Pioneer Staff Report
BEMIDJI—Area residents can help prevent Type 2 diabetes with the year-long Diabetes Prevention Program that starts Oct. 1 at Sanford Bemidji 1611 Anne St. Clinic. Guided by trained lifestyle coaches, participants will learn skills to make lasting changes such as losing a modest amount of weight, being more physically active and managing stress, a release from Sanford said. The program is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and it is free to qualifying individuals.
BEMIDJI—A level 3 predatory offender has changed his address in Bemidji as of Wednesday. According to a press release from the Bemidji Police Department, Tadashi David Andersen, 28, now has an address in the 100 block of Rako St. SE, Bemidji. Andersen was released from custody in June 2017. Andersen was convicted of one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a victim between 13 and 15 years of age in 2011. The fact sheet states that Andersen met the victim online and in person.
BEMIDJI -- The United Way of Bemidji Area held its 27th Annual Chili Cook-Off on Wednesday, which begins its fall fundraising campaign.
BEMIDJI -- Area residents can help prevent Type 2 diabetes with the year-long Diabetes Prevention Program that starts Oct. 1 at Sanford Bemidji 1611 Anne St. Clinic. Guided by trained lifestyle coaches, participants will learn skills to make lasting changes such as losing a modest amount of weight, being more physically active and managing stress, a release from Sanford said.
BEMIDJI -- There will be an open house noon to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, to learn more about the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota. The event will be held in the conference room of Sanford Bemidji Medical center, 1300 Anne St. NW. Professionals, family members and individuals impacted by epilepsy can learn about programs and services provided by the foundation and learn about available resources. Light refreshments will be served.
BEMIDJI -- The annual Boo Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, at the City Park Montebello Ski Trail. Costumes are encouraged. Registration starts at 9 a.m., and the race starts at 10 a.m. Cost is $15 for pre-registering; $20 day of race. For more information, visit www.ci.bemidji.mn.us or call (218) 333-1859.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Monday-Tuesday: Assault 5:11 p.m. Tuesday, a 41-year-old man was arrested for an assault near Solway. DWI 2:36 a.m. Tuesday, a juvenile was arrested in the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Drive S for DWI. 7:55 p.m. Monday, a 41-year-old woman was arrested on Bardwell Drive NW for DWI. Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls Tuesday: DWI
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Police Department is warning area residents after several females reported they were approached in business parking lots about “modeling” opportunities.
BEMIDJI -- Jim Lehman is one round away from clinching his fourth Minnesota Golf Association Senior Amateur title since 2013. The two-time MGA Men’s Senior Player of the Year carded a 1 over par 73 in the second round of play Tuesday at Bemidji Town and Country Club. Lehman, the brother of 1999 Ryder Cup winner Tom Lehman, owns a narrow one-shot lead over Mark Knutson thanks to the former’s 1 under par 143.
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji High School girls tennis team finished off its home schedule with a sweep of Detroit Lakes and Crookston on Tuesday at BHS in its final home matches this season. The Lumberjacks improved to 9-5 on the season following the matching 5-2 victories. Since starting the season 3-5, BHS has rattled off six straight wins by winning more tight matches tiebreakers.