In Business: Blackduck Theater Set To Re-Open Soon

The owner of the Blackduck Theater is bringing back the nostalgic cinema experience that has been in the area for decades. The United States census estimates that...

CHI St. Joseph’s Health Community Dental Clinic Awarded Grants for New Facility

CHI St. Joseph’s Health Community Dental Clinic in Park Rapids has been awarded an estimated total of over $1 million from several businesses to help start the...

Junior Achievement Recognizes Elementary School Volunteer Of The Year

Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest is proud to announce Sierra McLean as their Elementary Volunteer of the Year. McLean was selected from nominees across Minnesota,...

Golden Apple: New Charter School Open In Bemidji

The Aurora Waasakone Community of Learners is a new charter school in Bemidji that provides place-based learning experiences that allow students to understand the past,...

Business Network International Launches New Chapter In Brainerd

A national organization that aims to promote business growth and to connect professionals in the community recently launched a new chapter in the Brainerd Lakes Area....

Region 5 Initiative Aims To Create Inclusive, Welcoming Communities

A program in the Region 5 area is working to ensure that area communities are welcoming to all individuals, no matter their background or demographic. The Welcoming...

LaValley Industries ‘Celebration Of Innovation’ Kicks Off 12th Annual IDEA Competition

The Celebration of Innovation was an event to kick-off the annual IDEA Competition. LaValley Industries hosted the event to get community members excited. Jason LaValley...

Destination Downtown Contest Winner Knotty Pine Bakery Opens For Business

Almost a year ago, the winner of the Destination Downtown 2.0 Contest was announced at the Brainerd Lakes Chamber’s annual dinner. This last week, the winning idea,...

In Business: Support Within Reach Provides Help For Sexual Violence Victims

Support Within Reach is a sexual violence resource center that covers six counties in northern Minnesota and is the largest and second oldest center in the state....

Two New Restaurant Chains To Open Locations In Baxter

Two popular food chains are preparing to open new locations in Baxter in a new development called the Baxter Retail North Building. The new building is located off of...

Fall Fun Food Festival At Bemidji’s McKenzie Place Ending This Weekend

This is the last weekend to stop by the 20th annual Fall Fun Food Festival at McKenzie Place in Bemidji to buy some of your favorite must-have foods. The festival...

Bemidji High School Holds First Annual Career Fair

Students at Bemidji High School started the school day exploring potential career options today. Over 1,000 students attended the school’s first annual career fair. The...