Pioneer Staff Report
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls Monday: Assault 12:04 a.m. A 26-year-old man was arrested in the 600 block of Second St. SE for an assault. Warrant 3:58 p.m. A 38-year-old woman was arrested for a warrant in the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW. 5:55 a.m. A 26-year-old woman was arrested for a warrant in the 600 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Arrest and Detain
BEMIDJI -- Melissa Hunt, Emily Bergland and Kiki Radke will captain the Bemidji State women's hockey team during the 2018-19 season, head coach Jim Scanlan announced Tuesday. Hunt, a senior from Hartney, Manitoba, will serve as the team captain and wear the “C” while Bergland and Radke will each wear the “A” as assistant captains.
BEMIDJI -- Applications for emergency food and shelter funding will be accepted through Monday, Oct. 1. Congress recently appropriated $23,025 to supplement and expand emergency food and shelter programs in Beltrami County, according to a press release from the United Way of Bemidji Area.
Ojibwe Kahoot Competition set An Ojibwe Kahoot Competition is planned for 5 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Lake Bemidji State Park visitor center. In Bemidji and the surrounding communities, Ojibwe language inclusion is becoming more and more common through grassroots efforts like the Bemidji Ojibwe Language Project, a press release said.
BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office and Bemidji Police Department, along with more than 300 law enforcement agencies across the state, will participate in the Click It or Ticket campaign through Saturday, Sept. 29. The Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement and education is a component of the state's Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) program. A primary vision of the TZD program is to create a safe driving culture in Minnesota in which motorists support a goal of zero road fatalities by practicing and promoting safe and smart driving behavior, a press release said.
BEMIDJI -- Tia Neuharth scored the game-winning goal and recorded an assist, as the No. 14 Bemidji State soccer team extended its win streak to six games Sunday afternoon with a 2-1 victory over Minnesota Duluth at Chet Anderson Stadium. Rachael Norton gave BSU a 1-0 lead in the 15th minute by bagging her fifth goal of the season after Dani Nelson threaded her a pass beyond the UMD back line.
BEMIDJI -- Rachael Norton earned Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors after scoring three goals on a two-win weekend for the Bemidji State soccer team. The senior forward tallied a pair of goals Friday in a 3-2 win over St. Cloud State, and followed it up by scoring another goal in Sunday’s 2-1 victory against Minnesota Duluth.
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji State’s Michael Junker was responsible for three takeaways and a defensive touchdown last Saturday, which led to him receiving his first career Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Defensive Player of the Week award. The junior defensive back helped lead the Beaver football team to its second straight shutout win in a 69-0 victory over Minnesota Crookston.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Friday-Sunday: Burglary 8:33 p.m. Sunday. A residential burglary was reported in the 5000 block of Theater Lane NW. DWI 7:45 p.m. Sunday. A 21-year-old man was arrested at the intersection of Mag Seven Court SW and Division St. W for DWI. 7:14 a.m. Sunday. An 18-year-old man was arrested in the 18700 mile of Nebish Road NE for DWI. Warrant
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council will take action the 2018 preliminary tax levy. According to city documents, Bemidji financial staff have set the preliminary tax levy at an increase of 2 percent, based on the council's Aug. 27 work session. If passed, the result would be a levy of $5,867,794. Because it's a preliminary tax levy, the council does have the ability to reduce the amount at the Dec. 17 meeting, when the final levy is set.