Daily Archives: March 9, 2021


Situation Update for Tuesday, March 9

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 1,641 new COVID-19 cases and 140 newly reported deaths, bringing the state’s case total to 492,108 cases and the death toll to 6,696. Of today’s record single-day total of deaths, 138 were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities, bringing the total number of deaths in these…


BSU awarded for affordability and quality degree programs

Bemidji State University and its degree programs have received a variety of awards for quality and affordability from several college ranking websites. BSU ranked 20th on the list “2021’s Most Affordable Online Marketing Degrees” by Education Reference Desk: http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/education-reference-desk-announces-2021s-most-affordable-online-marketing-degrees-1327238.htm BSU ranked 95th on the list “2021 Most Popular Online Teaching Schools” by Teaching Degree Search:…


Highway 92 road hazard

MnDOT is urging travelers to use caution on Highway 92 near Zerkel and Bagley through noon today. Signage has been placed due to water over the road and the road has been reduced to single-lane traffic. Up to date information on road conditions is available at 511mn.org.


Bemidji Blotter for Monday, March 8

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, March 8. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Violations/Court Orders, 8:35 p.m. Male individual was arrested for HRO violation on the 2500 block of Minnesota Ave. NW. DWI, 6:49 p.m. Report of male urinating in public on…


Settlement reached with 3M, City of Bemidji

The Bemidji City Council approved an agreement with 3M after a closed meeting last night. According to a release from City Manager Nate Mathews, 3M has been working with the council over several months and will contribute $12.5 million to support the construction and operation of the water treatment system, built to remove 3M-manufactured PFAs…

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