Crystal Dey covers crime, courts and Beltrami county government for The Bemidji Pioneer. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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As people in suits mingled outside the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School in Bena on Tuesday afternoon, an inconspicuous man walked up the sidewalk after the rain stopped just in time for U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn's visit to the school.
A Fosston, Minn., man was sentenced Monday in Beltrami County Court for felony aggravated robbery and burglary charges from an incident in March.
Be it a tweet, a chirp or a whistle, the birdsong has long been an instrumental piece in nature and part of Minnesota history.
A Bemidji man shot a 17-year-old girl Monday because he was upset about her accusations that he had been trespassing on her property, according to a criminal complaint filed in Beltrami County Court.
America. Land of the free and the home of the brave. But brave people already called this land home before Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner," before Europeans declared their freedom from Great Britain on land already occupied by other nations native to North America.
"Whoo!" That was the first thing Darrell Seki Sr. said after he was introduced Tuesday morning as the new tribal chairman for the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians.
Three people were arrested last Friday en route to Red Lake transporting 43 grams of methamphetamine from the Twin Cities.
Aerial water tankers and helicopters aided ground crews in dousing a 60-acre wildfire south of Cass Lake on Wednesday afternoon.
A Bemidji meth dealer is off the streets now for the next seven years.
A sibling murder case from 1998 was concluded with one brother sentenced Thursday in Clearwater County Court. The other brother was acquitted of charges, and their sister's murder remains unsolved.