Daily Archives: May 27, 2020


Situation Update for Wednesday, May 27

STATE UPDATES Today, the Minnesota Department of Health confirmed 510 newly reported COVID-19 cases and 33 newly reported deaths, bringing the total to 22,464 cases and 932 deaths. Of those deaths, 759 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities. Of those total cases, 2,487 are confirmed to be health care workers who have…


Fundraising effort underway to erect historic BHS arch

The “Old Bemidji High School, Remembered” is a project to rebuild one of the entry arches from the old Bemidji High School building, and construction is set to begin this summer. The arch was saved before the school’s demolition in 2008, with a plan to reconstruct it on the current high school grounds, near the…


Local filings as of Tuesday, May 26

Two more have filed for Bemidji City Council. Robert Elliot is entering the running to be the next Mayor of Bemidji, and Adam Hellquist filed for Ward 1. Jeremiah Liend, who recently won the DFL endorsement for the Minnesota House 2A race, also filed for that office yesterday. The filing period closes at 5 p.m….


Five seriously injured in weekend crash

Five were seriously injured in a crash Saturday evening in Cass County. According to Sheriff Tom Burch, deputies and responders arrived to 43rd Avenue and found two vehicles involved in a head-on crash at the crest of a hill, with one vehicle, a 2001 Chevy Pickup, fully engulfed in flames. The three male occupants of…


Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, May 26

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, May 26. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Fire, 11:42 p.m. Vehicle fire at a dealership on the 700 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 7:40 p.m. Reported reckless vehicle on Paul Bunyan Dr. and…

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