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...

Community Spotlight: Bird-Friendly Bemidji Celebrates At Purple Martin Fest

The Bemidji community has a unique opportunity to help our friends that fly in the sky, and as an official Minnesota Bird City, it’s safe to say the community takes that...

Community Spotlight: Paul Bunyan Days Celebrates 70 Years In Akeley

Paul Bunyan Days in Akeley is celebrating 70 years of bringing families together. “We have a lot of things and we’re real family-orientated. It’s our 70th, so we kind of...

Community Spotlight: Law Enforcement Torch Run For Special Olympics

The Olympic spirit was in the air at Paul Bunyan Park as local law enforcement rallied around athletes for the Special Olympic Summer Games. While this is only the second...

Community Spotlight: Music, Art & Food Collide At “Sites N’ Bites” In Nevis

“This is my first time visiting for this event, and I have to say that it’s a nice place to be. You meet really nice people here,” says Bruce Robertson, who was watching...

Community Spotlight: Operation Sandwich Provides Summer Lunches to Children

Volunteers of all ages are taking over the kitchen to prepare food as Operation Sandwich kicks off for the summer. “It’s marvelous to see the littlest of people all the...

Community Spotlight: Honoring Those Who Made The Ultimate Sacrifice

Look back on any Memorial Day, and you can identify the sights and sounds of tradition. For some, it’s patriotic, and for others, it can be an eerie memory. All...

Community Spotlight: Local Vietnam Veterans Are Welcomed Home

It all started with a small pin… “A veteran attendee came, sat down at a table and asked me if I had a Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin,” said Jimmy White, the event...

Community Spotlight: Sanford Center Brings Back Bemidji Women’s Expo

After taking a break for a few years, northern Minnesota’s largest women’s expo returned with more than 50 vendors this year. “There’s so many different things, I learned...

Community Spotlight: Walk MS Bemidji

Over one hundred participants laced up their shoes and went for a walk – all for a good cause. Bemidji’s annual MS Walk brought a community together in an...

Community Spotlight: Ruttger’s Hosts First Lakes Area Yoga Festival

“It’s a place where things are still and the waters are calm,” said the yoga instructor during the meditation section. The yoga festival was a time to free your mind, be...

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