In Focus: Fosston Lefse Fest Celebrates Scandinavian Culture & Food

With the holiday season here, plenty of communities are finding different ways to celebrate. The city of Fosston held their annual “Light Up the Night”...

MN AG Asking for Public Feedback on Sanford-Fairview Merger

The Minnesota Attorney General’s Office is currently seeking public input for the Sanford-Fairview health care systems merger. The office states that they will use...

Inaugural Vigil for Transgender Day of Remembrance in Park Rapids Honors Victims

A group from Park Rapids came together Sunday to recognize the Transgender Day of Remembrance. The Lgbtqia+ Park Rapids Area organization, run by Ryan Kern, held a vigil...

Bemidji United Way Director Wins Violence Free MN’s Community Leader Inspire Award

For the past six years, Denae Alamano has served as the United Way of Bemidji area’s Executive Director and has dedicated her time and energy towards working for...

St. Philip’s in Bemidji Purchases Nearby Building for New Daycare Center and Parish Space

A new childcare option is coming to Bemidji. St. Philip’s Church recently closed on the nearby 602 Beltrami Building and plans to repurpose it into a daycare...

Brainerd Youth Center Discusses Impact of Donations from Give to the Max Day

Give to the Max Day, an annual statewide holiday of giving that took place this past Thursday, has been providing thousands of organizations and schools across Minnesota...

Kinship Partners Hosts 34th Annual Taste of the Lakes Fundraiser

Kinship Partners, a non-profit that provides one-on-one mentoring to kids in the Brainerd Lakes Area, presented their 34th annual Taste of the Lakes at the Grand View...

Good Food, Good Life, 365 – Lemony Green Beans with Almond Crumb Topping

Lemony Green Beans with Almond Crumb Topping Ingredients: 1/2 cup slivered almonds 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 cup...

Bemidji United Way to Deliver Holiday Cheer with “Holiday Gifts for Kids” Program

The holiday season is a time often associated with giving gifts to loved ones, especially toys to children. However, not everyone has the opportunity to provide a gift,...

Minnesota Health Commissioner, 3 Cabinet Members Quitting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Department of Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm, who faced the difficult task of managing the COVID-19 pandemic, will not seek reappointment to...

Sanford, Fairview Talking About Merging the Health Systems

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two large health care systems in Minnesota and the Dakotas are negotiating a merger that its leaders say would improve patient care and help them deal...

Bemidji’s Annual Community Holiday Meal to Be Delivered for Thanksgiving

For the past 42 years, families in need around the Bemidji area have been able to receive a festive dinner thanks to Bemidji’s annual Community Holiday Meal. “For...