Daily Archives: April 5, 2021


Situation Update for Monday, April 5

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 1,385 new COVID-19 cases today and ten new deaths, bringing the state’s case total to 527,650 and the death toll to 6,885. Since no new data was reported Easter Sunday, April 4, MDH said, “Today’s post will be for data analyzed and reported out as of Saturday, April…


Cass Lake man injured in motorcycle crash

A Cass Lake man was injured after he struck a deer with his motorcycle on Highway 2 Sunday evening. The state patrol says 42-year-old Joseph Schmid was westbound just east of Swan River in Itasca County when he struck the deer. The motorcycle came to a rest in the west bound side ditch. Schmid was…


Three rescued from Lake Marquette after canoe capsized

Personal flotation devices such as lifejackets are credited in the successful rescue of three people after their canoe capsized on Lake Marquette. Bemidji Ambulance personnel responded to the scene Friday afternoon to transport three people in need of treatment of hypothermia. “This scenario ended well. Some unfortunately don’t,” said Berltrami County Sheriff Ernie Beitel in…


Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 4/2-4/4

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, April 2, to Sunday, April 4. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT SUNDAY, APRIL 4 Disturbing the Peace, 10:59 p.m. Officer responded to a report of individuals playing basketball after park hours on the 1100 block of Mississippi…

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