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In State Fair crop art, none top Prince
Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minn.
Small Minn. town cleaning up downed trees, power lines following night of powerful storms
Traffic deaths rise 7.2 percent in 2015, almost half involved no seat belt use
Man shot by police outside Minn. apartment building ID’d
AUTO RACING: Bemidji Speedway wraps up track championship season
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox beat St. Martin in Class C state tourney opener
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS boys second, girls fifth at Shocky Strand Invitational
GIRLS TENNIS: Bemidji edges Pequot Lakes 4-3
BOYS SOCCER: Wet, wild home opener ends in 4-0 BHS win
Patricia Jane Blue
John Martin Bratrud
Madeline D. Boswell
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Cyndi Fenske: Goings on at the library in September
John Eggers: Find first day teacher success
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY AUG. 28
Patt Rall: Much music in Bemidj this week
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
FISH TALES: Jude Hicks on Lake Marquette
Blane Klemek: Observations on the American crow
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time to think about school food as new school year nears
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Many stepped forward to clean up cemetery
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
August 15, 2016
Watershed group plans meeting tonight on starry stonewart in Big Turtle Lake
BEMIDJI -- The Turtle River Watershed Association will be hosting a community meeting Monday evening concerning the starry stonewart infestation...
August 15, 2016 - 11:08am
May 5, 2016
PHOTO GALLERY: Ducks on the beach
A pair of mallard ducks sit on the beach at Lake Bemidji State Park at dusk on Tuesday.
May 5, 2016 - 11:04pm
March 17, 2016
VIDEO: Minnesota lake makes its own ice cubes, tosses them to shore
Mounds of cubed ice piled up Wednesday along the east shore of Green Lake. One lake resident said the ice crackled and popped as it barged to...
March 17, 2016 - 2:49pm
February 27, 2016
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...
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...
February 25, 2016 - 8:52pm
November 16, 2015
Rare bird spotted in Minnesota, last sighting reported 21 years ago
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- The crowds have been gathering at a rural Becker County farm recently for a rare sight in these parts. A peculiar,...
November 16, 2015 - 5:08pm
Cougars make a Midwest comeback, but likely won't boom in Minnesota
Cougar populations are making a comeback in the Midwest, but the cats likely won’t be letting out a big roar in Minnesota anytime soon. A...
November 16, 2015 - 10:46am
October 7, 2015
PHOTO GALLERY: October sunrise
It was a beautiful morning Wednesday on Lake Bemidji.
October 7, 2015 - 9:36am
July 9, 2015
READER PHOTO: Monarch caterpillar
Gregg Kotas captured this photo of a monarch caterpillar near Bemidji.
July 9, 2015 - 12:31pm
June 22, 2015
Potato giant defends company's land stewardship in water permit flap
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- The patriarch of the biggest potato producer in the world says his company is not the poor environmental steward critics...
June 22, 2015 - 10:34am
May 15, 2015
'Are you looking at me?'
A big old porcupine wanders through the northwoods near Bemidji on Monday evening.
May 15, 2015 - 9:53am
DNR lifts burning restrictions in much of Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lifted burning restrictions Thursday in numerous Minnesota counties due to decreased fire danger because of precipitation and green-up. This means burning permits will be available for burning of vegetative materials....
May 15, 2015 - 9:05am
May 1, 2015
Photo of the Day: Immature eagle
An immature bald eagle is perched among a stand of popple trees.
May 1, 2015 - 9:46am
April 2, 2015
Northern long-eared bat gets threatened status
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday said it will protect the northern long-eared bat as a threatened species under...
April 2, 2015 - 10:50am
August 30, 2014
A half-century of wilderness: 1964 federal law set stage for the second ‘W’ in BWCAW
John Myers Forum News Service DULUTH — The wheels were set in motion in 1902, when federal officials set aside a half-million acres in northeastern...
August 30, 2014 - 11:31pm