Your Thursday News Brief: February 15

By: News Director Larissa Donovan AKELEY– Northern Minnesota authorities are searching for a missing pregnant woman.  Kara Blevins was last seen the evening of February 2nd in the town of Akeley.  Investigators from Cass County said Tuesday that they’ve found no evidence of a crime, but that authorities are following up on all leads.  Authorities in Hubbard… Continue reading Your Thursday News Brief: February 15

Your Tuesday News Brief: February 13

By: News Director Larissa Donovan ST. PAUL– A Redby man pleaded not guilty Monday to killing his infant son. According to federal court documents, Gary Wayne Jackson, Jr. is charged with second degree murder. In interviews with investigators, Jackson denied killing the 23-month-old child in early January, but also stated several times that he was… Continue reading Your Tuesday News Brief: February 13

Your Monday News Brief: February 12

By: News Director Larissa Donovan GRAND FORKS, N.D.– Current superintendent of the Bemidji School District has been named one of three finalists for a superintendent search in Grand Forks. Dr. Hess’ interview will be held on February 13. Hess announced his retirement from Bemidji Area Schools last summer, and a search for a new Bemidji… Continue reading Your Monday News Brief: February 12

Your Friday News Brief: February 9

By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– The former Bemidji Middle School assistant principal was sentenced in Beltrami County court Thursday morning. Thirty-four-year-old Brandon Mark Bjerknes was sentenced to 25 years in a federal prison Tuesday, but the state prosecutors felt it appropriate to sentence Bjerknes on the state offenses. In the state court, Bjerknes was… Continue reading Your Friday News Brief: February 9

Your Thursday News Brief: February 8

BEMIDJI– The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners will slow down the redetermination process for Judicial Ditch 35. Property owners along the ditch urged the County to clean out the ditch in 2016, but redetermination was needed to see which property owners benefit from the functioning ditch. Redetermination, however, has a hefty price tag of $50,000.… Continue reading Your Thursday News Brief: February 8

Your Wednesday News Brief: February 7

By: News Director Larissa Donovan ST. PAUL– A former Bemidji Middle School administrator was sentenced to 25 years in a federal prison yesterday. According to court documents, 34-year-old Brandon Mark Bjerknes appeared in the St. Paul Federal Courthouse for two and a half hours yesterday where he was handed down the sentence. Bjerknes, according to… Continue reading Your Wednesday News Brief: February 7