Your Friday News Brief: October 20

By: News Director Larissa Donovan FEATURED PHOTO: Christopher Colt McDonald, 35, is accused of possessing over 100 grams of meth amphetamine. Photo courtesy of the Beltrami County Jail. BEMIDJI– A Bemidji man made his initial court appearance this week after he was found in possession of more than 100 grams of meth amphetamine. Thirty-five-year-old Christopher… Continue reading Your Friday News Brief: October 20

Your Thursday News Brief: October 19

CLEARWATER COUNTY– A Minnesota judge has taken an unusual step in letting four protesters use a “necessity defense,” which can show that a threat of climate change justified their attempt to shut down two oil pipelines. Emily Johnston and Annette Klapstein admit turning off the shutoff valves on two pipelines near Clearbrook as part of… Continue reading Your Thursday News Brief: October 19

Your Wednesday News Brief: October 18

By: News Director Larissa Donovan FEATURED PHOTO: The Eelpout Festival, traditionally held in the Walker area, is looking for a new location and Bemidji is one of the four contenders. Photo courtesy of The Eelpout Festival. BEMIDJI– Various stakeholders in the proposed move of the Eelpout Festival attended Tuesday’s Beltrami County Commissioner meeting. Environmental Services… Continue reading Your Wednesday News Brief: October 18

Your Tuesday News Brief: October 17

By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– The Bemidji School Board has set its sights on increasing math and reading skills by two-percent district-wide. During the monthly school board meeting, Dr. James Hess explained to the board that district goals had to be specific and measurable, and included percentage goals for closing achievement gaps, increasing the… Continue reading Your Tuesday News Brief: October 17

Your Monday News Brief: October 16

By: News Director Larissa Donovan LANGOR TOWNSHIP– Two were injured in a deer- and alcohol-related rollover crash in Beltrami County Sunday. According to the report from the state patrol, a Ford Excursion, driven by 24-year-old Douglas William Palmer of Kelliher, was northbound on Highway 72 in Langor Township when it crashed into a deer. After… Continue reading Your Monday News Brief: October 16

Your Friday News Brief: October 13

By: News Director Larissa Donovan FEATURED PHOTO: Valvoline Instant Oil Change raised $2,000 for the Boys and Girls Club during their recent Customer Appreciation Day. Front Row (left to right): Club members Oliver, Dalilah, Trevor, and Rebecca. Back row: Chuck Stevens, Scott Reed, and Chris Westrum. BEMIDJI– Additional charges have been filed against three men… Continue reading Your Friday News Brief: October 13

Your Thursday News Brief: October 12

By: News Director Larissa Donovan FEATURED PHOTO: Anoka Technical College President Kent Hanson (left) and Bemidji State University/Northwest Technical College President Faith C. Hensrud. Photo courtesy of Anoka Technical College. BEMIDJI– The Bemidji Area School District is preparing itself for the search for a new superintendent. Dr. James Hess announced earlier this year that he plans… Continue reading Your Thursday News Brief: October 12