Beltrami Co. Presents Possible Jail Funding Solution Through Local Option Sales Tax

Communication and transparency are the key words between the Bemidji City Council and Beltrami County as the council viewed results of the recent Jail Feasibility study...

Brainerd Approves Preliminary 9.5% Levy Increase for 2023

The Brainerd City Council has made multiple changes to its budget. With the city also taking on a lawsuit settlement with former firefighters, the council has approved a...

Bemidji Family Looking for Kidney Donor to Save Their Mother

A local Bemidji family is currently looking for a kidney donor to save their mother. As of Tuesday, a suitable Type O donor has not been found for Tammy Collins, leading...

BSU Choir Celebrates 85th Anniversary with Alumni Concert

Legacy can be a hard concept to get a handle on. How can a group from the present connect with their predecessors in a meaningful way? To answer that question, look no...

Northwoods Adventure: Red Lake Members Hunt in 1863 Treaty Land for First Time

For the first time this fall, Red Lake band members have the chance to exercise treaty rights in an off-reservation hunt on land covered by a treaty signed in 1863....

Post-Race Concert at Brainerd International Raceway Prompts Noise Complaints

Some Crow Wing County residents have raised complaints about noise levels from recent events at the Brainerd International Raceway. BIR is a go-to destination for many...

Crosslake Holds Town Meeting on Future City Developments

New shops, a new garden, and several road construction projects are on their way for the town of Crosslake. A town meeting was held on Friday to talk about future...

One More Civil War Soldier Relieved of Duty in Cass County

For the past year, the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War have worked to relieve soldiers from their posts more than a century after the ceasefire. This past...

In Business: Puzzles to Solve, Rooms to Escape at Minute59 in Bemidji

Who doesn’t love a good mystery? Watching captivating plots unfold as super sleuths solve clues and overcome obstacles is certainly an exciting endeavor. But what if you...

Brainerd Community and Beyond Gives Support to Football Captain Conner Erickson

It was 11 days ago that Brainerd senior football captain Conner Erickson suffered a brain injury during the team’s football game at Moorhead High. He was...

Court Affirms Fines Against MN Bars That Violated Mask Mandate

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota appeals court panel has sided with the state health department over fines against bars that violated emergency safety orders during the...

Feds: 47 Exploited Pandemic to Steal $250M from Food Program

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal authorities charged 47 people in Minnesota with conspiracy and other counts in what they said Tuesday was the largest fraud scheme yet to take...