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Bemidji Fire Station receives rebate for LED upgrade
Trump to talk with Singapore, Thailand leaders on North Korea
TrekNorth Mountain Bike Team launches
Operation Round Up awards $26,142 to local organizations
Eagles Auxiliary No. 351 supports Sanford Health Foundation
Dokken: Public land an asset, not a liability
Fishing trip delivers steelhead serenity
A look at the 11 players the Vikings selected in the 2017 draft
Penguins clobber Capitals to take 2-0 series lead
BASEBALL: BSU completes sweep of SMSU
Elizabeth "Beth" Haugstad
Douglas J. Conley, Sr.
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Hooray for May
LIBRARY CORNER: May heats up with events at Library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: We must open our minds to diverse teachings
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: John's No. 1 List for Bemidji
PATT RALL COLUMN: Let's pretend it's Spring
Walker summer resident publishes first novel
Recital with new Headwaters instructor
First Friday Art and Acoustics at Least of These
Fifth Grade Invitational at Watermark
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Robins are always a delight of spring
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Snow won't impact progress of most fish spawning
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
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In Ward 4 election, remember Lehmann's support of Sanford Center
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Trump's approach to North Korea rekindles global fears
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to all who made March for Science a success
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Are you kidding me?
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
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
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