Hubbard County

ATV Driver In Fargo Hospital After Crash Causes Severe Facial Injuries

Authorities found 31-year-old Taylor Sells laying in a ditch

HUBBARD CO., Minn —  A Bemidji man is in a Fargo hospital with extensive facial injuries after crashing his ATV. The crash happening on Sunday afternoon on Hubbard County Road 4, north of Emmaville township. Authorities found 31-year-old Taylor Sells laying in a ditch. They say Sells was driving the ATV at a high rate of speed when he hit…

Couple Charged After Dead Horses Are Discovered On Their Property

An investigation began back in April on the property of Johnathan and Stephanie Johnson of Laporte

LAPORTE, MN — A Hubbard County, Minnesota couple is charged with multiple counts of mistreatment of animals. An investigation began back in April on the property of Johnathan and Stephanie Johnson of Laporte after a report that horses were being neglected. Investigators found four dead horses and five others that were still alive but in very poor condition on the…

GoFundMe Account Started For Family Members Killed In Nevis, Minnesota

Heidi Pierce and Candi Goochey Shot and Killed By Bryce Bellomo on Valentine's Day

NEVIS, MN — The family of sisters killed in a double murder-suicide on Valentine’s Day in Nevis, Minnesota has started a GoFundMe account to raise money for their funerals and family. The BCA identified the dead as 40-year-old Heidi Pierce and 37-year-old Candi Goochey, both of Akeley, and their brother-in-law, 34-year-old Bryce Bellomo of Nevis. Bellomo is accused of killing the…

Three People Dead, One Deputy Injured in Nevis Shootings

The deputy has been treated for non-life threatening injuries

NEVIS, Minn. — Three people are dead after shootings across multiple locations in Nevis. Thursday night before 8, Hubbard County deputies responded to a shooting at a home, which is also a daycare, on the 100 block of Paul Bunyan Trail. They say there was a dead woman outside the home, and an armed suspect left in the woman’s car. Another…

Three People Dead & Deputy Injured After Shootings in Hubbard County, Minn.

One Hubbard County deputy was shot during this incident. He was treated and released at Essentia Health, Fargo, ND.

UPDATE, NEVIS, Minn. – Three people are dead and a Hubbard County Sheriff’s Deputy is hurt after a shooting in Nevis, Minnesota Thursday night. Deputies responded to a 911 call of a shooting at a home on the 100 block of Paul Bunyan Trail around 8:00. The sheriff’s office says when they arrived,  they found a dead woman outside the…

Lengthy Drug Investigation Leads To Numerous Arrests In Hubbard County

agents seized meth, cocaine, prescription opioids, Butane Hash oil and marijuana

HUBBARD COUNTY, Minn. — Eight people are in custody after a lengthy drug investigation in Hubbard County. Felony arrest warrants have been issued for two other suspects. During the investigation, agents identified several people involved in the distribution and use of controlled substances. While suspects were rounded up on Tuesday, agents seized meth, cocaine, prescription opioids, Butane Hash oil and marijuana….

Father and Son Die After Their Kayak Overturns in Hubbard County

HART LAKE TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A four-year-old boy and his father, both of Northwood, Iowa, are dead after kayaking on a lake about 20 miles Southeast of Bemidji. The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call around 1:30 Saturday about an overturned kayak on Hart Lake and the two people inside didn’t resurface. Authorities say first responders found the boy…

Nearly 30 People Arrested After Massive Drug Investigation

large amounts of meth, prescription opiates, butane hash oil, high grade marijuana and cash were seized

Lance Schoeber & Jacqueline SchoeberHUBBARD COUNTY, Minn. — A massive drug investigation in Hubbard County has resulted in nearly 30 arrests. The two most serious arrests were Lance and Jacqueline Schoeberl for 1st Degree Controlled Substance Sales. Two dozen others faced lower level charges. The focus of the investigations included people that sell and/or distribute methamphetamine and prescription drugs in…

Pregnant Woman Goes Missing In Northern Minnesota

Kara Blevins Was Last Seen In Akeley On February 2

HUBBARD CO., Minn. — A pregnant woman has gone missing in northern Minnesota. Authorities need help in locating 27-year-old Kara Blevins. She was last seen walking along Howard Lake Road in Akeley, Minnesota on the evening of February 2. They are concerned for her welfare due to her medical condition and the cold weather. Kara is 5’9″ tall, about 170…

Hubbard County Pursuit Sends Man to the Hospital

A man is in the hospital after a rollover in Hubbard County

A pursuit in Hubbard County late Wednesday afternoon ended in a rollover. A car driven by 37-year-old Chad Castle, of Fargo, was being pursued by sheriff’s deputies when the car hit gravel and rolled multiple times on a county road north of Akeley. Castle escaped injury. His passenger, 48-year old David Altepeter, of Stillwater, was injured and is hospitalized at…