Six Men Arrested in Human Trafficking Sting

Six people were arrested during a human trafficking operation that took place over the past two days in Beltrami County. The operation ran from June 25 through 26. The...

Brainerd Public Transit Bid Goes to Minneapolis Company Over Baxter-Based Group

The Brainerd City Council voted to hire Minneapolis-based company Blue Earth Blue Sky, owned by Jefferson Lines, over Baxter-based Reichert. City council members awarded...

Mechanical Issue in Car Leads to Fire in Erskine

A fire started in the trunk of a car at a rest station in Erskine. According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, at 5:03 PM on June 27, the department received a...

Deadly Oak Wilt Confirmed in Crow Wing County

Oak wilt, a non-native, invasive fungal disease that kills all species of oak in Minnesota, has been confirmed for the first time in Crow Wing County. To reduce further...

Applications Open for Bemidji White-tailed Deer Archery Hunts

The city is now accepting permits for the 2021 white-tailed deer archery hunt. Applications are open for any of the hunts around Bemidji. The state will allow each...

In Business: Forestedge Winery

The Laporte winery will host their annual art fair on August 21-22. The fair will feature musicians and artists that will showcase their work.

Minnesota Lawmakers Reach Deal on Policing Measures

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s top Democratic and Republican lawmakers reached agreement on the highlights of a public safety bill that includes police accountability...