Bemidji Area Schools Sorting Out Details of Mask Wearing in Schools

With recent CDC and Minnesota Department of Health recommendations of mask wearing in K-12 schools, the Bemidji school district is in its early stages of sorting out what...

Maple Grove Investigating Homicide, Ties to Leech Lake and Cass Lake

The Maple Grove Police Department is looking for individuals who have ties to the Leech Lake and Cass Lake communities who were allegedly involved in a homicide. On July...

Cass Lake Indian Health Services Providing Free Health Care Services

Cass Lake Indian Health Services will be hosting their 2021 Walking Shield event, which will provide healthcare services to the public. The no-cost health care will...

Red Lake Man Charged with Murder in Death of Red Lake Tribal Police Officer

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include information on a procession honoring Ryan Bialke in Bemidji. A Red Lake man has been arrested and charged with...

July 27 Recognized as Roger Jourdain Day in Bemidji

Today, July 27, the Red Lake Nation flag was raised by the Bemidji City Council in front of City Hall to honor Roger Jourdain, Red Lake Nation’s first tribal...

Walz Has Yet to Announce Decision on Running for Re-Election

During Gov. Tim Walz’s educational tour last week, many topics were discussed, including his decision on running for re-election. Walz became the state’s 41st...

State Health Officials Discuss Delta Variant in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials warned Monday that the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus now accounts for more than 75% of the...

What to Know About the Delta Variant in Minnesota

Although positive COVID-19 case numbers are still relatively low, they are still increasing. The delta variant has shown to be more contagious and spread faster to...

Existing COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Still in Place, Surge of Delta Variant

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will keep existing COVID-19 travel restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns about the surging infection...

Highway 2 Project Near Bemidji Complete

The U.S Highway 2 improvement project between Bemidji and Wilton, which addressed the needs of safety concerns is now complete. The project, which began on May 10,...

Tips for Keeping Wildfire Responders Safe, Signing Up for Alerts in Beltrami Co.

In the past few weeks, Beltrami County has been experiencing dangerous and rapidly expanding wildfires as well as extreme drought conditions. When wildfires take place,...

Sanford Health Requiring All Employees to Be COVID-19 Vaccinated

Sanford Health has announced that all employees are required to get a COVID-19 vaccination by November 1. This includes employees at all of its Good Samaritan Society...