Lakes Area Skatepark Association Holds Community Fundraiser for New Skate Park

For some, skateboarding has become an incredibly unifying sport that connects all walks of life. It’s this sentiment that caused members of the Brainerd Lakes...

Construction on Highway 2 in Bena Starts July 10

A construction project on Highway 2 in Bena is set to begin on July 10th, and motorists can expect to see lane closures and delays as road work starts. According to the...

Fishing Tips 2023: Hair Jigs

For this week’s edition of Fishing Tips, Ray and Mandy teach us about the hair jig and how effective it can be when used properly.

1st Lakeland News Sports Director Reid Ferrin Returning for 25th Anniversary Show

We’re about a week out from our big 25th Anniversary Lakeland newscast. On July 13th, we’ll celebrate 25 years of providing local television news for north...

Lakeland News 25th Anniversary – Nate Morabito

Next up in our 25th anniversary celebration is a message from Nate Morabito. Nate was a news reporter for us in our Brainerd office from 2003 to 2004. Like many others...

Leech Lake Tribal College Awarded $9 Million in Partnership with Fond du Lac College

Leech Lake Tribal College recently broke ground on a new sustainability project, and they’re not working on this one alone. In a first-of-its-kind partnership with...

Essentia Health Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Staples Clinic

Essentia Health recently made its first substantial step last week in a new partnership with the Staples community by holding the groundbreaking ceremony of their new...

Leech Lake’s “Welcome Babies” Celebration Brings Infants, New Families into the Community

Tribal leaders and elders welcomed the newest members of the Leech Lake Reservation and other Indigenous communities at the 5th annual Welcome Babies celebration last...