The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds the public that it is unlawful to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street. According to maintenance superintendent Curt Larson, (quote), “Improperly placing snow on or near a public road creates hazards including drainage problems, drifting, sight obstruction and unsafe access.” Minnesota law and many… Continue reading NEWS 12/09/2016
Bemidji State University President Faith C. Hensrud, Provost Dr. Michael Anderson, Dr. Virgil Bakken, chair of Bemidji State’s newly renamed Department of Integrated Media, and others yesterday unveiled the university’s new Student Media Center at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Deputy Hall. Hensrud said BSU students now have a high-technology learning environment that is specifically designed to… Continue reading News 12/08/2016
Paul Bunyan Communications announced Monday that the GigaZone, an all-fiber optic communications network, has reached Laporte, Becida, and Solway as well as additional areas of Bemidji. The GigaZone is currently available to over 27,000 locations across the service area, and service options include broadband internet speeds of up to 1000 Megabytes, or One Gig, per… Continue reading NEWS 12/07/2016
Shannon Larry Northbird, a 38-year-old man of Bemidji, has been charged with one felony count of possessing pornographic work and one count of a Gross Misdemeanor Misconduct for a public employee in the Cass County District Court yesterday. Northbird is an officer of the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department and has been placed on administrative… Continue reading NEWS 12/06/2016
A pedestrian was struck last Wednesday evening on Debs Road in Roosevelt Township, about 20 miles northwest of Bemidji. The Beltrami County Sheriff reports that the driver showed no signs of impairment, despite the calls to the Sheriff’s office reporting the possibility of an impaired driver. The pedestrian was transported to the Sanford Medical Center… Continue reading NEWS 12/5/2016
The Itasca County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that Rinda Lynn Etter, age 57 of Deer River, pleaded guilty to the six felony counts and two gross misdemeanor counts of theft. The allegations against Etter state that she perpetrated in a series of thefts against multiple people that amounted to over $53,000. Etter’s guilty plea is… Continue reading NEWS 12/01/2016
Cass Lake-Bena Schools will be delayed TWO HOURS due to a building issue today on December 1st, 2016.