Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office and Headwaters SWAT team responded to a call of shots being fired at the Red Lake Indian Reservation in northwestern Minnesota. According to Beltrami County Sherriff’s Office, officers responded to a call for mutual aid assistance from the Red Lake Police department at 6:30 a.m. Friday.
A Beltrami County man who had been missing since Aug. 14 has been found dead of an apparent suicide. According to Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp, 19-year-old Darren Chock was found dead on Saturday morning near the search area set up to find him.
State conservation services are offering $400,000 in federal funds for drought-affected farmers to plant cover crops so that livestock might be fed and erosion controlled.
Two men have been arrested Wednesday in connection with a racially charged cross burning incident in Bemidji, police say.