Cleanup Continues After Thursday Diesel Fuel Spill in Bemidji

The cleanup continued Friday after a diesel fuel spill in Bemidji Thursday afternoon. About 75 gallons of fuel spilled after a nearby business experienced a failed valve...

Twin Cities Law Enforcement Prepares for Start of Derek Chauvin Trial

Preserve, protect, and prevent is the core message of “Operation Safety Net”, the plan with local, state, and federal agencies in the Twin Cities ahead of the...

“Plow Bunyan” Coming to MnDOT District 2

The northwest portion of Minnesota will have a new friend coming to town by the name of Plow Bunyan. The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced its eight...

In Focus: Purpose and Inspiration Displayed at Crossing Arts Alliance Exhibit

Local glass blower and metal worker Steven Weagel is showing off his incredible artistic talents in an exhibit at the Crossing Arts Alliance in Brainerd titled...

Officials Urge Action After COVID-19 Variant Outbreak in Carver County

Minnesota health officials are recommending a pause on youth sports in Carver County after experiencing a recent outbreak of a variant of the virus that causes COVID-19....

Appeals Court Orders Judge to Reconsider Adding Charge in Derek Chauvin Case

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ordered a judge to reconsider adding a third-degree murder charge against a former Minneapolis police officer accused in George...

13 New COVID-19 Related Deaths, 813 New Cases Reported Friday

On Friday, Minnesota reported 813 new COVID-19 cases and 13 new COVID-19 related deaths. None of those deaths were in the Lakeland viewing area. The new cases came from...

Lakeland Currents – Concordia Language Villages Welcome a New Director

Join Lakeland Currents host Jason Edens for a conversation with Mary Maus Kosir, new executive director of Concordia Language Villages near Bemidji.

Lakeland Currents: The Minnesota DNR Nongame Wildlife Program

March 12 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 Amy Westmark, the...

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Ready for Distribution at Lakewood Health in Staples

Lakewood Health System, based out of Staples, says they are ready to distribute the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as well as the continued use of the Pfizer and...

BSU Uses Donation From Red Lake Nation to Help Nursing Students

With a recent donation of $5,000 from Red Lake Nation, Bemidji State University Alumni & Foundation has purchased 54 stethoscopes for students enrolled in the...

Bemidji Boys Hockey Bests Brainerd 5-2

Originally aired March 4, 2021 on Lakeland News