Community Spotlight

Our Community Spotlight segment airs at the end of our Monday night 10 p.m. newscast.    It is a feature segment that shines the Lakeland News “spotlight” on an interesting person, group, event or city in the Lakeland Viewing Area.  If you have an idea for a Community Spotlight segment please e-mail it to us as

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Artist Charles Kapsner Unveils His Latest Veterans Project

Artist Charles Kapsner has dedicated the past couple years of his life to his five part “Veterans Art Project”. On Saturday he was...
Posted On Feb. 9 2016

Community Spotlight: German Cooking Class

This week’s community spotlight takes a look inside a cooking class at Harmony Food Co-op in Bemidji.
Posted On Feb. 1 2016

Community Spotlight: 22nd Annual Antique Snowmobile Rendezvous

That’s what the scene looked like Saturday in Pequot Lakes. Lined with different colors of snowmobiles for the 22nd Annual Antique Snowmobile...

Community Spotlight: Avoiding the Flu

The flu virus, also known as influenza, is prevalent in the winter months. Cold temperatures aren’t the direct cause of it, but there are...

Staples Motley FFA Chapter Host the National FFA Officers

FFA is the largest led student organization in the world. Historically, the organization stood for the future farmers of America. Today it prides...
Posted On Jan. 11 2016

Brainerd Public Schools Foundation Plans For Their “BIG EVENT” Fundraiser

The Brainerd Public Schools Foundation is organizing a night full of fun, food, and entertainment called the “Big Event” at the Craguns Sports...
Posted On Jan. 5 2016

Brainerd Lakes Curling Association Offers Youth Free Lessons

As a way to give back to the community and get kids involved in a fun sport the Brainerd Lakes Curling Association has been offering free curling...
Posted On Dec. 28 2015

Community Spotlight: New Northland Arboretum Executive Director

A new face to Brainerd will fill the position as Executive Director of the Northland Arboretum. Current director Nancy Corrigan has been with the...

Erickson’s Greenhouse Honors Veterans at Fort Snelling Through Wreaths of Honor Project

Since eighteen eighty three the community has come to the Erickson Greenhouse to get all of their decorative holiday carnations. Through their...
Posted On Dec. 1 2015

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