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'300 frozen dogs' Facebook post draws attention to ND couple's mission
Report: Schools spend millions on state tests with ‘limited’ usefulness
An a capella opportunity at BMS: ‘Six Appeal’ plays in leadup to show choir fundraiser
Foam soap may not measure up to liquid soap
Oil spill in creek originally underestimated, making it one of largest in ND history
MEN’S HOCKEY: BSU’s Bitzer a Richter Award finalist
Wild draft pick Kunin inks 3-year deal
Twins' Puerto Ricans rejoin camp
BOYS BASKETBALL: Minneapolis North tops Red Lake, 93-46, in Class A tournament opener (w/video, photos)
Wild sign Wisconsin captain Kunin
Eleanor "Lucky" Kirkpatrick
Emily Jean Ostlund
David Allen Staples
Lorraine Elsie Day
Christopher Paul Yarger
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
DELGADO COLUMN: Native American graves and repatriation protection emerge once again
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What about kids that don't want to learn?
PRIME TIME: Children's Time on Sunday morning
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents 'Celtic Legends'
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Few other birds as interesting as the pileated woodpecker
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Almost time to get off the ice (and clean up as you go)
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Some congratulations and thanks yous are in order
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candidate thanks supporters, Ward 4
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
February 5, 2017
Outdoors notebook: Turn In Poachers to hold banquet in Bemidji
Turn In Poachers fundraising banquet in Bemidji BEMIDJI—Turn In Poachers will hold a fundraising banquet on Thursday, March 2, at the Bemidji...
February 5, 2017 - 8:20am
Blane Klemek column: The simplicity of darkhouse spearfishing
Drive a stretch of highway along a solidly frozen Minnesota lake you may take note that there are often clusters of small fish houses, like villages,...
February 5, 2017 - 8:00am
February 3, 2017
PAUL NELSON: Bite for most fish has been spotty this season
A few inches of new snow was enough to help make travel on the lakes a little smoother by filling in some of the dead spaces between the bumps...
February 3, 2017 - 11:00pm
FISH TALES: Dave Nistler on Upper Red Lake
Dave Nistler caught this pike on Upper Red Lake on Dec. 21.
February 3, 2017 - 1:40pm
February 2, 2017
Planning begins for Minnesota's first off-road vehicle trail
PARK RAPIDS—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has been holding a series of public meetings in regard to "suitable or unsuitable...
February 2, 2017 - 9:44am
January 31, 2017
Endangered no more? Wolf again poised to go off federal protection
Loved and loathed, reviled and revered, no species that stalks Minnesota's north woods has ever been more divisive than the gray wolf. And the...
January 31, 2017 - 7:12pm
January 29, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK: Pigeons are noteworthy birds
As a young boy, I once entered a pet of mine into a pet show held at a town park. My memory is a little foggy about the event, but I do recall about a gazillion different animals being there: Dogs, cats, turtles, birds, frogs, snakes and so on. I remember sitting patiently beside...
January 29, 2017 - 6:21am
January 28, 2017
FISH TALES: Joel Kemmer on Red Lake
Joel Kemmer caught this northern pike on Jan. 21 on Red Lake. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will publish them online in our...
January 28, 2017 - 3:17pm
January 26, 2017
Spry named to natural heritage committee
ST. PAUL -- Michael Spry of Nevis was one of four people appointed by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr to the Commissioner’s Advisory Committee on Natural Heritage. The committee advises the department on programs related to the state’s native...
January 26, 2017 - 9:09pm
CWD found in 1 more deer; special hunts end
ST. PAUL -- A special chronic wasting disease 16-day deer hunt in southeastern Minnesota ended Jan. 15 with one additional case of the disease found among hundreds tested, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Now, landowner shooting permits take effect in an...
January 26, 2017 - 9:09pm
DNR to host Bemidji meeting on deer management
BEMIDJI -- People interested in deer will have a chance to discuss goals and values that could define Minnesota’s first-ever deer management plan at a public meeting the Department of Natural Resources will host in Bemidji on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Hampton Inn, 1019 Paul Bunyan...
January 26, 2017 - 9:08pm
January 25, 2017
Dayton wants big bucks for natural resources: Licenses, fees would go up under governor’s 2017 budget plan
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration on Wednesday outlined its natural resource budget proposal for the next two years saying it...
January 25, 2017 - 6:34pm
January 20, 2017
FISH TALES: Michelle Choc
Michelle Choc (Binkley), of Bemidji, caught this fish while ice fishing on Lake Bemidji on Jan. 12. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer...
January 20, 2017 - 2:16pm
FISH TALES: Charlene Anderson
Charlene Anderson caught this Northern Pike on Saturday, Jan. 14 on Stump Lake.
January 20, 2017 - 2:15pm
January 19, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Ice fishing season settles in; watch for ice heaves, cracks
Anglers have been enjoying the warmer temperatures this past week in the Bemidji area. The average temperatures for this time of the year are...
January 19, 2017 - 4:28pm