By: News Director Larissa Donovan MINNEAPOLIS– Bemidji was recognized as the best town in Minnesota during a celebration held in downtown Minneapolis Thursday night. The host organization of the contest, Minnesota Monthly magazine, will provide Bemidji with a marketing campaign worth $50,000 plus a party held in the town’s honor. Jamie Flaws, publisher for Minnesota… Continue reading PHOTOS: Bemidji wins inaugural Best Minnesota Town
By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– Minnesota is set to receive a $47 million settlement from the German car company Volkswagen. According to the state’s pollution control agency, Volkswagen diesel vehicles polluted more than federal standards allowed and the company was sued for about $15-billion. The pollution control agency will use Minnesota’s portion of the… Continue reading Your Thursday News Brief: November 30
By: News Director Larissa Donovan WASKISH– Officials urge caution on area lakes after two bodies were recovered from the waters of Upper Red Lake Monday. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says the bodies recovered are those of 29-year-old Zeth Grey Knyphausen of Stacy and 30-year-old Melissa Marie Seidenstricker of Princeton. The pair of anglers were… Continue reading Your Wednesday News Brief: November 29
By: News Director Larissa Donovan WASKISH– Authorities have identified the two bodies recovered from the waters of Upper Red Lake Monday afternoon. Authorities announced Tuesday afternoon that the bodies are those of two anglers: 28-year-old Zeth Grey Knyphausen of Stacy, and 29-year-old Melissa Marie Seidenstricker of Princeton. According to previous reports, the pair rented a… Continue reading UPDATED: Authorities identified two bodies recovered from Upper Red Lake.
By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– The ability to use historical tax credits is uncertain in the federal tax reform bills currently working their way through the House of Representatives and the Senate. The Carnegie Library Committee has raised over $1.36-million through grants, donations and pledges and was hoping to apply for historical tax credits,… Continue reading Your Tuesday News Brief: November 28
By: News Director Larissa Donovan WASKISH– The bodies of one man and one woman were removed from Upper Red Lake around 3:00 p.m. Monday, in addition to the ATV authorities were previously looking for. The bodies have been sent to the Sanford Morgue for positive identification, and no names were immediately released. According to previous… Continue reading Two bodies recovered from Upper Red Lake
By: News Director Larissa Donovan BELTRAMI COUNTY– The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents along the shores of upper Red Lake to keep an eye out for two overdue anglers. The pair, a 29-year-old male and a 30-year-old female, were last known to be on Upper Red Lake. The Sheriff’s Office asks those in… Continue reading Your Monday News Brief: November 27