Daily Archives: May 26, 2020


Situation Update for Tuesday, May 26

STATE UPDATES Today, the Minnesota Department of Health reported an additional 652 COVID-19 cases in the state and 18 newly reported deaths, bringing the cumulative totals to 21,960 cases and 899 deaths. Of those positive cases, 2,427 were health care workers that contracted the virus at some point over the course of the outbreak. To…


Two-year-old killed in Becker County house fire

The Becker County Sheriff’s Office has identified the two-year-old child killed in a house fire north of Detroit Lakes. According to a release, the fire was reported early Saturday morning after midnight, with the initial report indicating there were two people trapped inside the house. Upon deputy arrival, the house was fully engulfed in flames…


Local candidate filings as of Tuesday

Three more candidates filed for Bemidji City Council Friday. According to City Clerk Michelle Miller, Laura Fairbanks is joining the running for Ward 1, Jaime Thibodeaux is the first to file for the Ward 2 special election, and incumbent Nancy Erickson filed for Ward 5. One new candidate filed for the Beltrami County Board, Danny…


Baudette man killed in motorcycle crash

A Baudette man was killed in a motorcycle crash Thursday afternoon. According to the state patrol, 53-year-old Steven Million was westbound on Highway 11 in Koochiching County on a 2009 Harley when he went off road to the right and into the ditch. Million was ejected from the motorcycle, and was not wearing a helmet….


Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 5/21-5/25

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, May 21, to Monday, May 25. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT MONDAY, MAY 25 Assist, 10:52 p.m. Assist another agency on the 1400 block of 30th St. NW. One arrested. Disturbing the Peace, 9:50 p.m. Intoxicated male…

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