Beltrami County

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Driver, 25, crashes into stoplight in Bemidji and dies

Preliminary figures show there have been 379 deaths on Minnesota roads this year.

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Public's help sought after shooting kills father of five girls

The father of five girls was fatally shot in early September.

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Guilty plea in fatal shooting with sawed-off shotgun

Authorities said the suspect pulled the trigger "without provocation."

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Suspected human bones 'unearthed' by utility workers

The crew unearthed the items and, believing them to be bones, called authorities.

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For first time, part of Minnesota is now in 'exceptional' drought conditions

More than 40% of the state is experiencing extreme drought.

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Sheriff: Stop calling 911 about low-flying planes, they're putting out wildfires

Beltrami County has had issues with people in the Bemidji area complaining about firefighting planes this summer.

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Fast-spreading wildfire near Bemidji was 'human-caused,' authorities say

The blaze prompted an evacuation and required fire-suppression help from an airplane.

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Fireworks causing fires in MN despite warnings of dry conditions

The DNR has prohibited "ALL fireworks" in Beltrami Co.

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6 arrested in N. Minnesota human trafficking sting operation

The men responded to an ad seeking to buy sex from adults, police say.

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Sheriff releases images related to fatal hit-and-run on Memorial Day

The hit-and-run happened just before 7 a.m. on Memorial Day.

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DNR bans movement of farmed deer to prevent further CWD spread

The temporary emergency action is in response to "concerning developments" after CWD was discovered in deer on a Beltrami County farm.

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State Patrol: Woodbury, Henderson men killed in separate Monday crashes

The crashes happened between 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday.

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Charges: Alleged Minnesota killer used piece of lumber as weapon

The 21-year-old has been charged with second-degree murder.

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DNR: CWD-positive deer carcasses dumped outside of quarantine area

An investigation with precautionary measures is underway.

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Twin Cities man dead after assault in rural northern Minnesota

The sheriff's office said the 53-year-old died from "homicidal violence."

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CWD-positive deer found on Beltrami County farm

The DNR will conduct surveillance in the area and a deer feeding ban will be in place.

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3 safe after canoe capsizes on northern Minnesota lake

"This scenario ended well. Some unfortunately don’t. Cold water can kill."

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Ten fatal overdoses in past 6 weeks reported in region of northern MN

Law enforcement agencies have issued a plea to the general public.

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Butt-dialing anglers to blame for increase in 911 calls in northern MN

The sheriff's office says anglers are accidentally hitting the emergency sos buttons on their phones, which calls 911.

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Charges: Man shot victim 'without provocation' using sawed-off shotgun

The incident happened on Nov. 24 in Ten Lake Township, located in Beltrami County.

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Man arrested after firing multiple shots at deputies, who didn't shoot back

Despite being shot at multiple times, deputies used less lethal force.