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: 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...

Community Spotlight: Vocalmotive Show Choir

TV shows such as Glee have popularized show choir, but students in Bemidji High School’s Vocalmotive team participate in the real deal. For...

Community Spotlight – Cold Hands, Warm heARTS

For the first time, local artists gathered at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd to showcase their work in the Arboretum’s “Cold Hands, Warm...

Community Spotlight: Skiing With Santa

Santa Claus came to town a day early to double-check his naughty and nice list. And he and his helper Buddy the Elf had some extra time to get...

Community Spotlight: Making Gingerbread Houses in Brainerd

The Christmas spirit came to Fancy Pants Chocolate Shop in Brainerd Friday evening with all the candy to boot. What started in a family kitchen...

Community Spotlight: Bemidji Christmas CD

The sounds of the season always bring joy, and even more so when they’re sung by local artists. For the first time, some of Bemidji’s...

Community Spotlight:Giving Hope This Thanksgiving

Brainerd’s Bridges of Hope is connecting over 300 families with community sponsors for Thanksgiving dinner this year. Bridges of Hope acts as a...

Community Spotlight: Lakewood Health System Teach Breastfeeding

Soon-to-be parents are preparing to welcome their babies in the world. One of the first steps for some was attending this evening’s So You Want...

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