Daily Archives: January 4, 2021


Wilton man injured in alcohol-related crash

A Wilton man was injured in an alcohol-related crash near Highway 2 and Eckles Road New Years Day. The Minnesota State Patrol says 46-year-old Nicholas Kersting rear ended a Ford Focus in the eastbound lane of Highway 2. No one in the Focus was injured, but Kersting, who the MSP believes was under the influence…


No injuries reported in Division Street fire

No injuries were reported in a house fire on Division Street Saturday. According to a release from the Bemidji Fire Department, responders assisted an elderly woman and her dog out of the home, and a cat was also rescued. Twenty-four firefighters and four fire engines were on scene, with assistance from Solway Fire, Beltrami County…


Situation Update for Monday, Jan. 4

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 3,148 new cases of COVID-19 today and 13 new deaths, bringing the state’s case total to 423,688 and the death toll to 5,443. Of all deaths, 3,506 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities. Of all cases, 32,727 were health care workers. Today’s data comes from…


Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 12/31-1/3

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, Dec. 31, to Sunday, Jan. 4. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT SUNDAY, JAN. 3 Theft, 3:48 p.m. Officers responded to a theft complaint on the 2000 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. NW. One arrested. Burglary, 3:23…

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