Our Golden Apple segment airs from September through May at the end of our Thursday night newscast. This feature segment highlights educators in the Lakeland viewing area and the interesting things going on in and out of the classroom at area schools. If you have an idea for a Golden Apple segment please email it to our news team.

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Golden Apple: Little Falls Superintendent Thanks Staff for Hard Work Amid Pandemic

We sat down with Little Falls superintendent Steve Jones, who wanted to take time to address how his staff has risen to the challenges of the...

Golden Apple: Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School Takes Steps to Support Students

One of the challenges that Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School faced with distance learning last spring was the lack of internet access for students and...

Golden Apple: Walker Hackensack Akeley Superintendent Recognizes Hard-Working Staff

For this week’s Golden Apple, we talked with Eric Pingrey, the superintendent from the Walker Hackensack Akeley School District, where he...

Golden Apple: Deer River Superintendent Discusses School Activity Adjustments

For this week’s Golden Apple, Deer River Public Schools Superintendent Jeff Pesta explains how school activities have only had to be...

Golden Apple: Bemidji Area Schools Superintendent Discusses Learning Models

For this week’s Golden Apple, we talked with Bemidji Area Schools Superintendent Tim Lutz to see how the school’s learning models are...

Golden Apple: Cass Lake-Bena Superintendent Discusses Distance Learning Start to Year

For this week’s Golden Apple, we talked with Rochelle Johnson, the superintendent for the Cass Lake-Bena ISD 115 school district, where...

Golden Apple: Mahnomen Public Schools

For this week’s Golden Apple, we talked with Mahnomen ISD 432 Superintendent Jeff Bisek to see how their schools are doing so far this year.

Golden Apple: Fosston Schools Seeing Exciting Changes and Additions

This fall for our Golden Apple reports, we’re checking in with area school officials to find out what’s going on in local districts....

Golden Apple: ISD 318 Superintendent Discusses Move to Hybrid Learning for Middle and High Schools

The ISD 318 school district, which covers Grand Rapids and Bigfork, is shifting their learning model to a hybrid method for middle and high...