Walz to Deploy MN National Guard to State Capitol Ahead of Biden’s Inauguration

Gov. Tim Walz says he plans to deploy the Minnesota National Guard to protect against potential threats to the state capitol ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s...

Minnesota Launches Dashboard for COVID-19 Vaccination Data

Minnesota has launched a dashboard to provide more information on the status of the state’s vaccination efforts. The website includes data on the number of doses...

General Public Will Still Need to Wait to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Beltrami County is administering COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines in phases, and it could take months for the general public to receive their first dose if they wish to do so....

Bemidji Middle and High School Students Returning to Hybrid Learning Model

Bemidji Middle and High School students will be returning to a hybrid learning model on February 1st. The decision comes after COVID-19 cases in the county have decreased...

Former Officer Charged in George Floyd’s Death to Be Tried Separately

A former Minneapolis police officer who held his knee to George Floyd’s neck for minutes will be tried separately from three other former officers accused in his...

Ray Gildow Receives Duane R. Lund Lifetime Achievement Award

Former “Lakeland Currents” host and Staples-Motley boys basketball coach Ray Gildow was awarded the Duane R. Lund Lifetime Achievement Award from the Staples...

Northwoods Adventure: Sanford Health Employees Play Pickleball in Bemidji

It’s been a little over a year since a group of Sanford Health physical and occupational therapists decided to play pickleball each day during lunch. It wasn’t...

Man Injured Following Snowmobile Crash on Cross Lake

An man was injured following a snowmobile crash on Cross Lake yesterday. At approximately 1:26 PM, on Monday, January 11th, Crow Wing County Dispatch received a call...

13 New COVID-19 Related Deaths, 1,335 New Cases Reported Tuesday

Minnesota reported 13 new COVID-19 related deaths along with 1,335 new coronavirus cases today. None of the deaths included people from the Lakeland viewing area. The new...

COVID-19 Health Care Tools Being Distributed to Indigenous Communities in Bemidji

The Minnesota Department of Human Services has announced that the Northwest Indian Community Development Center in Bemidji is distributing COVID-19 infection prevention...

LP-GE/Browerville, B-H/Verndale/P-P, and Bemidji Wrestling All Ranked

Originally aired January 11, 2021 on Lakeland News