Daily Archives: May 17, 2021


Situation Update for Monday, May 17

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting 805 new COVID-19 cases today and ten newly reported deaths, bringing the state’s case total to 594,427 and the death toll to 7,296. Two of today’s reported deaths were residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities, bringing the total number of deaths in these types of facilities…


Highway 200 project starts today

Construction began today on a nearly 16 mile stretch of Highway 200 near Walker. According to MnDOT, crews will work on the mill and overlay between the junctions of Highway 371 and Highway 84. Lane closures can be expected now, but a staged detour is planned for two weeks in late July and early August….


Susan Jarvis the keynote speaker of Bemidji Chamber’s Awards of Excellence event

President and CEO of Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota Susan Jarvis is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the Awards of Excellence. Jarvis’ “Stronger Together” speech will highlight the importance of community investment and working together to build a stronger future. The Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce’s Awards of Excellence will be held on…


Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 5/13-5/16

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, May 13, to Sunday, May 16. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT SUNDAY, MAY 16 Suspicious, 11:32 p.m. Officer noticed a female digging through a vehicle late at night on Mississippi Ave. and 4th St. NW. Individual had…

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