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Bemidji Police seeking information on dumpsters loaded with fire accelerants and debris

Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin issued a release today, requesting the public’s help in identifying those responsible for loading various dumpsters in the downtown area with debris and accelerants on May 30. Detectives reportedly discovered that Waste Management observed large amounts of cardboard, cut up fence posts, broken pallets, leaves and thistles in various dumpsters….


No charges recommended for May 30 curfew violation

The Brainerd Police Department completed their investigation into the curfew violations from late May, after law enforcement reporting they received credible threats of violence following a demonstration in downtown Bemidji, thus prompting a city-wide curfew. According to a release from Chief of Police Mike Mastin, those accused of violating curfew were authorized through the exemption…


MN Legislature called to a special session

Gov. Tim Walz has called the legislature to reconvene tomorrow, prioritizing police reform as well as the bonding bill. According to a release, the Governor supports recommendations by the Minnesota People of Color and Indigenous Caucus on police reform and accountability, as well as his bonding proposal. “Minnesota is at a turning point. This is…


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…

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