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My honest list of thanks
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
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KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
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Around the Arts, November 19
‘Celebrating Community Theater’: Vene and Friends brings out local performers for a night of musicals
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
2017 DEER OPENER: Officials say 'fantastic' deer season ahead
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Whether snow or no, buntings well worth the wait
MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
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Tom & Linda Peterson
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
VIVIAN DELGADO: Healthy self, healthy environments
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Bookstores, Bobby and Buttons
May 25, 2017
Herbicide applications announced for summer
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will conduct herbicide applications through June 15 and from July 15 through approximately Sept. 15 to improve reforestation efforts on select state lands. Four sites for about 102 acres will be treated along with the mechanical...
May 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 24, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Rain gardens offer many advantages
Although northern Minnesota has not yet experienced heavy rains, we can never anticipate when they might occur. Mitigating the repercussions that not only affect our yards but also water quality, costs for municipal services and even fishing is something we all can work on. Slowing...
May 24, 2017 - 6:00am
May 17, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS: How to tackle a cutting garden
Picking sweet peas for my grandmother instilled in me not only a love of flowers but also a desire for a cutting garden with lots of flowers! After years of specimen gardening and display gardening, 2017 is my year.
May 17, 2017 - 6:02am
May 12, 2017
A squirrel sneaks around the branches of a tree near downtown Bemidji. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
May 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
May 11, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Enjoying the company of loons
A few mornings ago I enjoyed a solo paddle around Assawa Lake, the little shallow lake behind my house. Ringed in cattails with a broad sedge...
May 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 4, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Surface water temps on the rise
A return to cold weather in the Bemidji area included enough snow, rain and below freezing temperatures to drop surface water temperatures in...
May 4, 2017 - 6:00pm
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Time to appreciate the hooded merganser
There's species of duck here in northwest Minnesota that's unlike many of our typical ducks. The bill of this bird isn't shaped like that of...
May 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
A duck flies over Lake Bemidji near Diamond Point Park as the sun rises. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
May 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
May 2, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Vegetable gardening with pollinators
Many recent articles about pollinators have dealt with establishing perennial pollinator gardens to creating pesticide free zones. Ideas used to make flower beds and yards pollinator friendly can also be applied to your vegetable garden. What are the benefits? Encouraging pollinators...
May 2, 2017 - 7:00pm
April 28, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Robins are always a delight of spring
Just a short time ago we were all enjoying the early spring of May flowers before April showers. Hazel and nannyberry were beginning to leaf...
April 28, 2017 - 12:45pm
April 26, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Growing beans from seed to harvest
There are thousands of varieties of beans in the world. Green, yellow, purple, spotted, or, striped beans with round, flat, or oval pods, long pods and short pods. Some varieties are for eating fresh, sprouting or canning. Add to that the multi-hued dried beans for soup or other bean...
April 26, 2017 - 7:05am
April 21, 2017
Up a tree!
A chipmunk sneaks from branch to branch on a tree in Diamond Point Park. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
April 21, 2017 - 10:12am
April 20, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wood ducks always welcome in the spring
The little natural environment lake behind my house, Assawa Lake, was ice free on March 31, one of the earliest ice-outs in recent memory. Yet...
April 20, 2017 - 10:00pm
April 19, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Finding your favorite gardening tools
Gardening is labor intensive and having the right tool for the job is so important. My husband is a big believer in having the “proper tool” for a particular job to the point where it has become a bit of a joke in my family. Unfortunately, in his case, having the proper tool for...
April 19, 2017 - 7:14am
April 7, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Northern saw-whet owl has a distinct whistle
On the first night of my annual winter camping/lake trout fishing adventure in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness late last month, I awoke...
April 7, 2017 - 10:30am