Daily Archives: September 4, 2019

Black Bear Attack Kills Woman

By: News Intern Katherine Jones UPDATE (09/05): Canadian authorities released the name yesterday of the Minnesota woman who was killed by a black bear on a remote island on Rainy Lake, Catherine Sweatt-Mueller of Maple Plain. INTERNATIONAL FALLS- Authorities say a woman staying on an island in a lake that straddles the border between Minnesota and Ontario,…

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Drug Seizure in Strathcona

By: News Intern Katherine Jones STRATHCONA- Drug agents seized methamphetamine, a large amount of cash and paraphernalia from a home near Strathcona, Minnesota.  The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office says 23-year-old Shane Scherven is charged with 1st degree possession of a controlled substance. Scherven is also on probation for burglary, theft and forgery. Investigators say the…

DHS Cancels Request for Health Care Proposals

By: News Intern Katherine Jones ST. PAUL- The Minnesota Department of Human Services told health plans it is canceling its request for proposals for health coverage for families and children in 80 Greater Minnesota counties across the state. Instead, DHS will enter into negotiations to renew the current contracts for next year.  For more than…

3 Car Collision in St. Louis County

By: News Intern Katherine Jones ST.LOUIS COUNTY- There was a 3 car collision in St. Louis County last night.  The Pontiac Grand Prix was southbound on 9th Avenue, the Chevy Silverado was southbound on Highway 169, and the GMC Yukon was stopped at the turn lane to 9th Ave from Highway 169.  The Silverado went…

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Bemidji City Council Meeting 09/03

By: News Intern Katherine Jones BEMIDJI- The Bemidji City Council met last night for a regular meeting, followed by a short closed session.  At the beginning of the regular meeting, two new police officers were inducted into the Bemidji Police Force: Joshua Wicker and Adam Bergerton.  After the induction ceremony, the council went on to…

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2 Million Dollar Bail Remains for Cass Lake Man

By: News Intern Katherine Jones ITASCA COUNTY- The Cass Lake man charged in the death of his girlfriend’s four-year-old son in Inger remains jailed on two-million dollars bail.   The Itasca County Attorney’s Office says 28-year-old Kevin Jackson appeared in court yesterday for second-degree murder and the judge upheld his bail amount.   The boy’s mother told…

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