Bemidji Area Town Hall Meeting Identifies Local Child Care Issues

Earlier this year, Bemidji was chosen to be a part of the Rural Child Care Innovation Program, facilitated by First Children’s Finance. The program lasts 12 to 18 months...

Bemidji Lions Club Celebrates 80 Years During Annual Spring Fling

The Lions Club is an international organization and there is one all over the world. Today Bemidji’s chapter celebrates a milestone with a new club pin. There have been...

D.N.R. Issues Permit For Gilbert Lake Association To Remove Floating Bog

Well it’s not as big as the one on North Long Lake last year, but another bog is currently causing homeowners to worry on Gilbert Lake in Brainerd. Since the snow from...

Golden Apple: Nisswa Elementary Students Plant Crabapple Tree For Arbor Day

Students at Nisswa Elementary School got to celebrate Arbor Day in a special way today. Members of the Mid-Minnesota Builders Association visited the school to plant a...

Saturday Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

This year the U.S Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 27. Drug Take Back Day is held each year in the fall and...

Portage Brewing Announces Initial Plans To Rebuild

The owners of Portage Brewing in Walker have their sights set on rebuilding. They issued a statement on their official Facebook page Wednesday afternoon, which reads in...

Gov. Walz Announces Appointment To Fill 9th Judicial District Vacancy

Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced Thursday the appointment of Matthew Mallie as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial...

Crow Wing County Household Hazardous Waste Site Now Open

Crow Wing County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) facility opened for the season on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 at the Crow Wing County Landfill. This is a free service...

Burning Restricted As Fire Danger Rises To “Very High” In Bemidji

We’re finally seeing warmer weather in Minnesota, but the snow melt brings dryer conditions, which means an increased risk for wildfires. Today, the Bemidji Fire...

11th Annual IDEA Competition Awards Local Entrepreneur

The IDEA Competition gives entrepreneurs a way to kick-start their business ideas. IDEA Competition Coordinator Philip Knutson said the process puts participants through...

Bemidji Symphony Orchestra Prepares For 80th Season Finale

The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra is preparing for the finale of the 80th season with a piece titled “Symphony: This Will Be Our Reply.” The concert is unique in the fact...

The Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation Awards Over $80,000 To Local Projects

The Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation (BLACF) and the The Brainerd Lakes Area Women’s Fund (BLAWF) have announced their grant recipients for 2018-2019. The BLACF...