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Man receives maximum sentence in foster child death: 2-year-old drowned in unattended shower
Trump vows military to be ‘bigger and better and stronger than ever before’
Trump asks NASA to explore putting crew on rocket's debut flight
In sweeping move, Trump puts regulation monitors in U.S. agencies
Wall Street edges higher to give Dow 11th straight record
NASCAR ponders how to make Great American Race great again
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake gets No. 1 seed in section 8A playoffs
BHS hockey team apologizes for post-game scuffle (UPDATE)
CURLING: Fenson, U.S., advance to gold-medal game at world juniors
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU set to face cross-state rivals
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Letter to the Editor: Bliss thanks constituents for attending gathering
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The world is changing, so must we
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BHS bands do Bemidji proud
Letter to the Editor: BHS bands are class acts
January 5, 2017
Bemidji's Snowjourn returns on Jan. 14
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji's oldest ski event, the 37th annual Buena Vista Snowjourn, will start at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, on the west side Buena...
January 5, 2017 - 9:06pm
January 1, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Fishin' around in Minnesota
Inspiration comes in strange places at unusual times. While scrolling through Facebook's news feed the other day, I came across a friend's post...
January 1, 2017 - 9:40am
December 31, 2016
CWD found in farm-raised deer in Crow Wing County
ST. PAUL—Just weeks after chronic wasting disease was found in three wild deer in southeast Minnesota, the fatal brain disease has been...
December 31, 2016 - 3:55pm
December 29, 2016
Looking for lunch: Pileated woodpecker searches for food along Lake Boulevard
A pileated woodpecker perches on the side of a tree along Lake Boulevard Northeast in Bemidji earlier this week.
December 29, 2016 - 4:37pm
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: New Years’ weekend should be busy on area lakes
The Christmas Blizzard could have been much worse on lakes in the Bemidji area. Lake Bemidji probably received more snow than most lakes, with...
December 29, 2016 - 4:18pm
December 27, 2016
Third deer found infected with chronic wasting disease
LANESBORO, Minn. -- A third deer infected with chronic wasting disease has been discovered in southeastern Minnesota, according to the Department...
December 27, 2016 - 6:10pm
December 25, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The tale of Old Sam Peabody
Old Sam Peabody is one of my favorite birds and for many reasons. With the male of the species sporting distinctive facial markings that include snow-white throat patches and crowns, yellow lores, and black eye stripes along with other unique markings, few wild birds look like him,...
December 25, 2016 - 10:42am
December 22, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Area lakes made ice as fast as possible
Lakes in the Bemidji area were making ice about as fast as possible during what could turn out to be one of the coldest stretches of the winter....
December 22, 2016 - 7:36pm
December 21, 2016
Fisherman talks about catching what likely will be a new MN state record burbot
It’s all but official: Lake of the Woods is about to break its old record for the biggest eelpout ever officially weighed in Minnesota. Brent...
December 21, 2016 - 9:51am
December 17, 2016
New venture on Lake Winnipeg: Heated permanent ice shacks now for rent
Anyone who's ever fished Lake Winnipeg through the ice knows how challenging and intimidating it can be for the do-it-yourself angler, especially...
December 17, 2016 - 2:42pm
December 15, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Ice keeps forming on area lakes
Bitterly cold temperatures this past week had lakes in the Bemidji area busy making ice. The temperatures may not reach above zero this entire...
December 15, 2016 - 11:00pm
December 8, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
The long warm fall was enjoyable while it lasted, but everybody must have realized winter was going to get here eventually. Well, it's here......
December 8, 2016 - 9:38pm
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
GRAND FORKS — Mother Nature is playing it cruel instead of cool with ice fishing fanatics again this year, and it looks as if the popular winter...
December 8, 2016 - 9:36pm
December 4, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
On the last weekend of November, I spent a couple of days roaming beneath towering old-growth white pines and red pines at remote locations in Itasca State Park. One locale was near the headwaters of LaSalle Creek, a gently flowing creek that begins its relatively short length from...
December 4, 2016 - 7:59am
December 2, 2016
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Deer hunters in northwest Minnesota killed more deer than last year during the recent firearms deer season, despite summerlike weather early...
December 2, 2016 - 1:19pm