Your Thursday News Brief: July 13

By: News Director Larissa Donovan, with a contribution from News Intern Madison Liapis. Featured Photo: Members of the 1st National Bank Bemidji Foundation pose with Watermark Art Center’s Board and Steering Committee members to commemorate 1st National Foundation’s donation to the art center. The Foundation gave a $30,000 gift paid in $10,000 installments over three… Continue reading Your Thursday News Brief: July 13

Your Wednesday News Brief: July 12

By: News Director Larissa Donovan BEMIDJI– Charges against a Bemidji couple have been dismissed by the Beltrami County attorney’s office, but will be instead be tried by the U.S. Attorney General’s Office. Christopher and Rebecca Trisco were arrested last Monday for being in possession of more than 1,000 grams of meth amphetamine. According to the… Continue reading Your Wednesday News Brief: July 12

Your Tuesday News Brief: July 11

By: Larissa Donovan, News Director, with contributions from News Intern Madison Liapis. BEMIDJI– The former assistant principal of Bemidji Middle School did not appear in Beltrami County court Monday as scheduled. The hearing, according to court documents, was reset so there was no warrant issued. Thirty-four-year-old Brandon Bjerknes is accused of three counts of discussing… Continue reading Your Tuesday News Brief: July 11

Your Monday News Brief: July 10

By: Larissa Donovan, News Director FEATURED PHOTO: First National Bank won the Business Challenge 5K at the Beltrami County Relay for Life. From left to right: Mary Richards, Elizabeth Ledford, LaDon Howes, Anthony King, Laura King, Jamie Haskell, Dennis Staples and Kenneth Schmidt. Submitted photo. MINNEAPOLIS– Three have been sentenced in the federal court Friday… Continue reading Your Monday News Brief: July 10

Your Friday News Brief: June 23

By: News Director Larissa Donovan. FEATURED PHOTO: Opponents of the proposed Line 3 project march and voice their opposition with the “Daughter Water Walker”–a creation by Annie Humphrey of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. Photo credit to Larissa Donovan. BEMIDJI–The final public comment hearing on the draft Environmental Impact Statement for Line 3 was… Continue reading Your Friday News Brief: June 23

Your Thursday News Brief: June 22

By: News Director Larissa Donovan, with contributions from News Intern Madison Liapis. FEATURED PHOTO: Racing planes from the Air Race Classic’s stop at the Bemidji Regional Airport. Photo credit to News Director Larissa Donovan. BEMIDJI– A Redby man changed his plea Tuesday, according to court documents. Forty-three-year-old Gary Cobenais has pleaded guilty to the felony… Continue reading Your Thursday News Brief: June 22

Your Wednesday News Brief: June 21

By: News Director Larissa Donovan. Featured Photo: Watermark Art Center receives a check for $1,500 from Bemidji Noon Rotary. Watermark steering committee members pictured are, L-R: Marilyn Miller, capital campaign co-chair; Lori Forshee-Donnay, executive director; Lorie Yourd, board president; Paul Diehl, project manager; and Chris Keenan, capital campaign co-chair. The donation will go toward Watermark’s… Continue reading Your Wednesday News Brief: June 21