Liquor Stores Excited For Sunday Sales This Weekend

Sunday liquor sales will go into affect this weekend on the cusp of the Fourth of July. Many Bemidji area store employees tell Lakeland News that they are hoping the...

Destination Downtown Competition Kicks Off In Brainerd

What would you do with $50,000? Well, one lucky entrepreneur could be a $50,000 prize in a competition that kicked off today in Brainerd called Destination Downtown. The...

Wildlife Appreciation Month Photo For June 29 – Trumpeter Swans

By the 1880s, trumpeter swans had disappeared from Minnesota. In fact, there were only 69 left in the entire lower 48 states. In 2015, however, it was reported that the...

Thrills & Spills At This Year’s Water Carnival

The concept of a split location is new for the Bemidji Jaycees: one location hosts the entertainment, and the other hosts the rides and attractions. For Merriam’s...

Fishing Tips: Safely Releasing Fish

On this week’s segment of Fishing Tips, Ray and Mandy demonstrate how to safely release a fish back into the water.

Law Enforcement Spot Missing Bemidji Woman In Surveillance Videos

Law enforcement officials have been able to confirm the direction in which a missing Bemidji woman was headed using surveillance video, but have been unsuccessful in...

Grants Awarded To Improve County Courthouse Security

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court is providing $1 million to improve security at 57 county courthouses across the state. The grant money will help...

Chippewa National Forest Expands Into Ten Mile Lake Area

The Chippewa National Forest announced that it has acquired land in the Flower Pot Bay area of Ten Mile Lake after a 10-year campaign to preserve the land. The U.S....

Open House Schedule For Bemidji Avenue Road Construction Project

An Open house to answer any questions pertaining to the Highway 197/Bemidji Avenue resurfacing project has been scheduled. The Minnesota Department of Transportation...

Minnesota Attorneys Prepare For Federal Travel Ban

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Attorneys in the Twin Cities are preparing for the impact of the Trump administration’s revised travel ban, which requires new visa...

Environmentalists Criticize Changes To PolyMet Mine Design

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An environmental group says the design for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota has changed in significant ways that...

Crow Wing County Highway Maintenance Scheduled

The Crow Wing County Highway crews will continue their maintenance work after the Fourth of July holiday. Crews will perform spray patching on CSAH 49 (Wise Road) north...

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