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.
Bemidji Man Killed In Snowmobile CrashA 23-year-old Bemidji man is dead after crashing his snowmobile on the east side of Lake Bemidiji Saturday, according to police.
DNR Confiscates Fish Caught By Dakota IndiansMore than 20 Dakota Indians netted for fish out of season in Cedar Lake in Minneapolis to assert what they say are rights guaranteed by an 1805 treaty.
Ojibwe Demand Fishing Rights, Cite 1885 TreatyOjibwe band members went fishing before last year's opener to force a treaty dispute into court, but the state still hasn't brought charges, and the issue is ongoing as the 2011 opener approaches.
Snowmobiles Break Through Ice On Lake BemidjiAuthorities have rescued four people whose snowmobiles went through the ice on Lake Bemidji in northern Minnesota.