Situation Update for Wednesday, Sept. 2

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 761 new cases of COVID-19 today and attributes seven new deaths to the viral disease, bringing the state’s totals to 77,085 cases and 1,830…

Shriners make donation to Children’s Hospital

Pictured, from left: Bill Batchelder, Treasurer; Joe Dunn, Shrine Bowl Chairman; Michael Smith, Shriner; Roger Schmidt, President; Richard Labraaten, Shriner. Submitted Bemidji Headwaters Shrine Club recently donated $8,106 to Shriners…

County board hears COVID, budget updates

The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners heard a COVID-19 update from Beltrami Public Health and Sanford Health during their meeting Tuesday. According to Sanford’s Dr. David Wilcox, Sanford now does…

Red Alert RESTART lights up Bemidji

Featured graphic: On the left, the Sanford Center, with NLFX Professional’s lighting display on the right. Graphic and photography courtesy of Eric Callagan. The Sanford Event Center, NLFX Professionals, the…

Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, Sept. 1

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, Sept. 1. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Agency Assist, 9:02 p.m….