Brainerd Lakes Area Gets Ready For Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is here, and the so-called “Minnesota Fourth of July Capital” is ready to celebrate. Along with the holiday come numerous activities. And of course, it also brings fireworks. But the best part about the area’s celebration is most of the events are free. And the...

Crow Wing State Park Undergoes Major Restoration

Visitors to Crow Wing State Park may notice some big changes to some of the park’s areas with jack pine trees. Before settlement of the land, there were approximately 5 million acres of jack pine barrens spread through Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. The restoration isn’t...

Medical Marijuana Now Legal In Minnesota

Starting today in Minnesota a patient has to have one of nine qualifying conditions in order to be prescribed medical marijuana: cancer, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, Tourette syndrome, ALS, seizures, muscle spasms, Crohn’s Disease and terminal illnesses. And a Cuyuna Regional Medical...

Operation Dry Water

Operation Dry Water is a national campaign meant to slow down people who choose to boat while intoxicated. During the weekend, the DNR and police in northern Minnesota will patrol the water at a higher level. There are serious consequences awaiting those who mix boating and...

Common Ground: Bemidji Wood Carvers Club

Thursday, July 9 at 7pm From simple crafts, projects for beginners, to detailed sculptural art, The Bemidji Wood Carvers Club is open to all who have a desire to find forms in wood. Bob Larson and others demonstrate carving techniques on basswood and cottonwood bark, and the club...

Mi Rancho Shooting Update

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s office has released more information on the shooting at the Mi Rancho Restaurant, located on the north side of Bemidji. At 10:00 AM, Saturday, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s 911 Center was notified of a shooting at the Mi Rancho Restaurant.  Witnesses...

Smoking Continues to Decline in Minnesota

About 5,000 Minnesotans die every year from tobacco use and costs about $3 billion dollars in excess health care year or about $554 dollars per Minnesotan. Despite the almost 10% drop in smoking in Minnesota, Clearway Minnesota researchers say smoking is still a problem. In 2013...

TeenServe Improves Area Homes

TeenServe helps the elderly and those in need get home improvement projects done by donating time and resources. In Clearbrook and Gonvick, teens are spending a full week working on different houses in the area. Find out more about the story here.

Boom Banners!

Find out why downtown Bemidji is booming with blue banners, tonight on Lakeland News.

Bert & Ernie Photos from the LPTV Open House

Thank you to everyone who stopped by for our open house and to those who helped make it happened. If you missed it, you can watch the news story about the Open House event online. Find Your Photo  » Watch the News Story  »

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