Former MN Supreme Court Chief Justice Russell Anderson Dies at 78

Bemidji native and former Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court Russell A. Anderson died at his home on Tuesday, September 15th. According to a report from the...

Nisswa Mayor Demands Investigation Into Police Misconduct at City Council Meeting

Nisswa Mayor Fred Heidmann addressed the Nisswa City Council at their meeting today to demand an investigation into police misconduct. Heidmann was arrested at the end of...

Brainerd Lakes YCMA Reopens After Storm Damage This Summer

The Brainerd Lakes YMCA has reopened their doors after a storm caused severe damage to the roof of their facility this summer. After discovering their building insurance...

Minnesota State Patrol Seeking Public’s Help in Locating Hit-and-Run Driver

The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle and driver involved in a pedestrian fatality near Pierz. According to the Minnesota State...

In Focus: Crossing Arts Alliance Holding 8×8 Art Fundraiser Virtually This Year

The annual 8×8 Art Fundraiser is typically held at the Crossing Arts Alliance in downtown Brainerd, but due the coronavirus pandemic this year, it will be held...

ATV Crash in Morrison County Leads To Driver’s Arrest

A Swanville man was taken into custody after his involvement in an ATV crash that left a passenger with injuries. According to the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office,...

American Red Cross Seeks Diverse Blood Supply

The American Red Cross is urging people of all races and ethnicities to donate blood to help ensure a diverse blood supply for patients in need. According to the American...

Baxter Residents Invited to Take Highway 210 Survey

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is seeking the public’s participation in an online survey that will focus on safety and modes of travel on Highway 210 in...

Baxter Elementary Welcoming Students Back in New State-of-the-Art Facility

Baxter Elementary’s new two-story state-of-the-art building has been in the works for a little over two years, and Tuesday, September 8th was the first day students were...

United Way of Bemidji Area Begins Annual Coat Drive

The United Way of Bemidji Area is holding its annual “Coats for the Community” drive throughout September. The organization is asking for gently used or new...

Voter Registration Drive to Be Held at Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in Little Falls

The Morrison County Historical Society is hosting their annual voter registration event at the Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in Little Falls. To bring awareness...

In Business: “We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym” Providing Virtual Learning Space

“We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym” in Baxter provides kids of all abilities a safe place to socialize, play, and to enjoy physical activities. However, due to the COVID-19...