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BEMIDJI -- Four suspects in a large-scale methamphetamine trafficking organization were arrested in Beltrami County on Tuesday. Philip Eugene Gurzi 54, and Tamara Sue Halverson 44, of Puposky; Shawn Elston Jackson, 46, and Raymond Jesse Nibbe Jr., 56 of Bemidji were arrested and taken to the Beltrami County jail. Narcotics agents conducted several search warrants and seized a large amount of cash, vehicles and other evidence associated with the criminal enterprise. During the past year, investigators collected evidence of a sophisticated drug smuggling and distribution enterprise establishe
BEMIDJI -- Over at Rail River Folk School, a food truck operates on the weekends, selling locally-made burritos from organic ingredients. The food is made by the two owners/operators, Leslie Arndt and Julia Oxenreider. The place has a unique name: Foiled Rotten. "My friend came up with it a long time ago," Oxenrider said. "Back when we were first dreaming of starting a food truck. It was kind of a thought floating around that wasn't really anything. "We were just thinking of names for fun and she came up with that.
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Adult Career Pathway program offers an opportunity for people to expand their knowledge in construction trade jobs. It's a free program offered at Northwest Technical College through a partnership with the college, Rural Minnesota CEP, Inc. and Adult Basic Education and Area Businesses. According to students Donovan Hanchon and Benjamin Meat, the appeal was the free nine credits.
BEMIDJI — Classic rock band Chicago performed Sunday evening at the Sanford Center.
BEMIDJI — How many songs will Chicago be playing tonight? Probably in the 25 range, not six to four of them. Rest assured, the classic rock band is set to...
BEMIDJI — Crime. Corruption. Murder. Ah jeez, it’s happening in Bemidji. A fictional Bemidji that is. About half of “Fargo,” the 10-episode FX Television series adaptation of the 1996 Academy...