Baxter Plans for Construction on Water Treatment Plant

The Baxter City Council imposed a water restriction two weeks ago due to a failure in their water treatment plant. The council reconvened last Tuesday to discuss their...

Bemidji to Offer Water Incentives for Some Private Well Owners

Some property owners in Bemidji will now have incentives to use the city’s water system. The properties are near an area with water that has been contaminated by PFAS...

Brainerd School Board Approves Childhood Literacy Program

The Brainerd School Board has unanimously approved a childhood literacy program. “Read Well by Grade Three” is a program designed to help boost literacy rates...

Northwest Technical College Hosting Series of Open Houses

Northwest Technical College in Bemidji is hosting a series of seven open houses for the summer for prospective students looking to see the campus. The events are a chance...

Fishing Tips: Hair Jigs

In this week’s Fishing Tips, hair jigs come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Ray and Mandy go over how to pick the right hair jig for whatever you’re fishing for.

Line 3 Opponents Concerned Over Plan to Pump More Groundwater

Opponents of Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 oil pipeline project are worried about the potential impact of the company’s plan to temporarily pump as much as 10...

Senate Passes Transportation Bill; Minnesota Budget Advances

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers made more progress toward completing the next state budget Thursday as the Senate gave unanimous final approval to a $7.3...

Suspect in Pursuit Injured in Cass County Crash

A suspect in pursuit has been injured in a crash in Cass County. According to a release from the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department, on Wednesday, June 23, an officer...

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin to Be Sentenced on Friday

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd will be sentenced Friday by a Minnesota judge....

Remains of Missing Man Identified in Cass County

Human remains of a missing person found near Blind Lake Township have been identified. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office positively identified the remains...