Community Spotlight: International Games Day

International Games Day is a tradition that happens in the United States, Australia and some Nordic countries.  
Posted On 23 Nov 2015

Community Spotlight: BSU Dinner Feeds the Homeless

One Bemidji State student’s idea evolved into a large charity effort. Jessi Eickstadt thought of the idea for a dinner to feed the homeless less than two weeks before it happened on Nov. 16. She needed volunteers and donors in order to make it happen with no budget. An...

Community Spotlight: Holiday Arts Open House Preview

Amidst a weekend of arts shows in Brainerd this weekend, the Crossing Arts Alliance plans to host their Holiday open house. Our Chelsie Brown took a look at their new display they will offer throughout the winter. As the Christmas music played members of the crossing arts...

Christ Alive Church Host Trunk or Treat Event

Halloween is the one night of the year where kids and young adults can wear creative costumes and knock on individual doors and ask for candy. Although, it is an exciting day safety is always a top priority. For the last three years the Christ Alive Church in Baxter has been...
Posted On 03 Nov 2015

Community Spotlight: Viking Heritage

Vikings traveled the world before the year 1,000 A.D. They settled in England, Iceland and other countries during that time. There were some countries conquered, but the common belief that these people were barbaric warriors, according to a retired Scandinavian Studies professor,...

Community Spotlight: Beltrami Humane Society Changes Name

The Beltrami Humane Society hosted their fall harvest dinner and announced a new name for the organization: Great River Rescue.  
Posted On 19 Oct 2015

Community Spotlight: The Pasty Project

Since 1995, The Pasty Project at St. Joseph’s in Crosby has filled the stomachs of local families. The idea came from three members in the Council of Catholic Women who organized a group to bake 890 pasties over six weeks. Today, however, the Pasty Project has developed into more...

Community Spotlight: Essentia Health Lung Cancer Screening

Have you ever wondered what the inside of your lungs look like? Well Essentia Health has set up a giant inflatable lung to encourage the community to go get their lungs screened for cancer.. Lung cancer is usually caused by heavy use of tobacco and is the number one killer in...
Posted On 05 Oct 2015

Community Spotlight: Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award

In the state of Minnesota, there are currently 55 honorees of the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award. The award is presented by the Federal Aviation Administration given to pilots who fly over 50 years being incident free. and on Saturday, Terry Stern of Staples was presented...

Community Spotlight: Second Annual Victory Day

Saturday marked the second annual Victory Day at Grand Rapids High School. It’s a day designed to give students of all abilities the chance to experience the game of football.
Posted On 21 Sep 2015

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