pending construction, a Dec.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Tuesday. Traffic 12:58 a.m. A 28-year-old man was cited for driving after revocation on Oak Hills Road SW and Jackson Ave. SW. Theft 1:23 a.m. A stolen vehicle was located on Highway 89 NW and Pony Lake Road NW in Liberty. Warrant 10"10 a.m.
RED LAKE—Community members of all ages on Tuesday night breezed through the recently opened doors of the Red Lake Nation College for a book launch and signing of "Warrior Nation: A History of the Red Lake Ojibwe" by author Anton Treuer.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Monday. Accident 6:06 p.m. A two vehicle crash on Highway 71 and Lakewood Drive NW was handled by state trooper. Traffic 3:05 a.m. A 31-year-old woman was cited for no proof of insurance on Highway 2 SE and Washington Ave. S. 5:46 a.m. A 26-year-old woman was cited for no proof of insurance on Highway 2 NW and Scribner Road NW. 10:31 p.m.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls: Wednesday No call times were available on the Sheriff's Office Report for Oct. 21 and Oct.
RED LAKE -- Vitality is emerging from a nondescript building on the shores of Lower Red Lake. The building is Abinoojiiyag Noojimoo-Wigamig (Children’s Healing Center) and one day youth walking...