Heavy Police Presence In Downtown Bemidji After Report Of Shots Fired

After reports of shots fired, law enforcement had a heavy presence throughout downtown Bemidji. According to police scanner chatter Monday evening, around 7:00 p.m....

Bemidji’s Hockey Day Reaches Beyond The Game Of Hockey

Minnesota could be considered the land of 10,000 rinks, so when it comes to hosting a hockey event in the state of hockey, you have to set the bar high. One way Bemidji...

Public Feedback Invited In Beltrami County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Beltrami County Office of Emergency Management is currently working with the University of Minnesota Duluth – Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC) to prepare an update of...

Bundle Up For Bitter Cold At Hockey Day

The stage is set and the finishing touches are now complete as Hockey Day Minnesota begins its three-day celebration in the state of hockey. But while the coldest days of...

Hemp Sees High Interest From Minnesota Farmers, City Leaders

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s hemp program is getting inundated with calls as farmers, municipal leaders and producers look into investing in the newly legal...

Park & Ride Option Offered For Hockey Day Events

Excitement is in the air and the ice is ready as the finishing touches are made on Bemidji’s Hockey Day experience. With thousands of people expected to attend, a plan to...

Morrison County Finds Predatory Offenders In Compliance

Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen said that through a partnership with local police they have completed the annual predatory offender registration (POR) verifications...

Hospitality Tax Proposal Returns To Bemidji City Council

It’s echos of the past for the Bemidji City Council as it looks to try again for a hospitality tax. The proposed tax would be used to fund the Sanford Center without...

In Business: Stittsworth Meats M.S.U. & Smokehouse

It was 1993 when Stittsworth Meats opened its doors at 609 4th Street in the Nymore neighborhood of Bemidji. Over the years what started as a small neighborhood butcher...

Bemidji Police To Step Up Enforcement Of School Bus Stop Arm Violations

School buses in Bemidji have experienced incidents involving drivers disregarding school bus stop arms, prompting the Bemidji Police Department to respond. Officers with...

Vocalmotive Looks To Compete In The Game Of Survival

Coming off from their most successful season in 2018, the Bemidji High School Vocalmotive Show Choir is looking to defend their title. While it will be a fight to the...

Minnesota May Require Drivers To Use Hands-Free Cellphones

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota may soon require drivers to use hands-free cellphones on the road, triple the penalties on people who text and drive, and even treat...