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Moo done it? Udderly disgusting vandalism found on 'world's largest' ND cow sculpture
Finding the 694: 106 years after tragic crash, locomotive located in Lake Superior
Solar eclipse set for next August
Medical device’s price stirs Washington: Cost increase of EpiPen ‘alarming,’ ‘unjustified,’ Klobuchar says
NTC names Paula Langteau as interim dean
TENNIS: BHS girls win two of three in home-opening quad meet
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No more ties: WCHA overhauls overtime structure
VOLLEYBALL: Lumberjacks get ready for new season
GIRLS TENNIS: Experience will carry BHS this year
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Joan Iris Pope
Sharon Lynn Gangeness
Tracy Keith Gross
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
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
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
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Kayakers set to finish circumnavigation of Lake Superior
Watershed group plans meeting tonight on starry stonewart in Big Turtle Lake
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
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
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clinton let our troops, ambassador down
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
February 5, 2013
Bemidji hosting endangered species meeting tonight at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI – One of five statewide meetings to gather public input about proposed updates to Minnesota’s list of endangered plants and animals species is planned for tonight. The Department of Natural Resources is hosting hearings across the state to give the public the chance to...
February 5, 2013 - 10:21am