Northern Township Near Bemidji Considers Incorporating Into a City

Northern Township announced its intent to leave the Greater Bemidji Joint Planning Board in late September and is now considering incorporating into a city. Although this...

Area Firefighters Contain Grass Fire North of Motley

Firefighters responded to a large grass fire north of Motley that burned an estimated 80 acres on Tuesday. Motley Fire Chief Brad Olson tells Lakeland News that the fire...

Crow Wing County to Seek Bids for Legal Representation in Child Support & Protection Cases

The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners has approved a motion to go out for bids in search of contracts for legal services, so that the county can provide...

New Facility at Camp Ripley Offers Fire Departments & First Responders Hazmat Training

A new training facility that covers five acres at Camp Ripley in Little Falls will offer firefighters and first responders the training they need to protect their...

In Focus: BSU to Produce Opera Night Gala

Performing artists at Bemidji State University are gearing up for next weekend’s Opera Night, a formal dinner and gala event, which is being helmed by BSU Director of...

Brainerd Hears From Downtown Business Owners on Snow Removal Services

With the Lakeland viewing area receiving its first major snowfall event of the season, snow will eventually begin to pile up on streets and sidewalks. The Brainerd City...

Treeline Acres Farm in Brainerd Lowering Electricity Costs with Solar Panels

Treeline Acres in Brainerd is adding something new to its property that will help cut costs. Winkelman Solar has installed solar panels that will harness the sun and...

Golden Apple: Baxter Elementary Honors Veterans with School Program

To honor, celebrate, and recognize all who have served the country, Baxter Elementary students practiced three days a week to prepare for a program just in time for...

Walz Says Minnesota Legislature Could Legalize Pot in 2023

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The chances for legalizing recreational marijuana in Minnesota got a huge boost from the Democratic sweep in the state’s elections. Gov. Tim Walz...