Daily Archives: July 27, 2021


More counties added to burning restriction list

Clearwater and Mahnomen counties are joining a large swath of the state in strict burning restrictions. Effective as of 12:01 a.m. today, areas within state jurisdiction in Aitkin, Becker, Benton, Carlton, Clearwater, Mahnomen and Stearns counties are included in burning restrictions already in place for the eastern portion of Roseau County and all of Beltrami,…


UPDATED: Red Lake Nation mourns fallen Police Officer

The Red Lake Tribal Council announced a Red Lake Tribal Police Officer passed away this morning. The Minneapolis FBI office tweeted that agents are investigated a shooting that fatally wounded the officer. According to the announcement, Red Lake Police Officerss were responding to a call when a subject fired a weapon, killing the officer. The…


Nevis man seriously injured in alcohol-related crash

A 50-year-old Nevis man was seriously injured in an alcohol-related crash near East Crooked Lake. Hubbard County deputies responded to Mantrap Township on July 16 around 8:30 p.m. and found the driver, Rodney Boos, severely injured and partially in the lake. Callers reported the vehicle had rolled and was upside down in the water. A…


Roger Jourdain celebrated in Bemidji

Featured photo courtesy of Greater Bemidji, Inc. Today is Roger Jourdain Day, commemorating Red Lake Nation’s first tribal chairman on what would have been his 108th birthday. The City of Bemidji has commemorated the day annually since the proclamation in 2011 by former mayor Dave Larson. The Red Lake Nation flag was raised at 7:30…


Storm sweeps through Beltrami County

Featured photo courtesy of the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office A tornado-warned storm swept through Beltrami County Monday evening. Damage was reported at the Red Lake Pow Wow grounds and there are numerous reports across Beltrami County and the Red Lake Nation of tree damage and large hail. The Beltrami Electric Cooperative reported over 900 customers…


Bemidji Blotter for Monday, July 26

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, July 26. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Fire, 9:38 p.m. Report of a vehicle on fire on 15th St. and Adams Ave. NW. Officer extinguished the fire, private tow contacted. Suspicious, 8:15 p.m. Adult male arrested for…

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