Fishing Opener Brings Money to Small Businesses

With lakes to be muddied with boats and lines tight with fish, local businesses are ready to welcome back tourists in the Brainerd Lakes area. The fishing opener marks...

With MN Mask Mandate Dropped, Health Officials Urge Vaccinations

Gov. Tim Walz officially dropped the state’s mask mandate today, and several cities in Minnesota followed suit. But health officials say the pandemic isn’t...

Application Process for Initiative Foundation’s “Initiators Fellowship” Fast Approaching

A unique opportunity through the Initiative Foundation will open soon. The “Initiators Fellowship” will award up to eight candidates with mentors, a stipend,...

Bemidji United Way Opens Nominations for Annual Someone Special Awards

United Way of Bemidji Area has opened up nominations for their annual Someone Special Award. The program honors volunteers in Bemidji community service organizations that...

Local Guides Expect Great Opening Fishing Weekend

Local guides from around the Lake of the Woods, Grand Rapids, Brainerd, and Bemidji areas are optimistic that the fish will bite for the 2021 Fishing Opener.

Repairs on Bemidji’s Paul Bunyan Statue to Begin Saturday

Repairs on Bemidji’s Paul Bunyan statue are scheduled to begin tomorrow. Jensen Conservation will work on restoring Paul. Work is expected to continue into next...

Minnesota House Votes to Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota House passed a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana use after hours of debate Thursday night in a historic vote that marked the...

State Plans to Improve COVID-19 Vaccine Equity

The State of Minnesota is partnering with Minnesota health plans to improve COVID-19 vaccine equity and access. Starting next week, the Minnesota Department of Health...

Over 1,300 New COVID-19 Cases Reported on Friday

The state reported 1,306 new COVID-19 cases today along with nine new deaths, none of which were in the Lakeland viewing area. The new cases came from 36,823 tests for a...

Brainerd Baseball Takes The Loss to Willmar Cardinals

Originally Aired on Lakeland News on 5-13-21

Nevis Baseball Takes The Win From Blackduck Drakes

Originally Aired on Lakeland News on 5-13-21

Cass Lake-Bena Baseball Takes Loss to Northome/Kelliher

Originally Aired on Lakeland News on 5-13-21.