Brown Bag Author Series Continues at the Brainerd Public Library

Readers in Brainerd are connecting with some award-winning authors throughout June and July as part of the Brainerd Public Library’s Brown Bag Author Series. Friends of the Brainerd Public Library is a non-profit organization that has been connecting local readers with authors...

MN Health Insurers Proposing Mostly Lower Rates For 2019

After a few years of price spikes, health insurers in Minnesota’s individual markets are proposing mostly decreased premium rates for 2019. The average decrease could range anywhere from 3 percent to more than 12 percent for consumers, according to data released Friday by...

Foundation Providing Hearing Aids For Kids In Need

Hearing is something we often take for granted. One foundation has come to Minnesota to make sure every child gets to enjoy the same sounds we hear everyday. Anthony Scott has more on that story. Miracle-Ear has provided over 5,000 patients nationwide with hearing aids.

Loop The Lake Prepares For 5th Annual Ride

For the past five years, a record number of cyclists have geared up for the annual Loop the Lake Festival. Participants had the chance to check in today. Each year, the event has drawn more participants than expected – a success that is credited to the overall event. While...

In Focus: 19th Bemidji Sculpture Walk Goes To The Dogs

If you take a stroll around downtown Bemidji, you’ll see the streets coming to life thanks to a few new stone additions. There are officially 20 new sculptures on display right now, thanks to the 19th annual Sculpture Walk. “Two of the founders are still very active with it...

Child Injured In Vehicle Vs. Cow Accident

An eleven-year-old boy was hurt Friday morning when the truck he was riding in collided with a cow. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, shortly after midnight, Royal Dean Larson, 45, of Windom was driving a Ford pickup east of Highway 1 in Shooks Township (about forty miles...

Grocery Delivery Service Arrives in Brainerd

Residents in the Brainerd area may never have to go to the grocery store again after getting a new service that allows you to get groceries delivered right to your front door. Instacart, a grocery delivery service, began serving the Brainerd area as of yesterday. Shoppers can go...

Enbridge In Bemidji Breaks Ground On Solar Project

Enbridge in Bemidji has officially broken ground on a new solar panel energy test project. The solar installation is expected to produce exactly 20,000 kilowatts of power annually, resulting in a potential reduction of $2,100 to Enbridge’s energy bill. Enbridge says they’re...

Bemidji Celebrates Flag Day

“Whose broad stripes and bright stars…” Those words echo over and over just about anywhere you go. But when the calendar lands on June 14th, local Elks Lodges take the time to help communities remember what Flag Day is really all about – including in...

Crow Wing County To Host Relay for Life Event

Cancer has affected almost everyone in one way or another, and around the world, Relay for Life events are held to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Tomorrow is your chance to raise money in the Crow Wing area with the 27th annual Crow Wing County Relay for Life event....

Couple Arrested, Charged For Meth Sales

A traffic stop has lead to the arrest of a Bemidji man and a Leonard woman after Beltrami County Sheriff’s Deputies allegedly found more than 100 grams of methamphetamine in their vehicle. According to the criminal complaint, Misty Dawn Dyrdahl, 23, of Leonard and Billy Dale...

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