Daily Archives: October 19, 2021


COVID updates for Tuesday, Oct. 19

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 2,868 new COVID-19 cases Monday and 29 new deaths. Of the new cases, 40 were in Beltrami County, 27 were in Cass County, four were in Clearwater County and eight were in Hubbard County. One of the deaths reported Monday was a Beltrami County resident in their late 60s….


Minnesota senators urging Biden to provide disaster relief for Red Lake Nation

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith sent a joint letter to the Biden Administration, supporting the Red Lake Nation’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration Severe storms this summer produced two tornadoes that swept through Beltrami County, largely hitting the Red Lake Reservation. These storms damaged numerous households and tribal buildings, including the Pow…


Cozzens named Bishop of Crookston Diocese

Pope Francis named Andrew Cozzens as the next Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Crookston. Cozzens succeeds Michael Hoeppner. Michael Hoeppner resigned at the request of the Pope in April after the Vatican concluded Hoeppner interfered with past investigations into clergy sex abuse. At a news conference held yesterday, Cozzens said he knows how difficult…


Bemidji Blotter for Monday, Oct. 18

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, Oct. 18. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Assist, 11:12 p.m. Officer assisted caller in getting some property back from her soon-to-be ex-boyfriend on the 1000 block of Bemidji Ave. N. Medical, 6:17 p.m. RP reporting her…

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