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February 8, 2019
Bjerknes gets 25 years in federal prison
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was first published on Feb. 6, 2018. ST. PAUL — Nearly a year after the Bemidji community discovered that...
February 8, 2019 - 10:22am
Bjerknes also sentenced in state district court
BEMIDJI—An emotional and largely symbolic sentencing hearing brought legal proceedings against Brandon Bjerknes to a close Thursday. Even...
February 8, 2018 - 6:25pm
January 10, 2018
Bjerknes' attorney asks for lesser sentence in child porn case
BEMIDJI—Recent documents in the federal case against a former Bemidji Middle School assistant principal who used social media to prey on...
January 10, 2018 - 12:43pm
October 24, 2017
Federal sentencing set for Bjerknes
ST. PAUL -- The federal sentencing date for a former middle school assistant principal who exchanged sexual pictures with children has been set....
October 24, 2017 - 6:15pm
October 4, 2017
Bjerknes pleads guilty to local sex crime charges
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Middle School’s former assistant principal, who posed as a teenage boy online in order to have sexual conversations with...
October 4, 2017 - 9:51am
September 28, 2017
Bjerknes pleads guilty to federal sex crimes
ST. PAUL — The former middle school assistant principal who posed as a teenage boy online to exchange sexual pictures with children pleaded...
September 28, 2017 - 10:03am
September 20, 2017
Bjerknes to plead guilty to state and federal charges
BEMIDJI -- A former Bemidji Middle School assistant principal accused of receiving sexual pictures from children is expected to plead guilty...
September 20, 2017 - 10:25am
September 8, 2017
Hearing for former BMS admin postponed again
BEMIDJI -- A hearing for the former Bemidji Middle School assistant principal accused of having sexual conversations with children was postponed...
September 8, 2017 - 4:18pm
August 21, 2017
Hearing for former BMS admin postponed
BEMIDJI—A hearing for the former Bemidji Middle School assistant principal accused of having sexual conversations with children was postponed...
August 21, 2017 - 12:27pm
August 11, 2017
Judge extends indictment deadline for former BMS admin
BEMIDJI -- Federal prosecutors will have another 30 days to indict the former Bemidji Middle School assistant principal charged with child porn...
August 11, 2017 - 3:54pm
August 10, 2017
Attorneys seek federal indictment deadline extension in Bjerknes case
BEMIDJI -- A former Bemidji Middle School assistant principal is in talks with federal prosecutors to resolve his child pornography case. Court...
August 10, 2017 - 3:41pm
June 27, 2017
District names McMartin assistant principal at BMS
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Area Schools announced Tuesday that the district has hired a new middle school assistant principal. Kyle McMartin will be...
June 27, 2017 - 11:45am
June 5, 2017
Court documents: Former BMS administrator could have 50 victims
ST. PAUL -- The former Bemidji Middle School assistant principal accused of having sexual conversations with -- and who received sexual photos...
June 5, 2017 - 5:36pm
May 31, 2017
UPDATED: Former BMS administrator now faces federal child porn charges
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Middle School’s former assistant principal -- who has been charged with four felonies after allegedly having sexual conversations...
May 31, 2017 - 4:57pm
May 17, 2017
Former BMS administrator charged with two new sex crimes
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Middle School’s former assistant principal -- who was accused in March of posing as a 13-year-old boy on social media in...
May 17, 2017 - 11:08am