Your Tuesday News Brief: August 8

By: News Director Larissa Donovan FEATURED PHOTO: Beltrami County Board Chair Tim Sumner is among four to cut the ribbon celebrating the new paving at the fairgrounds. Also pictured are Eric Schulke, Mike Karvakko and Paul Hokuf. BEMIDJI– The Paul Bunyan Inclusive Playground received an award of excellence from the Minnesota Recreation and Parks Association… Continue reading Your Tuesday News Brief: August 8

Your Monday News Brief: August 7

ST. PAUL– Over 22,500 children in the state will go to prekindergarten classes this fall because of new funding for school readiness programs. Bemidji Public Schools will receive some $209,000, Red Lake Schools will receive some $315,000 and Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Schools will receive some $87,000. Democrat Governor Mark Dayton proposed investing a total of $175-million to… Continue reading Your Monday News Brief: August 7

Your Thursday News Brief: August 3

By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– The bail for the inmate who escaped custody last week was set Wednesday. 22-year-old Keanu Major was arrested Tuesday night in an apartment complex in St. Cloud after a 4-day manhunt by many law enforcement departments. The bail, according to court documents, has been set at $150,o00 without conditions,… Continue reading Your Thursday News Brief: August 3

Your Wednesday News Brief: August 2

By: News Director Larissa Donovan FEATURED PHOTO: Keanu Major, 22, was captured Tuesday night in St. Cloud. Photo courtesy of the Bemidji Police Department. BEMIDJI– Keanu Major, the inmate who escaped custody last Friday, has been captured. According to a release from Ernie Bietel, Beltrami County’s Chief Deputy, the 22-year-old Bemidji man was arrested without… Continue reading Your Wednesday News Brief: August 2

Your Tuesday News Brief: August 1

By: News Director Larissa Donovan FEATURED PHOTO: Keanu Major, 22, is still at large after escaping custody Friday from the Bemidji Hospital. Submitted photo courtesy of Bemidji Police Department. BEMIDJI– Police believe an inmate who escaped from custody late last week may have received help. Keanu Major escaped from the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center following… Continue reading Your Tuesday News Brief: August 1

Your Monday News Brief: July 31

By: News Director Larissa Donovan, with a contribution from News Intern Madison Liapis. Featured Photo: The Woodcarvers Festival in Blackduck was held last Saturday. BEMIDJI– The roundabout due to be installed on Jefferson Avenue is set to be completed by November 15. According to a report submitted by Bemidji City Engineer Craig Gray, the city’s… Continue reading Your Monday News Brief: July 31

UPDATED: Jail Escapee last seen near Lake George

By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– The man who triggered the code red alert early this morning was last seen in Hubbard County. According to a press release from Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin, 22-year-old Keanu Joseph Major was last seen exiting a vehicle in the Lake George Area around 11 this morning. Major escaped… Continue reading UPDATED: Jail Escapee last seen near Lake George