2020 MN General Election Results for Lakeland Viewing Area

For more in-depth reporting on local election results and what it means for the Lakeland viewing area, please visit these stories: State Senate Remains in GOP Hands, DFL...

State Senate Remains in GOP Hands, DFL Still in Control of House

It appears the Minnesota Senate will remain in Republican hands and the state House in DFL control. In the Lakeland viewing area, it was a Republican sweep: Matthew...

Justin Eichorn Wins Re-Election in MN Senate District 5

Republican Justin Eichorn, who has won his re-election to retain his seat as State Senator for District 5, beat DFL challenger and current Bemidji mayor Rita Albrecht in...

Matt Bliss Wins MN House District 5A Seat

Republican Matt Bliss has secured a MN House seat to represent District 5A. Bliss won over half of the votes against Incumbent DFLer John Persell. With all precincts...

Stauber Wins Re-Election, Brainerd Area Incumbents Sweep Districts 9 and 10

In this historic election, there was one incumbent in one race, U.S. Representative Pete Stauber in the 8th Congressional District, who accomplished something that has...

Stoffel Leading Jacks in a Very Different First Year

With only two games remaining in the regular season, the delayed MSHSL football season is already halfway through completion. The Bemidji Lumberjacks have won three in a...

Good Food, Good Life, 365 – Seeds & Spice Soup and Salad Sprinkle

Seeds & Spice Soup and Salad Sprinkle 1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds 1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon black...

Jorge Prince Voted In As Next Bemidji Mayor

As of Wednesday afternoon, Jorge Prince is on track to be the next Mayor of Bemidji. With 100% of precincts reporting, Prince has amassed 3,919 votes while challenger...

Nature – Primates: Family Matters

November 11 at 7 pm — Tune in or stream with the PBS app and online at video.lptv.org. Family is everything for primates. They have the most complex social lives of any...

Bemidji School District Operating Referendum Does Not Pass

Voters did not approve the Bemidji Area School District’s operating referendum on Tuesday, which would levy a property tax increase that would address the...

Minnesota Reports Over 3,800 New Coronavirus Cases on Wednesday

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 3,844 new COVID-19 cases today along with 31 deaths. The new cases breaks yesterday’s one-day record for new COVID-19...

Common Ground: A Farmer’s Century Journey

101-year-old Thomas Dziengel, (Common Ground producer Andrew Dziengel’s grandfather) tells tales of his life and journeys around Midwestern America during the dust bowl,...