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MN DFL party calls for the expulsion of Fischbach

Featured photo: Michelle Fischbach and Donald Trump during Bemidji’s September rally.  Minnesota’s DFL party is calling on Congress to expel newly elected Representative for Minnesota’s Seventh District Michelle Fischbach, as well as recently re-elected Rep. Jim Hagedorn. The two out of four Minnesota Republicans that partially make up the state’s congressional delegation joined 119 other…

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Newly-elected Rep. Michelle Fischbach objects to election results

Minnesota’s Seventh District Representative Michelle Fischbach joined one other in the state’s congressional delegation to object the electoral college votes from Arizona and Pennsylvania. Fischbach’s district includes the most of the city of Bemidji, and the area to the west. Beltrami County, according to election results, largely voted for former Rep. Collin Peterson, despite the…

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Several injured in Becker County crash

Several were injured in a crash in Becker County Tuesday. According to a release, 41-year-old Amanda Littlewolf of Bena was traveling on a county road near Highway 34 when she hit an approach and struck a tree. The airbags deployed in her 2020 Chrysler Voyager before the vehicle came to a rest. Littlewolf and four…

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Pro-Trump group storms the U.S. Capitol

Photo credit: Associated Press, Jose Luis Magana The world watched in horror as pro-Trump supporters stormed the United State’s Capitol Wednesday afternoon. The last breach of the building was over 200 years ago, during the War of 1812’s Battle of Bladensburg on Aug. 24, 1814, when the British burned the Capitol as well as the…

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Unbelted driver injured in Lake George crash

An unbelted driver was injured in a crash Saturday near Lake George. According to a release from the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office, 29-year-old Kristyn Mensink was eastbound on County Road 4 when she lost control on a curve, flipping her Ford Fusion and came to a rest upside down in the ditch. Lake George Fire…

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Ice thickness reminder from DNR

With the kickoff of the ice fishing season, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds new and veteran anglers alike of their responsibility to keep themselves safe and to be a considerate member of the ice angling community. Some of Minnesota’s most popular winter fisheries, such as Upper Red Lake, have drawn remarkably high numbers…

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Several protestors arrested on Enbridge property

Several were arrested last week for allegedly trespassing on Enbridge property near Palisade. According to a release from the Northern Lights Task Force, a man was staying in a tree platform 30 feet from the ground that was reportedly connected to a cable that blocked Enbridge’s leased right of way. “The situation required a response…

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Contractor dies at Enbridge site near Hill City

Enbridge Energy said work was paused at a construction yard in Hill City after a fatal accident Friday morning involving a contractor. Enbridge spokeswoman Juli Kellner said authorities were at the scene and working to notify the victim’s family. Kellner said, “safety standards and protocols were reinforced as work paused across the project for a…

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