Daily Archives: March 24, 2020


Potentially fatal fentanyl seized, warning issued

Law enforcement across northern Minnesota is warning the public of a potentially fatal strain of fentanyl circulating the area. According to a release, the fatal drug is possibly linked to one fatal overdose and a number of non-fatal overdoses in the region. About 160 grams were seized Monday by the Pine to Prairie and Paul…


Seven Minnesotans in ICU for COVID-19 care

Out of all the confirmed cases this morning, there are seven Minnesotans in intensive care for complications from COVID-19. There are 243 ICU beds available in the entire state. Governor Tim Walz and several other top officials briefed media today on what Minnesota is doing to address the supply issues of ICU rooms, ventilators, and…


Bagley man killed in fire

A rural Bagley man was killed in a house fire late Monday night. According to a release from the Clearwater County SHeriff’s Office, a deputy and a Minnesota State trooper responded to a call of smoke coming from the roof of a house along Highway 92, approximately nine miles south of Bagley, around 10:30 p.m….


Bemidji Veterans Home unfunded by feds

None of Minnesota’s proposed new Veterans Homes projects in Bemidji, Montevideo and Preston will receive federal funding this year. The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs was notified that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ranked Minnesota’s proposed projects are ranked 39th, 40th and 41st on the Fiscal Year 2020 Grants Priority List Group 1. The…


Bemidji Blotter Monday, March 23

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, March 23. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Disturbing the Peace, 11:52 p.m. Caller reported a noise complaint on the 2500 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. Officer spoke to tenant, the party has ended. DWI, 8:20 p.m….

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