Bemidji Blotter for Monday, Aug. 24

The following is a summary of incidents the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to on Monday, Aug. 24. BEMIDJI POLICE DEPARTMENT Theft, 8:20 p.m. Caller reported theft on the 2900 block of Pine Ridge Ave. NW. Adult female arrested for out of county warrant. Female posted bail and was released….


PHOTOS: Social injustice demonstration at Paul and Babe

About 150 attended Saturday’s demonstration, hosted by Bemidji State University’s Black student union, calling for social justice and equality. Black Student Union president Zoe Christensen The event, from 2 to 4 at Paul Bunyan Park, was peaceful, and attendees dispersed afterward. The speakers shared stories of times they had experienced prejudice based on the color…


Editorial Column: Local Government and Local News

EDITORIAL COLUMN: LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL NEWS   As many of us have heard by now, the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners took a historic vote in chambers regarding refugee resettlement yesterday afternoon. See that story here. Many felt blindsided by this action, wherever they stood on the issue. As a journalist, it is not…

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