Pioneer Staff Report
SHOOKS TOWNSHIP -- An 11-year-old boy was hurt Friday morning when the truck he was riding in collided with a cow. According to a Minnesota State Patrol report, Royal Dean Larson, 45, of Windom, Minn., was driving a 2014 Ford pickup truck east on Highway 1 in Shooks Township at about 12:09 a.m. when he hit a cow in the road.
The Northern Heat 10-year-old traveling baseball team won the 2018 Watertown, S.D. tournament on June 10. Pictured in the front row are Nathan Valley, Gunner Ganske, Aiden Filipi, Reece Dokken, Miles Gish, Jack Erickson and Spencer Rutledge. In the middle row are Chace Tolkinen, Brendon Sherwood, Drew Valley, Kameron Billings, Brailen Lusser and Kayden Parson. In the back row are coaches Cory Gish, Scott Peterson and Jeremy Ganske. (Submitted photo)
Oak Hills to lead Holy Land tour in 2019 BEMIDJI—Oak Hills Christian College will lead a biblical study tour to Israel beginning Jan. 3, 2019. Gale Struthers, professor in biblical studies at Oak Hills Christian College, will lead the trip. The tour will feature biblical instruction at sites in Israel, including many not typically encountered by tourist groups, according to a press release.
BEMIDJI -- The Paul Bunyan Chapter of Fishing Has No Boundaries will hold the 27th annual fishing event June 23-24 on the shores of Lake Bemidji. Pontoons, boats and volunteers are needed. Anyone willing to help is encouraged to call (218) 444-3292.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls June 13: Accident 3:58 p.m. A 40-year-old female was arrested for criminal vehicular operation after an injury accident at the intersection of Irvine Avenue NW and Island View Drive NW. Burglary 11:49 a.m. Deputies received a report of a burglary at the 28300 block of Brook Lake Road SE. Disorderly Conduct
BACKUS -- Authorities said the body of a missing boater was recovered Wednesday from a Cass County lake. The Cass County Sheriff's office received a report at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday of two people thrown from a boat on Hay Lake, located in Ponto Lake Township, northeast of Backus. Responders and deputies arrived and located a man who was operating the boat. He was transported to shore and treated on scene for minor injuries.
BEMIDJI—Lost Walleye Orchestra brought their Americana melodies to Bemidji on Wednesday night to kick off the third season of Mississippi Music at the Bemidji Waterfront. The series will continue every Wednesday (except two) with performances from 6 to 8 p.m. Up next will be the Fattenin' Frogs on June 20, followed by the "Best Minnesota Town" Party on June 27, which will include local musicians, VIPs, family activities and more.
BEMIDJI—Here's a look at events coming up at Lake Bemidji State Park today and this weekend. THURSDAY, JUNE 14 I Can Fish! 1-3 p.m. This hands-on program teaches all of the basics, from fish identification to casting. All equipment is provided. Ages 5 and older; participants younger than 18 must be accompanied by a registered participant, parent or legal guardian. Advance registration is required; $7 for adults, children 12 and under are free (with a registered adult). At fishing pier. FRIDAY, JUNE 15
BEMIDJI—The Paul Bunyan State Trail bridge over the Mississippi River, east of Lake Bemidji, will be closed for repairs July 9 through Aug. 31, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The deck, railings and certain substructure elements of the bridge will be replaced to enable emergency and maintenance equipment to further access the trail. The trail will be closed at the bridge while repairs are made. There is not a safe option for an alternate route, officials said in a release.
BEMIDJI -- KFAN Sports Radio’s “The Common Man Progrum” is coming to Bemidji. The Twin Cities afternoon sports talk show will broadcast live from Green Mill in Bemidji on Friday, June 15. The show runs from noon-3 p.m. The event is part of the 2018 KFAN Road Trip Tour across Minnesota, and is open to the public. “The Common Man Progrum” is hosted by Dan “Common Man” Cole and co-host Brandon Mileski.