Daily Archives: April 9, 2020


LIVING UNITED, The United Way Podcast: Covid-19 Required Nameless Coalition To Find a Temporary New Home

When Covid-19 changed everything in March, the Nameless Coalition For The Homeless had a problem. The Wolfe Center was designed to house homeless citizens, but it was not designed for social distancing. Using a grant from the United Way of Bemidji Area’s Emergency Fund, and working with local hotelier Kevin Williamson, they were able to…


UPDATED: New Hope woman found

Updated at 2:25 p.m. Friday, April 10 The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office says they have found a woman missing since Wednesday at a remote cabin this morning. Eileen Nelson told officers she got lost on April 8 and spent the night wandering around the area. On the next night, she made entry and started a…


Missing man’s body found

Updated at 9:27 a.m. The Bemidji Police Department reports that the body of 35-year-old Matthew Asa was found Wednesday just before 5 p.m. According to a release, officers responded to an area west of the city and north of 5th St. NW at about 4:54 p.m. on report of a found body. Approximately 150 yards…


Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, April 8

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, April 8. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT DWI, 11:21 p.m. Traffic stop on Paul Bunyan Dr. and Middle School Dr. NW. Driver arrested for DWI and possession of a controlled substance. Burglary, 7:09 p.m. An officer…


Situation Update for Thursday, April 9

Posted at 7:21 a.m. Updated at 11:19 a.m. This article will be updated as more information becomes available. STATE UPDATES The Minnesota Department of Health said over 32,300 Minnesotans have been tested for the disease as of Thursday, April 9, with 1,242 positive cases reported, 88 more than what was reported yesterday. Fifty people have…

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