Brainerd Man Charged with Multiple Felonies After Police Chase

A 40-year-old Brainerd man faces charges of driving while intoxicated and fleeing a peace officer after leading a Baxter police officer on a chase. Andrew Derail Gilbert...

Tesla Picks Talon Metals’ Tamarack Mine Project for Nickel Supply Deal

Tesla, an American electric vehicle and clean energy company, has signed its first U.S. nickel supply deal, choosing Talon Metals Corp.’s Tamarack Mine project in...

Fundraiser for Family of Walker Police Officer Whose Wife Died from COVID-19

Family and friends are rallying to help the family of an area police officer whose wife recently died from complications from COVID-19. Andy Erickson is a police officer...

Laine Larson to Retire as Brainerd Schools Superintendent

Laine Larson’s six-year run as Brainerd Public School’s superintendent will be coming to an end after the school board accepted her retirement at their latest...

BSU Adds New Minor in Water Science for Spring Semester

Last November, Bemidji State University decided to unite the departments of Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, and Indigenous Sustainability Studies by adding a...

In Business: Local Brainerd Pizza Joint Starts and Ends with Family

For the last 40 years, Mickey’s Pizza & Subs in Brainerd has provided a unique style of pizza – they make them, you bake them. As they celebrate their...

Massive Fire Breaks Out at Former Hotel in Duluth

A massive fire broke out today at a former hotel in Duluth. Flames started on the first floor of the Esmond Building and worked their way up to the roof, which eventually...

Judge: Rodriquez Can’t Use Intellectual Disability as Factor

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge says defense attorneys cannot use intellectual disability as a factor in the second death penalty debate for a man convicted in the...

10,810 New COVID-19 Cases, 44 Deaths Reported Monday in MN

The state today reported 44 new COVID-19 related deaths along with 10,810 new coronavirus cases. Today’s numbers include cases that were delayed in being reported...

One-Vehicle Crash in Morrison County After Driver Falls Asleep

Two Bemidji residents were taken to the hospital after the driver of their vehicle fell asleep, resulting in a crash in Morrison County. According to the Morrison County...

Qualls Joins Packed GOP Field in Race for Minnesota Governor

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A U.S. Army veteran and former healthcare executive said Sunday he’s running for governor in Minnesota, joining a handful of other Republicans who...