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Six arrested after heroin, meth seized from Cass Lake home
CASS LAKE — Six people have been arrested after a search warrant was executed in Cass Lake and turned up heroin, methamphetamine, prescription pills, marijuana and handguns. The bust came a day before there were four separate heroin overdose reports in Beltrami County, Bemidji and...
March 1, 2016 - 8:17pm
February 29, 2016
Rash of heroin overdoses in Minnesota leaves one dead, three hospitalized
BEMIDJI - One person died and three others were hospitalized after overdosing on heroin in Beltrami County on Saturday. The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office and Bemidji Police Department each responded to two separate emergency calls on Saturday related to heroin overdoses, according...
February 29, 2016 - 12:24pm
February 24, 2016
Veterans make plea to legislators for veterans’ nursing home in Montevideo
WILLMAR — More than four decades ago, Chris LaBeau returned home from two tours of duty in Vietnam as a wounded veteran. On Tuesday, he brought...
February 24, 2016 - 12:03am
February 23, 2016
Contested omnibus hearing set for suspect in Minnesota woman's murder
BEMIDJI - A Bemidji man connected to the murder of Redby woman Rose Downwind appeared Monday in 9th District Court. Brandon Joseph Rossbach,...
February 23, 2016 - 5:30am
February 11, 2016
Third suspect in Downwind murder case appears in court Thursday
BEMIDJI — A third suspect in connection to the killing of Rose Downwind, 31, of Redby, has been arrested and charged with aiding an offender. Christopher John Davis, 27, of St. Paul, was booked Wednesday into the Beltrami County Jail, and appeared Thursday in 9th District Court...
February 11, 2016 - 8:56pm
December 23, 2015
Funeral ceremonies for Downwind to be held in Red Lake
RED LAKE (Forum News Service) — Funeral services for the northwest Minnesota woman who was missing for weeks and then found dead after being killed and buried deep in a northern Minnesota forest have been scheduled for Jan. 6-8 in Red Lake, according to her family. The services...
December 23, 2015 - 8:33pm
December 21, 2015
Judge maintains bail in Downwind case
BEMIDJI — A judge Monday maintained bail of $500,000 for a Bemidji man charged with aiding an offender in the Rose Downwind murder case. Brandon Joseph Rossbach, 31, Bemidji, is charged with helping Marchello Anthony Cimmarusti, 40, dispose Downwind’s body Oct. 20-21. At his initial...
December 21, 2015 - 11:16pm
December 11, 2015
Two appear in court in Downwind killing; warrant issued for third suspect
BEMIDJI — New details emerged in court documents Friday regarding the disappearance and death of Rose Downwind, with two suspects now charged...
December 11, 2015 - 8:02pm
Two appear in court in Minnesota woman's killing; warrant issued for third suspect
BEMIDJI - Two men connected to the killing of a Redby, Minn., woman appeared in Beltrami County District Court in an emotional scene on Friday...
December 11, 2015 - 5:24pm
December 10, 2015
Officials recover body of Minnesota woman; arrest two men
BEMIDJI — Two men have been arrested in the disappearance and death of a Minnesota woman whose body has been recovered from a shallow grave...
December 10, 2015 - 11:50pm
UPDATE: Two men charged with murder of missing Minnesota woman; body found in shallow grave
Editor's note: Due to an online issue, the previous update to this story did not save. That issue has been fixed and this is the most current...
December 10, 2015 - 10:53am
December 8, 2015
Bemidji State University responds to anti-Muslim sentiment on campus
BEMIDJI — Bemidji State University administrators are trying to calm a ripple of anti-Muslim sentiment at the school while an intensifying faction of the country views Islam as a threat to national security. Martin Tadlock, provost and vice president for academic affairs, sent a...
December 8, 2015 - 8:10pm
November 23, 2015
8-year-old Minnesota boy snags 55-inch muskie on birthday
Jeremy Tieken has always wanted to go muskie fishing because he hadn’t caught one yet. That all changed Nov. 1. He and his father,...
November 23, 2015 - 12:56pm
November 12, 2015
Family of missing Minnesota woman call on volunteers for mass search planned Saturday
BEMIDJI - The family of Rose Downwind is calling for volunteers to help with a ground search Saturday for the Redby woman and mother of five...
November 12, 2015 - 12:35pm
November 5, 2015
Foul play suspected in Minnesota woman's disappearance; persons of interest sought
BEMIDJI — A day after family members said updates were scarce in the case of a missing Redby woman, police have identified two "persons of...
November 5, 2015 - 3:39pm