Heroin Emerges as Growing Problem in Northern Minnesota

  Drug overdose takes another life of the rich and famous.  But Academy-Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death sheds light on a growing trend of heroin use in Northern Minnesota. Patrick Plemel, Program Director at Upper Mississippi Mental Health Center in Bemidji, sees...

State Parks See Spike in Visitors

  A rise in recreational use for Minnesota state parks. More than 136-thousand people bought year-round permits in 2013 according to the Minnesota DNR. That’s up two-percent from 2012 and a whopping 21-percent from 2008. With the slow start to season, park officials...
Posted On Feb. 4 2014
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Northwoods Adventure: Ice Car Racing at Crosslake’s Winterfest 2014

  Drivers as young as 9-years-old built their own cars to race in this year’s Ice Car Racing competition at Crosslake’s Winterfest. These tough-skinned drivers drove on both studded and rubber wheels to race for a win, but each type of car had to have its own strategy.
Posted On Feb. 4 2014
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