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Knutson Dam Recreation Area temporarily closed
360 Manufacturing Center of Excellence lands large grant
Senior Surf computer training classes
Coauette joins Essentia Health in Fosston, Bagley
Commercial vehicle inspectors license recertification training
FOOTBALL: After last-second loss to Sioux Falls, BSU ready for U-Mary
FOOTBALL: No. 6 Alexandria awaits BHS
Aerials compete in St. Paul
HOCKEY: Beaver women rally to top Syracuse
AREA FOOTBALL: Bagley beats Blackduck 49-0
Dorothy "Dot" Schocker
Susan Eileen Bessler
Alexander Carl (Shorty) Petersen
Dorothy Sunde Bishop
Ole "Buddie" Risland Sr.
MASTER GARDENERS: What ate my potatoes?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
Tigirlily to open for Justin Moore at Sanford Center
Monday Movie Report: Oscars Foreign Language Category adds first contenders
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall is in the area, and in the theaters
BSO opens new season, 'Legends & Lore'
Justin Moore comes to Bemidji on Oct. 1
Rock-solid restoration: New Knutson Dam near Pennington unveiled
DNR to sell 40 northern Minnesota land parcels
Lake Bemidji State Park youth, muzzleloader hunts
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Cooling water temperatures pool the fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a list of what Republicans believe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two thoughts about the school dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
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
July 3, 2013
Grants seek to clarify water pollution messaging
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Officials often urge the public not to flush old prescription drugs because they pollute Minnesota's waters. But officials and environmental leaders concede the public has heard mixed messages over the years about what to do with pharmaceuticals...
July 3, 2013 - 11:41am
July 2, 2013
Minnesota officials urging boaters to use caution
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — High water from the relentless rain this spring has Minnesota officials urging boaters to slow down and use caution as the Fourth of July holiday weekend approaches. A no-wake zone is in effect on the St. Croix River from Taylors Falls, Minn., to Prescott,...
July 2, 2013 - 12:56pm
June 29, 2013
DNR pulls Lynn Rogers’ bear permits
By John Myers Forum News Service ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Friday revoked permits for famed Ely...
June 29, 2013 - 1:49am
June 13, 2013
In frogs’ croaks, volunteer hears environment’s pulse
By Dan Olson MPR New 91.3 FM LONG LAKE — Half an hour past sunset in rural western Hennepin County, Madeleine Linck strains her ears. She’s listening, believe it or not, for the sounds of courtship. Frog courtship, that is. Linck is helping with a state Department...
June 13, 2013 - 12:29am
June 10, 2013
Blane Klemek: Whoop it up for the whip-poor-will
For as often as I’ve heard the whip-poor-will’s delightfully incessant vocalization, I have only seen the actual bird once. It was many years ago while sharing a canoe with my 8-year-old sister who, at the time, was enjoying her first Crow Wing River canoe trip. On the...
June 10, 2013 - 8:49am
May 23, 2013
Turtle River Watershed Association members to inspect boats at two Bemidji area lake accesses
TURTLE RIVER – Members of the Turtle River Watershed Association (TRWA) plan to be at the public access on Big Turtle Lake and Lake Beltrami this weekend educating boaters about the proper techniques and the importance of thorough boat and trailer inspections. “This is a new...
May 23, 2013 - 1:30pm
May 22, 2013
Recent rain has helped pop the buds on trees and the early blossoming tulips are looking good.
May 22, 2013 - 10:55am
May 7, 2013
Meet new zebra mussel inspectors: dogs
ST. PAUL — Zebra mussels often elude human inspectors that search boats being hauled into and out of Minnesota lakes. This year, they might...
May 7, 2013 - 11:49pm
April 27, 2013
Don Williams of Bemidji submitted this photo of an otter and two geese on the Mississippi River near Bemidji earlier this week. Submitted ph...
April 27, 2013 - 10:16pm
April 4, 2013
Report: Asian carp may have reached Great Lakes
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — At least some Asian carp probably have found their way into the Great Lakes, but there's still time to stop the dreaded invaders from becoming established and unraveling food chains that support a $7 billion fishing industry and sensitive ecosystems,...
April 4, 2013 - 8:46am
March 26, 2013
Washing your hands might be bad for fish
ALEXANDRIA— A lot of questionable decisions were made in the 1960s. Was introducing the antibacterial agent triclosan one of them? The antimicrobial...
March 26, 2013 - 11:10pm
March 16, 2013
Stink bug discovery called a ‘big deal’
DULUTH — Its name is no joke. The brown marmorated stink bug really does give off a stink when disturbed. Even more disturbing: It’s been...
March 16, 2013 - 11:27pm
February 12, 2013
Groups sue to end Midwest wolf hunt
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Humane Society of the United States and other animal welfare groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday to restore federal protections...
February 12, 2013 - 1:37pm
February 8, 2013
Minnesota DNR debuts live eagle cam
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The recovery of the bald eagle shows how endangered species laws can work, and now a pair of the iconic birds will be help get more young people and families excited about the outdoors. Live video from a nesting pair of bald eagles is now featured on the Department...
February 8, 2013 - 9:12am