Body Of Missing Outing Woman Apparently Found

Authorities have apparently found the body of a missing Outing woman. 35-year-old Michelle Mae has been missing since October 3rd. Forum News Service reports that Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida confirms a body was found around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon in an area of interest in...

LaValley Industries ‘Celebration Of Innovation’ Kicks Off 12th Annual IDEA Competition

The Celebration of Innovation was an event to kick-off the annual IDEA Competition. LaValley Industries hosted the event to get community members excited. Jason LaValley says the event to him is all about giving back, especially since he was involved in the competition back in...

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group In Bemidji Lets People Know They’re Not Alone

Approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year, and more than 10 million people are living with the disease worldwide. Parkinson’s Support Group Sanford Bemidji is an informal group that allows people with Parkinson’s, their caregivers,...

Destination Downtown Contest Winner Knotty Pine Bakery Opens For Business

Almost a year ago, the winner of the Destination Downtown 2.0 Contest was announced at the Brainerd Lakes Chamber’s annual dinner. This last week, the winning idea, Knotty Pine Bakery, officially opened for business. “You have a vision in your head about what your business is...

Northwoods Adventure: Brainerd YMCA Pickleball League Brings Friends Together For A Fun Way To Stay Active

If you’re looking for a great way to get exercise while making new friends, then join the pickleball league at the Brainerd YMCA. Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America, and it doesn’t take very long to learn how to play. “People that just pick up...

Protesters March Against Line 3 Pipeline During Indigenous Peoples’ Day

A group of climate activists gathered in Clearbrook on Monday for Indigenous Peoples’ Day and marched to the Enbridge tar sands pipeline terminal. The peaceful protest started with a rally. Over 20 people took part in the march that started down 470th Street all the way to...

Bemidji Lions Club Hosts Kids Vision Awareness Screening

The Bemidji Lions Club held a free children’s vision screening today at the Sanford Bemidji Eye Center & Optical at 1161 Anne St. NW. It’s part of their 15th annual Vision Awareness Week in partnership with Bemidji State University’s football team and Walman Optical of...

Affinity Plus In Bemidji Spreads Kindness With “Plus It Forward”

You might have seen people with signs out today with words of encouragement written on them. That’s because today marked Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union’s seventh annual Plus it Forward, whose purpose is to spread kindness in Bemidji. Businesses and organizations...

In Business: Support Within Reach Provides Help For Sexual Violence Victims

Support Within Reach is a sexual violence resource center that covers six counties in northern Minnesota and is the largest and second oldest center in the state. Caroline Larson, Support Within Reach Executive Director, says, “Victims, Survivors and Thrivers, so it really...

Crow Wing County Landfill To Provide Free Disposal Of Deer Carcasses To Prevent The Spread Of CWD

The Crow Wing County landfill is taking precaution to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease. Hunters will be able to dispose of any deer carcasses free of charge at the Crow Wing County landfill in an effort to get as many deer off the landscape and into the landfill....

Two New Restaurant Chains To Open Locations In Baxter

Two popular food chains are preparing to open new locations in Baxter in a new development called the Baxter Retail North Building. The new building is located off of Highway 371 in the Baxter business district and will feature a Chipotle Mexican Grill and a Five Guys Burger and...