Crosby-Ironton Girls’ B-Ball Beats Staples-Motley, Oehrlein Finishes Just Short of 3,000

Crosby-Ironton girls’ basketball has spent the entire season ranked in the top 20 in Class AA and are currently situated at 6th. That’s thanks in large part...

Bemidji Boys’ Hockey Climbs Back to Beat Cloquet/Esko/Carlton 4-2

Bemidji boys’ hockey was at home on Friday playing Cloquet/Esko/Carlton. The Jacks were searching for their first win in 20 days, and things did not look good early...

Warroad Boys’ Hockey Improves Play Heading into Hockey Day

Hockey Day in Warroad is finally upon us, with a slew of outdoor hockey games and a host of hockey-related festivities running all day. But amid all the pomp and...

41st Finlandia Ski Marathon in Bemidji Cancelled This Year

The 41st Finlandia Cross Country Ski Marathon in Bemidji has been cancelled this year due to poor skiing conditions. The event was to be held Feb. 17 at Buena Vista Ski...

Lakeland Currents: What’s New In Staples

Join Host Ray Gildow as he sits down with city administrators from Staples, Minn. He’s joined by Mayor Ron Murray, City Administrator Jerel Nelsen, and Staples...

Beltrami Co. Authorities Say They’re Seeing Increase in Scam Calls

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says it is seeing an increase of scams and scam calls in the area. According to a press release from Sheriff’s Office,...

10 Local Educators in the Running for 2024 MN Teacher of the Year

10 teachers from the immediate Lakeland viewing area are in the running for the 2024 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. This year’s winner will be selected from a field...

Judge Grants Restraining Order, Injunction to Bemidji Teachers’ Union Against District

A Beltrami County judge has granted a temporary restraining order and injunction for the Bemidji Education Association against Bemidji Area Schools. The ruling by Judge...

Ice Fishing Extravaganza in Brainerd to Adopt Hybrid Model Due to Ice Conditions

Due to the conditions of the ice on Gull Lake, this year’s Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Feb. 3 will transition to a hybrid model. According to a...

Taylor Drift or Beyonsleigh? Voting Open to Name Minnesota Snowplows

By SCOTT McFETRIDGE Associated Press Snowplows are essential to enduring winter in Minnesota, so maybe it’s not surprising that every year thousands of people vote...

CLC’s Rosenmeier Center Appoints Jim Russell as New President

The Gordon Rosenmeier Center for State and Local Government at Central Lakes College appointed Jim Russell as its new president last week. Russell will be succeeding...