The first simulcast horse racing to be offered in Minnesota and on an Indian Reservation. Eight schools received national recognition in the state of Minnesota and sex of them are in the Brainerd School District. A severe winter storm continues to hit the states in the southeast causing flight cancellations, traffic jams and power outages to hundreds of thousands of customers.
Lakeland News is the only locally produced television newscast originating out of north-central Minnesota. Lakeland News, along with Lakeland Public Television, was nominated for a Upper Midwest Emmy in 2013. The newscast has been airing weeknights on Lakeland Public Television since 1998.