Daily Archives: April 9, 2021


Situation Update for Friday, April 9

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 2,659 new COVID-19 cases today and ten new COVID deaths, bringing the state’s case total to 537,828 and the death toll to 6,932. Of today’s reported deaths, six were among residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities. There have been 4,310 COVID deaths in these types of…


Severe Weather Awareness Week next week

As Minnesota has already experienced severe weather this season, Beltrami County Emergency Management will participate in Severe Weather Awareness Week next week. Monday’s topic is alerts and warnings, such as having a reliable source of NOAA weather information. Tuesday’s topic will cover thunderstorm winds, lightning and hail. Wednesday will cover flash flooding, Thursday will be…


Bemidji School Board hears staff recommendations on class size, school boundary adjustments

Featured image: ISD 31 current Central School boundaries The Bemidji Area School Board heard recommendations from staff on classroom adjustments and elementary school boundaries. The district has a class size goal of 30 students per section for elementary with different metrics for middle and high school. Business Director Jordan Hickman said staff is uncertain on…


Bemidji Blotter for Thursday, April 8

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Thursday, April 8. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Medical, 8:52 a.m. Overdose on the 1000 block of Birchmont Dr. NE. NARCAN administered, Task Force agent summoned to scene. Closed. Property Damage, 6:54 a.m. Broken window on a…

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