Daily Archives: May 12, 2021


UPDATED: Suspects sought in shooting, crash

Bemidji law enforcement officials are searching for two male suspects after a report of shots fired and a crash that downed a power pole. Bemidji Police officers and Beltrami County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 600 block of 23rd St. NW around 6 p.m. Wednesday. Witnesses reported seeing two males, one wearing a red shirt…


Situation Update for Wednesday, May 12

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 919 new COVID-19 cases today and 15 new deaths. In total, there have been 590,436 infections and 7,255 deaths. One of today’s reported deaths was a resident of long-term care or assisted living facility. There have been 4,378 deaths in these types of facilities. Today’s data comes after…


Teenager injured in Hubbard County three-wheeler crash

A 15-year-old was transported to a Fargo hospital after a three-wheeler crash in Hubbard County late Tuesday night. The state patrol says the unnamed rider was westbound on the shoulder of Highway 200 near Highway 64 when he struck a parked pickup truck around 11 p.m. The rider was wearing his helmet. The Hubbard County…


MnDOT’s McKinnon plans retirement

Project Manager Joe McKinnon will retire from MnDOT next month after 31 years on the job. McKinnon spent almost his entire career at MnDOT Bemidji Headquarters, with his beginning as a project engineer in Polk County in 1984. “In my 31 years at MnDOT, I have had the opportunity to be involved with a project…


Bemidji Blotter for Tuesday, May 11

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Tuesday, May 11. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Assist, 5:50 p.m. Assist Minnesota State Patrol with a two-vehicle injury crash on Highway 2 and Moberg Dr. NW. Burglary, 5:18 p.m. Red Trek men’s mountain bike stolen from a…

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