Bemidji Teachers and Parents Raising Concerns Over Budget Recommendations

Bemidji parents, teachers, and community members are raising concerns as Bemidji Area Schools looks at ways to maintain their budget. Because of a failed referendum and...

Public School Enrollment in Minnesota Drops During Pandemic

Public school enrollment is Minnesota dropped by about 17,000 students as families turned to home schooling, private schools, and delaying entry into kindergarten amid...

Solution to Construction Issue at Brainerd High School Saves $600,000

Blueprint 181 is a construction project that voters passed back in 2018. It sent $79 million dollars to help rebuild the Brainerd school district. During the...

Authorities Investigating Bomb Scare at Line 3 Construction Site

Authorities are investigating after a protester allegedly threw a suspicious package at a construction site just west of Cloquet for the Enbridge Energy Line 3 pipeline...

Two Arrested Following High-Speed Chase Near Bemidji

A high-speed chase near Bemidji ended safely Friday with the apprehension of two people suspected of stealing the vehicle. The chase started after officers located a...

Brainerd “Can’t Get Enough of Your Love” Promotion Deemed a Success

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, so did a first-year tradition created by the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce. The Downtown Brainerd Businesses...

Recycling Initiative Creating Jobs in Greater Lakes Region

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency received $800,000 from legislators in 2019. After taking in multiple projects under consideration, the MPCA has decided to move...

In Focus: Work of Leech Lake Artist Featured at Watermark Art Center

The Mashkawiziiwag (“They are Strong”) exhibit located at the Watermark Art Center showcases images from Leech Lake Native American artist Ne-Dah-Ness Rose Greene....

Lakeland Currents – Pollution Control Agency Work in Our Region

Join Lakeland Currents host Jason Edens to learn more about the work of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency in north central Minnesota. Our guest is Stephen Mikkelson,...

Three Arrested After Report of Stolen Snowmobiles

On February 18, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office in regards to an ongoing investigation involving two stolen ski...

1,001 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Friday

The state reported 1,001 new COVID-19 cases today along with eight new deaths, none of which were in the Lakeland viewing area. The cases came from 45,367 tests for a...

Lakeland Currents: When Will The Region’s Summer Camps Welcome Campers in 2021

February 26 at 8 pm — Tune in or stream with the PBS app and online at video.lptv.org. Join Lakeland Currents host Jason Edens to explore how summer camps in our region...