“Make It Okay” Presentation Aims To End Mental Illness Stigma At BSU

Bemidji State University wants their faculty, students and staff to know that it’s okay to talk about mental illness. Today, strides were made to help break the stigma...

“Smiles For Jake” Hopes To Build A Happier Community

When 16-year-old Brainerd High School student Jake Haapajoki took his own life last February, it left the Brainerd community in shock. Now almost a year since Haapajoki’s...

Park Rapids Hosts 1st Ever Community ACEs Summit

Park Rapids wanted to be a more healing community. That’s part of the reason they decided to host a daylong ACEs Summit. ACE stands for “Adverse Childhood...

Schools In Minnesota Can Apply For One Of Three $100,000 DON’T QUIT® Fitness Centers

Fitness icon Jake Steinfeld, Chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC), has kicked off 2019 by selecting the State of Minnesota for its...

Golden Apple: Pequot Lakes And Brainerd School Districts Host Events Focusing On Mental Health

According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, approximately 1 in 5 youth ages 13-18 experience a severe mental disorder at some point during their life. The...

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Opens New Menopause Center

In January, Cuyuna Regional Medical Center opened a new Menopause Center at their clinic in Crosby. The center is one of only a few in the state and offers important care...

Northwoods Adventure: How To Make Your Own Maple Syrup

It may not feel like it with the recent snow storms, but the end of winter is on its way, and that means maple syrup farms around the country are gearing up for...

Sanford Health Implements Visitor Restrictions Due To Influenza Increase

Sanford Health in Bemidji and Bagley has implemented visitor restrictions beginning at noon February 11 due to the sustained increase in respiratory illnesses and...

It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot As Influenza Season Ramps Up

The influenza season in Minnesota has been mild so far, but numbers from the Minnesota Department of Health show that confirmed cases are beginning to multiply and...

Open House Promotes The Crow Wing SWCD Tree And Plant Sale

The Crow Wing Soil & Water Conservation District is currently in the middle of its annual plant and tree sale. Today, they held their open house event to promote the...

CRMC Named Best Hospital For Emergency Care

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center announced yesterday that it has received a national award for their emergency care. Women’s Choice Award, a national healthcare referral...