Paul Bunyan Broadcasting Radio Host Todd Haugen Retiring After 43 Years in Action

Since 1979, Paul Bunyan Broadcasting in Bemidji has enjoyed Todd Haugen as one of the station’s morning radio hosts, and earlier this morning, after an astounding 43...

Kinship Partners Hosts 34th Annual Taste of the Lakes Fundraiser

Kinship Partners, a non-profit that provides one-on-one mentoring to kids in the Brainerd Lakes Area, presented their 34th annual Taste of the Lakes at the Grand View...

Brainerd Girls Swimming and Diving Sends 9 to State Tournament

The Brainerd girls swimming and diving team left for the University of Minnesota this morning for the state tournament. The Warriors were able to send five seniors to...

Good Food, Good Life, 365 – Lemony Green Beans with Almond Crumb Topping

Lemony Green Beans with Almond Crumb Topping Ingredients: 1/2 cup slivered almonds 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 cup...

Bemidji United Way to Deliver Holiday Cheer with “Holiday Gifts for Kids” Program

The holiday season is a time often associated with giving gifts to loved ones, especially toys to children. However, not everyone has the opportunity to provide a gift,...

Northwoods Adventure: Brainerd Experiences First Heavy Snowfall of the Year

The Brainerd Lakes area woke up to a fresh blanket of snow on Tuesday. While they have had some light flurries over the previous two days, the snow finally stuck, which...

Update on Vehicle Crash at Bemidji’s Paul Bunyan Mall

The driver of a vehicle that crashed into the Paul Bunyan Mall in Bemidji on Tuesday has been identified. Damian Smith reportedly called 911 while driving to inform them...

Minnesota Health Commissioner, 3 Cabinet Members Quitting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Department of Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm, who faced the difficult task of managing the COVID-19 pandemic, will not seek reappointment to...

Sanford, Fairview Talking About Merging the Health Systems

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two large health care systems in Minnesota and the Dakotas are negotiating a merger that its leaders say would improve patient care and help them deal...