BCAC Partners With Sanford Health For New Year-Round Facilities, Names 2nd Rink “Sanford POWER Rink”

Sanford Health is partnering with the Bemidji Community Arena Corporation to provide year-round Sanford POWER services at the Bemidji Community Arena beginning Fall...

Thompson Leads Jacks in a Very Different Offseason

New Bemidji boys basketball head coach Steve Thompson has always wanted to be a head coach. The longtime Lumberjack assistant coach took over the boys basketball program...

Emergency Food and Shelter Funding Available to Beltrami County Residents

The United Way of Bemidji Area announced this week that emergency food and shelter funding is available to area residents. The Beltrami County area has been awarded two...

COVID-19 Deaths Remain Low in Minnesota

There were five new COVID-19 related deaths reported today by the Minnesota Department of Health. This matches the number of new deaths from yesterday. The death toll is...

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Asking Public For Algae Bloom Lookout

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is asking people to be on the lookout for harmful algae blooms in lakes and rivers around the state. “If it looks and smells...

“Mask Up Itasca” Initiative Distributes Masks to Area Businesses

Itasca County Health and Human Services have announced their “Mask Up Itasca” initiative to support individuals and businesses working to protect others by...

Brainerd Restaurant Looking To Add Drive-In Theater

We have seen businesses adapting before our very eyes throughout this pandemic. Adaptation is necessary to survive during these times of economic loss and The Woods,...

Dollar General in Bemidji Now Open

Dollar General has opened a new store location in Bemidji where shoppers will find many necessities available for purchase. The store opened on June 25th and will be open...

Park Rapids Resort Sees Damage to RVs From Severe Weather

We saw some severe weather Wednesday night with tornadoes around western Minnesota, leading to one death and serious property damage throughout the state. In Park Rapids,...