Daily Archives: October 25, 2021


COVID updates for Monday, Oct. 25

Beltrami County Public Health Director Megan Heuer reported Monday afternoon that her department is monitoring 248 active cases of COVID-19. The 80th Beltrami County resident died of COVID-19, reported by the Minnesota Department of Health and Heuer on Monday. Fifteen COVID patients are in local hospital beds, with 11 of those being county residents. MDH…


Red Lake man pleads guilty to child sex abuse

A Red Lake man entered a guilty plea to sexually abusing a child over several years. Acting U.S. Attorney W. Anders Folk says between Aug. 2014 through Aug. 2020, 25-year-old Kory Lussier repeatedly abused a girl, beginning when she was seven years old. Lussier entered his plea last Thursday in St. Paul. The Red Lake…


Lake Bronson man hits moose on Highway 2

A Lake Bronson man is recovering after hitting a moose near McIntosh. The state patrol says 35-year-old Thomas Fitzgerald was eastbound in a 2002 Oldsmobile on Highway 2 when he struck the moose around 6:45 in the morning on Thursday. Fitzgerald was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at a Fosston hospital. Officials did not disclose if…


Bemidji Weekend Blotter: 10/22-10/24

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to from Friday, Oct. 22, to Sunday, Oct. 24. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT SUNDAY, OCT. 24 Assist, 8:19 p.m. BPD assisted State Patrol on a traffic stop on Bemidji Ave. and 4th St. NW. One arrsted. Fire, 4:36 p.m….

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