Our Community Spotlight segment airs at the end of our Monday night newscast. It is a feature segment that shines the Lakeland News “spotlight” on an interesting local group, person, event or city. If you have an idea for a Community Spotlight segment please email email it to our news team.

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Community Spotlight: Local Vietnam Veterans Are Welcomed Home

It all started with a small pin… “A veteran attendee came, sat down at a table and asked me if I had a Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin,” said...

Community Spotlight: Sanford Center Brings Back Bemidji Women’s Expo

After taking a break for a few years, northern Minnesota’s largest women’s expo returned with more than 50 vendors this year. “There’s so many...

Community Spotlight: Walk MS Bemidji

Over one hundred participants laced up their shoes and went for a walk – all for a good cause. Bemidji’s annual MS Walk brought a...

Community Spotlight: Ruttger’s Hosts First Lakes Area Yoga Festival

“It’s a place where things are still and the waters are calm,” said the yoga instructor during the meditation section. The yoga festival was a...

Community Spotlight: Bemidji Teen Wins MN Youth Of The Year

“I’d say I’m a role model to some of these kids because I wanna show them how amazing you can be if you just put your mind to it,” says Allie...

Community Spotlight: Tri-County Health Care Promotes Men’s Health

It’s a visit that many people fear: a trip to the doctor’s office. But today, Tri-County Health Care brought the doctors to the people as they...

Community Spotlight: Afternoon Tea For Hope Raises Over $15,000

It’s tea time, and that means time to celebrate woman in the Brainerd Lakes as colorful, flowery and unique hats filled the room. “I actually...

Community Spotlight: Nevis Hosts 15th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

A weekend snowstorm didn’t stop Nevis from having their annual Easter egg hunt. Mother Nature gave Northern Minnesota a pretty unfortunate...

Community Spotlight: Local Teen Confronts Mental Illness Through Children’s Book

As Alyssa Vanderhoof walked into Staples-Motley High School for her senior year, she had no idea that a class assignment would soon change not...

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