Majority of MN COVID-19 Deaths Associated With Long-Term Care Facilities

Health officials say the vast majority of Minnesota’s COVID-19 deaths are cases associated with long-term care facilities. As of Tuesday, officials say 113 of the...

UPM Blandin Paper Mill in Grand Rapids to Be Temporarily Closed

A northern Minnesota paper mill is temporarily closing because of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. UPM Blandin cites market forces for shutting down...

Brainerd Lakes Chamber Of Commerce Approves Reopen Brainerd Lakes Petition

The Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce has made the tough decision to approve a petition to safely reopen Brainerd businesses and nonprofit organizations. The decision...

Beltrami County Board Votes Against Motion to Request Reopening Businesses

The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners met on a Zoom video conference today to vote on whether or not to send an appeal to Governor Tim Walz in support of reopening...

Tips on Avoiding Scams Related to COVID-19

Because of the coronavirus and the lack of income for many, Minnesota attorney services want to remind the community that criminals are taking this opportunity to...

Free Legal Help Offered To Low-Income Community Residents

Low-income families are faced with a number of different challenges. With housing, food, education and more to be worried about, legal services doesn’t have to be one of...

Bemidji Schools Change Meal Distributions to Meet Stay-at-Home Needs

A few changes have been made to school meal distribution in Bemidji to meet the governor’s mandate of having fewer people in public buildings and more people at...

Good Food, Good Life, 365 – Chocolate Dream

Chocolate Dream 6 ounces dark chocolate Easter eggs or quality dark chocolate (70% to 80% cocoa), chopped 1 (13.5-ounce) can full-fat coconut milk 2 tablespoons chia...

Crow Wing County Gives Tips to Help Reduce Pandemic Anxiety

Crow Wing County officials released their fourth set of tips to help the people of their area reduce coronavirus-related anxiety. They are as follows: Spend time in...

Minnesota Department Of Health Releases Tuesday Coronavirus Update

Minnesota’s Department of Health update for the state’s total pandemic impact for today, April 21st (these statistics date back to January 20th of 2020):...

Social Distancing On The Water

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released some guidelines for social distancing for those that will be boating and enjoying the lake life this summer. They...

Peterson Stepping Down After Five Years as Bemidji Boys Basketball Head Coach

Travis Peterson is resigning from his position as head coach for the Bemidji boys basketball team, according to Bemidji Athletic Director Troy Hendricks. Peterson coached...