Walz Signs 1st Executive Order, Forming Diversity Council

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has signed his first executive order, establishing a council on diversity, inclusion and equity. Walz told reporters...

Northwoods Adventure: Ice Fishing Season

Looking out over the wind swept frozen tundra, fish houses of all kinds and styles are beginning to form small cities on area lakes. With the heart of ice fishing season...

DNR Hires New Big Game Program Leader

Minnesota’s new big game program supervisor will be Barbara Keller, an experienced wildlife researcher and manager who begins Feb. 1 overseeing the state’s deer, elk and...

The Latest: Walz Calls For Education, Health Care Investment

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — New Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is using his inaugural address to stress the need for better education and health care for everyone. Walz spoke at the...

Level 3 Predatory Offender Released In Cass County

A Level 3 predatory offender is set to be released into Cass County in mid January, according to a post on the Cass County Sheriff’s Facebook page. Michael Lee...

MnDOT Preparing For The First Winter Storm Of The Season

Whether it’s city streets, county roads, or state highways, it’s a united front when it comes to clearing what mother nature leaves behind. With significant snow in...

Chimney Fire Prompts Bemidji Fire Department To Share Helpful Tips

After responding to a chimney fire on Sunday, the Bemidji Fire Department says its important to remember some basic tips when using your fireplace. Even though the first...

Congress Considers Returning Land To Minnesota Tribe

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A measure moving through Congress would return nearly 12,000 acres of land in Minnesota to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. The measure seeks to reverse...

Upper Red Lake: Missing Fisherman Found Safe

After being missing for several hours, a Clearwater, Minnesota man has been found safe. According to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, 68-year-old Michael...

Bemidji Event Organizers Talk Special Events Ordinance

The Bemidji City Council chambers were filled Monday night as if it was a special event. Only this time, it was filled with event organizers who were concerned about a...

Gov.-Elect Tim Walz Names First 5 Commissioners

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov.-elect Tim Walz has named a former speaker of the Minnesota House as his transportation commissioner and is keeping the budget...

Garth Brooks Adds 2nd Show At Governor’s Request

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Country superstar Garth Brooks says Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is why he’s adding a second concert when he visits Minneapolis. Brooks told...