Leech Lake Health Division Hosts COVID-19 Vaccine Event

On Friday, over 1,300 people were vaccinated at an event in Cass Lake administered by the Leech Lake Health Division. This was their second week providing these vaccines...

Bemidji Area Organization Coordinating Rides to Vaccine Appointments

With vaccines becoming more available, it is important to make sure everyone who qualifies and is interested has access to their appointment. The Headwaters Regional...

Minneapolis Agrees to Pay $27 Million to Settle Suit with George Floyd’s Family

The city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay $27 million to settle a civil lawsuit from George Floyd’s family over the Black man’s death while in police custody....

Brainerd Veteran Receives Recognition for #StillServing Campaign

U.S Army Sergeant Mark Persons took over as the Brainerd Veterans of Foreign Wars webmaster in 2015. Since then, he redid the website as well as add a page where other...

Crosslake Businesses Up to Some Shenanigans for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

COVID-19 has canceled yearly events since the start of the pandemic, and it claimed its newest victim when Crosslake canceled their annual St. Patrick’s Day parade....

In Focus: “Peculiar Painter” in Walker Adds New Touches to Shop

For this week’s In Focus, we visited Peculiar Painter, a paint and gallery shop in Walker to get a glimpse of how the store has added new and unique items since...

Lakeland Currents – The Minnesota DNR Nongame Wildlife Program

Join Lakeland Currents host Jason Edens for a conversation with Amy Westmark, the Nongame Wildlife Specialist based in Bemidji for the Minnesota DNR. Together, they will...

Lakeland Currents – Post-traumatic stress and Veterans

March 19 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 mental health...

Lakewood Health System Updates Vaccine Priority Groups

Lakewood Health System, based in Staples, has updated its Vaccine Priority Groups to include phase 1b. Lakewood has started a waitlist for those priority groups,...

Over 1,100 New COVID-19 Cases Reported on Friday

The state reported 1,107 new COVID-19 cases along with 13 new deaths, three of which were in the Lakeland viewing area: Crow Wing County resident between 90-94 years old...

Governor Walz Loosens COVID-19 Restrictions on Restaurants, Gyms, and Social Gatherings

Governor Walz has announced the most significant rollback on coronavirus restrictions today after the state has made progress in the past month with nearly 1.2 million...

Bemidji State Men’s Hockey Prepares for WCHA Tournament

Originally aired March 11, 2021 on Lakeland News