New Funding for Equipment at Leech Lake Tribal College

Raymond Burnes, President of Leech Lake Tribal College, signed off on the closing agreement for the United States Department of Agriculture grant which will provide equipment for the college today in Cass Lake. The college has had the grant since 2001 and has received over $2...

In Focus: Hands-On Learning At The Headwaters Science Center

The Headwaters Science Center in Bemidji offers education programs and games for both kids and adults. The non-profit organization has been in Bemidji since 1994 and was first started with an organization called Opportunities in Science. “That was founded by Dr. Laddie Elwell,...

BSU Professor Discusses Community Awareness For Children with Autism

Bemidji State University hosted a BSU professor Thursday for their Honors Lecture Series who discussed the importance of inclusiveness and awareness for the community for children with autism. Camille Brandt, Assistant Professor at the University, has been in the teaching...

Community Helps Put On Paul Bunyan Land’s “Hidden Hollows” Event

As the end of October approaches, it’s that time of the year again as a lot of Halloween activities and events are taking place. Every year, Paul Bunyan Land in Brainerd spends months of time in advance to get ready for their annual Hidden Hallows event. This year’s theme is...

Minnesota Public Radio Chief Meteorologist Paul Huttner Talks Weather In Minnesota

Minnesota Public Radio Chief Meteorologist Paul Huttner was at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Bemidji today. It’s part of a series of four MPR Connects where he talks about the weather, the climate and some of its trends. Huttner talked about the forecast process at MPR, the...

Golden Apple: New Charter School Open In Bemidji

The Aurora Waasakone Community of Learners is a new charter school in Bemidji that provides place-based learning experiences that allow students to understand the past, present and future of Minnesota. Anna Wallin, Aurora Waasakone Community of Learners Director and Co-founder,...

Enrollment Declines at Bemidji State University For 2019

Bemidji State University has encountered a 4.6 decrease in total enrollment since fall 2018. That’s including both undergraduate and graduate students. BSU’s current headcount is 4,898 students. Undergraduate students make up 4,504 and the remaining number are graduate...

Missing Outing Woman’s Death Considered To Be Homicide

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office found that the Outing woman reported to be missing earlier this month was likely the victim of a homicide. According to the Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office, the body of 35-year-old Michelle Mae was found Tuesday after...