Beltrami County Sees Big Drop in COVID-19 Cases

Beltrami County, like many counties in the state, has seen a big drop in COVID-19 cases recently, but health officials warn that people need to remain careful. Officials...

Former State Rep. John Ward Becomes New Baxter City Council Member

Being an elected official for John Ward is nothing new. He served as the mayor of Proctor, MN in the 1980s before moving to Brainerd and serving as the House District 10A...

Brainerd City Council Votes Kelly Bevans in as New President

On Monday, Jan. 4, the Brainerd City Council voted 7-0 for Kelly Bevans to become the council’s new president. Bevans has previously been the president of the...

In Focus: First City Dance Studio to Present Recorded “Nutcracker” Show

First City Dance Studio in Bemidji will be presenting “The Nutcracker Movie” for this year’s production. The studio has implemented new and safe ways...

First Responders, Emergency Workers Remembering Paramedic Who Died on the Job

First responders and emergency workers in Crosby and Onamia are remembering a paramedic who died on the job on Jan. 6. Toby Rowan of Emily worked as a paramedic for...

48 New COVID-19 Related Deaths, 2,387 New Cases Reported Friday

Minnesota reported 48 new COVID-19 related deaths along with 2,387 new coronavirus cases today. The deaths included four people from the Lakeland viewing area: A Cass...

Governor Walz Expected to Visit COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Early Friday morning, a release from Governor Walz’s press office said the governor would be visiting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic today, Friday, Jan. 8. Governor Walz...

Lakeland Currents: A Conversation with Youth Leaders

January 15 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 discussion about the issues and...

Lakeland Currents – Student Scholarships Available In Our Region

Join Lakeland Currents host Jason Edens for a discussion about student scholarships available in our region. Our guest is Patty Salo Downs, Executive Director of the...

Brainerd Woman Dead After Being Hit By Truck in Onamia

A 72-year-old Brainerd woman has died after being hit by a truck in a convenience store parking lot Thursday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a pickup...

Cass County Receives Nearly $573,000 in COVID-19 Relief

According to the Cass County Board of Commissioners, the county received $572,888 in relief funding to be distributed throughout the county. County commissioners say...

BSU Men’s Hockey Falls to Red-Hot Bowling Green

Originally aired January 7, 2021 on Lakeland News