Nevis Boys’ Basketball

The Nevis Tigers demand respect with a 6-0 record. They also gain recognition with a number eight ranking in Class A. The team returns three starters from last season. A literally big addition to the team, 6’5″ senior Kevin Hale transferred from Nashwauk-Keewatin to...
Posted On 18 Dec 2014

Bemidji Wrestling Preview

Bemidji only lost two wrestlers to graduation from last season. Improving on last year’s 15-6 record appears likely. The Lumberjacks put in plenty of work this preseason, with two practices everyday. The number of wrestlers on the team offers encouragement. Forty kids fill...
Posted On 04 Dec 2014

Bemidji Girls’ Basketball preview

Bemidji went 5-21 last season and have not finished with a winning record since they qualified for the class AAAA state tournament in 2010. Changes were needed, so the Lumberjacks turned to new head coach Larry Dahl. Bemidji wants to do a lot differently this year, and it all...
Posted On 01 Dec 2014

Red Lake Girls’ Basketball Preview

The Red Lake basketball team enters this season on the heals of one of its best seasons, ever. The Warriors should be fully loaded for another strong year after losing only one player to graduation last season. Red Lake brings four seniors back, looking to end their high school...
Posted On 28 Nov 2014

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

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