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Annual winter bird count at LBSP
Music Jam at the Senior Center
In death reunited: 75 years after Pearl Harbor attack, Anderson brothers of Dilworth, Minn., will rest together in USS Arizona
Blizzard warning continues Tuesday night
Federal appeals court overturns award against Essar
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Bruce Robert Smith
Margaret Emma Treat
Ray O. Carpenter
Emma "Margaret" Treat
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
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
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
September 30, 2016
Rock-solid restoration: New Knutson Dam near Pennington unveiled
PENNINGTON -- A restoration project officials say will greatly benefit both people and aquatic wildlife along the Mississippi River and area...
September 30, 2016 - 3:33pm
September 29, 2016
DNR to sell 40 northern Minnesota land parcels
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will sell 40 northern Minnesota parcels in three public oral bid auctions in October and November.Tuesday, Oct. 25: Nine northwestern Minnesota parcels will be auctioned at the County Administration Building in Bemidji. Thursday,...
September 29, 2016 - 5:53pm
Lake Bemidji State Park youth, muzzleloader hunts
BEMIDJI -- There is one permit available for this year’s youth hunt, Oct. 21-23 (mandatory orientation Thursday, Oct. 20). Youth must be between 12 and 15 years old and accompanied by adult mentor at all times. Hunt is either-sex, bag limit is two. Youth must have Firearms Safety...
September 29, 2016 - 5:52pm
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Cooling water temperatures pool the fish
Cool temperatures, strong winds and intermittent rain kept many anglers off the lakes earlier this week, but it looks like there will be better weather this weekend for those wanting to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. Surface water temperatures in the lakes continue to drop,...
September 29, 2016 - 4:41pm
September 25, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
Several summers ago while spending a day in a Wadena County jack pine woodland, I was startled when a large furry animal leapt from a thickly limbed nearby pine. The dark form hit the ground in a loud thud, and was immediately running as fast as it could in the opposite direction...
September 25, 2016 - 8:40am
September 23, 2016
PAUL NELSON: Fall cooldown continues for peak fishing
The fall cool down continues in the Bemidji area, with surface water temperatures in most lakes dropping to the low to mid 60s. The peak fall fishing is upon us, so the time is now to get out on the lakes. Many areas in Northern Minnesota were hit by frost for the first time in the...
September 23, 2016 - 9:54am
September 22, 2016
Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed four new reports of zebra mussels in state lakes: Lake Sallie in Becker...
September 22, 2016 - 11:22am
September 16, 2016
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moons and fishing
The September full moon is today. There should be a few extra boats on area lakes at night this weekend, with anglers fishing for big walleyes or trophy muskies. The September and October full moon periods are considered two of the best opportunities of the year for catching big...
September 16, 2016 - 10:25am
September 13, 2016
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can fit with any garden
Chrysanthemums, or "mums," are perennials offering a wide variety of flower colors from white to dark burgundy. They are easy to grow, come in dwarf to giant sizes, and can provide years of enjoyment. Plant mums in spring after all danger of frost has passed. Small plants derived...
September 13, 2016 - 10:26pm
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can with any garden
Chrysanthemums, or “mums,” are perennials offering a wide variety of flower colors from white to dark burgundy. They are easy to grow, come in dwarf to giant sizes, and can provide years of enjoyment. Plant mums in spring after all danger of frost has passed. Small plants derived...
September 13, 2016 - 5:41pm
September 12, 2016
Reminder: No whole deer carcasses allowed to enter Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Hunters who harvest deer outside the state are reminded that whole deer carcasses are no longer allowed to be brought into Minnesota from anywhere in North America.This new restriction that includes all members of the deer family (deer, elk, moose and caribou) is an effort...
September 12, 2016 - 4:56pm
September 11, 2016
Blane Klemek: Minnesota is still home to sharp-tailed grouse
Once upon a time in Minnesota, there was a bird — a game bird — that was more numerous and popular than any other species of game bird. It wasn’t the ring-necked pheasant, as many would believe, or the ruffed grouse, or the prairie chicken. It wasn’t any species of waterfowl,...
September 11, 2016 - 12:26am
September 8, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Hunting seasons already underway
Schools and colleges throughout most of the country are now in session for the fall semester, with most of the fall sports seasons already underway. Several hunting seasons opened on Sept. 1 including bear hunting. Small game, grouse and archery deer hunting open next weekend (Sept....
September 8, 2016 - 10:34pm
September 6, 2016
Minnesota pheasant counts up 29 percent
Another mild winter and good nesting season in Minnesota's pheasant range combined to increase Minnesota's roadside pheasant index by 29 percent...
September 6, 2016 - 1:55pm
September 4, 2016
Blane Klemek: Whitetail deer are beautiful and fascinating animals
September’s here, and along with it comes the end of summer, the season’s first frosts, autumn colors and the glorious fall months of the Northland. We’re already noticing the telltale signs — some songbirds are beginning their migration south, hummingbirds have become less...
September 4, 2016 - 12:25am