Articles by Larissa Donovan

Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University.


COVID updates for Friday, Sept. 24

Local health officials are monitoring a growing number of COVID-19 cases. According to Beltrami County Public Health Director Megan Heuer, as of this morning, there were 314 active cases of COVID within the county. COVID patients are occupying 16 hospital beds within the county, with 10 of those patients being Beltrami County residents. On Monday,…


Bagley School Board votes to continue in-person learning

Bagley Superintendent Erich Heiss announced today that after a special meeting this morning, the Bagley School Board voted to continue in-person learning. On Monday, Heiss announced that the Bagley School Board would meet today to consider a recommendation from the Clearwater County Nursing Service to switch to distance learning for two weeks. The recommendation came…


Bemidji Blotter for Sept. 22-23

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Wednesday, Sept. 22, and Thursday, Sept. 23. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT THURSDAY, SEPT. 23 Disorderly Conduct, 9:16 p.m. Officer responded to a request to remove a belligerent female from a residence on the 600 block of 4th…

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