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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.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Bemidji sophomore Kylei Grosfield is currently in ninth place with a score of 267 after the Minnesota Class A preliminary diving competition at the University of Minnesota Aquatic...
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji State volleyball program added four athletes to their program for the 2015 season. Head coach Wayne Chadwick announced the signings of middle blocker Hailey Kauling, middle blocker/outside hitter Jessica Reega, middle blocker Kori Leist and outside hitter Morgan Koshiol to National Letters of Intent. "I like this class a lot," Chadwick said in a press release.
RED LAKE — The Red Lake Alcohol Rehabilitation Red Road of Wellness Grant was nominated to receive the Commissioners Circle of Excellence award. The program was selected for the recipient...
Here are some local events today for Veterans Day; many schools as well as other organizations also will be holding events. Bemidji Legion to host dinner BEMIDJI -- The American Legion is hosting a Veterans Day dinner on Tuesday. Social hour starts at 4:30 and dinner at 5:30 p.m. The dinner is free to all veterans and a free-will offering for others. Pork roast with mashed potato/gravy and cheesecake for dessert will be served. There will also be a photographer there to take free individual or family pictures. Featured speaker is John O'Boyle.
Saarens Productions announces their newest project, "Cravenhurst" BEMIDJI -- Saarens Productions announces their newest project, "Cravenhurst." "Cravenhurst" is a web series that celebrates and parodies the great American institution: the soap opera. Amnesia, mistaken identities, accidents, power, greed, witches, possession, plane crashes, natural disasters, love triangles, evil twins; no storyline will be safe, organizers said in a release.
EAST GRAND FORKS -- Bemidji's season opener went about as well as head coach Jackie Robertson could have expected. The Lumberjacks, taking on last season's Class A runners-up, played well but lost to East Grand Forks 2-1 at East Grand Forks Civic Center. "The girls worked really hard tonight," Robertson said. "It was our first game, so we're obviously still a work in progress, but we played pretty well." The Lumberjacks (0-1) got on the scoreboard first, as forward Madison Schultz scored midway through the second period on a power play. But the Green Wave (1-0) answered back.