Daily Archives: January 29, 2021


Situation Update for Friday, Jan. 29

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 1,145 new COVID-19 infections today and 28 new deaths, bringing the state’s case total to 459,747 and the death toll to 6,168. Of all deaths, 3,911 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities. Of all cases, 36,151 were health care workers. Today’s data comes after nearly…


Local artist donates profits to Leech Lake family

A local artist is donating the profits of her portrait to a family in need. Ne-Dah-Ness Rose Greene’s portrait titled “Solace” features two of the four children impacted by their parents’ serious motorcycle accident last year. Greene is a friend to the Leech Lake family, and says the parents are still on the road to…


Paul Bunyan Communications awarded B2B grant

Paul Bunyan Communications is one of 39 recipients of border-to-border broadband grants. “As we look to promoting economic recovery from the pandemic, these grants help ensure that every Minnesotan can participate in building back our state’s economy even stronger,” said DEED Commissioner Steve Grove. “We want to be a model state for innovation – and…


Beltrami County vaccinates 900 against COVID-19

Beltrami County Public Health recently administered 900 COVID-19 vaccines during a three-day mass vaccination event at the Sanford Center. According to a release, Emergency Management provided logistic and planning support to Public Health as they are moving through all three priority groups of Phase 1a, which includes front line workers and nursing home residents. Bemidji…


Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, Jan. 28

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, Jan. 28. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Traffic Stop, 9:30 p.m. Traffic stop on the 500 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Driver arrested on warrant. Disorderly Conduct, 3:31 p.m. Male arrested for disorderly conduct on…

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