Daily Archives: August 17, 2021


School board adjourns before voting on any mask policy for this school year

The Bemidji School Board adjourned their meeting before voting on any masking policy for this school year. Several members of the public spoke against any mask requirements, claiming that mask use and lockdowns were detrimental to students’ well-being. Business Director Jordan Hickman said new quarantine guidelines from MDH say that if an infected student and…


Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run crash

A pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash early this morning in Bemidji. According to a release from the Bemidji Police Department, emergency personnel responded to the 400 block of Paul Bunyan Dr. S. and found a pedestrian on the ground severely injured around 4:19 a.m. Officers observed one vehicle traveling north from the…


Bemidji Blotter for Monday, Aug. 16

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, Aug. 16. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Suspicious, 9:04 p.m. Caller reported intoxicated male hitting car with a crowbar on the 500 block of 26th St. NW. Car belonged to subject. No damage on arrival. Assault, 12:31…

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