Bemidji City Council Tasked with Finding New Sanford Center Management

Bemidji is now on the lookout for a new management company for the city’s events center. Earlier this month, the Bemidji City Council voted to terminate their...

Investigation Into Shooting Death Near Bemidji Continues

The investigation into the shooting death of a man just north of Bemidji is ongoing. The man died on Sept. 5 after calling the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office to...

Fosston Pastor Dies From Complications of COVID-19

Some sad news Monday about the Fosston pastor who made statewide headlines about five years ago for an act of kindness. In 2016, we brought you the story of Paul...

Bemidji Schools to Continue with Current COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies

The Bemidji School District will continue with their current COVID-19 mitigation strategies for the near future. On Monday night, Superintendent Tim Lutz updated the...

Sesquicentennial Week Celebration in Brainerd Begins

The weeklong celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the City of Brainerd is underway. “It’s a week that we’ve been preparing for now for about two...

In Business: “The Door” in Laporte Serves as Coffee Shop and Emergency Shelter

Laporte has introduced a new business to town called “The Door.” It is at what is believed to be the oldest residence in Laporte, aged at 120 years old. Joyce...

Hunters Encouraged to Submit Spruce Grouse Feathers for Genetics Study

Spruce grouse hunters in northern Minnesota’s boreal forests can voluntarily submit samples for the final year of a genetics research project being conducted by the...

Greenwood Fire in NE Minnesota 80% Contained, Forest Restrictions Lifted

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say they have lifted fire restrictions for the entire Superior National Forest in Northern Minnesota after reports over the weekend that...

2,474 New COVID-19 Cases, 10 Deaths Reported Monday in MN

The state today reported 10 new COVID-19 related deaths along with 2,474 new coronavirus cases. None of the deaths were reported in the Lakeland viewing area. The new...

Essentia Health Reinstating Visitor Restrictions Across All Hospitals

Due to increased COVID-19 transmission, Essentia Health is reinstating visitor restrictions at all of their hospitals. According to the release, in most cases, two adult...