Veteran Accuses Sen. Al Franken Of Groping

WASHINGTON (AP) — Embattled Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is facing a new allegation of inappropriately touching a woman after an Army veteran accused him of groping her...

Pierz Community Comes Together To Save Park

For 28 years, the American Legion Park in Pierz was a place to go and have some fun. But the future of the playground was unknown after an act of vandalism closed the...

Salvation Army Looking For Bell Ringers

The Salvation Army in the Bemidji area is looking for a few good men and women to ring bells this holiday season. The annual Salvation Army Kettle drive is underway and...

Brainerd Public Library Displays Local Artist

Brainerd Lakes Area artist Gust Akkanen’s paintings are on display in a new exhibit at the Brainerd Public Library. The exhibit includes acrylic and multi-media...

Bemidji Fire Department Responds To Wildfire

Ideal conditions for wildfires have the Bemidji Fire Department responding to grass fires. According to the Bemidji Fire Department Facebook page, a small wildfire was...

UPDATE: Segment Of Highway 210 Near Baxter Shut Down Due To Crash

UPDATE: As of 1:45 PM, the crash has been cleared and all lanes of Highway 210 between Staples and Hewitt are now open. Original story follows below: The Minnesota...

No Winterfest In Bemidji This Year

Winterfest on Lake Bemidji will not take place this year. Lakeland News has learned that the Bemidji Chamber of Commerce has decided to put the event on a one-year hiatus...

Bemidji Boys Basketball Ready To Run Into New Season

We’re just a couple days away now from the Bemidji boys basketball season opener. The Lumberjacks must replace seven seniors off last year’s 19-win team, but...

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