Daily Archives: April 21, 2020


Beltrami County inmate tests positive for COVID-19

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office reports that within the last week, an inmate at the Beltrami County Jail tested positive for COVID-19. According to a release, during the arrest of this person, a local law enforcement officer did receive what is called “A High Risk Exposure,” and the law enforcement officer is being quarantined. The…


Highway 89 near Grygla closed for culvert failure

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has enacted a road closure on Highway 89 from Highway 1 to Marshall county road 54 near Grygla due to a culvert failure. The highway will remain closed until further notice and traffic should seek alternate routes. MnDOT crews continue to monitor water levels along with the remaining highway segments…


Beltrami County Board to discuss encouraging Walz administration to reopen bars and restaurants

The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners is reportedly going to discuss a resolution today that would encourage the Walz Administration to reopen bars, restaurants and places of public accommodation. The resolution states, “Beltrami County has followed the CDC Guidelines, and under Federal Regional Gating Requirements has met the three phases that were recommended.” These “Federal…


Bemidji man seriously injured in Emmaville ATV crash

A Bemidji man was seriously injured in an ATV crash in Hubbard County Sunday. According to a release from Sheriff Cory Aukes, deputies responded to County Road 4, north of Emmaville, on a report of an ATV accident with injuries. Thirty-one-year-old Taylor Sells was identified as the driver, who was found severely injured and laying…


Bemidji Blotter for Monday, April 20

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, April 20. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Assist, 6:45 p.m. Officer assisted male party on starting the eviction process on the 500 block of Justice Rd. NW. Animal, 6:10 p.m. Officer requested to check the welfare…

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