One Man Arrested For Sales Of A Controlled Substance

One man has been arrested for sales of a controlled substance in Cass Lake on Friday, June 14, according to a press release from the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department. James Lionel McRunels of Detroit, MI was arrested for 1st degree sales of a controlled substance after the...

Gray Wolf Could Soon Be Off The Endangered Species List

Local wolf activists spoke to a group of people this week at the Bemidji Public Library about the possible removal of the gray wolf from the endangered species list. If the proposal to de-list the gray wolf from the threatened and endangered species list passes, recreational...

Bemidji Elks Hold Annual Flag Day Ceremony

People gathered at Ralph Gracie Memorial Park in Bemidji on Friday for the Elks Club’s annual Flag Day Ceremony. The ceremony is held as a day to remember the flag and was originally started by Elks Club members. There were two parts to the ceremony. The first part was to...

In Focus: BCT Jr. Theater Camp Puts On A Show

There are a lot of different elements to the art of show business. There’s the acting, singing, dancing and even set design. Somehow, the Bemidji Community Theater Junior Theater Camp manages to pack all of these skills into two weeks. “There are some theater camps where you go...

“Water Connects Us All” Conference Set For June 17 & 18 In Walker

The executive director of the Minnesota Lakes and Rivers Advocates stopped in Brainerd this week to talk about a major event coming up in Walker, “Water Connects Us All.” “Water Connects Us All” is being put on by the Minnesota Lakes and Rivers Advocates to celebrate the group’s...

National Loon Center Granted $4 Million In Funding From State Of Minnesota

A National Loon Center is one step closer to being founded in Crosslake. Minnesota lawmakers recently approved $4 million in funding with the requirement that the center opens its doors by the year 2022. “It’s going to be a lot about the loon obviously, but more than that, seeing...

Authorities Identify Victims Of Crash In Mahnomen County

Authorities have identified the victims involved in a fatal crash in Mahnomen County Wednesday that left one woman dead. The Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office identified the woman killed in the crash as 23-year-old Alexis Clark of Fertile. The other victims who were injured were...

Northwest Minnesota Foundation Names New President And CEO

The Northwest Minnesota Foundation board of directors has named Karen White as the foundation’s next president and chief executive officer. According to a release, White will become the fourth president since the Northwest Minnesota Foundation was established in 1986. White...

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