Police chief issues release on Monday’s shots fired report

By: News Director Larissa Donovan Featured photo: Police presence near downtown Bemidji. Photo courtesy of Josh Peterson, reporter for Lakeland News.  BEMIDJI– Bemidji’s Chief of Police Mike Mastin issued a release about the shots fired near downtown  yesterday evening. Mastin says that officers and Beltrami County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the area of 9th Street… Continue reading Police chief issues release on Monday’s shots fired report

Bemidji’s State of the City Address

By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– Mayor of Bemidji Rita Albrecht said the state of the city is strong in her address last night. Albrecht outlined the city’s strengths, such as a 5 percent population growth per year. With that growth and the proposed 2020 annexation comes challenges to the city’s police department, streets and wastewater… Continue reading Bemidji’s State of the City Address

UPDATE: Victims, suspect identified in Nevis incident

By: News Director Larissa Donovan NEVIS– The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the three killed after a shooting, pursuit and officer-involved shooting in Nevis last Thursday night. The two victims were identified as 40-year-old Heidi Pierce and 37-year-old Candi Goochey, both of Akeley, and the suspect was identified as 34-year-old Bryce Bellomo of Nevis,… Continue reading UPDATE: Victims, suspect identified in Nevis incident

Double homicide charges forwarded to county attorney

By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– A Bemidji man is anticipated to be charged with a double homicide. According to a release from the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, Darren Stebe, 44, is believed to have caused the deaths of Adam Thorpe, 39, of Maple Grove and Jason McDonough, 41, of Superior, Wisconsin. Last week, authorities… Continue reading Double homicide charges forwarded to county attorney