Daily Archives: October 24, 2019


Man found dead in Polk County lake

A 69-year-old  man is dead after emergency responders found him face-down in the water in Polk County. According to a release from the Sheriff’s Office, they, Mentor Fire and Rescue and County EMS responded around 4 p.m. yesterday to a report of a male, lying face down in the rural lake. Resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful,…


Bemidji Blotter for Oct. 23

The following is a summary of local law enforcement responses to area incidents on Wednesday, Oct. 23. bemidji police department Assault, 9:39 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a possible domestic assault on the 1400 block of 30th Street NW. Officers arrested a 20-year-old male for domestic assault. Disorderly Conduct, 12:52 p.m. Subject advised…


Menahga woman injured in crash with deer

A Menahga woman was injured in a crash with a deer yesterday morning. According to the state patrol, 31-year-old Kori Nelson was eastbound on Highway 71 near Norway Drive and struck the deer. She was transported by ambulance to St. Joseph’s hospital in Park Rapids for treatment of minor injuries. The airbags in her 2015…


BHS Pep Fest canceled yesterday

The Bemidji High School pep fest was cancelled yesterday. According to a letter to high school families, the pep fest, meant for sending the girls soccer team off to state, was cancelled because “social media activity indicated a potential for violence during the pep fest.” While no evidence of a threat was found, the crisis…


Red Lake man pleads guilty to assault

A Red Lake man has entered a guilty plea in the federal courts for assaulting three people with a gun. According to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, 21-year-old Dillon Taylor entered the plea on Tuesday in the District Court in Minneapolis for the crime that took place in November of last year. According…

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