Lakeland Currents: Back to Basics

We explore the topic of sustainability, and what it means to different people. To help answer that question, our host Jason Edens welcomes Quinn Swanson and Michelle Hoefs from Happy Dancing...

Lakeland Currents: The Crow Wing Food Coop

Host Jason Edens welcomes the winners of the 3rd annual Destination Downtown Business Challenge in Brainerd, Theresa Woodward and Jennifer Jacquot-DeVries from the Crow Wing Food Co-op. Together,...

Lakeland Currents: Brainerd School District Plans for the Future

Join host Jason Edens as he welcomes Brainerd School District Superintendent Laine Larson and Director of Buildings and Grounds, Reid Thiesse. Together they will discuss plans for the school...

Lakeland Currents: Transportation and Safety on Minnesota Roads

Winter driving in Minnesota is a perennial risk, with snowy and icy conditions that always make driving dangerous. But some things are changing. The technology in modern vehicles improves every...

Lakeland Currents: Whitetail Deer Management

Each year, more than half a million deer-hunters take to the woods in Minnesota, participating in a beloved tradition, while generating half a billion dollars for the state’s economy. On the...

Lakeland Currents: Housing and Homelessness in the Bemidji Area

We’re returning to the issue of housing and homelessness. Since 2014, multiple projects have gotten up and running in Bemidji to alleviate the crisis of rising homelessness that was identified at...

Lakeland Currents: The Role of Libraries in the 21st Century

We’re talking about libraries. For generations, libraries have been stable institutions at the core of our communities, places where information is found, meetings are held, and books are...

Lakeland Currents: Camp Ripley: U.S. – Norway Reciprocal Troop Exchange

Ray Gildow welcomes officials from Camp Ripley to learn about the United States – Norway Reciprocal Troop Exchange that they are involved in. Our guests for the discussion are Staff Sergeant...

Lakeland Currents: Minnesota Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Ray Gildow welcomes Howard McCollister, M.D., and Andrew Loveitt, D.O., from the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center. Together, they will discuss the advanced surgical techniques being offered at the...

Lakeland Currents: Planning for Business Succession

Explore the issue of planning for business succession in our local rural communities. As an economic development strategy, they explain that it’s always a benefit to keep the business’s that are...

Lakeland Currents: Cuyuna Regional Medical Center’s new Menopause Center

Joining us are guests Dr. Christina Kramer, OB/GYN, and Melissa Goble, Nurse Practitioner. Together, they will discuss the new initiative which helps women deal with issues and symptoms caused by...

Lakeland Currents: The Staples-Motley School Referendum

Ray Gildow welcomes Ron Bratlie, Interim Superintendent at the Staples-Motley School District. Discussion will revolve around the district’s plans for a referendum in May of 2019 that proposes to...