Family Advocates For Bike Safety After Child Is Saved By His Helmet

Snapping his fingers, parent Chris Groenwold said, “It happened like that, you know, it just took one second.” On Saturday, May 11th, Groenwold went out to...

Forestview Middle School Choir Brings Fathers, Grandfathers, And Sons Together

A unique choir in the Brainerd School District is building bonds between students, teachers, fathers, and grandfathers. “Sweet Caroline” could be heard in the...

Bemidji Boys Tennis Eyeing Upsets in the Section Playoffs

It’s time for postseason tennis, as the Bemidji Lumberjacks earned the third seed in the Section 8AA North sub-section tournament thanks to a 16-4 record. The team...

In Focus: Sons Of Norway Bemidji Lodge Celebrates Syttende Mai

If you were to travel to Norway today, you’d a see celebration unlike any other. “In Norway, it’s children. For example in Oslo, 60,000 school kids march down, and the...

Extra Seat Belt Enforcement Starting Next Week As Minnesota Reaches 100 Road Deaths In 2019

It’s only the middle of May, and over 100 people have already lost their lives on Minnesota roads this year. Preliminary data from the Department of Public Safety...

Escaped Inmate Remains Free From Custody

A prisoner who escaped from custody outside of Bemidji’s Sanford Hospital remains on the run tonight. According to an official with the Red Lake Detention Center, Adam...

Regional Art Show Features Work From Students Throughout Region 5 Area

Students from schools across the Region 5 area showcased their artwork at the annual Regional Art Show in Staples this week. The art show is put on by Sourcewell,...

Otter Tail Power Company Warns Customers To Be Aware Of Email & Phone Scams

Otter Tail Power Company is warning customers to be aware of recent scam activity throughout its service area. “Scammers are targeting both our residential customers and...

Brainerd Community Action Heads Into Busy Summer Season With New Director

There is a new face to Brainerd Community Action, the area’s fiscal agency that connects area nonprofits with Brainerd Lakes Area citizens. Cassie Carey joined Brainerd...

Construction To Begin On Highway 71 From Blackduck To Koochiching County

Construction is scheduled to begin on Highway 71 from Blackduck to the Koochiching County line on Monday, May 20. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation,...

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