Daily Archives: May 13, 2020


VIDEO: 148th Fighter Wing Flyover

Equipped with cell phones, three radio broadcasters assisted the News Room with an important mission. Their mission was to capture the flyover of the Minnesota National Guard’s 148th Fighter Wing over the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center. The flyover, according to a release, was in honor of health care workers on the front lines of the…


Situation Update for Wednesday, May 13

Posted at 11:13 a.m. STATE UPDATES Gov. Tim Walz is expected to extend the peacetime state of emergency this evening. The Governor’s office indicated that the briefing will be at 6:45 p.m. The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting an additional 431 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases and an additional 24 deaths from complications of the…


Greater Bemidji’s Hometown Business Fund

Businesses impacted by COVID-19 related shutdowns and closures may be eligible for some relief from Greater Bemidji’s Hometown Business Fund. According to their website, $500,000 was anonymously donated to the fund to support hometown Bemidji businesses that have been significantly affected by the pandemic. Up to $20,000 may be provided to eligible businesses, with fund…


Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, May 12

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, May 12. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT DWI, 11:10 p.m. Traffic stop on 21st St. and Irvine Ave. NW. Driver arrested for DWI. Fire, 10:06 p.m. Report of heavy smoke on the 400 block of Lincoln Ave….

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