Your Thursday News Brief: May 25

By: Larissa Donovan, News Director. BEMIDJI– City Manager Nate Mathews says the city’s water is safe to drink. The report came after the Minnesota Department of Health issued a notice Tuesday that groundwater near Bemidji’s airport was contaminated by perfluorochemicals, or PFCs. PFCs, according to research, have been linked to some negative human health outcomes,… Continue reading Your Thursday News Brief: May 25

Your Thursday News Brief: May 18

By: Larissa Donovan, News Director Featured Photo: Good Samaritans honored Wednesday for their efforts during the May 3 Bus Crash. Names honored (not all pictured): Scott Long, Grant Frenzel, Rich Marsoleck, Rena Smith, Dr. Grant M. Christopher, David Wall, Glenn McLean, Brad Arel, Jeff Wade, Eric and Jana Norgaard, Nicole Jensen, Jeanena Lazella, Ed Plascencia,… Continue reading Your Thursday News Brief: May 18

BREAKING: More Charges Filed Against Former Vice Principal.

By: Larissa Donovan, News Director. Assisted by Madison Liapis, News Intern. New charges have been filed against the former Bemidji Middle School principal accused of engaging in graphic sexual conversations with minors over the Internet. The continued investigation on 34-year-old Brandon Bjerkness by the Beltrami County Attorney’s office revealed two more victims, received by the… Continue reading BREAKING: More Charges Filed Against Former Vice Principal.

Your Wednesday News Brief: May 17

Featured Photo: Logan C., age 6, giggles as he turns on the emergency lights on a Bemidji Police Department squad car during the Early Childhood Family Education “Wheels, wheels, wheels!” event. Photo credit to Larissa Donovan, News Director. By: Larissa Donovan, News Director. BEMIDJI– Authorities have identified the man pulled from Lake Bemidji Monday. According… Continue reading Your Wednesday News Brief: May 17