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January, 2021

  • 19 January

    Larissa visits with Northwoods Battered Women’s Shelter ahead of BRRRmidji Plunge!

    As we have less than two weeks to raise pledges before one “celebrity” takes the 17th Annual Bemidji Jaycees BRRRmidji Plunge, I took a few minutes to visit with the new executive director of the Northwoods Battered Women’s Shelter Allison Forte, as well as advocate Erin Schneider, on how they’re …

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  • 15 January

    Help Larissa take the Plunge!

    Featured photo: Larissa Donovan and Josh Peterson the first to go in the lake on Feb. 10, 2018. The anticipation. The shocking cold. The FIERCE competition! This year’s Bemidji Jaycees BRRRmidji Plunge will be like no other! Due to COVID-19, only one “celebrity” will take the Plunge this year, and …

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  • 12 January

    Rick & Nick Are Back For Another Year [PODCAST]

    Donchya just love a good cry?  Well, maybe it depends on the circumstances.  Garage burns down; Bad.  Sad movie eliciting heaves and sobs; Kinda good.

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December, 2020

  • 23 December

    LIVING UNITED: 2020, A Year Of Generosity

    There has been no shortage of words or phrases to describe the year 2020. Many of them can’t be repeated on the airwaves, and WON’T be repeated here. But Denae Alamano, Executive Director of the United Way of the Bemidji Area, has been front and center in the efforts to get …

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  • 16 December

    Nicole Murray Is the NEW Host of PopCrush Nights on KZY

    When the sun goes down, 95.5 KZY heats up with PopCrush Nights weeknights from 7pm to midnight. Powered by, PopCrush Nights features the hottest hits, the biggest artists, and the latest pop culture news with NEW host Nicole Murray. Nicole not only plays the best music, she’s talking with the …

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  • 15 December

    The Winning Continues In The Great Grocery Giveaway from KZY & Marketplace Foods!

    A week or two ago, Linda Rother went grocery shopping and spent $108.25. And now, she’s earned $108.25 in free groceries from Marketplace Foods in the Great Grocery Giveaway! Most recently, Tonia Henry of Bemidji won $50.85 from Marketplace. That’s how it works. You bring a recent grocery receipt to …

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  • 4 December

    RADIOTHON 2020: Over $23,000 Raised! Thank YOU, North Country

    New ways of doing things was the theme of 2020. We saw schools, businesses, and organizations do things differently to meet the challenges of Covid-19. And The 32nd Annual Radiothon To Prevent Child Abuse was no different. Several things were different this year, but the important things weren’t. We dedicated …

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November, 2020

  • 17 November

    Your Order Is Ready! Support Our Local Restaurants

    The Covid-19 outbreak has had a devastating impact on every facet of our life here in Minnesota. Restaurants and hospitality services are literally woven into our lives and our communities. We know that the Coronavirus outbreak has been catastrophic to our economy, with many restaurants forced to close their doors or …

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October, 2020