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Popular Minnesota Court of Appeals judge, former attorney retires after 40 year career
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Vernon Vanden Berg
Adren "Ade" Mann
Myrtle "Elaine" Miller
John Ted Iverson
LIBRARY CORNER: Ready for summer at the Library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Making a case for wood ticks
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
Intermediate Watercolors class with Jane Freeman
Young Songwriters Workshop set for June 17
Season tickets for 2017-18 BSO season
Cass Lake Bena student wins Congressional Art Competition
‘Color of Life’ exhibit at library
Public celebration at Big Bog
FISH TALES: Pam Johnson on Lake Winnie
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Warmer temps should lead to better bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: House sparrows and European starlings are hardy survivors
New upgrades at Norway Beach campgrounds
Torry's Van Benefit
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
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25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
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February 23, 2017
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota fishing, hunting and trapping licenses for 2016 expire Tuesday, Feb. 28, according to release from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Licenses for 2017 are now available wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold, online at mndnr.gov/buyalicense...
February 23, 2017 - 2:45pm
February 16, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
Temperatures have moderated again in the Bemidji area, with another meltdown on the lakes in progress. As long as temperatures remain below...
February 16, 2017 - 3:31pm
February 12, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
I often wonder what my children will remember about deer hunting as they grow older with families of their own. Will they recall with fondness...
February 12, 2017 - 7:12am
February 10, 2017
FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
Adrian Dunn caught this pike on Monday, Feb. 6, on Upper Red Lake. The pike was 35 inches and 18 pounds.
February 10, 2017 - 2:24pm
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fishing continues to be spotty for most species
The extended forecast for the Bemidji area is predicting above average temperatures for this coming week. The average temperatures in early February...
February 10, 2017 - 7:00am
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