Upcoming 40th Annual Special Olympics Winter Carnival In Brainerd

The 40th Annual Special Olympics Winter Carnival is scheduled for Thursday, February 27th between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Confidence Learning Center on Sylvan Lake, west...

Local Business Applications Open For 2020 Neilson Foundation Internships

Bemidji State University and the George W. Neilson Foundation are now accepting applications from employers in the Bemidji for a summer program that will offer financial...

Gov. Tim Walz Announces Proposal to Prevent Farming Accidents

The Minnesota Governor is now calling for new state funding to improve farm safety. Earlier today, Gov. Tim Walz and and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced the proposal of...

UPDATE: Over 100 Firefighters Work To Put Out Alexandria Fire

UPDATE: The fire was extinguished by mid-afternoon after destroying part of downtown Alexandria and forcing the evacuation of about two dozen residents. Original story...

Working Group Gives Recommendations on Reducing Officer-Involved Shootings

A Minnesota working group on reducing police-involved deadly force encounters is recommending that officers should get better training in de-escalation skills and in...

Leech Lake YouthBuild Collaborating With Cedar Sense

Leech Lake YouthBuild often works on projects that deal with construction and carpentry. This month, they’ve teamed up with local business Cedar Sense to build...

Students Speak Out at Bemidji Lumberjack Invitational Speech Competition

There were over 26 schools and 400-plus entrants that attended the 15th Annual Bemidji Lumberjack Invitational at Bemidji High School this past Saturday. This mid-season...