Bemidji Area Parent and Therapist Duo Look to Make Playgrounds More Accessible

August may be the end of summer for some people, but for others, it is SMA Awareness Month. SMA, or spinal muscular atrophy, is a genetic disease that can differ in...

Vikings Raid Crow Wing Co. Fairgrounds for Annual Festival

Costumes, weapons, and mock battles were all part of the family-friendly Viking Festival held Saturday at the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds in Brainerd. Festival-goers...

Northwoods Adventure: Here for Good Market in 2nd Year in Downtown Brainerd

The Destination Downtown Brainerd Coalition is in their second year of hosting a summer market in the streets of downtown Brainerd. The Here for Good Market is located on...

BSU’s Move-In Day for Fall Semester Set for This Saturday

Students will soon be back at Bemidji State University. Move-In Day at the school is set for this Thursday, August 18th, and school officials expect about 800 students to...

Jury Convicts Minnesota Man in 1986 Killing on Iron Range

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A jury has convicted a man charged with raping and killing a woman 36 years ago on Minnesota’s Iron Range in a case that was revived by genealogy...

Ex-cop Lane Will Report to Colorado Prison in Floyd Killing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane, who was sentenced to 2 1/2 years for violating George Floyd’s civil rights, has been ordered to report...

Brainerd School District Clarifies Activities Policy After Parents Raise Concerns

Brainerd area parents voiced grievances after a letter last month provided information about changes to participation in Brainerd Public Schools activities and programs....

Brainerd Church Uses Goats to Clear Out Invasive Plants on Property

The goats are coming! Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brainerd recently brought in goats to help weed out buckthorn on their property and teach kids about the...

Tractor Fire Southeast of Wadena Results in Total Loss

A tractor fire in Section 22 of Wadena Township this past weekend resulted in the total loss of the equipment and burned the owner’s hands. According to the Wadena...

BSU Football Ranked 22nd in AFCA Preseason Poll

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2 Ex-cops Charged in George Floyd Killing Reject Plea Deals

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s killing told a judge that they have rejected plea deals that would have resulted in...