Daily Archives: July 26, 2021


Highway 2 RCI construction complete

The construction on Highway 2 west of Bemidji is now complete. The project began in May and included a series of reduced conflict intersections, also known as “J-Turns,” from Beltrami County Road 9 to County 14 in Wilton. MnDOT says J-turns create a 70 percent reduction in fatalities and a 42 percent reduction in injury…


Judge grants “water protectors” restraining order against Hubbard County ahead of weekend of demonstrations

Opponents of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline say a judge has granted a temporary restraining order. The judge has ordered Hubbard County law enforcement to cease blockading a protesters’ encampment, the Namewag Camp, and to stop issuing citations. It came on another day of protests Friday that prompted officials to close an eight-mile stretch of Highway…


Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 7/22-7/25

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, July 22, to Sunday, July 25. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT SUNDAY, JULY 25 Assault, 11:45 p.m. Officers responded to the 600 block of 2nd St. SE on report of a sexual assault. One male arrested. Suspicious,…

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