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  1. Beltrami County Jail Inmate Dies of Unknown Medical ConditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | WDIO

    Corrections staff performed CPR and used an AED, according to the sheriff's office. Lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful, and Sherrell died at the facility.


  2. Parts of Northland Under Air Quality AlertRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WDIO

    Residents in the northern half of Minnesota are being warned about poor air quality due to smoke from Canadian wildfires. The state Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for the region through midday Sunday.


  3. Both MN Lt. Gov. Candidates Have Ojibwe HeritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | WDIO

    The two women who want to be Lt. Governor of Minnesota have something else in common.


  4. Body Found in Lake BemidjiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | WDIO

    A 911 caller reported what appeared to be a body in the lake near the Bemidji Tourist Information Center just after Noon. The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office, Bemidji Police and Fire, and Minnesota DNR officers responded and recovered the body.


  5. Man Dies after Itasca Co. ATV CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | WDIO

    The Itasca County Sheriff's Office says it dispatchers were told about the crash on North Wassen Lake Road just after midnight Saturday morning. North Wassen Lake Road is between Hibbing and Bigfork.


  6. Woman Dies in Beltrami Co. ATV CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | WDIO

    A 911 caller reported the crash at 8:20 a.m. The crash was near the intersection of Nature Road NW and Mayflower Road NW in Eckles Township, which is about nine miles northwest of Bemidji. Forty-two-year-old Rosalee R. Miles of Shevlin was riding an ATV that left a roadway and went into a ditch, where it hit a barbed wire fence and overturned in a field.


  7. Bemidji Officials Confirm Tornado Briefly Touched DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | WDIO

    According to Beltrami County Emergency Management, several large trees were uprooted and branches had snapped. Additionally, power lines were downed and roofing material was lifted from a few buildings in the area of damage.


  8. Candidates for 8th District Emerge as Filing ClosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | WDIO

    Sorensen was a last-minute addition to the race. He lives in Bemidji and had run for Minnesota House in District 2A.


  9. Father, Young Son Drown while Kayaking in North-Central Minn.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | WDIO

    Authorities say a father and his 4-year-old son drowned in a kayaking accident on a northern Minnesota lake. Hubbard County sheriff's officials say deputies were dispatched to Hart Lake near Bemidji about 1:30 p.m. Saturday on a report of an overturned kayak and two people that failed to surface.


  10. Enbridge, Tribe Criticize Judge's Recommendation on PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | WDIO

    Both Enbridge Energy and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe are criticizing an administrative law judge's recommendation regarding replacement of the company's aging Line 3 oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. Judge Ann O'Reilly recommended last month that state regulators approve the replacement line only if it follows the existing route rather than the company's preferred route.


  11. Wells Fargo Closing 4 Northland BranchesRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2018 | WDIO

    The bank's Blackduck branch will close on May 16 at noon, and the branches in Eveleth, Silver Bay, and downtown Bemidji will close on July 11 at noon. The branches are among hundreds the bank is closing nationwide this year.


  12. 2 Arrested after 100 mph Chase in BemidjiRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | WDIO

    Authorities arrested two people Thursday after a high-speed chase ended with a vehicle landing in the Mississippi River near Bemidji. Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin said in a news release that the chase began when an officer tried to pull over a vehicle.


  13. UMD Begins Calling Witnesses on Day Six of Miller TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | WDIO

    Day six of the Shannon Miller v. UMD trial saw the plaintiff rest and the defense begin to call its witnesses.


  14. Man Found Dead at Eelpout Festival Died of CO PoisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | WDIO

    Authorities say a 21-year-old man whose body was found in a fish house during the eelpout festival in northern Minnesota last month died of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. Samuel Schooley of Bemidji was reported unresponsive Feb. 25 at the popular festival celebrating the ugly, bottom-dwelling fish on Leech Lake.


  15. Fire Damages Home near BemidjiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | WDIO

    The fire in Turtle River Township was reported around 11 a.m. Arriving crews from the Bemidji Fire Department found the attached garage engulfed in flames, and fire spreading to the home. Firefighters were on the scene for about three hours.


  16. Former Bemidji Assistant Principal Sentenced on Child Porn ChargesRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2018 | WDIO

    Federal judge Wilhelmina Wright sentenced Brandon Bjerknes on Tuesday to 25 years in prison. She spoke directly to him during sentencing: "You are a predator.


  17. Gander Outdoors Store in Hermantown to Open in Coming MonthsRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2018 | WDIO

    The CEO of Gander Outdoors says their goal is to open stores in Hermantown and several other Minnesota cities by the end of May. Marcus Lemonis did not give exact dates of store openings in his announcement, made in a video posted to Twitter , but indicated that plans were to open them in the order he announced. Hermantown was near the top of the list, with Bemidji, Baxter, and Forest Lake farther down.


  18. Arson, Attempted Murder Charges Possible in Beltrami Co. FireRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2018 | WDIO

    Authorities arrested a man on possible charges of first-degree arson, first-degree attempted murder, and obstruction of legal process after a house fire near Bemidji on Monday evening. The fire on Sunset Way in Northern Township was reported at about 8:20 p.m. When Beltrami County Sheriff's Deputies arrived, the occupants had escaped and flames were coming out of the home's lower level.


  19. 2 Bemidji Burger Kings Shut Down Due to Salmonella OutbreakRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2017 | WDIO

    Minnesota health officials say two Burger Kings in Bemidji have temporarily shut their doors following a salmonella outbreak that infected more than two dozen customers. The Star Tribune reports that since September, the Minnesota Department of Health has identified 27 confirmed cases and another four probable cases of salmonella with links to the two fast-food restaurants.


  20. Submerged ATV Found in Upper Red Lake, 2 Anglers MissingRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2017 | WDIO

    The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office has located a submerged ATV in Upper Red Lake and is looking for two missing anglers who may be in the water. Authorities have been searching for a 29-year-old man and 30-year-old woman, along with the ATV they had been using.


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