Daily Archives: October 12, 2020


Pedestrian killed in crash in Coleraine

The Minnesota State Patrol reports that a pedestrian was killed in a crash in Coleraine early Sunday morning. According to the report, a Ford Fusion, driven by 55-year-old Paul Powers of Grand Rapids, was southbound on Highway 169 at Bay Road when he struck a pedestrian, who was walking south in the right driving lane….


Bemidji State pilots SUCCESS grant program

Bemidji State University was recently selected as one of four institutions within the Minnesota State system to pilot a grant program. According to a release, the $580,000 grant will be used to design comprehensive student support programs and improve completion rates, specifically in underrepresented student populations. Scaling Up College COmpletion Efforts for Students Success (SUCCESS)…


Situation Update for Monday, Oct. 12

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 1,178 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the state’s case total to 113,439. The state health department also recorded three new deaths, bringing the death toll to 2,144. Of those deaths, 1,522 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities. Of those cases, 11,654 were health care…


Campaign sign reminder from MnDOT

With upcoming November elections, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds campaigners that state law prohibits placement of private signs of any kind on highway right-of-way in Minnesota. Highway rights of way include driving lanes, inside and outside shoulders, ditches, sight corners at intersections, and boulevards in urban areas. In addition, state law says that signs…


Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 10/8-10/11

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, Oct. 8, through Sunday, Oct. 11. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT SUNDAY, OCT. 11 Trespass, 6:27 p.m. Officers responded to a trespass issue at a vacant home on the 600 block of 26th St. NW. Burglary,…

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