Funeral Home Services Impacted By COVID-19

Recommendations from the CDC and the White House on avoiding public gatherings are having an impact on businesses, including funeral homes. Reporter Malaak Khattab spoke...

The Outreach Program of Brainerd Lakes Dedicated to Feeding All in Need

A Brainerd Lakes area outreach program is stepping up during these challenging times. Brad Hamilton met with some of the hardworking people behind the program dedicated...

Lakes Area Food Shelf Changes Standard Routine Due To The Coronavirus

The Lakes Area Food Shelf in Pequot Lakes serves qualifying families in Crow Wing County who struggle to with food insecurity. Due to the possible spread of COVID-19,...

Pierz Ends Season One Game Short of a First-Ever Trip to State

Back in November of 2019, the Pierz football team won the Class 3A state championship. With several players from that football team also on the basketball team, it was no...

Health Care Providers Ordered To Postpone Non-Emergency Surgeries

ST. PAUL, MN –  As of today, health care providers are to postpone elective surgeries and procedures, including non-emergent elective dental procedures, to focus health...

UPDATE: First Confirmed Coronavirus Case In Clay County

*Correction: This story initially reported one of the new cases was in Wadena County. That was revealed at a press conference this afternoon. Just after 9 p.m., the...

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Local Restaurants And Bars

With Governor Tim Walz ordering a temporary closure of both restaurants and bars to dine-in customers, businesses are forced to alter services, making it a tough learning...

Essentia Health Postpones Appointments and Procedures Amid COVID-19

Starting today, Essentia Health will be postponing all routine appointments and elective procedures until April 1st in the Brainerd Lakes area. The decision was made to...

Disaster Relief Funding Bill On Hold Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The coronavirus pandemic has left Minnesota legislative leaders at a standstill. Over the weekend, they announced plans to effectively recess the legislative session for...

Minnesota State Parks To Stay Open During COVID-19 Outbreak

As malls, restaurants, and schools start closing their doors due to the coronavirus outbreak, officials from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are keeping...

BSU & NTC Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremonies Cancelled

In response to COVID-19, Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College 2020 commencement ceremonies will not be held as scheduled. “This is an unprecedented...

Common Ground: Debbie Center: Music+AuroraPhotos & Small But Noteworthy

We cross the waters of Big Sandy Lake to Raspberry Island Folk School where Gary & Janet Hill teach community members from near and far many arts and crafts.