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 Gold Star military families and the sacrifice they’ve made for their country. Find out more about the story here.

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 instructors say it’s important to get our seniors thinking about the best ways to take care of themselves. The eight-week course goes over...

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, bait and set hooks as well as how to prevent the spread of invasive species. And the clinic organizers say the event helped grow the...

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.” More about the new cookbook and bee-keeping here.  

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.

Community Spotlight: First Turtle Town Productions Concert

A two-person show featured a combination of both folk and rock music, as well as storytelling between songs. Find out more about the first of possibly many Old Salem Hall concerts here.

Nisswa American Legion Hosts Easter Egg Hunt

Over 300 people came to attend the Nisswa American Legion Easter Egg Hunt Saturday. It’s a tradition spanning four decades. The free event allowed kids 12 and under a chance the collect as many Easter Eggs as they could find, while connecting the community with American Legion....

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.

Community Spotlight: Brewing Beer with Jack Pine Brewery

Jack Pine Brewery has 11 beers, Dead Branch Cream Ale, Duck Pond nut brown ale, Fenceline pale ale, Ice Out IPA, Incognito amber ale, Vengeance jalapeño ale, Big Buck buckwheat beer, Trespass imperial porter aged in a whiskey barrel, Nitro Fenceline and Duck Pond infused with...

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