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Kelliher VFW pancake breakfast Sunday
Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
Saturday to be ‘Bob Dylan Day’ in Minnesota
Grand jury indicts suspect in fatal Dollar Tree store shooting
Police look for whose cremated remains left at cemetery
GIRLS HOCKEY: Despite solid effort from 8th-grade goalie Kimble, BHS falls to GRG
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Defense still strong, but BSU men want more offense
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Freshman Radke a 'sparkplug' for BSU women
BOY'S HOCKEY: Duluth East edges Bemidji, 2-1
WRESTLING: Bemidji falls to Perham, Thief River Falls
Cloyd Olaf Kilde
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
November 17, 2016
Floating on the river
A flock of geese swim on the Mississippi River on Nov. 15. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
November 17, 2016 - 9:53pm
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Snowfall a game-changer for deer hunters
There is one more weekend of the 2016 Minnesota Rifle Deer Season in Zone 1A, which includes most of the Bemidji area. The rifle deer season...
November 17, 2016 - 9:00pm
DNR sets winter walleye limits for Upper Red Lake
RED LAKE -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Monday it will allow anglers in Upper Red Lake to keep three walleye, but only one of them may be longer than 17 inches. The regulations, effective Dec. 1, are the same that were in place during last winter's fishing season....
November 17, 2016 - 8:56pm
November 13, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wanted: More hunters are needed
The late Aldo Leopold, considered to be the father of modern day wildlife management, wrote in his essay "Thinking Like a Mountain" about the...
November 13, 2016 - 6:20am
November 12, 2016
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
NASHWAUK, Minn. — Two likely cougars, or mountain lions, have been spotted in northern Minnesota — fighting. The exceedingly rare event —...
November 12, 2016 - 3:45pm
November 11, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Warm temps lead to extra fishing time
BEMIDJI -- The first weekend of the rifle deer season in Minnesota was one of the warmest in memory for many deer hunters in the Bemidji area. The warmer weather is expected to continue into next week, with temperatures in the 50s predicted for this weekend. The unseasonably warm...
November 11, 2016 - 7:06am
November 10, 2016
Three birds enjoy a snack at a feeder near the entrance of Lake Bemidji State Park. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
November 10, 2016 - 5:01pm
Hunters register 68,958 deer during opening weekend
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota firearms hunters registered 68,958 deer during the first two days of firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota Department...
November 10, 2016 - 4:58pm
November 9, 2016
Two men charged with illegally taking deer in Minnesota
ERSKINE, Minn. --- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating reported trespassing and illegal hunting in Northwest Minnesota...
November 9, 2016 - 5:32pm
November 6, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The nature of things: seasons always change
Though autumn is a favorite season of mine, it's hard to admit that the summer of 2016 is over and the winter of 2016-17 is right around the...
November 6, 2016 - 5:30am
November 4, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer hunting season is almost here
Deer hunters are eagerly anticipating Saturday morning, when the Minnesota rifle deer season will open a half-hour before sunrise in most of Minnesota. Most of the Bemidji area is in Zone 1A, which opens Nov. 5 and runs until Nov. 20, which gives local hunters two weeks and three...
November 4, 2016 - 7:41am
November 3, 2016
Deer stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
ST. PAUL -- With the Minnesota firearms deer season beginning Saturday, hunters are reminded that deer stands cannot be left overnight on state wildlife management areas. “Leaving stands overnight on these public lands is a fairly common violation,” said Capt. Jon Paurus, education...
November 3, 2016 - 7:47pm
Hunters take 113 deer at Camp Ripley
ST. PAUL -- Archers took 113 deer during this year’s bow hunts at Camp Ripley Military Reservation near Little Falls. There were 2,995 permits issued, with 2,270 hunters participating. Participation and harvest declined this year since bonus permits weren’t allowed, and the harvest...
November 3, 2016 - 7:46pm
DNR announces Mille Lacs winter fishing regulations
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday announced that winter walleye regulations will allow anglers to keep one walleye between 19 and 21 inches or one longer than 28 inches. The 2016-17 winter regulation continues last winter's one-fish limit but moves the harvest...
November 3, 2016 - 1:14pm
November 1, 2016
MASTER GARDENERS: Winter exercise can replace time spent in the garden
According to the Centers for Disease Control, gardening is compared to "moderate cardiovascular exercise." Gardening 30 to 45 minutes a day can burn 150-300 calories.
November 1, 2016 - 3:00pm