Daily Archives: November 20, 2019


Sen. Smith to introduce rural health care legislation

Minnesota Senator Tina Smith says she plans to introduce new legislation that would tackle health care in rural America. According to a release, the Strengthening Our Rural Health Workforce Act, with Republican Senator John Barrasso co-authoring, would work on recruiting and retaining health care providers in more remote parts of the country. The Democrat Smith…


Bemidji Veterans Home project continues progress

The Bemidji Veterans Home continues to make progress in upper levels of government. According to an article from the Minnesota Senate Republicans Caucus, members of the Minnesota Legislative Advisory Commission sent a letter to Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Myron Frans approving the agency’s plans to spend pending federal grant funds. The funds would be…


Suspicious death in Cass Lake

Multiple agencies are investigating the suspected homicidal death of a 19-year-old man. According to a release from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to an emergency call at a Cass Lake residence Monday evening and found the dead man. The Leech Lake Tribal Office, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Ramsey County…


Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Nov. 19

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Nov. 19. bemidji police department Accident, 8:08 p.m. Adult male arrested for DWI during crash investigation on the 1500 block of Bemidji Avenue N. Accident, 6:35 p.m. Report of a hit and run on the…

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