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...

Solar Arrays Installed At Pequot Lakes And Pine River-Backus School Districts

As of this month, 25% of the energy used by the Pequot Lakes School District is now solar powered. This is the second solar array that has been installed this year at...

Golden Apple: Nevis Tech-No-Tigers Headed To World Robotics Competition

The Tech-No-Tigers, also known as Team 3102, are headed to the World Robotics First Championship in Detroit, MI, and they couldn’t be more excited. “I like going to all...

Golden Apple: Leech Lake Tribal College Invites Community To Venture “Across The Universe”

Rockets, raptors and robots, oh my! This year’s Across The Universe event, held at the Leech Lake Tribal College, had more activities than you could count. “We’re...

Universal Exercise Unit Helping Young Patients At Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Center

Halle has been coming to the Sanford Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Center since she was six weeks old. Halle’s mom said they didn’t know she had any type of...

Serpent Lake Has Its Clearest Water Since 1991

Serpent Lake in Crosby is home to fishing tournaments, boat races, and just about anyone trying to enjoy a summer day. However, the water clarity in the lake had been...

Crow Wing County Residents Could Be The Difference In Solving Crimes

“When we have subject A on video showing their face, it’s pretty hard to disprove that he or she was not there,” Scott Goddard, Crow Wing County Sheriff, said. Catching...

Golden Apple: Students Learn About Solar Energy At Brainerd Public Library

The Brainerd Public Library recently partnered with a unique organization based in Pine River to offer a class on solar energy to grade school students. The Rural...

Border to Border Broadband Program Could Deliver High-Speed Internet To Underserved Areas

Many parts of central and northern Minnesota still rely on a dial-up or landline connection for their internet. State Representative Ron Kresha recently authored a bill...

Brainerd Public Library Celebrates Teen Tech Week

Libraries across the country are encouraging teens, parents, and educators to celebrate Teen Tech Week, a national initiative that takes place annually the second weekend...

Headwaters Science Center Celebrates 25 Years

The Headwaters Science Center in Bemidji opened its door to the public for the first time 25 years ago. Annie Butler Ricks, the Executive Director at Headwaters Science...

Sourcewell’s Innovation Funding Program Looks To Make A Difference In Region Five

For years, Sourcewell has been awarding funds to help bring innovative Region Five projects to life through its Innovation Funding Program. Sourcewell announced that...