Daily Archives: June 17, 2020


Situation Update for Wednesday, June 17

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 419 newly reported cases of COVID-19 and 12 newly reported deaths, bringing the state’s cumulative total to 31,296 cases and 1,325 deaths. Of those deaths, 1,051 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities. Of those positive cases, 3,250 were health care workers. Approximately 448,587 have been tested…


Dr. Seig named BSU Dean of Arts, Education and Humanities

Dr. MaryTheresa Seig was recently named the Dean of the College of Arts, Education and Humanities at Bemidji State University. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Allen Bedford said Seig’s vast experience make her well poised to lead the variety of departments she will oversee at BSU. “With her academic training and scholarship…


No County Fair for the first time in 116 years

Featured photo by Beltrami County Fair, Mary Shutter Stage.  The Beltrami County Fair has been postponed until August 2021, the first time the fair has been called off since its beginning in 1904. “This year, with the specter of a very contagious and deadly virus, we have reluctantly reached consensus as a board to postpone…


Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, June 16

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, June 16. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT DWI, 8:23 p.m. Adult male arrested for DWI and multiple other charges on the 2800 block of Roosevelt Rd. SE. DWI, 7:49 p.m. Officer responded to a possible assault…

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