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In Focus: Hackensack Chainsaw Sculpture Event

A log has never looked more alive than it did today in Hackensack. About 15 foot branches and trunks are gradually sculpture into masterpieces within hours, using chainsaws. Watch to learn more.   

In Focus: Walker Ethnic Fest

The streets of Walker were buzzing this past weekend for its 24th annual Walker Ethnic Fest. With just one day of festivity leaves a message that will stick through the year. Watch to find out more.

In Focus: Kid’s Kitchen

Kid’s Kitchen is Bemidji’s Parks and Recreation’s latest monthly event to teach kids how to cook and eat healthy. The event returns to Harmony Natural Foods Co-op’s community kitchen, with Lisa Knights guiding kids age 7 through 14. Kid’s Kitchen...

In Focus: Backroads Behind-The-Scenes

It’s been 20 years since the last episode of Backroads aired, and Lakeland Public Television knew the once popular music series had to return now more than ever with the booming scene of local music. All live shows received a warm support by the community. For artists,...

In Focus: Pine River’s Lakes Bluegrass Festival

It started out as an idea in the kitchen for Tim and Cindy Roggenkamp. It is a husband and wife’s love for music that laid the foundation to what is known today as Lakes Bluegrass Festival. For 11 years, the down-home tunes of bluegrass gave the Pine River community an...

In Focus: Painting For Suicide Prevention

It was only two years ago when Cathy Nesh lost her oldest son to suicide. Since then she found support through Heartbeat, a Beltrami County suicide prevention group, who has helped her cope through tough times. Nesh knew in her heart she wanted to give back, so she reached out to...

In Focus: Paul Bunyan Playhouse Wraps Up 66th Summer Season

Summer season is ending so soon, and that also means we’re in the final weeks of the summer theatre season. Paul Bunyan Playhouse’s 66th summer season kicked off with Altar Boyz, and close to a thousand tickets were sold for Leaving Iowa. 10 weeks later, a classic...

In Focus: The Lakes Area Music Festival Is Sharing Their Love Of Music With Free Community Concerts

The Lakes Area Music Festival community out reach program is making classical music accessible to everyone through three weeks of daily activities. The performers have strong roots in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Today, they brought a carnival to the library. Children could easily...

In Focus: Steven McKnight New Solo Exhibit Explores How Our Memories Work

Steven McKnight decided to open his first solo exhibit called “Time And The Decay Of Memory” after being inspired by his numerous trips to New York and his admiration of graffiti. His exhibit explores the idea of how much our minds distort memories. McKnight’s technique includes...

In Focus: Pakistani Filmmaker Explores Atrocities Through Documentary

Upon graduating from Bemidji State University last May, one documentary filmmaker devoted his time to producing a story close to his heart. And just two weeks before he leaves for home in Pakistan, he was able to share it with the world. On this week’s In Focus, I sat down with...

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