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Social Distancing: Live Cam Postcards

A Travel Activity That Lets You Pose For The World To See

  Here’s a silly thing you can do to make your travels a little more fun in our region. It’s kind of like a scavenger hunt, and makes for a fun photo op for your travels. Find all the places along your journey where there’s a live cam, and pose in front of it. We have a lot of live…

911 caller threatens to ‘blow up’ Bemidji area schools

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KVRR) – Police in Bemidji says the Beltrami County Dispatch Center received information from the Minnesota State Patrol regarding a suspicious 911 call that appeared to originate in the Twin Cities. Police say the caller stated that they were going to “blow up Bemidji Area Schools”. When pressed by the State Patrol Dispatcher, the caller stated that they…

Woman Dies in ATV Crash In Paul Bunyan State Forest

HUBBARD CO., Minn. — An ATV crash in the Paul Bunyan State Forest south of Bemidji claims the life of a Crow Wing county woman. Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office got the report of the crash on Saturday afternoon. A Nevis first responder and deputy performed CPR on 38-year-old Cassandra Berg of Crosslake but she was pronounced dead at the scene….

Encounter Over Alleged Domestic Abuse Turns Deadly In Beltrami County

Janelle Johnson and Austin JohnsonBELTRAMI CO., Minn. — A Beltrami County man is dead after a confrontation over alleged domestic abuse. Early Saturday, Janelle Johnson and Austin Johnson contacted law enforcement to report the shooting of 48-year-old Jesse Farris in Northern Township, Bemidji. Janelle says the couple traveled to confront their brother-in-law on Christmas when the argument turned physical. She…

Bemidji man shot, killed while deer hunting

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KVRR) – A Bemidji, Minn. man has died after being shot while deer hunting in Beltrami County. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s office says 28-year-old Lukas Dudley was shot while hunting in Nebish Township Nov. 25. A man who was not hunting with Dudley told investigators that he observed movement of what he thought was a deer and fired…

Minnesota firefighters share their experience of battling Oregon wildfires

29 Minnesota Firefighters were called to help with the Slater fire.

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Twenty-nine Minnesota Firefighters are back home after battling Oregon wildfires. The firefighters from Brainerd, Fisher, Bemidji, Eden Prairie, Motley, Crosslake and Spring Lake Park/Blaine/Mounds View spent two weeks on the frontlines of the Slater fire. They were assigned to Cave Junction, a small city about 25 miles from the California border. The firefighters were split into…

Minnesota Firefighters Work Slater Fire in Oregon, Around 18% Contained

Courtesy: Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management SLATER 4 SLATER 5 SLATER 6 SLATER 11 SLATER 12 OREGON — Firefighters from our region continue to make headway on wildfires on the West Coast. A crew of 29 members from seven departments across Minnesota are working to contain the Slater Fire in Oregon. They are working on fire suppression, structure protection,…

WATCH: President Trump rally in Bemidji, MN

    BEMIDJI, MN — President Donald Trump is hosting a rally at Bemidji Aviation Services Friday. The rally starts at 4 p.m. and the president is expected to speak around 6 p.m. The president last came to Minnesota on Aug. 17 for a campaign stop in Mankato. Categories: Minnesota News Tags: BEMIDJI, minnesota, PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, rally

Trump Stop Is Private Event, Democrat Leader Hopes It’s Not A COVID-19 Spreader Event

BEMIDJI, Minn. — When President Donald Trump arrives in Bemidji Friday afternoon, it’ll be a private event. Those attending will need a ticket from the organizers to enter what law enforcement is calling the “exclusion zone”. We talked to the majority leader of the Minnesota House of Representatives Ryan Winkler who is from Bemidji. The Democrat doesn’t agree with the…