Police Chief Believes Officer Who Fatally Shot Daunte Wright Meant to Use Taser

The police chief in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot on Sunday during a traffic stop says he believes the female officer who fired intended to use...

Little Falls Police Warning Public After Suspected Heroin Overdoses

The Little Falls Police Department is warning the public after multiple suspected heroin overdoses in the city recently. According to a public safety alert issued today,...

Essentia Health & CHI St. Joseph’s Health Give COVID-19 Update

Even with the vaccine rollout being a success, COVID-19 cases continue to increase in Minnesota. The difference between the spike in cases now compared to the peak in...

Some Minnesota Drivers Still Need To Renew License

Minnesotans who received an extension because of COVID-19 and have not yet renewed their driver’s license or ID card need to do so right away, as their licenses were...

Crow Wing County Sees Large Increase in Land Use Permits

Just over 1,100 land use permits were issued by Crow Wing County in 2020. According to a end-of-the-year report by the County Land Services Department, permit numbers...

BSU Alumni & Foundation to Host “Green and White” Online Auction

After having to cancel last year’s event, the new “Giving to Green and White” online campaign includes an exciting video mini-series, an online auction,...

In Business: The Red Barn in Park Rapids Opens Under New Owners

A barn used for retail in Park Rapids has changed ownership, going from being called Carter’s to simply The Red Barn. The new owners are expanding the services and...

Hubbard County Deputy Bitten, Forced to Shoot Dog

A Hubbard County deputy sheriff was forced to shoot one dog with his taser and another one with his gun after being attacked trying to serve two court-ordered restraining...

Crosby Man Dead After Single-Vehicle Crash in Crow Wing County

One man is now dead after a single-vehicle crash in Crow Wing County. On April 10 at about 8:12 PM, the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single-vehicle...

Minnesota Gives 2 Million Adults at Least One Vaccine Dose

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota hit the 2 million mark for people who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, the state’s Department of Health reported...

Just Under 2,000 New COVID-19 Cases Reported on Monday

The state reported 1,994 new COVID-19 cases today along with two new deaths, none of which were in the Lakeland viewing area. The new cases came from 24,001 tests for a...