BEMIDJI

Charges Possible in Bemidji Assault

A scuffle began and the man fell to the floor where he was kicked in the head several times.

  BEMIDJI, MN (KFGO) – Police in Bemidji say prosecutors are considering charges against two teenagers for an assault on a man who was walking into a business. Video of a woman and the man who was hurt shows them walking up a flight of stairs, followed by one of the juveniles, who punched the man. A scuffle began and…

Arrest Made After Beltrami County Boy Shoots Himself

Authorities say the boy found an unsecured handgun in his family's home shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday and suffered a gunshot wound.

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) _ The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says one person has been arrested after a 10-year-old boy shot himself. Authorities say the boy found an unsecured handgun in his family’s home shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday and suffered a gunshot wound. He was taken to Sanford Hospital in Bemidji. His condition was not released. Sheriff’s officials say an…

Teen found dead at Bemidji State University

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KMSP) – Police in Bemidji, Minnesota are investigating after an 18-year-old was found lying on the ground early Sunday morning at Bemidji State University. According to police, around 12:30 a.m. Sunday, officers were called to Bemidji State University’s Tamarack Hall on a report of an 18-year-old who “appeared to have been the victim of a fall from a high elevation.” Officers began life-saving efforts,…

Bemidji Police: No Abduction Happened

UPDATE: Bemidji Police say after finding the Jeep and interviewing its owner and others, looked at surveillance video, they say it seems to indicate an abduction didn’t happen. Authorities say a female who was in the area at the time wearing similar clothing has been identified and located. Police say they are thankful for the juvenile who reported what he…

MN Football Round Up: Barnesville, Hawley Pick Up Home Wins

Moorhead falls to Bemidji 43-28

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Barnesville hosted Pelican Rapids in Friday’s contest. The Trojans shut out the Vikings 53-0. Over in Hawley, the Nuggets topped Long Prairie-GE 42-14. Hawley improves to 3-1 on the season and will face Breckenridge next Friday. Moorhead couldn’t hold on to its halftime lead. The Spuds fall to Bemidji 43-28.   Other Football Scores: DGF 20 Pequot…

Level III Sex Offender Moving to Bemidji

BEMIDJI, Minn. – A level three sex offender is moving to Bemidji. 28–year–old Tadashi Andersen will live in the 100 block of Rako Street Southeast. He was convicted of criminal sexual conduct after having sexual contact with a 14–year–old girl he first met online. Andersen also had sexual interactions with a five and eight–year–old boy and has a history of…

Beltrami County Jail Inmate’s Death Under Investigation

Hardel Sherrell collapsed and became unresponsive on Sunday

BEMIDJI, Minn. — A 27-year-old man from Apple Valley, Minnesota died Sunday while in custody at the Beltrami County Jail. According to the sheriff’s office, Hardel Sherrell collapsed and became unresponsive while in the presence of a corrections officer and a medical technician. They attempted CPR and using an AED on Sherrell which were unsuccessful and he died at the…

Body Recovered from Lake Bemidji

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Authorities have found the body of a female in Lake Bemidji Wednesday afternoon. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says someone reported an object in the water near the Bemidji Tourist Information Center around 12:20. Deputies, Bemidji Police Officers and Firefighters and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources responded recovering the body. The body has been sent to…

Woman Killed After Crashing ATV

42-year-old Rosalee Miles of Shevlin was on an ATV that left the road

BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. — A woman is dead after an ATV crash in Beltrami County. Authorities say 42-year-old Rosalee Miles of Shevlin was on an ATV that left the road, crashed into a barbed wire fence and overturned. Miles was not wearing a helmet and died at the scene. The crash happened Monday morning about nine miles northwest of Bemidji….