Mask Mandate Debated at Brainerd School Board Meeting

Parents and residents showed up in great numbers Monday night to express their opinions on whether or not a mask mandate should be required or not in Brainerd Public...

Tech Drive Tuesday Held at Affinity Plus in Bemidji

Today in the Affinity Plus parking lot in Bemidji, people could come by and drop off used tech products like laptops and tablets to be repurposed and reused to benefit...

Northwoods Adventure: DNR Offering Ways to Earn Firearms Safety Certification

With fall hunting season approaching, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is offering three ways to earn your firearm safety certifications....

Bemidji Adds Exceptions to Non-Essential Water Usage Ban

Bemidji residents can begin watering their lawns on a limited basis again beginning this Saturday, August 14. The city had instituted a complete non-essential watering...

1,690 New COVID-19 Cases, 7 New Deaths Reported Tuesday in MN

The state today reported seven new COVID-19 related deaths along with 1,690 new coronavirus cases. Since there is no state reporting on the weekends anymore, these...

Firefighters Respond to Fire Near Sanford Bemidji Hospital

Firefighters responded to a fire in a park near Sanford Bemidji Medical Center today in Bemidji. The area is uninhabited. The fire began around two this afternoon, and...

MPCA Reports More Spills Along Line 3 Construction Route

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota regulators now say there have been more releases of drilling fluid along the Line 3 oil pipeline construction route than previously...

Group Sues for Right to Carry Guns at Minnesota State Fair

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A gun owners’ group sued the Minnesota State Fair and Ramsey County on Tuesday, demanding that permit holders be allowed to carry handguns on the...

Bob Nystrom Resigns as Brainerd School Board Chair

During the Brainerd Public Schools board meeting on Monday, August 9, Nystrom resigned as school board chair, but will remain on on the board as a member. Nystrom cited...

BSU Football Begins Fall Camp After Long Wait

Originally aired August 9, 2021 on Lakeland News

Bemidji Football’s Gavin Luksik Commits to BSU

Originally aired August 9, 2021 on Lakeland News