Bemidji High School Students Make It Easy To Learn Ojibwe By Adding QR Codes Around School

Six students from Billy Copenace’s Ojibwe language class at Bemidji High School wanted to do something about reviving the Ojibwe language. “Not that many people are very fluent in it that much anymore,” Bemidji High School freshman Josephine Aitken said....

RP Broadcasting To Hold 20th Annual Easter Egg Hunt At Bemidji High School

It’s starting to look a lot like spring, and it’s just in time for some outdoor Easter fun. RP Broadcasting will hold its 20th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Bemidji High School Saturday, April 20 at 11 a.m. There will be candy, prizes and a picnic lunch for the whole...

In Focus: Mille Lacs Indian Museum Celebrates 100th Anniversary Of The Jingle Dress

This year marks the 100th anniversary of a Native American healing tradition: the jingle dress dance. The Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post is celebrating the anniversary by exploring the history of the jingle dress in a new exhibit. 100 years ago when the global...

State Education Commissioner Talks With Community In Grand Rapids About Public School Needs

Minnesota Education Commissioner Mary Ricker listened to people as they spoke about their hopes and dreams for the future of Grand Rapids Public Schools at the Reif Center earlier today. She talked with educators, families, and the community about what goals they have for their...

Golden Apple: Nevis Tech-No-Tigers Headed To World Robotics Competition

The Tech-No-Tigers, also known as Team 3102, are headed to the World Robotics First Championship in Detroit, MI, and they couldn’t be more excited. “I like going to all the competitions. It’s fun going there and staying there for, like, a few days. It’s fun just being with people...

Step UP MN Encourages Communities To Come Together To Help Children Thrive

In 2016, two moms came together with a singular mission: to ensure that children in Minnesota have the opportunities and support systems to thrive. The founding members of Step UP MN visited Brainerd today to speak with the community about how our area can “step up” to better our...

Alleged Armed Bank Robber In Grand Rapids Makes First Court Appearance

A man who allegedly robbed a bank near Grand Rapids this week made his first appearance at Itasca County Court. 23-year-old Connor Johnson is charged with two counts of first-degree aggravated robbery and two counts of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. According to a...

Bemidji Man Wins $100,000 On Scratch Off

Ross Lueck of Bemidji “didn’t believe it was true” when he scratched off his Money Tree lottery ticket and discovered he had won $100,000. Lueck bought the lucky ticket at the Holiday Stationstore, located at 414 Paul Bunyan Drive S.E. in Bemidji. “I cashed in...

Motley Man Airlifted To Hospital After Falling Out Of Car Window

A 22-year-old Motley man was airlifted to North Memorial Hospital after falling out of a car window on Saturday, April 13, 2019. According to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office, a vehicle driven by 20-year-old Elsa Headlee, of Pequot Lakes, was traveling east on Settler...

Crow Wing County Farm Closes Under Deal To Contain Deer Disease

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A central Minnesota farm where deer were found infected with a fatal brain disease has closed under an agreement that paid the owner to euthanize his herd. The Star Tribune reports that the Minnesota Board of Animal Health announced Wednesday that captive...