Bemidji Woman Sentenced For Freezing Death Of 6-Year-Old CousinA 23-year-old Bemidji woman convicted of manslaughter in the freezing death of her young cousin was sentenced this week to 10 years of probation. The Beltrami County Attorney's Office says Rachel Stacey Downer was going to spend the night at her aunt's apartment on a bitterly cold night in February of 2014 because her aunt was on pain medication and needed someone to watch her children.
Sheriff: Body Of Bemidji Man Found Floating In Miss. RiverThe Beltrami County Coroner's Office has ruled the death of a Bemidji man found floating in the Mississippi River Saturday as accidental. The body of 65-year-old Francis Normen Smith was found floating face down in weeds about 10 feet from the shore of the river between Lake Irvine and Lake Bemidji.
Driver In Weekend Boat Accident Charged With Vehicular HomicideThe boat driver involved in last weekend’s deadly Fourth of July accident in northern Minnesota is now charged with criminal vehicular homicide.
Woman Dies After Being Thrown From Boat, Driver Arrested On DWIOfficials in northern Minnesota say a 50-year-old woman died after being thrown from a boat on the Fourth of July.
Sheriff: 1 Dead In Bemidji Restaurant ShootingOne 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.
1 Dead In Beltrami Co. RolloverA 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.
1 Injured After Semi Rollover In Beltrami Co.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.
Police Hear Murder Suspect Confess To Mom On Speaker PhoneA 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.
Woman Dies After Being Found Stabbed On Bemidji StreetA 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.
1 Injured After House Explosion In Beltrami Co.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.
Pedestrian Hit, Killed By SUV With Snowplow In Beltrami Co.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.
Man Shot After Facebook Squabble; Cass Lake Man WantedA 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.