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Northwest Minnesota Economic Competitiveness Discussion

A crowd of people gathered at the Beltrami Electric Co-Op today to discuss Northwest Minnesota’s economic competitiveness.  A variety of leaders from the region were invited to share their concerns to better prepare economic policy for the future. Some people praised the...

Beltrami County Attorney Candidates Prepare For Primary Election

Three candidates, two spaces on the final election ballot, one Beltrami county attorney….The race for Beltrami’s next county attorney is underway. On Tuesday, voters will flock to the polls for the primary election to decide which two candidates will make the cut....

Farm Animals Shine At Beltrami County Fair

Food, rides, and fun…the Beltrami County Fair has something for everyone. People of all ages have been showing up to the fair for over a century to join in on some good, family fun. Now, people from all over the world travel to Bemidji for the big event. Over 27,000 people...

5 Programs To Continue Research at Oil Spill Site

An extremely valuable study is happening North of Bemidji. 30 years of research results from a site of an oil spill have benefited scientists worldwide. Tuesday, the Beltrami County Board reviewed the yearly updates as the U.S. Geological Survey Site Manager discussed what kinds...

Law Enforcement Officials Assist Red Lake Authorities with Shooting Incident on Reservation

Update: Brother-in-law of one of the suspects in the house says the standoff is over. The brother-in-law, who was at the scene, talked to our reporter Catherine Silver at the Red Lake Police Department. No officials have confirmed of any arrests made at this time. The standoff...

Agencies Conduct Major Drug Bust in Beltrami County

  A man who authorities believe is the ring leader of a methamphetamine trafficking organization has landed behind bars. Phillip Eugene Gurzi and three other people were arrested on Tuesday fro their alledged involvement in a drug smuggling and distribution enterprise in the...

Beltrami County Attorney Timothy Faver Annouces Retirement

Longtime Beltrami County Attorney Timothy Faver announced today that he will be retiring at the end of this current term on January 2, 2015. According to a press release from the Beltrami County Attorney’s Office, Faver, who has been the Beltrami County Attorney since 1989,...

Beltrami County Foster Care Homes Become Smoke-Free

  On the list of smoke-free spaces, we can now add foster care homes as one of them. Beltrami County has recently passed an ordinance to make foster homes smoke-free, and now the whole state is following suit. The Beltrami County Health and Human Services has 57 foster homes...

JR0TC Students Volunteer at Beltrami Humane Society

  Bemidji High School students from the JROTC program are making some new, furry friends. After discussing what organizations in the community needed help, the JROTC students chose the Beltrami Humane Society for their service project. The volunteers got to work by cleaning...

New Law Requires ATVs to Keep Off of State Flowers in Beltrami County

Spring is here which means flowers will start to bloom and many people will enjoy the great outdoors.  But sometimes when the two clash it can become a problem. So the nonprofit group Lady Slipper Scenic Byway has asked the Beltrami County Board to require All Terrian Vehicles to...

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