County Attorney finds officers justified in shooting

By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– Beltrami County Attorney David Hanson, in a letter to the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, said Bemidji Police Officer Bidal Duran and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Newhouse were legally justified in the shooting of 34-year-old Vernon May of Red Lake. According to a summary of evidence from the… Continue reading County Attorney finds officers justified in shooting

Five charged in relation to Tamarack Hall death

By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– Five were recently charged in relation to the late September death of a 19-year-old Cokato man. According to a release from the Beltrami County Attorney’s Office, Bryce Mattson, Jack Mathison, Aaron Trebelhorn, Zachary Morse and Jordan Swan were each charged with two gross misdemeanor counts of furnishing alcohol to… Continue reading Five charged in relation to Tamarack Hall death

BCA identifies victim, officers in shooting incident

By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has identified the officers involved in the shooting death of a Red Lake man late Wednesday night. The BCA says Bemidji Police Officer Bidal Duran and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Newhouse were involved with the fatal incident. Duran has been with the… Continue reading BCA identifies victim, officers in shooting incident

Mother fatally stabbed in Bena

By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– A 54-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her 34-year-old son on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation, according to an updated release from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. According to the release, on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at around 8 p.m., deputies responded to a report of an out-of-control individual outside… Continue reading Mother fatally stabbed in Bena

Officer involved shooting in Bemidji

By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– One is dead after an officer involved shooting incident in Bemidji last night. According to a release from the Bemidji Police Department, an officer stopped a vehicle around 11 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, with a Beltrami County Sheriff’s deputy arriving on the scene moments later. During the stop, the… Continue reading Officer involved shooting in Bemidji

Gaasvig wins Beltrami County District 1

By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– In the only contested Beltrami County race, Craig Gaasvig will be the next Beltrami County Commissioner for District 1, securing 2037 votes, over Natalie Grosfield’s 1,709 votes. Commissioner Richard Anderson of District 3 ran unopposed, as did county auditor-treasurer JoDee Treat, County Sheriff elect Ernie Bietel, County Attorney David… Continue reading Gaasvig wins Beltrami County District 1

Bemidji School Board will see Johnson, Young and Lind in 2019

By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– In the Bemidji School Board race, incumbent Carol L. Johnson will serve another term after securing 6,092 votes. Newcomers joining her on the school board include Sarah Young, with 5,314 votes, and Jeffrey Lind, with 4,449 votes. Incumbent Shawn Whiting came close to being elected with 4,427, as did… Continue reading Bemidji School Board will see Johnson, Young and Lind in 2019