Northwoods Adventure: Bemidji Hosts Pitch Hit & Run Competition

It’s a test of three simple skills…pitching, hitting, and running. “Today we held our sectional Pitch Hit & Run competition,” Amber Hynes, Bemidji Jaycees Public...

Pierz Student Crowned National Champion At BPA Conference

We are slowly moving into a world where everything is becoming computerized. For some, this transition can be challenging, but for one student from Pierz High School,...

Xcel Energy To Close Becker Coal Plant As They Try To End Coal Use By 2030

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy said Monday the Minneapolis-based utility plans to retire its two remaining coal plants in the Upper Midwest by 2030, a decade earlier than...

Family Advocates For Bike Safety After Child Is Saved By His Helmet

Snapping his fingers, parent Chris Groenwold said, “It happened like that, you know, it just took one second.” On Saturday, May 11th, Groenwold went out to...

Extra Seat Belt Enforcement Starting Next Week As Minnesota Reaches 100 Road Deaths In 2019

It’s only the middle of May, and over 100 people have already lost their lives on Minnesota roads this year. Preliminary data from the Department of Public Safety...

Minnesota Legislature Gives Bipartisan Support To Bill That Could Lower Drug Costs

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature on Thursday approved the final version of a bill designed to ensure that pharmacy benefit managers — the companies that...

Central Lakes College Celebrates The Class Of 2019

About 900 students made their long anticipated walk across the Central Lakes College stage earlier today to receive their diplomas. Central Lakes College held three...

Minnesota High Schools Compete To See Who Can Build The Most Fuel Efficient Vehicle

Brainerd International Raceway is usually associated with speed, but the vehicles on the track today were more concerned with fuel efficiency. High school students from...

Flags To Be Flown At Half-Staff In Honor Of Peace Officers Memorial Day

In accordance with a proclamation issued by the President, Governor Tim Walz has directed all flags at state and federal buildings in Minnesota to be flown at half-staff...

Bemidji Area Lakes In Good Condition For The Fishing Opener

Tomorrow is the day that anglers across Minnesota have been waiting for as the walleye and northern pike fishing season finally opens. “Almost a half a million...

Meteorologist Discusses Climate Change In The Brainerd Area At Recent Rosenmeier Forum

Former Twin Cities Meteorologist Paul Douglas was in Nisswa over the weekend talking to Brainerd Area residents about climate change and how it affects Minnesotans....

Brainerd BMX Racer Headed To World Championships In Belgium

New riders were tearing up the Lakes Area BMX track over the weekend as they officially opened the track for the 2019 season. However, one rider will miss a portion of...