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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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...

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...

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....
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...

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...

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...
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...

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