In Focus: Bud Burger Brings Bronze to Deer Opener

Most people celebrate the start of deer season by heading to the woods, but artist Bud Burger has a different idea. The Bemidji-based sculptor creates life-size monuments of Minnesota wild life, and was asked to bring some of his works to the Governor’s Deer Opener this...

More Social Deer Opener

Only in Minnesota. That’s the slogan Explore Minnesota is pushing this weekend during the Governor’s Deer Opener. Explore MN is is pushing a social media campaign to encourage the tourists to return and generate more tourist in the future. Explore MN public relations...

Deer Opener Safety

Safety is the theme this weekend at the Governor’s Deer Opener in Bemidji. Minnesota’s Department of Natural Resources is making sure safety is on the forefront. DNR commissioner, Tom Landwehr, says “Minnesota’s really got a phenomenal record of hunter...

Golden Apple: Forestview Middle School Tests Hearing and Vision

Forestview Middle School seventh graders were taking different kinds of tests this week to help with their learning. They were taking hearing and vision tests to make sure they’re able to see the board and hear their teachers. The students took a basic hearing and vision...

Governor’s Deer Opener Starts With A Bang In Bemidji

The deer stands are set, the blaze orange is ready, and the Governor’s Deer Opener is finally here. For most Minnesotans the kick off to deer hunting season is bigger than any holiday all year, and hundreds of thousands of hunters across the state are expected to don their...

State Representative Dave Hancock Retakes House 2A Seat

It’s the day after the long-awaited election night. The campaigns are over. The victory offices are closed. And, the winners have been announced. One of those winners is State District 2A Representative Dave Hancock. With 52% of the vote, Hancock will reclaim his seat in...

Congressman Nolan Celebrates Reelection

Just before 1 AM this morning it was announced, Minnesota’s 8th district representative Rick Nolan won reelection. Congressman Nolan says, “You know with a victory like this comes greater sense of obligation. People place their confidence and their trust in you. So I think with...

Capitol Christmas Starts Tour to DC

The 2014 Capitol Christmas Tree has officially started its 2,000 mile journey to Washington D.C. The 88-ft tall white spruce will stop in 30 cities on its way to the west lawn of the capitol. This weekend, the tree made stopes in Itasca and Bemidji. The tree will arrive in...

Community Spotlight: Lakewood Health System Teach Breastfeeding

Soon-to-be parents are preparing to welcome their babies in the world. One of the first steps for some was attending this evening’s So You Want To Breast Feed class at Staples’ Lakewood Health System. The class taught the expecting parents a range of topics from how big a baby’s...

3 Running For Mayor of Little Falls

Meet the candidates running for Mayor in Little Falls. All three of the candidates were at the Little Falls Chamber of Commerce candidate meet and greet Wednesday evening to tell voters why they’re running for office. All three candidates say they have different plans for what...

In Focus: Stuart Pimsler Modern Dance

Jumps, kicks, and turns are a part of many types of dance, but for the Stuart Pimsler Dance Company technique isn’t the only focal point. For this week’s In Focus, Catherine Silver speaks to members of the Stuart Pimsler Dance Company about their mission to put...

Brainerd Baxter to Vote on Sale Tax Extension

To continue an existing half percent sale tax or to find funding for a couple of local projects from elsewhere. That’s the decision voters in the cities of Brainerd and Baxter will have when they enter the polls Tuesday. In 2004 and 2006 voters agreed to adding a half percent...