Daily Archives: August 16, 2021


Suspect vehicle sought in Becker County hit-and-run

Two pedestrians were airlifted to a Fargo hospital after being struck while working on a vehicle last Thursday. According to a release from the Becker County Sheriff’s Office, the two men, 31-year-old Clifford Warren of Ogema and 56-year-old Duane Warren of White Earth, were working on a stalled vehicle when they were struck by a…


COVID-19 updates for Monday, Aug. 16

Beltrami County’s COVID-19 cases increased by 221 percent over the course of seven days. Two weeks ago, the county was monitoring two cases, and on Friday, there were 94 active cases. Beltrami County is considered to be an area of high COVID transmission, with masking indoors recommended regardless of vaccination status. Some of the local…


Toddler killed by accidental gunfire

A toddler was killed in an accidental shooting early Friday morning. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office and Leech Lake Tribal Police Department responded to the Bena home just before 4 a.m. and found that a five-year-old boy accidentally shot a three-year-old girl. Despite efforts to save her life, she was pronounced dead at the Deer…


Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 8/12-8/15

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Thursday, Aug. 12, to Sunday, Aug. 15. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT SUNDAY, AUG. 15 DWI, 3:43 a.m. Vehicle call complaint on the 1100 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. Driver was arrested for DWI. Suspicious, 2:32 a.m….

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