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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
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MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Growing beans from seed to harvest
Up a tree!
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Warm-up helps spawn, walleyes should be ready for opener
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wood ducks always welcome in the spring
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Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A leader or a partisan pawn?
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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