WATERMARK ART CENTER RECEIVES GRANT

The George W. Nielson Foundation granted $150,000 to help fund the move of the Watermark Art Center from the historic Carnegie Library to the new facility located on Beltrami Avenue in Bemidji.

Community Spotlight: Bemidji Christmas CD

The sounds of the season always bring joy, and even more so when they’re sung by local artists. For the first time, some of Bemidji’s local musical talent and the Headwaters School of Music are releasing a “Christmas in Bemidji” album for the holidays. For...

Cost of Paint Increases with New Recycling Program

Each year, 650 million gallons of architectural paint is sold in the United States, and 10% of that paint goes unused. The new Paint Care program has come up with a solution, the Stewardship recycling program, which went into effect November 1st. The Stewardship recycling program...

Local Business Owners Hope Scavenger Hunt Boast Business After Thanksgiving

Meet Lucky the Brainerd Elf. Starting this Sunday he’ll be hiding in downtown Brainerd. And the first clever elf finder will earn a sweet reward for returning him back to Fancy Pants Chocolates. Clues to find Lucky the Brainerd Elf will appear in The Brainerd Dispatch as well as...

IF – Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Reads at CLC

Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith read poetry at CLC today. The Princeton Professor is the final speaker of the 2014 Verse Like Water series. She read several excerpts from her books, including passages from the prize winning “Life on Mars.” Smith says she finds inspiration in...

Local School participates in We Day

A program that is changing the lives of kids all around the world is also impacting a local school. Students from St. Philips school located on Beltrami Ave. are just some of the young people that attended the We Day celebration last week. We Day is a national campaign started by...

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

DNR Plans For Sustainable Groundwater Use

Minnesotans take pride in preserving our land of ten thousand lakes, but there’s another water resource that needs some attention. Despite Minnesota’s image of abundant water resources, groundwater is becoming scarce in parts of the state. The DNR is working everyday...

Lakeland News – November 19, 2014

Lakeland News is the only locally produced television newscast originating out of north-central Minnesota. Lakeland News, along with Lakeland Public Television, was nominated for a Upper Midwest Emmy in 2013. The newscast has been airing weeknights on Lakeland Public Television...
Posted On 20 Nov 2014
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Bemidji High School Gets National Attention

At Bemidji High School, there are lots of awards for athletics, but now a new academic award is also on the shelf. The school is receiving national attention as part of Newsweek’s top schools in the country for low-income students. Out of thousands of schools, Bemidji High...

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