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Local students graduate from MSU Mankato MANKATO -- Minnesota State University, Mankato presented approximately 1,687 degrees during summer/fall commencement on Saturday.
MOORHEAD — Moorhead jumped out to a big first-half lead and Bemidji couldn’t recover, and the Spuds beat the Lumberjacks 77-35. The Spuds shot out to a 21-3 lead midway...
Bemidji Aglow meeting Saturday BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Area Aglow will meet 10 a.m. to noon Saturday Dec. 13 in Beltrami Electric Co-op's Community Room, 4111 Technology Drive NW. Barb Juhnke will share on her involvement in "Project Lydia," for women in eastern Uganda. First Lutheran December schedule BEMIDJI -- First Lutheran Church, 900 Bemidji Ave. N., has a full schedule for the month of December. The Youth Christmas Program will take place during the 10:45 a.m. worship service Sunday. New members will be welcomed and celebrated Dec. 21.
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man is listed in satisfactory condition in a Fargo hospital following a two-vehicle accident Tuesday evening near the Bemidji Airport on U.S. Highway 2. Scott Wright, 37, was driving a 2001 Ford Ranger southbound on Moberg Drive when he was struck by a 1999 GMC that was unable to stop for a yellow light on Highway 2. The Minnesota State Patrol reported road conditions on the blacktop were wet. The driver of the GMC, Aaron Pearson, 33, of Laporte and two juveniles suffered no apparent injury, according to the state patrol incident report.
HIBBING — Bemidji won 10 of 14 matches en route to a 49-18 victory over Hibbing on the road Tuesday night. Three Lumberjacks pinned their opponents, all at the three...
BEMIDJI — The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a serious injury accident on Tuesday on U.S. Highway 2 near the Bemidji Airport. Law enforcement responded to a crash near mile...
Businessmen's fellowship meeting Saturday BEMIDJI -- The monthly meeting of the Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship America will be held at 7 a.m. Saturday in the community room of the Beltrami Electric, 4111 Technology Drive NW. The guest speaker will be Mike Bakke, who will share his personal testimony and speak on finding the unchanging God in changing times. Bakke is married to Kristin and they have three sons, four daughters and three foster sons. He played football in high school and college, serving as captain for both.
The following cases were heard Nov. 3 by Beltrami District Judge John G. Melbye: Jessica Amber Day, 25, of Cass Lake was sentenced for felony fifth-degree drug possession and gross misdemeanor child endangerment. Day was sentenced to 13 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Shakopee for the drug charge. That sentence is stayed for 10 years. She must serve 180 days local confinement in the Beltrami County Jail of which she has been credited with 102 days time served.
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Fire Department responded to 161 service calls in October, including four calls for building fires. One building fire was at an mechanic shop on Roosevelt Road Southwest. A total of 1,656 calls have been received through October this year. There was one all-call firefighter page in October. In 2014, the BFD has saved more than $3.3 million in property threatened by fire; $740,377 has been lost to fire, the department said in a release.
The following cases were heard on Oct. 31, 2014 by Beltrami District Judge Paul T. Benshoof: Laurie Beth Troumbly, 34, of Pengilly was sentenced for financial transaction card fraud to 365 days in the Beltrami County Jail of which 361 days are stayed two years. Troumbly must serve four days and may do so in Itasca County if at no expense to Beltrami County. Troumbly was sentenced to electronic home monitoring for 25 days and placed on two years court probation. She must pay a $500 fine. The following cases were heard on Nov. 3, 2014 by Beltrami District Judge John G.