Man Charged for Allegedly Trying to Shoot Someone in Brainerd Bar

A Brainerd man is charged with attempted murder along with two other felonies for allegedly trying to shoot another man inside a downtown Brainerd bar on Sunday night....

State Patrol Seeking Info on Semi Seen Near I-94 Pileup Near Monticello

The investigation into the 29-vehicle pileup on Interstate 94 near Monticello yesterday continues. The Minnesota State Patrol is seeking information about a semitrailer...

U of M Epidemiologist Urges People to Follow New COVID-19 Guidelines

Governor Walz said today that he is not contemplating another lockdown in Minnesota to contain the coronavirus, but said further restrictions may be forthcoming. On...

COVID-19 Cases in Northern Minnesota Continue to Rise

Roughly one-third of the total COVID-19 cases for Beltrami County have been reported in the last two weeks. Today, Sanford Health in Bemidji had a record number of...

Brainerd Schools Superintendent Discusses Recent Move to Distance Learning

Brainerd Public Schools announced earlier this week that students in fourth grade or lower will continue school online starting next Monday. Reporter Chris Burns caught...

Salvation Army Bell Ringers Gearing Up for Unprecedented Year

The bells, the kettle – it’s a tradition every year. But this year, the Salvation Army is getting ready for a season unlike any other. “I am 91 years...

In Focus: BSU Music Professor Creates Educational Videos Now Used in Over 50 Schools

Dr. Jennifer Olson, BSU Music Professor, saw a need in the community, and because teaching music can be hard during distance learning, the program that she has created is...

Lakewood Health System’s Motley Clinic Closed Temporarily

Lakewood Health System is temporarily closing its Motley clinic effective today, Friday, Nov. 13. Lakewood is also saying it plans to close its Eagle Bend clinic Mondays,...

Free COVID-19 Screenings to Be Offered to BSU and NTC Students

In partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health, Bemidji State University will host a free COVID-19 saliva testing clinic for Bemidji State University and...

Over 40 New COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported in MN Friday

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 5,552 new COVID-19 cases today along with 46 newly reported deaths. Health officials also say a record 1,424 people are...

Performances of “The Last Five Years” in Staples Delayed Until December 3rd

After a positive COVID-19 test from one of the crew members, performances of “The Last Five Years,” originally scheduled for Nov. 12-15 in Staples, have been...

Lakeland Currents: Commerce during COVID

November 20 at 8 pm — Tune in or stream with the PBS app and online at video.lptv.org. Join Lakeland Currents host Jason Edens for a conversation with the Brainerd...