Daily Archives: February 12, 2021


AUDIO: House Majority leader discusses budget priorities, mask mandates and opportunities to get involved with state government

House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler is encouraging Greater Minnesotans to take advantage of the legislature’s remote technology to get involved with state government. Winkler, during an interview Wednesday, outlined some of this year’s budget priorities for the DFL, which includes supporting frontline workers and education, as well as a proposed mask mandate by the legislature…


Hubbard County crash injures three

Three were injured in a Hubbard County crash Thursday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 20-year-old Branson Heck of Kelliher was northbound on Highway 71 near Jade Rose Drive in Clover Township when he drifted into oncoming traffic and was struck by a southbound Dodge Ram. The Ram occupants, 26-year-old Joseph Stump of North…


United Way of Bemidji Area exceeds fundraising goals

The United Way of Bemidji Area Executive Director Denae Alamano announced this morning on the radio stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting that the annual fundraising goals were met, and exceeded. Alamano said the goal was $525,000, which would then be distributed to area nonprofits that meet the United Way’s priority campaigns of education, health and…


Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, Feb. 11

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, Feb. 11. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Agency Assist, 11:54 p.m. Officers assisted BCSO with a domestic assault in progress on Theater Ln. NW. One arrested. Theft, 1:48 p.m. Complaint of someone siphoning gas from vehicles…

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