Grand Rapids Mock Crash

The scene high school students witnessed in Grand Rapids was a graphic one, as law enforcement authorities looked to demonstrate the many dangers that come with distracted driving. As the event’s guest speaker stated, it only takes three or four seconds for something to go...

AmeriCorps Visits Bemidji

Kids had a chance to pick up snakes and look at other living creatures when AmeriCorps brought its volunteer service to Bemidji’s Headwaters Science Center. Find out more about the story here.

Turkey Bird Flu Is Scaring Minnesota Farmers

Minnesota farms produce about 46 million turkeys annually bringing in $600 million dollars. And with each turkey producing about $17.50 in direct economic activity, there’s a lot of money that could be lost during this bird flu that’s killing entire flocks. And AgCentric is...

Changes Coming to NTC

Declining attendance has been an issue for many two-year colleges in recent years, but Northwest Technical College in Bemidji may have found a solution. Find out more about their rebranding efforts here.

Lumberjack Invitational Keeps Growing

A clay target shooting event in Bemidji has grown significantly from the first year to the second, bringing with it a larger number of participating high schools and even more expansion potential. Find out more about this event means to students and teachers here.
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Common Ground Beltrami County History Center

Thursday, May 21 at 7pm This week on Common Ground, we tour the opening day of the Beltrami County History Center’s new modular exhibits featuring Beltrami County’s History. Exhibit designer/constructor Steve Sundhal explains the challenges of creating the new...

Cedar Apartments

The life of a single parent is a challenging one, but the difficulties that come with raising kids often compounds the issue. Bemidji State offers an option to help them out. Find out more about the story here.

Fishing Floats Minnesota’s Economic Boat

Minnesota has 11,842 lakes, 18,000 miles of fishable rivers and streams and has 90,000 miles of coastline, more than California, Hawai’i and Florida combined. And will all that fishable space come 35,400 Minnesota jobs. Of the million and a half licensed fishermen in Minnesota...

Golden Apple: A Prom To Remember

Johnny Anderson and Sophie Jurek both have a condition known as down syndrome. Their friendly and social personalities gained the attention of other students at Bemidji High School, and they decided to do something special in return. Find out more about the story here.

Sanford Center Tax Idea

Paying for the Sanford Center’s operating costs has never been an easy task, and help from taxpayers has always been needed. A new idea was introduced at the Sanford Center Open House that would create a hospitality tax, which would be connected with out-of-town tourism....

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