Weather Forecast


Woman gets 60 days for trying to stab boyfriend

Email News Alerts

Samantha Dionne Zornes, 34, of 611 Third St. N.W., Bemidji has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for making terroristic threats, a felony.


Another felony charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon was dropped in a plea agreement.

On Nov. 30, 2008 Zornes twice tried to stab her boyfriend, Raymond VanWert, with a pair of scissors. He suffered long scratches down an arm from blocking the attack, according to court records.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.