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Great Indoors: Dessert imposters make April Fools fun
Missing 13-year-old found safe in North Dakota
At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
Thieves illegally cutting birch saplings in Minnesota and Wisconsin woods
Andersen to play in World Deaf Ice Hockey Championships
BSU Youth Football Clinic set for April 21
BSU softball doubleheader moved to Bemidji
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Bemidji programs react to women's hockey, swimming cuts at UND
Kathleen "Kitty" Ann Tverberg
Thomas Michael Hutchins
Tanya Jean Kingbird
Robert Harold Ray, Jr.
PATT RALL COLUMN: Puppets by professionals for 'Dragonsong'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Helping Native youth find success in schools
LIBRARY CORNER: Opportunities abound in April at the library
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
100 and counting: Latest BCT production will be 100th stage show directed by Mary Knox-Johnson
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Picking that perfect garden spot
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to the Beavers for a wonderful season this year
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
December 1, 2016
No additional deer test positive for CWD
ST. PAUL -- No additional deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease from samples collected this fall in southeastern Minnesota, according...
December 1, 2016 - 6:05pm
November 29, 2016
DNR selects members for statewide deer advisory committee
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has selected a 20-member advisory committee to provide the agency with feedback and...
November 29, 2016 - 11:59am
November 27, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Right at home in the snow
I remember well the day I walked into a snow-filled woodland without sinking up to my knees or deeper. I was just a young farm boy plodding through...
November 27, 2016 - 9:30am
November 25, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Ice fishing season is just around the corner
The rifle deer season is over in the Bemidji area, so area anglers are waiting for the lakes to be covered with enough ice to go ice fishing. The grouse and small game seasons are still active and hunters can hunt deer with muzzleloaders beginning on Saturday. Some of the small ponds...
November 25, 2016 - 7:50am
November 22, 2016
Two Minnesota deer test positive for chronic wasting disease
ST. PAUL — Two deer from this fall’s hunt have tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.The deer, both male, were harvested near Lanesboro, in southeastern Minnesota’s Fillmore County, about one mile apart. One deer...
November 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 21, 2016
Eagles sometimes can’t fly away like other birds when feeding on roadway carcasses
ST. PAUL -- Motorists are urged to watch for eagles on roadways this time of year as an increase in deer activity leads to more road-killed deer for the birds to feed on.The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said while crows feasting on carcasses on roadways usually simply...
November 21, 2016 - 5:22pm
November 20, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The Boundary Waters are a jewel for Minnesota
Across the tranquil lake in the darkness of a moonless sky, I can barely make out the faint yellow glow of a campfire. My fire is behind me,...
November 20, 2016 - 10:20am
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