Sen. Eichorn Criticized For Comparing Homelessness to Camping in Video

A Republican State Senator from northern Minnesota is drawing criticism after posting a video questioning why campgrounds are closed while homeless people can live in...

Area Businesses and Restaurants Preparing For Potential Reopening

Businesses across the state of Minnesota are preparing daily for a potential reopen and are studying how they will adjust. Ernie’s on Gull Lake near Brainerd has...

DNR Sets Guidelines For Fishing Opener Due to COVID-19

The Minnesota fishing opener is now only three days away, and this Saturday will kick off fishing for walleye, bass, trout in lakes, and northern pike. The opener is a...

$2.4 Billion Budget Deficit Projected in MN Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is projected to take a nearly $4 billion bite out of Minnesota’s budget. Budget officials now project a $2.4 billion deficit for the current...

Two Suspects Arrested in Connection With Shooting and House Fire Near Bemidji

We know more details tonight about the house fire and shooting that killed a man west of Bemidji on Sunday, as two suspects were arrested Tuesday in Minot, ND after...

Republicans Putting Pressure on Walz to Reopen Businesses More Quickly

Republicans are keeping up pressure on Democratic Governor Tim Walz to move faster on allowing more businesses to reopen so they can survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Senate...

Sanford Health Advises Bemidji City Council on Effects of COVID-19, Warns of Surge

While health officials expect a surge in COVID-19 cases in the state this month, the surge in northern Minnesota could come later than that. During today’s virtual...

U.S. Senate Candidate Talks Reopening MN For Business in Crosslake

U.S. Senate candidate Jason Lewis brought his “Re-open Minnesota For Business” roundtable tour to Crosslake on Saturday. The Republican hopeful had a...

Social Distancing Still Important After Stay-at-Home Order Ends

Whenever Minnesota’s stay-at-home order is lifted, social distancing will still likely remain a key component for limiting the spread of COVID-19. There is expected...

Law Enforcement Warning of Potentially Fatal Drug Likely Containing Fentanyl

Law enforcement across northern Minnesota are warning of a potentially fatal drug likely containing fentanyl circulating in the area in the form of Percocet pills. The...

Walz to Announce Changes to Stay-at-Home Restrictions

On Thursday, we’ll find out to what extent the state will loosen the stay-at-home restrictions that have kept Minnesota’s economy on ice for just over a...

Itasca County Medical Officials, Long-Term Care Facility Reps Discuss New COVID-19 Cases

Two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Itasca County on Monday, and both cases were in at long-term care facilities. Representatives of those facilities and medical...