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: Presidential History Being Restored in Bemidji

President George H. W. Bush trained for WWII in Minnesota, now the plane he trained in has been brought home and is being restored so that it can...

Community Spotlight – Whitefish Chain Antique and Classic Wood Boat Rendezvous

It all started in 1988 with a mere 10 boats and an idea. Now 28 years later, it’s grown in to a daylong spectacle with over 50 antique wood...

Community Spotlight: Swimming the Mississippi

Chris Ring and his small crew started at Lake Itasca and continue to work their way further south. The journey is meant to raise awareness for...

Community Spotlight: Seniors Take Class To Prepare & Prevent Falls

15 seniors are gathering every Monday at the Brainerd Library participating in an eight-week course to ease their minds about falling. The...

Community Spotlight: Fishing Stories Go Big During Kids Free Fishing Clinic

Ready, set cast. Kids in Brainerd this weekend got a free introduction to one of Minnesota’s favorite pastimes. They learned how to tie knots,...

Community Spotlight: Sue Doeden’s “Homemade with Honey”

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Local television host and cooking instructor, Sue Doeden, has a new cookbook, titled “Homemade with Honey.”...

Community Spotlight: German Immersion

Adult students visited the German area of Concordia Language Villages in Bemidji for an experience in immersion, where they’d speak German...

Community Spotlight – Teacher Appreciation Day at Camp Ripley

The Minnesota Military Museum opened their doors Saturday to teachers to showcase what resources they can offer to them and their classes. And...

Community Spotlight: World Thinking Day

For this week’s Community Spotlight, find out how Bemidji Girl Scouts​ are creating peace through partnerships in honor of World Thinking Day.

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