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Bemidji man charged with rape of minor
Bemidji Police to hold salvage vehicle auction
Law Enforcement Scholarship Program underway
Downwind accomplice sentenced to 10 years
‘Vacuuming’ Turtle Lake: DNR begins operation to suck out starry stonewort infestation (W/ VIDEO)
BOYS SOCCER: Wet, wild home opener ends in 4-0 BHS win
CROSS COUNTRY: Experienced Lumberjacks running down another shot at state
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji squeaks past Cathedral, 1-0 (PHOTO GALLERY)
TENNIS: Bemidji sweeps Hibbing, Perham
SWIMMING: BHS takes fifth place at Willmar in opener
Madeline D. Boswell
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Karen (Vogel) Severson
Stephen Michael Jackelen
Stephen Alexander Vencel
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: 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
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
September 12, 2013
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
TAKING AIM AT AIS: A never-ending battle
ST. PAUL -- The year was 1981, and Dave Runkle had just moved into his Carman Bay lakeshore property along Lake Minnetonka in the St. Paul area. The home was perfect, he said, and the waterfront access onto the lake was clear and pristine. Nearly 30 years later, Runkle said the shore...
July 13, 2013 - 11:04pm
July 12, 2013
Seeing Minnesota by water via DNR trail system
PINE CITY, Minn. (AP) — Alligators. Seems like there should be alligators, the photographer said as we found the Snake River current that would take us eight miles downstream to Pine City with minimal paddling on our part. The rain-swollen river, running more than 2 feet...
July 12, 2013 - 9:25am
July 8, 2013
DNR: Bark beetle is destroying Minnesota trees
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Researchers say the bark beetle is destroying thousands of acres of northern Minnesota forest. Minnesota Public Radio reports the Department of Natural Resources first noticed the eastern larch beetle killing tamarack trees in 2000. Since then the...
July 8, 2013 - 1:22pm