Pioneer Staff Report
BEMIDJI -- Lindsay Marketon, a senior at Bemidji State University, will perform her vocal degree recital 7:30 p.m on Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Carl O. Thompson Recital Hall in the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex, 1500 Birchmont Drive NE. The recital is free and open to the public.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Tuesday: Terroristic Threats 12:55 p.m. A 40-year-old man was arrested in the 8600 block of Hazelwood Road NE for making terroristic threats and for fleeing an officer. Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls Tuesday: Fleeing 2:36 p.m. A 21-year-old man was arrested in the 1200 block of Paul Bunyan Drive NW for fleeing an officer in a motor vehicle. Theft
BEMIDJI -- Compass Rose and the Parks and Recreation Department are partnering up to bring a series of adult crafting classes. This weeks class will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7 at Compass Rose, 108 Third St. NW.
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Senior Activity Center monthly Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser is from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb 9, at the Center, 216 Third St. NW. Cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children. The meal includes juice, coffee and two sausages in addition to the pancakes. The Senior Creations Gift Shop will also be open.
ECKLES TOWNSHIP -- The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating the remains of at least one person in Eckles Township in Beltrami County. According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, the agencies have identified and are investigating an apparent crime scene in the township located just west of Bemidji. A person of interest has been arrested and there is no threat to the public, the release said.
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji State tennis team defeated Minnesota Crookston 7-0 Tuesday evening. The Beavers took all three doubles matches to begin the evening, winning all in 6-0 sweeps. The doubles matches were then followed by four singles sweeps in a row. Those straight-set wins came from Ariadna Lopez-Simo, Brooke Mimmack, Laney Rutkowski and Hannah Peterson.
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji State softball head coach Rick Supinski has announced the addition of three more players to the program for the 2020 season. Gabi Bingham (Jr., OF, 5-2, Ankeny, Iowa), Kyla Damerow (Fr., P, 5-8, Black Diamond, Wash.) and Morgan Sewell (Fr., C/Util, 5-4, Chowchilla, Calif.) will join Grace Bragg, Ashley Herold and Emmy Yeager as the team’s new members who have signed National Letters of Intent to attend Bemidji State in the fall of 2019.
BLOOMINGTON -- Bemidji State sophomore Tina Kampa was named Western Collegiate Hockey Association Defenseman of the Week for the first time in her career Tuesday. Kampa led the nation by blocking 13 shots to help the Beaver women’s hockey team knock off Wisconsin en route to a series split.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Friday-Monday: Violations 11:37 p.m. Friday, a 21-year-old woman was arrested for a probation violation in the 5600 block of Alps Court NW. DWI 11:43 p.m. Sunday, a 23-year-old man was arrested for a DWI near the intersection of Winter Sumac Road NE and Bemidji Road. 11:23 p.m. Sunday, a 28-year-old man was arrested for a DWI in the 5300 mile of Highway 89 NW.
DULUTH -- The Bemidji High School girls basketball team rolled to a 67-54 road victory over Duluth East on Monday night in Duluth. The Lumberjacks doubled up the Greyhounds in the first half, heading to halftime with a 42-21 lead. East outscored BHS in the second half, 33-25, and closed to within nine points but the damage had been done as Bemidji secured the road win.