Bemidji School Board Votes to Close Central Elementary

After hours of discussion Monday night and several months of planning, the Bemidji Area School Board has voted to close Central Elementary to reduce costs in the...

Essentia Health Creates Hotline to Help People with Substance Use Disorder

Over the course of the pandemic, substance use overdoses have increased 31%. In response, Essentia Health has created a 24-hour-hotline to help anyone with substance use...

Jane Fonda in Park Rapids Area to Support Opponents of Line 3

Activist and actor Jane Fonda was in the Park Rapids area on Monday lending her support to those who oppose Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline project. In a Facebook post,...

Beltrami County License Center Redesigned

The Beltrami County License Center has been redesigned. It now features two different entrances for different services to cut down on the time people spend in line. The...

National Loon Center Advocates for Phasing Out Lead Fishing Jigs and Sinkers

Loons and lead are two things that have become connected over the years, but not for the better. A push to join other states who have banned lead sinkers and jigs is once...

In Business: War Ready Fight Shop in Bemidji

A new fight shop in Bemidji aims to bring clothes and accessories to a variety of fighters in the area with an emphasis on Native American pride. War Ready opened...

Multiple Burglaries Reported in Little Falls Area

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple calls reporting residential burglaries this past weekend. The areas affected were northeast of Little...

Tri-County Health Care and Wadena Public Health to Host Joint Vaccine Clinic

Tri-County Health Care and Wadena Public Health will be hosting a joint vaccine clinic this Thursday, March 18 that will administer about 500 vaccinations to eligible...

Independent Lens: Coded Bias

March 22 at 9 pm — Tune in or stream with the PBS app and online at video.lptv.org. Coded Bias follows M.I.T. Media Lab computer scientist Joy Buolamwini, along with data...

Over 800 New COVID-19 Cases Reported on Monday

The state reported 829 new COVID-19 cases along with one new death, which was not in the Lakeland viewing area. The cases came from 16,417 tests for a case positivity...