Work to Repair Bemidji’s 1st Street Water Tower Underway

Work to repair Bemidji’s water tower on the south end of the city is underway. The 1st Street water tower near the Sanford Center suffered damage in its riser pipe...

Sanford Health Clinics in MN Holding Flu Vaccination “Blitz”

As the fall season rolls in, so do illnesses like the flu. To help get ahead of the virus, Sanford Health has been holding flu vaccine events across northwest Minnesota....

Park Rapids Area Football Making the Most of Class Realignment

Park Rapids Area football went 0-9 last year – in fact, they’d only won two games since 2020. But in the off-season, the team petitioned for and was granted a move...

Additional Police at Red Lake Middle School Following Threats

Additional police officers have been assigned to the Red Lake Middle School this week following threats made last weekend. A release from the Red Lake Police Department...

Level 3 Predatory Offender Moves to New Residence in Bovey Area

A convicted Level 3 predatory offender recently moved to a new residence in the Bovey area. The Itasca County Sheriff’s office is notifying the public that...

Bemidji Police, ISD 31 Update School Resource Officer Policy Following New State Law

With new laws passed in the past legislative session and the removal of a single two-letter word in a statute, school resource officers in Minnesota can now face possible...

Kinship Partners Hosts 37th Annual Food & Coat Drive in Crosby

With fall quickly approaching, Kinship Partners held its 37th annual food and coat drive in Crosby Memorial Park this past Saturday. From 9 in the morning until 3 in the...

Northwoods Experience: Buena Vista Ski Area Holds Annual Fall Colors Festival

Buena Vista Ski Area held their annual Fall Colors Festival this past weekend. The event’s been a part of the Bemidji community for 30 years and features folk...

MN Secretary of State Steve Simon Visits CLC to Discuss New Voting Laws

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon continued his tour through the state at Central Lakes College yesterday as he discussed the new voting laws passed in the latest...