Daily Archives: March 5, 2021


Situation Update for Friday, March 5

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 813 new COVID-19 cases today and 13 new deaths, bringing the case total to 488,170 and the death toll to 6,534. Six of today’s deaths were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities, bringing the total of deaths for these types of facilities to 4,076. Today’s data…


Spring load restrictions begin Monday

Spring load restrictions will begin Monday in the north and north central frost zones. Beltrami County Highway Engineer Bruce Hasbargen said in a release that during the spring restrictions, all gravel surfaced roads will be restricted to 5 tons per axel. On paved roads, posted limits between 5 and 10 tons per axel. “During the…


Bemidji’s new Fire Chief has busy first week

Featured photo: Crews respond to the diesel spill reported Thursday afternoon  Bemidji Fire Chief Justin Sherwood was named new fire chief late in January, and officially began his post on Feb. 28. Sherwood visited with KB101’s Todd Haugen on Chatabout today and discussed two separate incidents during his first week on the job. On Monday,…


Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, March 4

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, March 4. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Warrant, 6:26 p.m. Officer made contact with a male with outstanding warrants on 4th St. and Minnesota Ave. NW. Promise to appear form signed and subject was provided with a…

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