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Cruise With The News Winner Celebrates On Special Day

Lakeland’s Cruise with the News grand prize winners were selected last night. Jeff and Sue Hagman, a couple from Eagan, were in their lake home in Bemidji last night when they found out they had won. They were surprised, but excited, especially as today is Jeff’s...
Posted On Aug. 30 2016

Leech Lake Band Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony On Vacant Shingobee Property

What used to be a popular bar and grill on Shingobee Island more than 10 years ago will be brought to life again. After several hold offs in the project, today’s groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of a new beginning. The near 9,000 square foot building will be...
Posted On Aug. 29 2016

Minnesota State Fair: All That Is New

With the first weekend in the books, the Minnesota State Fair is in full swing. We met with fair officials and found out what is new at this year’s state fair. For a list of the new attractions at the Minnesota State Fair click th...

Lake of the Woods Pays it Forward for Veterans

They come from eight different states, all different ages and experiences, but their service and love of fishing brings them together. 60 veterans enjoyed a three nigh/two day all inclusive fishing trip thanks to supporters from near and far. Donors chipped in money, services,...
Posted On Aug. 27 2016

Bemidji Hit With String Of Burglaries

Many Bemidjians are on high alert after a string of burglaries hit all across town this week. Bemidji police says incidents like these don’t happen often, but when it does it happens in clusters, possibly by one or two groups of people. Authorities are also encouraging the public...
Posted On Aug. 25 2016

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Hosts Mental Health, Opiate Crisis Conference

Leech Lake’s Behavioral Health Services is holding the American Indian Mental Health Advisory Council Conference this week. 21% of American Indians ages 12 and over have an illicit drug use disorder, according to a 2011 report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
Posted On Aug. 25 2016

Fishing Season in Full Swing

Summer may be coming to an end, but fishing season is still in full swing. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources predicted a strong year for fishing on Leech Lake in April. Despite size limits on Walleye and lower numbers for Yellow Perch, people in the area have noticed...
Posted On Aug. 25 2016

State Legislators, Community Members Break Ground on Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School

After documenting health code and building violations for almost two decades, officials at the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig high school have finally broken ground on a new building. It was supposed to be a temporary solution, but as the school’s guidance counselor shows Lakeland News,...
Posted On Aug. 24 2016

Leech Lake Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony For New Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School

State officials and local community leaders gathered Wednesday to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new, replacement Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School with a ceremony and reception at the school complex. The new high school, located on the same property as the current school in...
Posted On Aug. 24 2016

Bemidji Road Construction By City Park

The City of Bemidji will be starting the 23rd Street NW resurfacing project on Wednesday, August 24. 23rd Street Northwest in front of City Park from Ash Avenue to 22nd Street, will be under construction for approximately one month. City workers will remove the old pavement and...
Posted On Aug. 24 2016

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