Daily Archives: August 9, 2021


Sanford Center capital requests, other items, to be discussed during tonight’s financial work session

The Bemidji City Council will discuss their financial management plan during their work session. According to documents presented by City Finance Director Ron Eischens, the plan concerns the city’s general fund, and the city will set the preliminary levy in September. Staff and council will likely discuss union contracts, eligible uses of $1.63 million in…


Masks now required at BSU, NTC

Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College will require masks in campus buildings starting today. The CDC COVID tracker downgraded Beltrami County’s COVID transmission level from substantial to high on Saturday. BSU and NTC are following Minnesota State’s COVID plan for this fall, which requires mask use inside campus buildings in areas of substantial or…


One juvenile arrested in shooting incident at Ridgeway

The Bemidji Police Department is investigating an apparent shooting. The release says officers responded to the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. NW around 7:20 p.m. Saturday on the report of multiple gunshots. A juvenile male suspect reportedly shot at a 47-year-old man outside an apartment building. No one was injured. Witnesses on the scene described…


Bemidji Weekend Blotter 8/5-8/8

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, Aug. 5, to Sunday, Aug. 8. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT SUNDAY, AUG. 8 Disorderly Conduct, 5:44 p.m. Report of a disturbance in a vehicle on the 4500 block of Birchmont Dr. NE. Officer located the vehicle…

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