Red Lake Boys’ Basketball Preview

The Red Lake boys’ basketball team won 23 games last season on their way to a section 8A title. The Warriors would love to hit the repeat button. The Warriors need to soldier on without 2500 point scorer Ryan Holthusen, who graduated last year. The players look forward to...
Posted On 21 Nov 2014

Volunteer Recognition

Volunteers receive some payback for their good deeds at the 41st annual Crow Wing County Volunteer Recognition Banquet in Baxter. Of the 1,241 volunteers currently involved in the Crow Wing County Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), about 500 attend the event. RSVP matches...
Posted On 16 Oct 2014

Northwoods Adventure-Blue Ox Marathon

The second annual Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon begins with a bang, and the excitement only increases from there. The runners stride away from the Sanford Center down the trails around beautiful Lake Bemidji. The trees show off their colors for about 700 runners competing in one of...
Posted On 14 Oct 2014

Lake Friendly Awards

The lakes are vital to the economy, identity and future of the Brainerd Lakes Area. Protecting water quality proves vital to the region. Crow Wing County recognizes people going the extra mile to preserve the lakes at the 12th annual Lake Friendly Awards. The county awarded...
Posted On 11 Oct 2014

Portage Lake Trail Opening

Outdoor enthusiasts have a new place to go adventuring in Crow Wing County. The Portage Lake Trail opened today in Riverton. Native Americans and trappers traveled the route between Gillespie Lake and Portage Lake more than 300 years ago. Now, the public can follow in their...
Posted On 09 Oct 2014

Sugary Drinks Removal

One local health organization is making it easier for people to make healthy choices by only offering the healthy choice. Lakewood Health Systems has removed all sugar-sweetened beverages from its hospital, senior campus, and four health clinics. Dietitians recommend consuming a...
Posted On 08 Oct 2014

Crosslake Commercial Land Use Ordinance

The City of Crosslake offers the public the opportunity to shape the future of local business. The city is in the process of updating its commercial land use ordinance and seeks feedback from citizens and business owners. A public discussion will be held October 14th at 5pm at...
Posted On 03 Oct 2014

Brainerd vs Bemidji Football Preview (Brainerd’s Side)

There is no fear of the Lumberjacks in Brainerd… however, the Warriors do show a great deal of respect to the team up North. Brainerd’s defense allows about 19 points per game. The Warriors would be thrilled to maintain that average against a Bemidji offense averaging 40...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014

Northwoods Adventure-Wealthwood Rendezvous

The 1830’s latest technology and finest weaponry take center stage at the Wealthwood Rendezvous in Aitkin. Re-enactors operate the cannon for demonstrations only, but the public does gain hands-on experience with the muskets. The big challenge with guns of the period is...
Posted On 30 Sep 2014

Community Spotlight-Unlimited Learning

War, poverty, economics, health… You name the subject, and people will form opinions on it. The Unlimited Learning “Great Decisions” program allows people to learn about the issues and discuss multiple views. The program offers literature and videos for background...
Posted On 30 Sep 2014

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