Bemidji City Council Votes To Not Go Ahead With Phase 1 Highway 197 Corridor Study

The Bemidji City Council voted to not go ahead with the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s State Highway 197 Paul Bunyan Drive Corridor Study on Monday. Before the...

Reviving The Ojibwe Language At Annual Ojibwe Language And Culture Camp

A camp that aims to revive the Ojibwe language is held annually in the summer for kids in Ponemah. This year, it took place at the Ponemah Round House. The Red Lake Band...

CLC Football Team Partners With “Kids Against Hunger” To Give Back To Community

Around 30 football players from Central Lakes College gathered in Nisswa today to give back to the community. The players packed lunches for Kids Against Hunger, a local...

Statewide Test Of Blue Alert System Scheduled For Thursday

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has scheduled a statewide test of the Minnesota Blue Alert System on Thursday. According to a...

MnDOT Highway 197 Project Waiting Approval

The Minnesota Department of Transportation needs the Bemidji City Council’s approval in order to move forward with the Highway 197 corridor study. A consultant hired by...

Brainerd Area Collaboration Awarded $100,000 Grant For New Mental Health Initiative

A new collaborative effort in the Brainerd Lakes Area has been awarded a $100,000 grant to create a new youth-focused mental health initiative. Since 1999,...

Cypress Drive Connection Project Officially Completed In Baxter

Those who live or travel in the Brainerd Lakes Area know far too well how busy Highway 371 can get, especially during the summer tourist season. A newly completed...

UPDATE: Bemidji City Council Backing City Manager Nate Mathews Following Complaint

The Bemidji City Council has affirmed its current support for City Manager Nate Mathews after a 22-page complaint was filed against him earlier this month. Council...

Leech Lake Band Of Ojibwe Celebrates Cedar Lakes Casino Grand Opening

It was May of 2017 when Leech Lake Band members voted to bring a new casino to the reservation. They broke ground later that Fall. Now less than two years after that...

Starry Stonewort Found In Lake Beltrami

A small population of invasive algae starry stonewort has been found in Lake Beltrami, near Bemidji according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. DNR divers...