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Community Spotlight: Estonia Student In Bemidji

A student from Estonia has made Bemidji his new home this summer. Sander Sildver is part of a company called Southwestern Advantage, which gives both American and international students the tools they need to sell products door-to-door. He has been a part of the program for four...
Posted On Jul. 26 2016
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Community Spotlight: Art In The Park

It’s mid-July and like many communities around the Lakeland viewing area, community festivals are a common site in the summer. In this week’s Community Spotlight we checked out Bemidji’s annual art’s festival, Art In The Park.

Community Spotlight: Exploring the Outdoors

A summer camp program is giving kids a chance to learn more about the environment that surrounds them. The Mississippi Headwaters Audubon Society has put on their day camp for over 20 years now, serving about 70 kids a summer. Games, hikes and learning are wrapped into one as...

Community Spotlight: Lucky Dogs

All of us at some point had to sit in a home economics class at some point.  In this weeks community spotlight we introduce you to a retired Bemidji High School teacher who considers herself one lucky dog.

Community Spotlight: World War II Veteran Doctor Bob Uppgaard Tells Us His Secrets to Living a Long and Healthy Life

Bob Uppgaard has seen a lot in his ninety-two years of life. Being a medic during World War 2 on D-Day are memories he will never forget. Since his military days Uppgaard has dedicated his life to living a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle. He established a professional career in...
Posted On Jun. 6 2016

Community Spotlight: Hundreds Gather to Honor the Life of Grace Elizabeth Lee

It was only five years ago that the Lee family lost their baby girl Grace suddenly a week before her first birthday. Grace suffered from a congenital heart condition and had undergone open-heart surgery before she passed. Grace Elizabeth Lee was born on Memorial Day Weekend; and...
Posted On May. 30 2016

Community Spotlight: Dinosaurs Take Over Bemidji

It’s a dinosaurs takeover. The Bemidji community ventures back to the land before time, where T-Rex, Triceraptors, Iguanodon, Apatosaurus and Stegosaurus are brought back to life in the Sanford Center. Infographics are put side-by-side to provide fun facts and historical...
Posted On May. 23 2016

Community Spotlight: Learning To Fly

A high school exchange student’s journey from Mongolia to Minnesota gave him the opportunity to learn how to fly. Timmy Kherlen has been interested in aviation since his early youth. Back at home, he worked with a simulator program on a computer. The chance to be a pilot on...

Community Spotlight: Pequot Lakes High School Students Participate in Community Build

It was all about giving back to the community as about 20 industrial tech students from Pequot Lakes High School helped install new additions to Nisswa Park as part of their annual ‘Day of Caring.’ A focal point to the installations was adding some new equipment that...

Community Spotlight: The Good Samaritan Society of Pine River Raised Money at their Annual Bowling Fundraiser

He is one of several people who came out to support and raise money for The Good Samaritan Society of Pine River as well as get in a good game of bowling. The Good Samaritan Society is the largest not for profit provider of senior care centers in America. The facility in Pine...
Posted On May. 2 2016

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