Pioneer Staff Report
BEMIDJI -- The inaugural United Way Trap Shooting Tournament is scheduled for Sept. 14 at the new Northland Regional Shooting Sports Park on Highway 89. The event starts with team registration at 3 p.m., followed by a 4 p.m. safety meeting and a 4:30 p.m. tournament start.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Tuesday: Sex Crimes 3:16 p.m. Deputies received a report of a sexual assault in the city of Bemidji. Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls Tuesday: Animal 3:19 p.m. Officers assisted with relocating a pigeon at the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW. DWI
ST. PAUL -- The Bemidji and Red Lake ninth-grade boys basketball teams will play in the Pacesetter Great Four-State Championships on Saturday and Sunday, July 29-30, at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, with some games at Maple Grove Middle School. This one-class tournament includes two teams each from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa who qualified through their respective Pacesetter region and state tournaments.
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Middle School will host a fall activity registration night next month. Parents whose sixth, seventh, or eighth-grade students would like to play football, soccer, volleyball, cross country, or girls swimming or tennis are asked to attend the registration night, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at the middle school, where they can pick up practice and competition schedules.
BEMIDJI -- A Planting for Pollinators community planting event is set for 2 p.m., Thursday, July 27 at Rail River Folk School, 303 Railroad St. NW, Bemidji. The goal of the project is to participate in creating a native plantscape for birds, bees and butterflies. The Mississippi Headwaters Audubon Society, in collaboration with Apple Blossom Village, will help all ages take part in the planting of native wildflowers, storytelling and the
BEMIDJI -- The Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area’s 13th annual Bob Lowth Ford Golf Championship Fundraiser is set for Monday, Aug. 21. The two-person tournament starts with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start at the Bemidji Town and Country Club. The event includes 18 holes of golf, with prizes first through fifth place, closest to the pin contests, bean bag toss game, social and dinner that will be benefit the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji area.
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Bemidji Orthopedics & Sports Medicine will host sports physical blitzes on Thursday, July 27, and Thursday, Aug. 10, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Sanford Bemidji Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Center, 1300 Anne St. NW. No appointments are necessary, and the cost for the sports physical is $30, payable at registration. For more information on the blitz, please call 218-751-9746. If unable to attend the blitz, same-day appointments are also available for $30.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Monday: Animal 8:03 p.m. A deputy came across an alpaca running at large at the intersection of Grange Road NW and Cardinal Road NW. Warrant 6:20 p.m. A 29-year-old female was arrested for warrants and giving a false name during a traffic stop at the intersection of 20th Street NW and Norton Avenue NW. Weapons Offenses
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji police are searching for a 21-year-old pregnant woman who has not had contact with her family since mid-June. According to a news release, Chelise Desiree Brown was thought to be in Minneapolis the last time she contacted her family.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Friday - Sunday: Assault 12:57 a.m. Friday. Deputies received a report of a domestic assault at the 3600 block of Ten Mile Drive NW. 12:46 a.m. Sunday. A 27-year-old male was arrested for domestic assault at the 14500 block of Finn N Feather Blvd SE. Fire 7:47 p.m. Friday. Deputies received a report of a fire from a downed power line at the 18300 block of Windigo Drive SE. The Cass Lake Fire Department and power company responded.