BEMIDJI

Bemidji Woman Dies After Crash on Motorcycle

Dispatch was alerted about the crash on Wednesday around 5 p.m.

BEMIDJI, Minn. — A motorcycle driver is dead after crashing with a cargo van in Bemidji Township. Dispatch was alerted about the crash on Wednesday around 5 p.m. Authorities say 62-year-old Vicki Inkel of Bemidji was driving northbound on her motorcycle when she was hit by the eastbound van. Inkel died at the scene. The driver of the van has…

Drivers Identified in Bemidji School Bus Crash

Police say one child was pinned inside and had to be cut out of the bus by rescue workers

  BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. — Authorities have identified the two drivers involved in a Bemidji school bus crash in Beltrami County. Police say 29-year-old Thomas Nielson of Chattanooga, Tennessee was driving a passenger vehicle when he drove through a stop sign and hit the school bus, being driven by 47-year-old Patrick Stout of Bemidji. They say Stout lost control of…

Thirty Students Sent to Hospital After Bemidji Bus Crash

Most of the students involved were from the Red Lake Nation

  BEMIDJI, Minn. — School officials say 30 students were sent to a hospital to be checked out after a school bus crash near Bemidji. The superintendent says one student may have suffered a broken arm, another had a facial laceration and a third had possible internal injuries. Other students aboard had “bumps and bruises.” Most of the students involved…

Three Students Injured In Bemidji School Bus Accident

The injured have been brought to Sanford Medical Center in Bemidji.

BEMIDJI, MN – Three students have been hurt in a school bus accident near Bemidji. Bemidji Area Schools Superintendent Jim Hess says one student may have suffered a broken arm, another had a facial laceration and a third had possible internal injuries. Hess says other students aboard had “bumps and bruises.” Hess says one student was airlifted from the scene….

Prescription Drug Take Back Day On Saturday

From 10 A-M until 2 P-M law enforcement agencies are providing safe disposal of unused .. uneeded or expired prescription drugs.

Prescription drug abuse is the fastest growing drug problem in the United States and in Minnesota. This Saturday is National Prescription Take Back Day. From 10 A-M until 2 P-M law enforcement agencies are providing safe disposal of unused .. unneeded or expired prescription drugs. Here in the Fargo-Moorhead area you can drop off at the Moorhead Police Department at…

ATV Crash in Beltrami County Sends One Woman to the Hospital

RESCUE WORKERS found a 64-year-old female had rolled the ATV she was driving

  BELTRAMI COUNTY, N.D. — A woman is in Sanford Hospital in Fargo after an ATV crash in Beltrami County. Officials got a 911 call Saturday night just after 8 about the crash 15 miles northwest of Bemidji. They found a 64-year-old female had rolled the ATV she was driving. She was not wearing a helmet. The woman was airlifted…

Bemidji Assistant Principal Makes Plea in Sex Case

Brandon Bjerknes was arrested last month after using the alias "Brett Larson" to lure young girls on social media

  BEMIDJI, Minn. — The assistant principal at Bemidji Middle School has pleaded not guilty to two counts of engaging in electronic communication about sexual conduct with a child. Brandon Bjerknes was arrested last month after using the alias “Brett Larson” to lure young girls on social media. Authorities say the 34-year-old posed as a 13-year-old male student on Facebook…