Daily Archives: November 24, 2020


Armed robbery suspected arrested in North Dakota

A 32-year-old man was arrested in connection with the armed robbery at an Ogema convenience store earlier this month. The arrest, according to the White Earth Reservation Business Council’s release, was in Devils Lake, North Dakota, on Monday, Nov. 23. Thirty-two-year-old Levi Brandin Jerome was charged in Becker County with 1st degree aggravated robbery, second…


Bemidji Blotter for Monday, Nov. 23

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, Nov. 23. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Harassment, 9:33 p.m. Caller wanted to report an ex making threats of damaging his property if he didn’t take her back. Theft, 2:41 p.m. Theft of a license plate…


Situation Update for Tuesday, Nov. 24

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 6,423 new COVID-19 cases today, with 6,099 new confirmed and 324 new probable cases. The state’s total case count is at 282,916, with 277,654 confirmed and 5,262 probable cases. Thirty-eight new COVID-19 deaths were reported today, bringing the state’s death toll to 3,303. Of those deaths, 2,244 were…


New app unveiled to track COVID exposures

Gov. Tim Walz announced Monday a new app to help track COVID-19 exposures. The COVIDaware MN app, according to a release, does not track individuals’ locations or their positions relative to one another. Minnesota is one of 20 states to use similar technology, developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. “This innovative technology protects the…


Two more approvals needed for Enbridge Line 3 pipeline

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued the final federal permit needed for Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement project to go forward. According to a release, the permit authorizes Enbridge to work within waters protected by the federal government. St. Paul District commander Col. Karl Jansen said he believes the decision, “is based on sound…

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