COVID-19 Patients Filling Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s ICU

Intensive care units continue to fill up with people suffering from COVID-19 related problems. Right now, the ICU at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in...

Minnesota Health Leaders Warn of Strain on Caregivers, Kids

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health leaders warned Thursday that the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is putting heavy strain on hospitals and health care workers...

Wadena County Man Dies After Being Pinned Under Lawn Mower

An 84-year-old Wadena County man has died after he got pinned underneath a lawn mower. When emergency workers arrived around 7:30 PM Wednesday morning, they found Russell...

Reconstruction Plans for Crow Wing County Road 115 Enter Next Phase

The ongoing reconstruction planning for Crow Wing County Road 115 has reached its next phase. At the last county board meeting, Crow Wing County Commissioners approved...

Golden Apple: Retired 3rd Grade Bemidji Teacher Wins “Teacher of the Year”

Every year, the executive board of the Bemidji Education Association recognizes educational staff. This year, the BEA gave out their annual awards under three categories,...

2,674 New COVID-19 Cases, 32 Deaths Reported Thursday in MN

The state today reported 32 new COVID-19 related deaths, along with 2,674 new coronavirus cases. There were six deaths in the Lakeland viewing area: Three people in...

Red Lake Man Indicted for Murder in Shooting Death of Red Lake Police Officer

A federal grand jury has returned an 11-count indictment against a Red Lake man for the murder of Red Lake Tribal Police Officer Ryan Bialke, assaulting with intent to...

Agreement Set on Short-Term Debt Limit Fix, Averting Crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday an agreement has been reached with Republicans to extend the government’s borrowing authority into...

Wadena Man Arrested After Crash of Vehicle Reported Stolen

A 29-year old man was arrested early Monday evening after crashing his vehicle in Wadena Asphalt, north of Wadena. According to the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office,...

Most State Workers Get COVID Shots, But Some Face Discipline

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Some Minnesota government employees say that a month into the COVID-19 vaccine policy for state workers, their agencies are beginning to ramp up...

Bemidji’s Mady Schmidt Commits to University of South Dakota

Originally aired October 6, 2021 on Lakeland News

BSU Women’s Hockey Team is Young, But a Tight-Knit Group

Originally aired October 6, 2021 on Lakeland News