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Blackduck baseball receives post-season awards
Gilstad open house at Blackduck History Center
New plan for Blackduck utilities to have first reading
Successful Bible reading in Blackduck
Community raises funds for possible homicide victim’s son
LEGION BASEBALL: Centaurs take two in doubleheader win over Alexandria
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji sweeps Perham
Setting an example: Oshkiimaajitahdah summer camps showcase Native American athletes in Red Lake
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji splits with Detroit Lakes
BASEBALL: Blue Ox dominant in win over Park Rapids
Richard Bruce "Dick" "Specs" Matheny
Rosie Nancy Sutton
Winnifred Rae Koslucher
Edward (Eddie) Eugene Daken
John Eggers: Why were you born?
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: June weed of the month: Common tansy
John Eggers: What did your father teach you?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes cooler than usual as summer approaches
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: Sedums: Minimum maintenance plants
REVIEW: ‘The Shallows’ is a thrilling story of survival
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Bring It On’
Watch for 'Night Watch': BHS Marching Band again scoring well with summer show (w/ video)
Arts Briefs: BSO presents 'Legendary Voices,' First Friday open house at Gallery North and more
Patt Rall: Schlichting debuts her 'First Lady Mysteries' series
Final voting underway to name International Wolf Center pups
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Busy weekend ahead for area lakes
City schedules 2 archery deer hunts for fall
Blane Klemek: Two low profile birds: The sora rail and Virginia rail
Chippewa National Forest schedules summer programs
Albert Theisen birthday
Karsten Verke birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: The world needs more Jerrys
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Story on workshop was small minded
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Legislature's inaction is unacceptable
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rotary Club, community thanked for inclusive playground
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Palliative care bill reduces suffering, improves quality of life
February 27, 2016
A real den of discovery north of Park Rapids
TWO INLETS—Roxann Eischens calls seeing a mother black bear and two cubs up close and personal on her property near Two Inlets a "lifetime...
February 27, 2016 - 6:13pm
Limping wolf near Baxter likely healthy, not a threat
BAXTER, Minn. -- A limping timber wolf recently spotted in Baxter does not appear to be a threat to the public, officials with state and federal...
outdoors / environment
February 27, 2016 - 2:08pm
February 25, 2016
A barred owl sits in a tree along Fish Hawk trail on Wednesday in Lake Bemidji State Park. You can send in your photos to email@example.com...
outdoors / environment
February 25, 2016 - 8:52pm
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: It's time to set your sights on panfish
The winter fishing season closes at midnight Sunday for walleyes, northern pike, sauger, largemouth bass and smallmouth bass on the inland waters of Minnesota. This is a leap year, so the 2015-16 Minnesota fishing licenses last through Feb. 29, with anglers needing to purchase new...
February 25, 2016 - 8:07pm
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Bear permits for Leech Lake area; deer permit changes; tracking elk in NW Minnesota
Comments wanted on bear permit units near Leech LakeST. PAUL -- People can give input on a plan by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to change the boundaries of several bear permit units in the Leech Lake area. The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Government requested...
outdoors / hunting
February 25, 2016 - 7:51pm
AIS open house for Beltrami County
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County is having an open house public meeting Wednesday to discuss aquatic invasive species and to present its draft for a Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention and Management Plan.The event isl 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Beltrami County Administration building, 701 Minnesota...
outdoors / fishing
February 25, 2016 - 7:48pm
February 22, 2016
Ducks Unlimited to hold event at BSU
BEMIDJI -- The BSU student chapter of Ducks Unlimited is sponsoring its annual Sportman's Night Out on Saturday. The event begins at 2 p.m., with food served starting at 3:30 p.m., in the Beaux Arts Ballroom of BSU's upper Hobson Memorial Union.Tickets must be purchased online in...
February 22, 2016 - 8:08pm
February 21, 2016
Blane Klemek: The red-headed woodpecker is a strikingly beautiful bird
As woodpeckers go, red-headed woodpeckers are a unique species. Aside from the brilliant red head — the only woodpecker in North America with...
February 21, 2016 - 12:24am
February 19, 2016
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: It's time to go after the 'pout
The 37th International Eelpout Festival will be held Friday through Sunday on Leech Lake, headquartered out of City Park in Walker. Due to the ice conditions on Walker Bay, travel on the ice has been limited to snowmobiles and ATVs this year, with no vehicles allowed on the ice during...
outdoors / fishing
February 19, 2016 - 10:19am
February 14, 2016
Blane Klemek: A truly fascinating phenomenon in the animal kingdom
A friend of mine once asked me, “Do muskrats hibernate?” The simple answer is that they don’t hibernate, although I certainly understand...
February 14, 2016 - 12:21am
February 11, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fish can feel spring approaching
There are only three weekends left in the fishing season for walleyes, northern pike, large and smallmouth bass and sauger in the inland lakes of Minnesota. The gamefish season and the dark house spearing season close for inland lakes on Feb. 28, with the 2015 Minnesota Fishing Licenses...
outdoors / fishing
February 11, 2016 - 10:28pm
February 7, 2016
Blane Klemek: Musings on those moose
I’ve had the good fortune of living an outdoor life. Though reined in by the rigors of family, mortgages and professions, I’ve managed to...
February 7, 2016 - 12:27am
February 5, 2016
Where it all starts: Itasca State Park guests visit Mississippi River headwaters
Itasca State Park visitors check out the ice on Lake Itasca at the headwaters of the Mississippi River on a balmy winter day Sunday afternoon....
February 5, 2016 - 11:11am
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Lake of the Woods producing good walleye bite
The Bemidji area dodged another snowstorm this week that hit southern Minnesota, but there may be another chance for measurable snow this weekend. Access to most lakes close to Bemidji is good, with only a few inches of snow cover on the ice. There tends to be more snow cover on lakes...
February 5, 2016 - 9:49am
January 31, 2016
Blane Klemek: Observing and learning
First off, my apologies for writing in my state birds column that the Dominican Republic is a United States territory. I heard from many of you...
January 31, 2016 - 12:26am