Minnesota State Patrol Hits the Road to Stop Speeding Vehicles

The Minnesota State Patrol combated speeding, one of the four main causes of avoidable roadway casualties, on Thursday. The number of people dying on the roads due to...

Greenwood Wildfire in Superior National Forest Grows to 6.25 Square Miles

A wildfire in the Superior National Forest of northeastern Minnesota that crews have been fighting since the weekend has grown to 6.25 square miles. The Forest Service...

Beltrami County Monitoring Large Rise in COVID-19 Cases

COVID-19 has been on the rise throughout Minnesota, and Beltrami County is no exception. In the last few weeks, Beltrami County Public Health went from monitoring fewer...

Line 3 Protestors in Duluth Temporarily Shut Down Lift Bridge

Activists from as far away as Washington, D.C. came to Duluth to call for a stop to Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline project. The protest on Thursday shut down the Aerial...

Judge Promises Quick Ruling on Guns at Minnesota State Fair

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has promised a quick ruling on whether people with permits to carry firearms can bring their guns into the Minnesota State Fair, which opens in...

Brainerd Plans Events to Celebrate 150th Anniversary

The events planned in Brainerd for the city’s 150th anniversary are now set. The week-long sesquicentennial celebration will begin with an event at the Brainerd...

Fishing Tips: Plastic Worms

A jig and minnow is one of the most popular types of bait to use when fishing in the summer, but in this week’s Fishing Tips, Ray and Mandy show us how to use...

BSU, NTC to Require Declaration of Vaccination or Weekly COVID Tests

In response to Beltrami County being classified as having a high transmission rate, Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College have updated their policies...

1,355 New COVID-19 Cases, 8 Deaths Reported Thursday in Minnesota

The state today reported eight new COVID-19 related deaths along with 1,355 new coronavirus cases. Two of the deaths were in the Lakeland viewing area: A person in...

State Imposes Water Restrictions as Drought Worsens

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The drought in Minnesota continues to get worse, exposing rocks, riverbeds and islands in the St. Croix and Minnesota river drying up entire channels...

Minnesota’s Minimum Wage Will Increase Next Year

Minnesota’s minimum-wage rates will be adjusted for inflation Jan. 1, 2022, to $10.33 an hour for large employers and $8.42 an hour for other state minimum wages....

Bemidji WR Jacob Kelly Commits to NDSU

Originally aired August 18, 2021 on Lakeland News