Hubbard County Deputies Involved In Nevis Shooting Identified

The deputies involved in a shooting incident in Nevis on Thursday, February 14 have been identified. According to the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Seth Kuhn was identified as the officer who discharged his firearm during an incident in Nevis on Thursday. He has...

Bemidji State University Dedicates New Aquatic Biology Hardwater Lab

“It’s got both solar heat and propane heat, and so they’re in a very comfortable environment and they’re able to focus more on their research more rather than to be focusing on the elements,” says Dr. Faith Hensrud, president of Bemidji State University. Friday was the dedication...

Local Legislators Discuss Local Issues At Annual Eggs & Issues Event

Many Lakes Area business owners enjoyed their breakfast this morning while interacting with their local legislators discussing issues that affect business in the area at the annual Eggs & Issues Event. “We cover issues related to business, jobs, and the economy,” Matt Kilian,...

Chronic Wasting Disease Positive Deer Found In Crow Wing County

The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a wild deer in Crow Wing County. This test result marks the first time in Minnesota the fatal neurological disease has been found in a wild deer outside of the southeastern part of the state....

In Focus: 46th Norwegian Reciprocal Troop Exchange Comes To Camp Ripley

For the last 46 years, members of the Norwegian Home Guard have been visiting Minnesota as a part of a reciprocal troop exchange at Camp Ripley. The exchange was founded as a way to reinforce the positive working relationships between allied services and to highlight the strong...

Park Rapids Hosts 1st Ever Community ACEs Summit

Park Rapids wanted to be a more healing community. That’s part of the reason they decided to host a daylong ACEs Summit. ACE stands for “Adverse Childhood Experience,” and the summit is meant to help everyone understand the effects of trauma. “When we have a common...
Walleye

Anglers Can Keep Some Mille Lacs Walleye This Year

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says anglers will be able to keep some walleye during the open-water season on Mille Lacs Lake this year. The DNR announced the decision Thursday. The decision follows several seasons of catch-and-release...

Golden Apple: Pequot Lakes And Brainerd School Districts Host Events Focusing On Mental Health

According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, approximately 1 in 5 youth ages 13-18 experience a severe mental disorder at some point during their life. The Brainerd and Pequot Lakes School Districts have been working to shed light on the topic that so many deal with but...