MSP Report Monday

MSP Sgt. Neil Dickenson reports Monday at about 4:15am, a Dodge Intrepid, traveling southbound on 53 near Highway 37 missed the exit and clipped the exit sign. It’s still unknown who was driving the vehicle. 30-year-old Erinn Croteau and 35-year-old Joseph Smith were transported to Essentia Virginia with non-life threatening injuries. Alcohol was reportedly involved.

MDR Tax Delinquencies List Online

The Minnesota Department of Revenue has updated its online posting of businesses prohibited from purchasing liquor, beer or wine to resell. Due to tax delinquency. To view the list, go to; and click on “Tax Delinquencies List” tab.

MNsure Comparison Tool Online

Starting today, MNsure’s online comparison tool will be available with updated 2018 healthcare plan information. The tool will allow Minnesotans to shop and compare plans in advance of open enrollment, beginning November 1st. Go to; for more information.

Beltrami County Sheriff’s PM Report

Beltrami County Sheriff’s Sgt. Anthony Petrie reports at 10:51pm Sunday, 32-year-old Joel David Burfick was stopped and arrested by deputies Nicholas and Timothy Bender for a drug DWI, felon in possession of a controlled substance, escape, providing a false name and obstructing the legal process at 405 Merle Court NE in Bemidji.

Arrested on warrants Sunday night at 5066 Theater Lane NW in Bemidji– by Beltrami County deputies Daniel Rockensock, Nicholas Bender, Charles Nelson and Martin Gack– were; 36-year-old Darryl James Deane, 29-year-old Kyle Little, 32-year-old Danielle Hart and 29-year-old Courtney Andrew Whitefeather.

Beltrami County Sheriff’s Sgt. Anthony Petrie reports on Sunday at 8:21pm, Deputies arrested 26-year-old Damien Stebe, 47-year-old Dawn Annette Stebe and 47-year-old Joseph Morin for drug related offenses in the area of Wooden Cross Road NW & Melby Lane SE in Bemidji.

Beltrami County Sheriff’s Deputy Martin Gack responded to a disorderly conduct and outstanding warrants report by complainant Thomas Wayne Zenzius at 1215 Little Norway Avenue SE lot 22 in Bemidji. 45-year-old Natalie Marie Godwin and 26-year-old Dustin Merle Flynn were arrested for fleeing on foot, according to Sgt. Petrie.

Beltrami County Sheriff’s Report

Beltrami County Sheriff’s Sergeant Anthony Petrie reports that Deputies Martin Gack and Daniel Rockensock responded to a domestic assault call at 14362 Buzzle Road NW in Shelvin at 8:46pm Thursday, where 35-year-old Michael Patrick Risland was arrested.
At 8:40pm Thursday, Beltrami Sheriff’s Deputy Nicholas Bender responded to complainant Theresa Aurora Tobon, who reported a juvenile female for trespassing and harassment at Thoren Drive NW and Northwood Road NW in Solway. No further details were released.
Beltrami Sheriff’s Deputy Emily Larson responded to a report on Thursday morning of vehicle tires being slashed from complainant Andrew Ross Ristinen of 4173 Southgate Lane SW in Bemidji.

Trump Travel Ban 3.0

The Trump administration’s latest travel ban goes into effect on Wednesday, and groups are planning protests across the country. Mohammad Khan with MPower Change, one of the groups organizing the protests, says the administration is covering its own tracks for what still amounts to a Muslim ban.

Sanford Health Donation

Knife River Construction recently made a donation to the Sanford Health Foundation of Northern Minnesota, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the enhancement and expansion of health care services and more for the region.

Friday Plane Crash

Authorities said Sunday they have recovered the body of Chad Rygwall of Princeton, who was believed to be piloting the plane that struck power lines and crashed into the Mississippi River in Anoka on Friday night.

St. Cloud State Economic Report

According to economic forecasts released by Secretary of State Steve Simon and the St. Cloud State University School of Public Affairs Research Institute, every region in Minnesota is expected to see continued expansion over the next several months. For more on the report contact;

Bemidji Council Agenda Oct. 16

On the agenda for the Bemidji City Council meeting scheduled for Monday, October 16th at 6pm in the council chambers; Public hearings and proposed assessments of the 2017 Street Renewal Project and Delton Avenue NW Reconstruction Project; Consideration of bids for a decorative crosswalk and more on Monday evening.