Daily Archives: July 7, 2020


Bemidji City Council interested in seeing new housing development

The Bemidji City Council has some interest in creating a Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, district for a new housing development in the city. The housing project, “Mountain View Meadows” according to Puddle Duck Properties leader Mitch Rautio, will incorporate both single-family homes and multi-family units with income thresholds. The development wouldn’t be affordable or…


Five new COVID-19 cases reported in Beltrami County

Beltrami County’s Public Health Director Cynthia Borgen reports five new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed today. Two of these five cases were related to the social group reported over the weekend, but the other three were not related this cluster. Test results for some of these patients’ close contacts are pending, but the close contacts’…


Red Lake man injured in Highway 89 crash

A Red Lake man was injured in an alcohol-related crash on Highway 89 early this morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 19-year-old Justin Barrett was southbound in a Pontiac G6 near mile marker 13 after 1:30 this morning when it left the roadway into the ditch. Barrett was transported to Sanford Bemidji for treatment…


Situation Update for Tuesday, July 7

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 569 new cases of COIVD-19 in the state, and three newly reported deaths attributed to the viral disease. Cumulatively, there have been 39,133 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state and 1,477 deaths. Approximately 34,377 patients no longer need to be isolated. Of those deaths, 1,157 were residents of…


Bemidji Blotter for Monday, July 6

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, July 6. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Assault, 10:34 p.m. Officers responded to a domestic. One adult female arrested. Disorderly Conduct, 9:24 p.m. Remove one call on the 2400 block of Park Ave. NW. One arrested…

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