Pioneer Staff Report
MANKATO -- Minnesota State scored two extra-attacker goals in the final 1 minute, 44 seconds of regulation to send Saturday’s Western Collegiate Hockey Association championship game into overtime at 2-2. Nick Rivera needed only 97 seconds to score the game-winning goal in overtime as the top-seeded Mavericks claimed the WCHA tournament title with a 3-2 win over third-seeded Bowling Green.
BEMIDJI—The Northwoods Battered Women's Shelter has teamed up with the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women for a statewide day of action next week. Northwoods Battered Women's Shelter will host a rally at noon Wednesday, March 27 at Bemidji City Hall, 317 Fourth St. NW. The rally in Bemidji will occur on the same day advocates gather for a rally in the Capitol rotunda in St. Paul. The title of the rally statewide is "Minnesota Leads the Way in Taking Action to End Domestic Violence."
BEMIDJI -- Upstream Homebrewers will host their annual Spring Homebrew Tasting on from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, downstairs at Keg 'n' Cork, 310 Beltrami Ave. NW. This event is open to the public, participants must be at least 21 years old. Live music by John Henningsgaard and Friends. A donation of $10 covers the costs of musicians and supplies.
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji State football team will hold its annual Youth Football Clinic for students in grades kindergarten through sixth on Saturday, April 27 at Chet Anderson Stadium.
WAYNE, Neb. -- The Bemidji State baseball team suffered two more losses on Friday. The Beavers dropped 5-2 and 6-0 decisions to Wayne State in Wayne, Neb. to fall to 1-15 overall and 0-5 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play.
SILKEBORG, Denmark -- The U.S. women’s run at the 2019 World Women’s Curling Championship came to an end with a 5-4 loss to Switzerland on Friday in Silkeborg, Denmark. Skip Jamie Sinclair (Osgoode, Ontario) was forced out of the lineup against Switzerland due to an injury she sustained when she fell at the conclusion of the morning game against Scotland, a 9-7 win.
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man pleaded not guilty on Friday to illegal possession of a firearm after taking part in a 2017 shooting at a local business . Deavion Beasley, 25, was arrested after he fired a handgun at Pete’s Place West, a convenience store just west of town, in October 2017.
BEMIDJI—Spring-like weather has finally arrived in Bemidji. The forecast for Bemidji on Saturday has a high temperature starting with a 5. Yep, 53 degrees says the National Weather Service. But it's not all sunshine and rainbows, of course. After Saturday's balmy temps, the region is expected to cool down a bit next week. And there is a chance for rain and, gulp, possible snow several days next week. However, the chances for precipitation are only at 20 percent for the immediate Bemidji area, the weather service says.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Thursday: Drugs 3:48 a.m. A 35-year-old man, a 28-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were arrested on U.S. Highway 2 on various charges, including drug possession, a DWI, warrants, and giving an officer false information. DWI 6:26 a.m. A 26-year-old woman was arrested for a DWI in Cass Lake. Assault
BEMIDJI -- Buena Vista Ski Area will hold Customer Appreciation Days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, and Sunday, March 24, located at 19600 Irvine Ave. NW. Tubing will be held at noon with special lift and rental rates all weekend. Family special on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. Lift tickets will be $12 and $8 for rentals. There will be music by the outdoor fireplace, cookouts, drawings for Buena Vista t-shirts and special sales in the gift shop.