Large Wildfire Near Mentor Now 40% Contained

State fire officials say the large wildfire near Mentor is now 40% contained and that it was started by a person. It’s called the Oxcart fire, and it started in dry...

With Funding Approved, Construction of Bemidji Veterans Home on the Horizon

On Tuesday, federal funding was announced for three new Minnesota veterans homes, including one in Bemidji. The process of planning and securing the upcoming facility has...

Clearbrook Man Sentenced for August 2019 Murder of Girlfriend’s Sister

It was the day a mother from the White Earth Reservation has been praying for – the Clearbrook man who killed her daughter was sent to prison. Tristan Kilde was...

Brainerd Lakes Chamber’s Everything Expo Canceled for 2nd Year in a Row

Wednesday marked another event casualty due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce’s Everything Expo won’t happen for the second...

National Weather Service in Duluth Updates Forecast Model

After noticing errors in their predictions, National Weather Service in Duluth has upgraded one of its computer forecast models. The particular model updated is one that...

Good Food, Good Life, 365 – Cabbage Stir Fry

 Cabbage Stir-Fry 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 teaspoon brown mustard seeds 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds or fennel seeds 1/2 head cabbage, thinly...

Travel Trailer Lost in Bemidji Fire

No one was injured in a travel trailer fire near a mobile home in Bemidji today. On Wednesday, March 31st at around 2:05 PM, the Bemidji Fire Department responded to a...

Bemidji Lions to Host Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

The Bemidji Lions Club is hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser during the months of April and May. They are calling it “Not Your Ordinary Pancake Breakfast...

Minnesota COVID-19 Hospitalization Numbers Show Increase

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota cases and hospitalizations driven by coronavirus variants in recent weeks continue to steadily climb, even as officials make progress on the...

Over 1,600 New COVID-19 Cases Reported on Wednesday

The state reported 1,660 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday along with 12 new deaths, none of which were in the Lakeland viewing area. The new cases came from 22,481 tests...

Little Falls Boys Hockey Faces Delano in Opening Day of State Tournament

Originally aired March 30, 2021 on Lakeland News