Daily Archives: July 23, 2020


Three injured in crash near Walker

Three were injured in a crash near Walker yesterday afternoon. According to the state patrol, 53-year-old David Knowles of Laporte was northbound on Highway 371 when he stopped to take a left turn onto Ruffled Grouse Rd. in Shingobee Township. Eighteen-year-old Layne Hassel of Blackduck was also northbound on the highway, and was passing another…


Ponsford man facing federal assault charges

A Ponsford man is facing federal charges of robbery and assault on the White Earth Indian Reservation. According to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, 22-year-old Wesley Warren made his first appearance yesterday before the Magistrate Judge in Bemidji. According to the allegations, on June 3, Warren robbed and assaulted a victim with a…


Situation Update for Thursday, July 23

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 763 newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 today, and nine newly reported deaths, bringing the state’s cumulative total of cases to 48,721, and 1,561 deaths. Of those deaths, 1,198 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities. Of those cases, 5,764 were health care workers. Approximately 905,315 tests have been…


Face masks required across the state starting Saturday

During Monday’s Bemidji City Council meeting, Mayor Rita Albrecht made an amendment to the local emergency proclamation requiring face masks within indoor public spaces across Bemidji, with several exemptions included. Since Gov. Tim Walz issued a statewide mask order, effective Saturday just after midnight, Bemidji’s mask requirement will then expire, as Mayor Albrecht explained. The…


Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, July 22

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, July 22. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Vehicle Calls/Complaints, 8:22 p.m. Reckless vehicle complaint on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Individual having a hard time driving while looking into the sun. Property Damage,…

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