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BELTRAMI COUNTY

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the invasive algae starry stonewort in Bowen Lake, near Backus in Cass County and in Turtle River Lake, near the city of Turtle River in Beltrami County.
The Sartell, Minn. based company, however, has faced allegations of failing to provide adequate care to inmates, including 27-year-old Hardel Sherrell, who died in 2018 in the Beltrami County jail in Bemidji after his pleas for help were ignored by jail and medical staff.
Two horses were rescued after getting stuck in a flooded trail at Three Island County Park on Saturday in Beltrami County.
Native American women make up less than 1% of Minnesota’s overall population but are 20% of the state's female prison inmates.

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After years of struggling with substance abuse, Wednesday marked an important milestone for Angela Gale as she became the first graduate of Beltrami County Drug Court.
The Beltrami County commissioner has announced his candidacy for District 2A of the Minnesota Legislature.
Hardel Sherrell, 27, died in 2018 after his pleas for help were ignored by jail and medical staff at the Beltrami County Jail, officials said.
In mid-October, ground was broken on Sanford's new $6.2 million Behavioral Health Crisis Center. Once completed, the 12,000 square-foot facility will be the first center to offer adult inpatient hospital psychiatric beds within 90 miles of Bemidji.
Last week, officials from the Minnesota DNR’s wildlife health and big game programs, along with partner representatives from the Minnesota Board of Animal Health and the University of Minnesota’s Center for Prion Research and Outreach, gathered to lead two public information sessions about Beltrami County’s current CWD status.
At approximately 3:25 p.m. Sunday, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a male subject stating he had been shot at a residence in Turtle River Township, about 9 miles northeast of Bemidji.

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Two recent accidents on County Highway 9 in Eckles Township left two men dead, leading some to revisit the safety of the recently reconstructed roadway.
After 14 years of advocacy by local officials, legislative sessions and federal funding announcements, work is about to begin on the Bemidji Veterans Home. To commemorate the moment, a groundbreaking ceremony was held with dozens of elected officials, veterans and other supporters who backed the project.
The suspects responded to an advertisement placed on a sex ads website during the operation.

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