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Crime report for July 25
Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
Wisconsin police officer admits to using police resources for nearly 100 sexual encounters
Chisholm man dies in crash involving two semis
AUTO RACING: Speedway returns from rainout weekend with big-money Blitz
‘You can’t get much better:’ 2016 Birchmont opens with solid weather for qualifying rounds
BASEBALL: Bemidji Centaurs win sub-state, head to Legion state tourney
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU reveals 2016-17 schedule
GOLF: Birchmont even bigger this year with more than 300 set to compete
James "Jim" Sperling
Charlotte "Char" Clark
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
MASTER GARDENERS: Summer insects are here
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
July 10, 2014
A yellow-bellied sapsucker caught and ate this unfortunate ant after stopping at a tree along the Montebello cross country ski trail.
July 10, 2014 - 5:01pm
June 26, 2014
Chemicals spread into Minnesota groundwater
Dave Peters and Elizabeth Dunbar MPR News 91.3 FM ST. PAUL — In what may be the nation’s most extensive study of its kind, a survey of...
June 26, 2014 - 11:53pm
June 24, 2014
As farming booms, some prairie songbirds fall silent
DAN GUNDERSON MPR News 91.3 FM Moorhead — Northern prairies saw some songbirds return in the 1990s as farmers shifted cropland into grasses....
June 24, 2014 - 11:56pm
June 18, 2014
Book signing set for Bemidji on new trail guide
BEMIDJI -- From trailheads to trail maps, the first-ever guide to the Minnesota portions of the North Country Trail offers a comprehensive look at the trail. The "Guide to the North Country National Scenic Trail in Minnesota" has recently been released by Big Earth Publishing and...
June 18, 2014 - 10:33am
June 17, 2014
New state parks and trails commission seeks applicants
BEMIDJI -- Northwest Minnesota residents interested in parks and trails filled City Hall on Tuesday for a planning meeting to help establish an area counterpart to the new statewide Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission. Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht and Crow Wing...
June 17, 2014 - 11:36pm
April 20, 2014
Famous snowy owl set free after rehab in Minnesota
By John Lundy Forum News Service SUPERIOR, Wis. — With a flurry of powerful wings and not even a glance back, what may be the most famous...
April 20, 2014 - 12:09am
March 12, 2014
Decision on sulfate wild rice limit, and where it will be enforced, could be year away
John Myers Forum News Service DULUTH — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Wednesday released its preliminary findings on how much sulfate pollution is too much for wild rice, saying a two-year, $1.5 million field and laboratory study shows sulfate above 4 to 16 parts per...
March 12, 2014 - 11:43pm
March 8, 2014
Frozen lakes, deep winter take a toll on wildlife
Tim Nelson MPR News 91.3 FM ROSEVILLE — Think this winter has been tough? Be glad you’re not a duck —or a trumpeter swan. “Always when you grab a swan, you always want to get their wings as tight to them as possible because that is where they really beat you up,” veterinarian...
March 8, 2014 - 11:18pm
February 27, 2014
Extension Service hosts woodlands conference
BEMIDJI — The University of Minnesota Extension Service is sponsoring the Minnesota Family Woodlands Conference Friday and Saturday, March 14-15 at the BSU Lower Hobson Union. The event is planned for family woodland owners but anyone interested in northwoods nature is welcome. Friday’s...
February 27, 2014 - 1:23pm
February 1, 2014
Bemidji conference to focus on ammo, lead lures
BEMIDJI — An annual gathering of scientists and conservationists may give new life to statewide talks on the best way to prevent Minnesota’s birds from being accidentally poisoned by lead tackle and ammunition. A large part of the Minnesota Chapter of The Wildlife Society conference...
February 1, 2014 - 10:45pm
January 9, 2014
Ice could harm wildlife more than the cold
NEW LONDON, Minn. —— Most wildlife should be able to weather the recent arctic blast just fine, but some species could have difficulty finding food because freezing rain encased their food source in ice. The latest blast of winter weather is "stressing wildlife earlier...
January 9, 2014 - 12:25pm
November 19, 2013
Minnesota adds 500 waters to impaired list
By John Myers Forum News Service DULUTH -- It’s not that Minnesota’s waters are more polluted every year. It’s that every year, the state looks at more lakes and rivers, it finds more that have pollution problems. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency this year...
November 19, 2013 - 9:01am
September 18, 2013
Minnesota groups seek new ways to combat zebra mussels
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Some municipalities and lake associations that have grown frustrated by Minnesota's lack of progress in combating aquatic invasive species are backing research into finding more permanent ways of stopping the pests. Among them is the Gull Chain of...
September 18, 2013 - 11:51am
September 12, 2013
Catching some fish
A family of otters fish along the Mississippi River on Tuesday afternoon.
September 12, 2013 - 1:18pm
Severe drought expands in Minnesota, Wisconsin
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — This week's update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that an area of severe drought in central Minnesota has expanded...
September 12, 2013 - 1:04pm