Beltrami County News


04/19/2018 10:55 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Bemidji Police respond to a physical assault that leads to a high speed pursuit 

According to authorities the call came into the Beltrami county Dispatch Center around 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon about a physical assault occurring inside a vehicle traveling northbound on Paul Bunyan Drive near the Mississippi River Bridge. A Bemidji Police Officer who was in the area tried to stop the vehicle, but the driver refused and fled westbound on 5th Street Nw with speeds reaching 95 miles per hours.


04/18/2018 09:13 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Governor skeptical about vet home proposal 

Joe Vene, former Beltrami County Commissioner and U.S. Army Veteran, speaks at a House GOP press conference on Wednesday, April 18, in St. Paul about a bill to fund a veterans home in Bemidji, as well as in Preston and Montevideo. Scotty Allison, Beltrami County Veteran Services Officer, is on the left.


04/13/2018 11:45 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Bemidji stabbing, chase ends in death 

A Bemidji woman was killed late Tuesday after she reportedly stabbed a man and fled in a vehicle which overturned. Traci J. Cloud, 24, was dead at the scene on Highway 89 near Bemidji, said the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office.


04/11/2018 08:41 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Bemidji woman dies in roll-over crash after assaulting man with a knife 

UPDATE: On Tuesday night, the Beltrami County Sheriff's' Office was called to the 5600 block of Alps Court NW in Eckles Township in Beltrami County after getting a call of a man being assaulted with a knife in a domestic situation. Police say 25-year-old Raymond E. Oliver of Red Lake, MN fled the scene of the assault to a neighbor's house who called 911.


04/11/2018 02:04 PM  ~~~Source~~~
State Patrol: Cass Lake Woman Dies while Fleeing Authorities 

The Minnesota State Patrol says a Cass Lake woman died in a crash while fleeing authorities in Beltrami County on Tuesday evening. The patrol's report says 24-year-old Traci Jolynne Cloud was driving a car that was fleeing Beltrami County Deputies and a Minnesota State Trooper on Highway 89 south of Red Lake.


04/11/2018 09:12 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Fatal rollover in Beltrami County following chase Wednesday, April 11 

Beltrami County, MN - A 24-year-old Cass Lake, Minnesota woman is dead after she rolled her car following a chase in Beltrami County Tuesday night. The state patrol says just after 10 p.m., a car, fleeing from county deputies and a state trooper, was northbound on Highway 89 at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control, entered the ditch and rolled.


04/11/2018 09:12 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Two die in separate traffic crashes on Minn. roads 

Just after 10 p.m. in Beltrami County in northern Minnesota, a 24-year-old woman who was not wearing a seat belt was thrown to her death when she crashed on Hwy. 89 in Eckles Township.


03/26/2018 01:50 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Guest Opinion: Don't do it Crow Wing County 

Winona LaDuke of environmental activist group Honor the Earth speaks to a gathering hosted by the Brainerd chapter of the League of Women Voters on Thursday. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch On Feb. 20, Beltrami County commissioners approved a request for the sheriff's department to develop a mutual aid agreement in anticipation of a Dakota Access-like opposition to the proposed Enbridge Line 3. Crow Wing County should think before leaping to do the same thing.