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 news@lptv.org.

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Community Spotlight – Whopper and a Beer

From the outside, you may think the Blue Goose Tavern in Garrison looks like any other bar. But step inside and you’ll see the bar is actually...

Community Spotlight: Speaker talks to BSU about Ojibwe Culture

For this week’s Community Spotlight, guest speaker Adrian Liberty discusses Ojibwe philosophy and culture at Bemidji State University.

Community Spotlight: Science Center Pi Day

For this week’s Community Spotlight, find out what the Headwaters Science Center did to celebrate Pi Day and Einstein’s Birthday.

Eelpout Festival 2015

In this week’s community spotlight, fishermen at the Eelpout Festival discuss the challenges they face when trying to capture an eelpout.

Community Spotlight – Nisswa Winter Jubilee

Frigid temperatures only meant one thing for those attending the Nisswa Winter Jubilee this weekend; dress warmer. The theme for the 43rd...

Community Spotlight: Winterfest 2015

Winterfest 2015 featured turkey bowling, curling, and the Brrrmidji Polar Plunge!

Community Spotlight – Verndale Robotics

The Verndale Robotics team has only existed for a couple of years, but the team is already enjoying some success. Seeing the team succeed has...

Community Spotlight: Brainerd Lakes Area Ready To Open 3rd Brewery

First there was Jack Pine Brewery, then Gull Dam Brewery opened; soon the Brainerd Lakes Area will be welcoming a third brewery in Downtown...

Community Spotlight: Kids Can Fish

The January cold has set in and the ice on the lakes and rivers is thicker by the day, and that means that the winter fishing season is finally...

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