The boat driver involved in last weekend’s deadly Fourth of July accident in northern Minnesota is now charged with criminal vehicular homicide.
Officials in northern Minnesota say a 50-year-old woman died after being thrown from a boat on the Fourth of July.
One person is dead after a shooting at a Bemidji restaurant. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s office says the fatal shooting happened at Mi Rancho restaurant on the 600 block of Ann Street Northwest.
A Redby woman is dead after a rollover accident in Beltrami early Thursday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol says 52-year-old Janet Beaulieu was traveling westbound on Highway 2 near Mile Post 105 in a Chevy Malibu.
One person was injured after a semi-truck rolled over in Beltrami County Thursday evening. According to the accident report, around 8 p.m. a semi-truck carrying logs was traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 2 just west of Bemidji when it swerved to avoid a vehicle that pulled out in front of it.
A 25-year-old man faces murder charges in connection to the stabbing death of a 35-year-old Redby woman, who was found in a pool of blood in a Bemidji street Friday night. The Beltrami County Attorney’s office says Brian Keith Jourdain, of Bemidji, was charged Tuesday with two counts of second-degree murder.
A 35-year-old Redby woman has died after being found in the middle of a Bemidji street Friday night with several stab wounds. Bemidji Police say they responded to a call about a person lying in the street at about 7:12 p.m. on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Avenue.
One person was injured after a house explosion in Beltrami County, according to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said around 5:35 p.m. Monday the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an explosion near Carr Lake Road Southwest in Grant Valley Township.
A 32-year-old man is dead after he was hit by a SUV with a snowplow in Beltrami County Wednesday evening. According to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, at 7:59 p.m. officers were notified of a crash in the 16000 block of Roosevelt Road SE.
A man was shot in the leg and another beaten in Beltrami County during a scuffle over Facebook posts and an unpaid debt early Friday morning.
A Beltrami County man was charged Wednesday with the attempted first-degree murder of a 17-year-old girl over an apparent dispute involving a lawn mower. According to the Beltrami County Attorney’s Office, 40-year-old Chad Eric Pickering is accused of shooting his teenage neighbor three times shortly after she confronted him about riding his lawn mower through her yard.
A 71-year-old man is hospitalized after being stabbed Thursday night by a Redby, Minn. man he had just let use his phone, leading to an eight-hour manhunt in Beltrami County. Sheriff Phil Hodapp says 23-year-old Orland James Spears showed up at the front door of Mert Scripture’s home in Grant Township just before 9:30 p.m. and asked to use his phone.
A 32-year-old French national was convicted in a French court for sexually assaulting two Minnesota boys during a field trip at a language immersion camp in Bemidji, Minn. in 2010.
Three men have been arrested and are believed to be connected to a series of burglaries in Beltrami and Cass Counties. According to the county sheriff’s office, 29-year-old Joshua James Martin, 25-year-old Jeremy Jay Martin, and 19-year-old Jasmine Lee Bellcourt were taken into custody over the weekend.
Two Minnesotans are holding raffle tickets worth a million dollars Thursday morning. A total of 150 gamblers tickets won prizes in the Minnesota Millionaire New Year’s drawing.
Officers have arrested multiple people in connection to recent thefts in Bemidji, authorities said Tuesday. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says five suspects were arrested following thefts Sunday from cars in the parking lot of Calvary Lutheran Church. Investigators also allege the suspects robbed local businesses and retailers.
A 21-year-old man from Walker, Minn., was arrested in connection with a Beltrami County stabbing on Sept. 29. According to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, Jacob Andrew Young was arrested in Hackensack as the suspect in the stabbing of 18-year-old Jace Jeffrey Ugrich, of Bovey.
An argument inside a northern Minnesota home Tuesday ended with gunshots and police finding a wounded man and his alleged juvenile shooter driving off together in a pickup truck.
Beltrami authorities are searching for a man they believe led police on a high-speed chase Wednesday afternoon near Bemidji, Minn. According to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, Edwin Lee Johnson, 41, of Bemidji, was reportedly seen driving extremely recklessly on Bemidji Avenue North at 1 p.m. Wednesday, just north of Bemidji. He was driving a stolen white 1999 Oldsmobile Alero with Minnesota license plates, authorities said.
Authorities say the driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash in Beltrami County earlier this week turned himself in. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says a 58-year-old man contacted the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office Friday morning and identified himself as the driver in a Wednesday crash on Grange Road that killed Christopher Strong.
Beltrami County sheriff’s officials are seeking the public’s help in finding a driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run. The body of 25-year-old Christopher Lee Strong of Bemidji was discovered on a road near Bemidji about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. Sheriff’s investigators say skid marks and vehicle parts were found on the road.
A 36-year-old Grand Rapids woman died Monday in an ATV accident in northern Minnesota, authorities say.
A 36-year-old Grand Rapids woman was killed Monday morning in an ATV accident in Beltrami County. According to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s office, the accident occurred just before 10 a.m. on the Scenic Highway Northeast (Co Rd 39) just north of Birchmont Beach Road Northeast in Moose Lake Township, which is 22 miles east of Bemidji. A witness saw the victim, who has not yet been identified, pinned under an ATV after the accident.
Authorities say crews are battling at least two wild fires that started in northern Minnesota late Monday night. As of about 9 p.m. Monday, there were two grass fires about 1,200 acres in size that are burning on the Red Lake Reservation west of Highway 89 and north of Highway 1 in Beltrami County.
Beltrami authorities are advising no travel in the county on Saturday due to icy conditions.