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Minnesota Wildfire Academy Prepares Future Firefighters

Wildfires can spread fast and need to be handled quickly. The next level of firefighters were up to the challenge. The 17th Annual Minnesota Wildfire Academy was held at...

Brainerd Man Aims To Help Others With Addiction

Meet Sean Higgins. Sean is one of many faces of overcoming adversity and addiction. As a former opioid addict, he can attest the hardships of the disease. As a pharmacist...

In Focus: Crafty Quilters Use Talent To Give Back

The Headwaters Quilt Guild is busy putting together material kits before its 20th anniversary show and exhibit. Any quilts made during the two-day event will be staying...

Tobacco Tax Cuts At Heart Of Legislature’s Legal Dispute

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is cranking up the heat on Minnesota lawmakers to undo tax breaks for cigarettes and cigars. Dayton signed a $650 million tax bill...

Man Accused Of Causing Bus Crash Fails To Appear In Court

The Chattanooga, Tennessee man who is accused of driving the car that struck a Bemidji school bus in May failed to appear in court today for his scheduled hearing in...

Maurices Stores Could Be Closing

Duluth based Maurices could see many of its stores permanently closing over the next year. Ascena retail group, who owns Maurices, announced it will close 250 stores over...

Paul Bunyan Park Assault

A chaotic scene at one of Bemidji’s premier parks has left one man injured and another man in police custody. Shortly after 7:30 Thursday evening, police responded to a...

Two Brainerd Residents Arrested For Drug Possession

Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl says that the Lakes Area Drug Investigative Division (LADID) executed a search warrant in the 1000 block of 13th Avenue Northeast in...

Operation Sandwich Has Kicked Off This Summer

Area schools are officially out of session for the summer months, which means no more school lunches are offered. United Way is working hard to make sure students still...

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