Crowds Return for a Weekend of Fun at 78th Bemidji Jaycees Water Carnival

The Bemidji Jaycees Water Carnival began Thursday night, and once again crowds have returned to enjoy the 4th of July festivities. With 78 years of family fun brought to...

In Focus: Lakes Area Artists Showcase Their Work in Nisswa

Five professional artists from central Minnesota exhibited their artwork on Friday, which was made available for purchase during their show at the Journey Church in...

Bemidji Jaycees Kick Off 78th Annual Water Carnival

The Bemidji Jaycees 78th Annual Water Carnival kicked off Thursday night with the opening of the rides and attractions at Merriam’s Midway. Held at both the Sanford...

In Focus: Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Kicks Off 4th Annual ‘Leech Lake Days’ This Weekend

The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe’s 4th Annual Leech Lake Days kicked off today, with a variety of activities for families to celebrate culture and the Leech Lake community....

Lakes Jam Brings Rock and Country Acts to Brainerd Lakes Area

It’s a big weekend in the Brainerd Lakes Area, where the annual Lakes Jam music festival is now underway. It’s four days of live music uniting rock and country...

Bemidji Brewing to Host Bemidji ‘Block Party’ on June 25th

Bemidji Brewing in downtown Bemidji will be hosting a Bemidji ‘Block Party’ this coming Saturday, June 25th from 2pm-9pm. There will be live music, food, and,...

Watermark Art Festival Returns to Bemidji for 54th Year

The arts and crafts celebration Art in the Park is returning to Bemidji for its 54th year, this time under a new name. This year’s Watermark Art Festival will held...

In Focus: Artist Displaying Collection for Ukraine in Puposky

A local artist is showcasing not only her talent but the emotional impact of the war in Ukraine through her art. Alena Hrabcakova is an artist and therapist from Red Lake...

Brantley Gilbert to Take Stage at Sanford Center Sept. 30th

Country artist Brantley Gilbert will be taking center stage at Sanford Center in Bemidji on Friday, September 30th. According to a release, Gilbert, who is a Georgia...

Bemidji Community Theater Summer Camp Wrapping Up After 2 Weeks of Hard Work

Bemidji Community Theater’s summer camp is coming to an end after two weeks of hard work and dedication. This year’s camp saw over 70 kids ages 8 to 16...

In Focus: Laura Lynn Pottery in Brainerd Creating Customized Pottery

An art teacher in 2017, Laura Kotsmith decided took up pottery to see what could become of it. Once she got the hang of it, she started selling her work on Etsy, and it...

In Focus: Bemidji Area Church Musicians Kick Off 35th Annual Summer Recital Series

The 35th annual Bemidji Area Church Musicians Summer Recital Series started this last Wednesday. Every week, area churches will host a 30-minute concert throughout the...