Students escape injury after school bus crash

By: News Director Larissa Donovan HELGA TOWNSHIP–  Nineteen students escaped serious injury after a school bus crash south of Bemidji this morning. According to a release from the school district, the crash was at 7:05 a.m., at the Hubbard County Road 9 and 229 Avenue intersection. The state patrol says 28-year-old Kristine Bommersbach of Bemidji was… Continue reading Students escape injury after school bus crash

UPDATE: Tamarack death alcohol-related

By: News Director Larissa Donovan The Bemidji Police Department announced today that they believe the Sunday, Sept. 30, death of a 19-year-old man on the Bemidji State University campus was alcohol-related. According to a release from Bemidji Police Captain David LaZella, Isaac Morris, of Cokato, fell from the 7th floor of Tamarack Hall around 12:30… Continue reading UPDATE: Tamarack death alcohol-related

Victim identified in fatal Tamarack fall

By: News Director Larissa Donovan The superintendent of Dassel-Cokato schools has identified the 18-year-old man who died after an apparent fall from a residence hall at Bemidji State University. Superintendent Jeff Powers says Isaac Morris graduated this spring and was well-known by his peers and in the community. Bemidji Police Captain David LaZella says, “We… Continue reading Victim identified in fatal Tamarack fall

Grow operation found near Bemidji

By: News Director Larissa Donovan A Turtle River Township man was arrested last Friday after an investigation led to the discovery of a marijuana grow operation. According to a release from the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Ernie Bietel, the investigation into a motor vehicle theft brought the department to the 5600 block of Pincherry… Continue reading Grow operation found near Bemidji

UPDATE: Woman, Jeep located, Bemidji Police say no abduction occurred

By: News Director Larissa Donovan The Bemidji Police Department says they do not think an abduction took place last night. Officers investigated a juvenile’s report that a young woman was abducted around 7:30 p.m. near 26th Street NW and Calihan Avenue NW, and, after locating the vehicle and the woman matching the juvenile’s description, as… Continue reading UPDATE: Woman, Jeep located, Bemidji Police say no abduction occurred

A place to call home: Schoolcraft moves into old Deer Lake School

By: News Director Larissa Donovan Teachers, administrators, parents and children alike gathered Thursday, Sept. 13, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The ceremony was held to commemorate the new location of the Schoolcraft Learning Community. SLC is a charter elementary and middle school, which, for the past 18 years, has resided within the Concordia Language Villages. Due… Continue reading A place to call home: Schoolcraft moves into old Deer Lake School