Authorities Say No Credible Threats to MN Capitol, But Won’t Take Any Chances

Minnesota Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington says authorities now believe there is no credible, immediate threat from extremists to Minnesota in the run-up to...

BSU and NTC Welcome Students Back for Spring Semester

Both BSU and NTC welcomed students back this week for the start of spring semester. Although most classes are still held remotely, both institutions have taken on new...

Crow Wing County Gets Chance to Utilize Snowplow Tracking App

The first snowfall of the new year in the Brainerd Lakes area has come and gone, and Crow Wing County finally got a chance to utilize its snowplow tracking app. Back in...

In Focus: Central Lakes College to Offer Associate Degree in Music

According to a study done by Nielsen Music, the average American listens to 32 hours of music per week. With music playing such a significant role in our everyday lives,...

Red Lake Man Charged with Murder

In a press release from the District of Minnesota United States Attorney’s Office, United States Attorney Erica MacDonald announced today a federal indictment...

Updated: Four Bemidji Organizations Host Virtual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Event

Update: The Attorney General was scheduled to appear as the keynote speaker but was unable to attend. Original story follows: Four Bemidji organizations are partnering to...

MN Vaccination Providers Given More Flexibility to Offer COVID-19 Shots

The Minnesota Department of Health has given hospitals, health care systems, and other vaccination providers a bit more flexibility to provide coronavirus shots to a...

Brainerd’s Young Learners Back to School Next Week

After Governor Walz’s announcement in December stating young learners could go back to in-person learning, Brainerd Public Schools Superintendent Laine Larson has...

Golden Apple: Bemidji Couple Handcrafts and Donates School Desks

Larry and Elsa Voltz wanted to help, and so they did. The couple has been donating handcrafting school desks for students who are in distance learning in the Bemidji Area...

Northern Lights Task Force Assembled in Response to Line 3 Opposition

15 county sheriff’s offices teamed up to form the Northern Lights Task Force to help keep protests opposing Line 3 under control. The counties are working together...

Sanford Health Eyes Bemidji Rail Corridor as Location for Wellness Center

Sanford Health has set its sights on using the rail corridor south of Bemidji’s downtown as the future location for a wellness center and sports complex. The...

Leech Lake Tribal College Expanding Campus Through Grant

Leech Lake Tribal College was recently awarded $150,000 to fund a new building that will support students in the Integrated Residential Builder program. The grant was...