Lake of the Week: Big Bass Lake

You can find Big Bass Lake off the Northeast corner of Lake Bemidji.  The Public Access is located on Tall Pines Road on the South tip of Big Bass Lake. The surrounding land is mostly privately owned, so that rules out swimming.  The wildlife makes the trip worth it, but fishing...
Posted On 01 Jul 2015

Bemidji Jaycees Water Carnival Day 1

The Bemidji Jaycees kicked off their 71st Annual Water Carnival but because of the location change, this could be one of the largest Water Carnivals ever.

MnSCU To Begin Tuition Changes

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system has seen attendance decrease throughout its institutions in recent years. As a result, changes had to come into effect. Learn more about the story here.

Crow Wing State Park Undergoes Major Restoration

Visitors to Crow Wing State Park may notice some big changes to some of the park’s areas with jack pine trees. Before settlement of the land, there were approximately 5 million acres of jack pine barrens spread through Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. The restoration isn’t...

Medical Marijuana Now Legal In Minnesota

Starting today in Minnesota a patient has to have one of nine qualifying conditions in order to be prescribed medical marijuana: cancer, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, Tourette syndrome, ALS, seizures, muscle spasms, Crohn’s Disease and terminal illnesses. And a Cuyuna Regional Medical...

Good Food, Good Life, 365 – Fourth of July Fruitcake

Fourth of July Fruitcake Watermelon Cantaloupe Honeydew Cherries (pitted) Blueberries Skewers Cut watermelon and melon in large slices. Place skewers around in a circle. Put cherries on top of skewers.  Place blueberries around cake
Posted On 01 Jul 2015

Hockey Trainer Arrested For Filming Player Showering

Hockey camps take over the Breezy Point Ice Arena during the summer. Most camps are hosted without a problem. But last week the Minnesota Girl’s Hockey Coaches Association rented the rink from Breezy Point Ice Arena. And one of the MGHCA camps athletic trainers William Diffley is...

Fishing Has No Boundaries

People with mental or physical disabilities went out on Lake Bemidji for a chance to learn how to fish. Some of those who took the trip are more experienced than others. Learn more about the story here.

Brainerd Lakes Area Authorities Continue Push To End Sex Trafficking

Last month Baxter police arrested nine men in a prostitution bust. Last week they arrested two more in a similar bust. The purpose is to stop sex trafficking in the Brainerd Lakes Area and in Minnesota. Baxter Police, Brainerd Police and Crow Wing County Sheriffs met today to...

Illegal Firework Concerns

Red Lake Nation and Minnesota have different rules about the legality of firework types around the 4th of July. A business on the reservation offers airborne fireworks to anyone who will buy, which has raised concerns. Learn more about the story here.

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