Pioneer Staff Report
CASS LAKE -- Running back James Hvezda scored three touchdowns to lead the Bagley High School football team to a 43-14 victory over Cass Lake-Bena Friday night. The senior rushed 119 yards on 21 carries to help the Flyers improve to 2-1 on the season. CLB quarterback Jared Brown passed for 117 yards and touchdown in the loss for the Panthers, who fall to 1-2. Jacy Benson returned the opening kickoff 79 yards to quickly hand Bagley a 7-0 lead.
ABERDEEN, S.D. -- The Bemidji State volleyball team fell to No. 2 Northern State in three sets (15-25, 17-25, 9-25) Friday night in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference match. The Beavers (4-8, 1-3 NSIC) got off to a strong start by taking an early 7-6 lead on the Wolves (12-0, 4-0 NSIC) in set one. However, NSU would go on a 5-0 run to take an 11-7 lead and the set.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Thursday: Animals 9:32 p.m. An SUV hit a deer at Frohn Road SE and Powerdam Road. DWI 8:40 p.m. A 50-year-old male was arrested for DWI on Centerline Road in Solway. Warrants 3:25 p.m. A 33-year-old male was arrested on an outstanding warrant after a foot pursuit at Anne St. NW and Cedar Lane NW. 5:39 p.m. A 32-year-old male was arrested on an arrest warrant in 100 block of Sixth St. NW in Cass Lake.
BEMIDJI—Fourteen recipients of George W. Neilson Scholarships were among 47 Northwest Technical College scholarship winners who were recognized Thursday, Sept. 13, at a breakfast at the college. The 47 scholarships, supported by the Northwest Technical College Foundation, Ottertail Power Co., the Fred Breen Scholarship, the Mississippi Headwaters Blood Bank, the Paul Bunyan Vintage Auto Club, the George W. Neilson Foundation and the state of Minnesota's Workforce Development Scholarship program, have a combined value of $66,800, officials said in a release.
Calvary Lutheran hosts panel discussions BEMIDJI — Calvary Lutheran Church will host two panel discussions with community leaders to hear more about their work and to discuss what role the faith community might have in supporting them. The public is invited to attend. The discussions will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, in Room 7 at Calvary Lutheran Church, 2508 Washington Ave. SE, Bemidji.
LITTLE FALLS -- The Bemidji High School boys cross country team cracked the top five at the Lucky Lindy Invitational in Little Falls Thursday, while the girls team made the top 10 by taking ninth. The Lumberjacks put on an impressive showing in front of a sizable field of teams.
Schoolcraft Learning Community held an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday evening at their new location, 8955 Deer School Road NW. The school moved from its former location at Concordia Language Villages after its board voted to lease from Deer Lake Properties in February.
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Community Food Shelf will hold an open house for prospective volunteers 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18. The open house will inform those interested in the work the organization does, as well as recruit new volunteers.
BEMIDJI -- You can “Run with the Dinosaurs” on Saturday, Sept. 15, and support Headwaters Science Center. All activities will take place at Paul Bunyan Park. There is a 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. that follows the paved trail to the Sanford Center and back to finish in front of Paul and Babe. The ½-mile kids’ run starts at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $15 for the kids’ run and $25 for the 5K Run/Walk. Race-day registration available starting at 8 a.m. at a cost of $30 for the 5K, $20 for the kids’ run.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Wednesday Pursuit 4:49 p.m. A 40-year-old man was arrested after a pursuit on Highway 89. Assault 5:01 a.m. A 52-year-old woman was arrested in Cass Lake for second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. DWI 8:21 p.m. A 37-year-old man was arrested in Cass Lake for DWI.