Daily Archives: July 30, 2020


Bemidji ranked top hockey town

Featured photo: Hockey Day MN in Bemidji, January 2019. Photo courtesy of KBUN Sports Guy, Joel Hoover.  Bemidji recently made a list of America’s Best Hockey Towns. According to the study by the website “Smart Asset,” Bemidji ranked 21st. According to the website, the study was based on nine different metrics that fell into two…


Situation Update for Thursday, July 30

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 745 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and five new deaths attributed to the virus today, bringing the state’s cumulative total to 53,692 cases and 1,594 deaths. Of those deaths, 1,219 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities. Of those positive cases, 6,181 were health care workers. Over…


Cass County authorities looking for Brainerd man

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing Brainerd man. According to a release, 38-year-old Jamie Lucas fled on foot during a traffic stop on July 3, and hasn’t been seen since. Lucas is described as a 6’4”, 180 pound man with brown hair and blue eyes. Lucas went missing in the Outing…


Bemidji Blotter for Wednesday, July 29

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, July 29. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT DWI, 10:48 p.m. Traffic stop on Middle School Dr. and Stu Wright Dr. NW. Multiple individuals placed under arrest. Accident, 9:35 p.m. Officers investigated a smoking vehicle on the…

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