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BSU Honors lecture series continues Thursday
Red Lake Constitutional Reform meeting set
LLTC hosts “Across the Universe” science night
New Food Shelf event sprouts up: Inaugural fundraiser will help fund food bank’s farm project
UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
BOYS SOCCER: BHS meets Mankato West in Class A state quarterfinals
FOOTBALL: Spuds blow out Jacks 48-0 in section playoffs
GIRLS SWIMMING: Lumberjacks edge Detroit Lakes
PREP FOOTBALL: Bagley blitzes Crookston, CL-B falls to Waubun
GIRLS TENNIS: Kelm making BHS tennis history as she prepares for state singles tourney (Updated)
Esther M. Decker
Dennis Allen McClimek
Keith Wayne Littler
Jennifer Ann Garbett Waye
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
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
July 24, 2014
Single zebra mussel confirmed in Green Lake
Carolyn Lange Forum News Service SPICER — The one tiny zebra mussel that was found Monday on a dock on the southeast side of Green Lake isn’t much to look at. After being passed around a few times and stored in a baggie with a bit of water, the adult zebra mussel — most likely...
July 24, 2014 - 12:12am
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