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On July 26th at about 6:15 AM Beltrami County 911 Dispatch was notified by an alert Pioneer News Delivery Driver of a one vehicle rollover located in the 4500 block of Birchmont Drive NE in Northern 
Deputies responded to the scene and met with the caller and located the vehicle, a 2003 Mitsubishi 
Eclipse GTS, silver in color- which was overturned and covered by a pine tree and shrubbery.  The vehicle was occupied by an adult male, 20 years of age.  Bemidji Fire and Bemidji Ambulance personnel advised the lone occupant was found deceased upon their arrival.Read the rest of "FATAL CRASH ON BIRCHMONT DRIVE" ...


On 07/26/2015 at around 0630am the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a 76 year old male in Liberty Township requesting assistance with what sounded initially presenting  to be a medical.  Deputies arrived and found the male to be in a state exhaustion with reports from his girlfriend that he had not slept in days due to complications from Lyme's disease.  Arrangements were made for the girlfriend to leave and allow the male to sleep.At around 1040am the 76 year old male contacted 911 and was speaking gibberish and not making sense.  In addition he was now talking about harming himself with a firearm.  To complicate matters his girlfriend had returned to the residence and she now was a hostage not being allowed to leave as she had made several documented attempts.Read the rest of "HOSTAGE SITUATION IN PUPOSKY" ...


The following people were recently sentenced in Crow Wing County District ... - Brainerd Daily Dispatch

The following people were recently sentenced in Crow Wing County District ...Brainerd Daily DispatchPaul M. Nieman, 25, Little Falls, was sentenced April 29 to 90 days in the Crow Wing County Jail, with sentence stayed for one year, for drug possession of over 1.4 grams of marijuana in a motor vehicle. ...

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Brainerd Daily DispatchChurch NewsBrainerd Daily DispatchCROSSLAKE - Mark and Dayle (Kimbler) Annand will share their missionary adventures at 10:45 a.m. ...

Fire causes $50K in damages to Virginia home - Northland's NewsCenter

Northland's NewsCenterFire causes $50K in damages to Virginia homeNorthland's NewsCenterVirginia, MN ( -- A fire in Virginia caused an estimated $50,000 in damages to a home, Thursday. ...

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Watermark hosts the Artists of Studio 10 in upcoming exhibit

Watermark Art Center presents “Transitions” by the Artists of Studio 10 as its next featured exhibit, opening Friday, August 7 at 5 p.m. Studio 10 is a group of 10 artists from Bemidji and surrounding towns who meet regularly to discuss art, critique their work, share techniques, and encourage continued growth as artists. ...

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It’s fun to get a sneak peek at who is applying for Minnesota Broadband Funds. Today’s peek comes from the Swift County Monitor-News… Swift County again has pledged bond funds to help Federated Telephone expand broadband fiber optic cable to unserved areas in the eastern half of the county. ...

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