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Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
Charges: Minnesota man kidnapped baby to try to get girlfriend back
School district approves cost shares for new elementary school
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
SOFTBALL: Yost, Beavers open season with 6-1 win
TENNIS: BSU improves to 7-3 with weekend wins
BSU’s Lopez breaks school record at NSIC track meet
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SCOTTY ALLISON COLUMN: Work continues to build veterans home in Bemidji
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MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Best Picture a sure win for 'La La Land'
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Art briefs for Sunday, Feb. 26
PATT RALL COLUMN: Start the Spring with scents in the air
Northern Community Radio debuts new segment, podcast
A 'Great' show for Jim: Great Northern Radio Show to honor Jim Miller during live Bemidji broadcast
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Chickadees keep all of us company
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
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DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
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Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
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
For fall color lovers, new links on Superior Trail
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Working alongside geologists and ecologists to complete the last two segments of the Superior Hiking Trail taught volunteer...
September 12, 2013 - 11:36am
August 23, 2013
Zebra mussels dip on Lake Mille Lacs
AITKIN, Minn. (AP) — The number of zebra mussels in Lake Mille Lacs has dropped this year for the first time since they were found in 2005. Minnesota outdoors officials say a survey this week found about 1,070 zebra mussels per square foot in Mille Lacs, one of the state's...
August 23, 2013 - 9:11am
August 22, 2013
Drought making comeback in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As drought conditions return to Minnesota, authorities warned Thursday that the wildfire danger is rising throughout much of the state. A weekly update from the U.S. Drought Monitor showed a new area of moderate drought centered on Carlton and northern...
August 22, 2013 - 9:37am
August 12, 2013
Some Minnesota trees are suffering from drought
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Some trees in northern Minnesota are suffering from drought, according to the state Department of Natural Resources. Eight of the last 11 summer and fall seasons have been very dry in northern Minnesota and pines and other conifers in that area are...
August 12, 2013 - 10:49am
August 9, 2013
Signs of devastating bat disease found in two Minnesota caves
Forum News Service A fungus that spreads a disease that’s nearly always fatal to bats has been found in two of Minnesota’s largest bat caves — the Soudan Underground Mine near Lake Vermilion in the northeast and a cave at Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park in the southeast....
August 9, 2013 - 12:16pm
July 25, 2013
Armyworms turn up in central Minnesota cornfields
AVON, Minn. (AP) — Armyworms are being blamed for damaging a number of central Minnesota cornfields in recent days, though experts aren't...
July 25, 2013 - 1:28pm
July 24, 2013
Blowdown creates opportunity at Itasca State Park
BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — A July 2012 storm that toppled trees at Itasca State Park is giving officials a chance to accelerate plans to reforest part of one of Minnesota's most popular parks. Itasca's stands of huge red and white pines, some dating back 250 years or more,...
July 24, 2013 - 11:50am
Minnesota ramps up efforts in noxious weed fight
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Noxious weeds are proving an expensive and cumbersome adversary for Minnesota agricultural officials, who are ramping up eradication efforts of invasive plants that pose environmental or health worries. In Duluth, Japanese knotweed has become a nuisance...
July 24, 2013 - 9:17am
July 18, 2013
Researchers study state loon population
By Dan Gunderson Minnesota Public Radio News On South Turtle Lake, Minn. – How do you sneak up on a loon? That’s the question this...
July 18, 2013 - 3:24pm
July 17, 2013
New fruit fly threatens Minnesota berries
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A harmful new fruit fly is threatening Minnesota's berry crops. The tiny spotted wing Drosophila is native...
July 17, 2013 - 12:54pm
July 13, 2013
TAKING AIM AT AIS: Protecting Leech Lake is top priority
WALKER - In 2004, Eurasian water milfoil was discovered in harbors located on the southern shoreline of Leech Lake. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials spot treated those locations with herbicides in an attempt to contain the invasive plant, and the treatments probably...
July 13, 2013 - 11:06pm