Community Spotlight: Blue Ox Marathon Promotes A “Be Active” Bemidji

Over the hills, through the woods and past Paul and Babe, hundreds of runners came out to participate in the 6th annual Blue Ox Marathon this weekend. “I love running in...

Community Spotlight: Aquanesia Teaches Grand Rapids About Clean Water

Something strange is going on in Grand Rapids, and it’s up to the community to solve the mystery. Northern Lights.mn, an arts organization based in the Twin Cities,...

Community Spotlight: Lake Bemidji State Park Nature Playscape

Throughout the year, many people get out and explore Minnesota’s state parks, and through a new concept, the Friends of Lake Bemidji State Park hope to encourage...

Community Spotlight: Walk To End Alzheimer’s Held Saturday In Baxter

Hundreds of people gathered Saturday morning during the Walk to End Alzheimer’s to raise money to fight a disease that affects tens of thousands of Minnesotan...

Community Spotlight: World Wide Day of Play

The smiles and laughter were contagious as Paul Bunyan Park was transformed into one giant playground. For the past decade, the City of Bemidji Parks and Recreation...

Community Spotlight: Bemidji Youth Football

For these kids, it’s just another after school practice, but it’s what they learn at this age that could take them well into the future. For years, the...

Community Spotlight: Red Lake Rides For Youth Suicide Prevention

Suicide has always been a hard subject for most to talk about. Instead of avoiding the conversation, Red Lake has put their energy into bringing awareness to preventio...

Community Spotlight: Honoring Ralph Gracie’s Legacy

It was a scene straight from Memorial Day, but this scene played out on August 12th, the day that marks the end of a life but honors an ongoing legacy. Each year, the...

Community Spotlight: Family, Fun & Food Brought To “Taste Of Dorset”

It’s not unusual for the small town of Dorset to see more than a thousand visitors in August thanks to their annual Taste of Dorset event. For around 30 years now, the...

Community Spotlight: Vendors Come Out For Art In The Park

Art In The Park weekend in Bemidji will usually see around 2,000 people, and on a warm day in July, many of those people will tell you that there’s nothing better. “It is...

Community Spotlight: Cass Lake Summer Fest

Each year, if you were to look at a calendar, you can bet that in the middle of July the town of Cass Lake is ready to celebrate. With vendors lining the streets...

Community Spotlight: Brainerd Ski Loons Host First Show Of The Summer

People of all ages gathered Sunday night at Lum Park to watch the Brainerd Ski Loon’s first water ski show of the summer. “I think it’s just a good way for the community...

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