By: Larissa Donovan, News Director. BEMIDJI– A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl was found competent to stand trial Wednesday, according a findings document filed by Judge Shari Schlucter. Jacob Kinn, age 32, was arrested in June last summer after a five-year-old girl, missing for 26 hours from the scene… Continue reading Your Friday News Brief: May 12
By: Larissa Donovan, News Director on May 11, 2017 at 4:00 pm. BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl was found competent to stand trial Wednesday, according a findings document filed by the Honorable Judge Shari R. Schlucter. Jacob Kinn, age 32, was arrested June 22, 2016 after a five-year-old… Continue reading FEATURED: Accused Kidnapper Found Competent to Stand Trial.
By: Larissa Donovan, News Director. Above: Omar Sharif Beasley sentenced to 25 years in prison for leading a heroin trafficking ring. Retrieved photo. ST. PAUL— The U.S. Attorney’s office announced Wednesday that the leader of a heroin trafficking organization that funneled drugs into northern Minnesotan Indian reservations was sentenced to 25 years in prison. 39-year-old… Continue reading Your Thursday News Brief: May 11
By: Larissa Donovan, News Director Six were injured in a weekend crash in Northern Township, according to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol. One vehicle, a Nissan Armada, was attempting to cross Highway 71 on Townhall Road Sunday morning when it was struck by a Dodge Ram, traveling southbound on Highway 71. Each vehicle… Continue reading Your Wednesday News Brief: May 10
By: Larissa Donovan, News Director. BEMIDJI–A juvenile male driver caused a power outage over the weekend, according to a release from Beltrami County Chief Deputy Ernie Bietel. The juvenile totaled the Ford Windstar he was driving when he crashed into a utility pole Saturday, causing the pole to fall near the intersection of Adams Avenue… Continue reading Your Tuesday News Brief: May 9
Have a happy and safe Cinco de Mayo! Extra patrols are out, so before you partake, please designate! -News Director Larissa Donovan Above: Sheriff Hodapp speaks on bus-vehicle crash Wednesday outside the Sanford Bemidji Emergency Room. Photo credit to News Director Larissa Donovan. The drivers involved in the bus-vehicle collision north of Bemidji… Continue reading NEWS 05/05/2017
May the Fourth be with you! –Larissa Donovan, News Director and resident nerd. The Minnesota House of Representatives has released their 2017 bonding proposal. According to a release from Governor Dayton’s office, the House proposal allots zero dollars to Bemidji State’s Hagg-Sauer replacement project, zero dollars to Red Lake school projects, 0 dollars to Northwest… Continue reading NEWS 05/04/2017