Crowds Return for Aitkin’s 31st Annual Fish House Parade

The city of Aitkin shut down their streets on Black Friday to hold their 31st annual Aitkin Fish House Parade. With a full crowd watching, the most excited were the kids...

Downtown Brainerd Shops Warm Up for Small Business Saturday with Black Friday Sales

After this year’s Thanksgiving feasts, many area residents got up bright and early to get a head start on Black Friday shopping. But for downtown Brainerd business...

In Focus: Fosston Lefse Fest Celebrates Scandinavian Culture & Food

With the holiday season here, plenty of communities are finding different ways to celebrate. The city of Fosston held their annual “Light Up the Night”...

MN AG Asking for Public Feedback on Sanford-Fairview Merger

The Minnesota Attorney General’s Office is currently seeking public input for the Sanford-Fairview health care systems merger. The office states that they will use...

Bemidji’s Bar 209 Making, Delivering Thanksgiving Meals for Families in Need

The holiday season is often associated with goodwill, togetherness, and compassion throughout a community, and it’s these values that Bar 209’s annual Thanksgiving meal...

Northwoods Adventure: Bemidji’s Buena Vista Ski Area Celebrates 73 Years on the Slopes

Buena Vista Ski Area in Bemidji is once again preparing for their opening weekend. But before people can hit the slopes, membership passes were picked up and ski gear was...

Bemidji City Council Tables Second Reading of Rental Ordinance Following Citizen Concerns

During last night’s city council meeting, an update to Bemidji’s decade-old rental ordinance was halted before the second reading after concerns came up...

In Business: Dough Bros in Baxter Cooking Up Wood Fired Pizza

Located next to to Cub Foods in Baxter, Dough Bros Woodfire Kitchen has a custom built wood fire oven that makes their pizza unique compared to many others. Besides their...

Beltrami Electric’s Mitten Tree Returns for 30th Year

Beltrami Electric Cooperative is bringing back the Mitten Tree for its 30th year. This donation drive aims to provide hats, mittens and other winter clothing to area...

Brainerd Lakes Area Businesses Recognized at 2022 Celebration of Excellence

It was the biggest night of the year for area businesses when the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce held their Celebration of Excellence on Thursday, where 1,000-plus...

Cliffs CEO: Minnesota Mine Will Close Without Mineral Rights

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The CEO of Cleveland-Cliffs says an iron ore mine in northern Minnesota will close in a few years if it doesn’t get mineral rights from a nearby...

Paul Bunyan Broadcasting Radio Host Todd Haugen Retiring After 43 Years in Action

Since 1979, Paul Bunyan Broadcasting in Bemidji has enjoyed Todd Haugen as one of the station’s morning radio hosts, and earlier this morning, after an astounding 43...