13 Deaths From COVID-19 Reported in MN Thursday

Minnesota health officials announced 13 new deaths from COVID-19 on Thursday, the most since June 19th. The number of cases also rose today from 426 on Wednesday to 500...

Walz Asking For Federal Aid to Help Rebuild After Unrest

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz is asking the federal government to help rebuild communities that sustained damage during the protests over the killing of George Floyd. Walz...

Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce Urging Community Safety

Every year, the Fourth of July brings in a crucial influx of revenue for many of the businesses in the Brainerd Lakes region. However, this year’s holiday weekend...

2020 Lakes Jam Music Festival Canceled Amid COVID-19

This year’s Lakes Jam music festival, which is normally held at the Brainerd International Raceway, has been canceled this year. The announcement came this week after the...

Parking Enforcement in Downtown Bemidji to Begin Again

As businesses in downtown Bemidji prepare for summer months, parking in the area is about to be enforced more carefully. When the COVID-19 pandemic began, much of the...

Authorities Asking Public Not to Drink and Drive Over 4th of July Weekend

The 4th of July weekend is a celebration of fun with family and friends across the country, but all too often, this weekend’s festivities become one of the...

Bemidji Hosts Trial Run for Drive-In Theater

The Beltrami County Fair may be canceled this year, but there is still summer fun to be had at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds. Starting this month, drive-in movies will...

Fishing Tips: Crank Baits

A popular bait to use for a variety of fish is the crank bait. In this week’s Fishing Tips, Ray and Mandy show us some different kinds of crank baits and how to...

42nd Annual PRCA Park Rapids Rodeo Unable To Go On This Year

In a normal year, the PRCA Rodeo in Park Rapids, which is the largest rodeo in the state, would be taking place this weekend. Unfortunately, this year has been anything...

Man Dies After Structure Fire In Brainerd

A Brainerd man has died in a trailer home fire early Thursday morning. On Thursday, July 2nd, just after 5:00 a.m., the Brainerd Fire Department responded to a report of...

Bemidji City Council Member Elected to League of Minnesota Cities Board of Directors

Bemidji City Councilor Ron Johnson has been elected as 2nd Vice President of League of Minnesota Cities Board of Directors. In their annual business meeting, held...

Backroads: Wildview

July 9 at 7:30 pm — Tune in or stream with the PBS app and online at video.lptv.org. From the frozen land of 10,000 lakes comes rock band WILDVIEW with catchy sing-along...