Daily Archives: November 17, 2020


Thanksgiving gathering recommendations changed, another press conference today

Gov. Tim Walz, state health department officials and healthcare professionals made an impassioned plea during a press conference yesterday afternoon, to control the spread of COVID-19. Another press conference by the governor is scheduled this afternoon. Recommendations for family gatherings around Thanksgiving have changed, with health experts now saying it is too risky to gather…


Situation Update for Tuesday, Nov. 17

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 5,945 new COVID-19 infections today, with 5,770 new confirmed and 175 new probable cases, bringing the state’s case count to 236,949 cases in total, with 233,913 confirmed and 3,036 probable cases. Twenty-six new COVID deaths were also reported, bringing the state’s death toll to 2,943. Of those deaths, 2,015…


Bemidji Blotter for Monday, Nov. 16

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, Nov. 16. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Theft, 9:38 p.m. Caller reported two juveniles attempted to steal campaign signs from yard on the 1000 block of 3rd St. SE on Friday, Nov. 13. Caller scared suspects…

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