Missing Hubbard County Teenager Found

After three weeks, a missing Hubbard County teenager has been found. According to a Facebook post from the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office, 16-year-old Casey Richards from Lake George has been found and is safe with her family. She was reported missing back on June 2nd, and...

Bemidji City Council Discusses 2020 Financial Plan

During Monday’s City Council work session, council members discussed the 2020 financial plan for the city of Bemidji. The discussion focused on the general fund for revenue adjustments and expense adjustments. The total for the revenue adjustment came out to be $405,426,...

Longbranch Bar & Grill Still Open During Highway 210 Construction

Highway 210 going from Brainerd to Ironton will officially be closed off due to construction starting July 8. However, the new owners of Longbranch Bar & Grill, Matt and Lindsay Wedde, want to make sure their customers know that they will still be open for business....

Shield 616 Protecting Officers In Bemidji

Six Bemidji police officers were presented with bulletproof helmets, level four armor plates, and a trauma kit Sunday morning at the Evangelical Covenant Church as part of the Shield 616 program. Over the past two years, the Shield 616 program has given law enforcement level four...

ALS Advocate JP Whalen Receives Home Ramp Thanks To Baxter Home Depot

December of 2015 was a time that JP Whalen and his family will never forget. “I think it was December 21st or 22nd of 2015 is when I was formerly diagnosed with ALS,” JP Whalen said in an interview with Lakeland News in 2017. ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is a...

Headwaters Music and Arts Hosts Annual Fiddle Camp

Kids in the Headwaters Fiddle Camp in Bemidji performed at Brigid’s Pub last Thursday for a community performance to showcase their musical talents. The Fiddle Camp is an annual summer program offered at Headwaters Music and Arts. This year, there were over 20 participants...

In Business: Bellefy’s Local Bubbles Creates Healing Products With Goat Milk

“Everybody always wants his soaps and lotions and we’re always making more, and every time we almost run out than we have to make more because people are putting in orders! It never ends,” says Robin Beck, with Bellefy’s Local Bubbles. A family of Bagley farmers and their team of...

State Legislators Meet With Public In Town Hall Meeting In Menahga

People gathered at the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Menahga as Representatives John Poston and Steve Green and Senator Paul Utke spoke to people who were in attendance. The three officials started off the meeting discussing a few bills they’ve managed to stop. “We stopped the gas...

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