Escaped Inmate Remains Free From Custody

A prisoner who escaped from custody outside of Bemidji’s Sanford Hospital remains on the run tonight. According to an official with the Red Lake Detention Center, Adam...

Bemidji Day Care Provider’s License Suspended

The Minnesota Department of Human Services has suspended the license for a Bemidji family child care center. The daycare is licensed to Carla Patch and Shawna Johnson and...

Updated: Human Remains Found Near Bemidji

Press release from Beltrami County Sheriff Ernie Beitel: FEBRUARY 6, 2019- BEMIDJI, MN: On Monday, February 4, 2019 at approximately 11:00 AM, the Beltrami Coun...

Updated (9:30 p.m.) School Closures

Closing on Tuesday (January 29)  Bagley Bemidji Blackduck Clearbrook-Gonvick Fosston Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Trek North Schoolcraft Learning Community St. Philip’s...

Brainerd Man Dies In New Mexico Avalanche

A Brainerd man has died from injuries suffered after being caught in an avalanche in New Mexico last Thursday. Family members say Corey Borg died on Saturday.  He was one...

[Updated] Police Seek Suspect In Fatal Shooting In Hibbing

HIBBING, Minn. (AP) — Police are searching for a suspect after a fatal shooting in Hibbing. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says officers responded to 911...

Five Charged In Alcohol-Related Death At BSU

Five men have been charged with furnishing alcohol to individuals under the age of 21 in connection with a large party that was held in Bemidji on the night a 19-year old...

Bena Man Suspected Of Murdering His Mother Charged In Separate Incident

A 34-year old Bena man who is a homicide suspect in his mother’s death has been charged in connection with a different incident. Thomas Wayne Matthews appeared in...

Former Bemidji City Council Candidate Ordered To Pay $500 Fine

A Minnesota administrative law judge has ruled that a former candidate for Bemidji City Council must pay a fine of $500 for violating a Minnesota statute that prohibits...

Judge Rules In Bemidji City Council Campaign Finance Complaint

A Minnesota administrative law judge has ruled that there is probable cause that a candidate for Bemidji City Council violated a Minnesota statute that prohibits...

Line 3 Protesters Temporarily Halt Clearwater County Road Construction Project

People protesting Enbridge’s plans for the construction of the Line 3 Pipeline halted construction today on a Clearwater County road construction project near where the...

Protests Force Postponement Of Minnesota PUC Line 3 Meeting

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota regulators have postponed a meeting on Enbridge Energy’s planned Line 3 replacement after protesters disrupted the meeting....