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FAITH BRIEFS: 07/29/2016
Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
Park Rapids man charged with terroristic threats following disturbance at Burger King
Swimmer swept away in Red River believed safe, Grand Forks police say
Former Willmar teacher charged with assault
Vikings extend contract of head coach Zimmer
Sports physical blitz planned for Aug. 6
BHS player/parent meetings set for Aug. 3
YOUTH BASEBALL: Northern Heat planning fundraisers
GOLF: Match play underway at Birchmont
Susan Marie Tibstra
Ashley Jean Needham
Beverly J. Neadeau
Charlotte "Char" Clark
James "Jim" Sperling
MASTER GARDENERS: Summer insects are here
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
Off The Record Blog: Let’s analyze this trailer for ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ book
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
DNR invites public input on Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
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
2012 was bad year for poachers in Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — 2012 was a bad year for poachers in Minnesota. The Department of Natural Resources says a surge in calls to its Turn In Poachers hotline led to a significant increase in poaching arrests. TIP calls referred to conservation officers jumped 54 percent to a record...
February 5, 2013 - 9:19am