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...

Bemidji Jaycees Surprise Area Veterans With A Special Christmas Gift

This story began as an idea that was implemented last summer during the Bemidji Jaycees 74th Annual Water Carnival. Military veterans, friends and families all gathered...

Bemidji Police Chief Releases Statement On Officer-Involved Shooting

“Our community has experienced a tragedy,” said Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin. “One life is lost and others are irreversibly changed forever.”...

Holiday Gifts For Kids Distribution Day

The tables were stocked, and Santa’s helpers were ready as the distribution of toys got underway. The annual Holiday Gifts For Kids is put on by the United Way of...

Oil Pipeline Foes Look Past Regulators After Another Loss

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Opponents of Enbridge Energy’s proposed Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement are turning their attention to fighting the project on other...

Both Red Lake and Leech Lake Tribal Colleges Receive Grants From N.E.H.

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced three grant recipients in Minnesota, and two are from the Lakeland viewing area. Both Red Lake Nation...

Northwoods Adventure: Pick’s Christmas Trees

Just north of Bemidji, out in Turtle River, you can find a hidden gem when it comes to Christmas. Rows upon rows of native trees like white pine, spruce, and balsam fir...

4 Arrests Made After String Of Burglaries

Four people have been arrested in connection with a sting of burglaries that date back to the middle of November. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office said that during the...

Crime Free Multi Housing Training Offered By Bemidji Police

The Bemidji Police Department will be holding a Crime Free Multi Housing training for those who own rental property on January 12. According to the Police Departments...

30-Year Milestone For Radiothon To End Child Abuse

30 years can be viewed as a major milestone in broadcasting, and for 30 years, the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting have played host to the annual Radiothon To End...

Dayton: Budgets Went From Shambles To Surpluses

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Outgoing Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says the state’s projected $1.5 billion budget surplus contrasts with the “shambles” he faced...