Child Care Providers and Parents Discuss Issues Affecting them

Many parents are struggling trying to find childcare providers that have sufficient availability to accept their infants. Over the years local child care providers have continued to decrease. One of the reasons for the decrease in providers is the increase amount of paper work...
Posted On Feb. 13 2016

Crow Wing Energized Promotes a Healthier Way of Life in Crow Wing County

Promoting a healthy lifestyle is the goal of the Crow Wing Energized Movement. The program focuses on implementing their four main goal groups of making healthy choices, mental fitness, workplace wellness, and community connections. The movement was implemented recently to turn...

In Focus: Warm Your Heart with a Little Art

February is Warm Your Heart with a Little Art month at Gallery North in Bemidji, which means free art classes each week. For this week’s In Focus, we took a look at a felt bear-making class just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Non-Profit Group Hosts Charity Fundraiser

A Bemidji non-profit organization held a fundraiser to raise money for its youth programs. Evergreen Youth and Family Services has been operating since 1977. It’s grown over the years to provide transitional apartment housing in addition to an overnight shelter. The group...

Golden Apple: Central Lakes College Offers Free Tuition to High School Graduating Seniors

Central Lakes College will be making a lot of students happy by offering free tuition. The class of two thousand sixteen will be the first class to participate in a special pilot program that was created through an occupational grant. Applying for the grant is pretty simple....
Posted On Feb. 12 2016

Grand Rapids Population Age Straining Housing Market

A recent housing report done on the City of Grand Rapids suggests that the population there is aging, and their housing market is qualified as “tight.”

Browerville/Eagle Valley Girls Basketball 5 Starters All Reach 1,000 Career Points

The Browerville Eagle Valley girls basketball team averages around 75 points a game. It was in last weeks upset beating Upsala by 52 points, that the team added their final starting teammate to the record books. Now all five starters on the Browerville Eagle Valley Tigers have...

Good Food, Good Life, 365 – Cacao Nib Valentine Treats

Cacao Nib Valentine Treats 1/2 cup raw almonds 1/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/4 cup dates, pitted 1 tablespoon honey 3 tablespoons cacao nibs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon almond extract 1/8 teaspoon salt   Place almonds and oats in bowl of food processor and...
Posted On Feb. 10 2016

Researcher Ben Winchester Presents His Research on Rural America

The Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation is paving the way for growth and expansion this year. Researcher Ben Winchester encouraged BLAEDC members to use their positions to change the narrative of rural America. Winchester encouraged the business leaders to go the...
Posted On Feb. 10 2016

Red Lake Nation Hosts Tenth Annual Drug and Gang Summit

The three day summit at Seven Clans Casino includes motivational speakers and breakout sessions with local law enforcement officers.

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