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Itasca State Park to mark its 125th year with a celebration Sunday
Environmental groups question federal order on Enbridge pipeline in Minnesota
Man caught after high-speed chase in Carlton County pleads guilty to Michigan homicide
Man charged with three felonies after allegedly fleeing Duluth police
Police release photo of Maris memorabilia thief
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
GOLF: Day two of 2016 Birchmont has lots of local flavor as women, masters take course
Ashley Jean Needham
Beverly J. Neadeau
Susan Marie Tibstra
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
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
Hawley man sets state muskie record
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
May 5, 2016
PHOTO GALLERY: Ducks on the beach
A pair of mallard ducks sit on the beach at Lake Bemidji State Park at dusk on Tuesday.
May 5, 2016 - 11:04pm
March 17, 2016
VIDEO: Minnesota lake makes its own ice cubes, tosses them to shore
Mounds of cubed ice piled up Wednesday along the east shore of Green Lake. One lake resident said the ice crackled and popped as it barged to...
March 17, 2016 - 2:49pm
February 27, 2016
Limping wolf near Baxter likely healthy, not a threat
BAXTER, Minn. -- A limping timber wolf recently spotted in Baxter does not appear to be a threat to the public, officials with state and federal...
February 27, 2016 - 2:08pm
February 25, 2016
A barred owl sits in a tree along Fish Hawk trail on Wednesday in Lake Bemidji State Park. You can send in your photos to email@example.com...
February 25, 2016 - 8:52pm
November 16, 2015
Rare bird spotted in Minnesota, last sighting reported 21 years ago
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- The crowds have been gathering at a rural Becker County farm recently for a rare sight in these parts. A peculiar,...
November 16, 2015 - 5:08pm
Cougars make a Midwest comeback, but likely won't boom in Minnesota
Cougar populations are making a comeback in the Midwest, but the cats likely won’t be letting out a big roar in Minnesota anytime soon. A...
November 16, 2015 - 10:46am
October 7, 2015
PHOTO GALLERY: October sunrise
It was a beautiful morning Wednesday on Lake Bemidji.
October 7, 2015 - 9:36am
July 9, 2015
READER PHOTO: Monarch caterpillar
Gregg Kotas captured this photo of a monarch caterpillar near Bemidji.
July 9, 2015 - 12:31pm
June 22, 2015
Potato giant defends company's land stewardship in water permit flap
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- The patriarch of the biggest potato producer in the world says his company is not the poor environmental steward critics...
June 22, 2015 - 10:34am
May 15, 2015
'Are you looking at me?'
A big old porcupine wanders through the northwoods near Bemidji on Monday evening.
May 15, 2015 - 9:53am
DNR lifts burning restrictions in much of Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lifted burning restrictions Thursday in numerous Minnesota counties due to decreased fire danger because of precipitation and green-up. This means burning permits will be available for burning of vegetative materials....
May 15, 2015 - 9:05am
May 1, 2015
Photo of the Day: Immature eagle
An immature bald eagle is perched among a stand of popple trees.
May 1, 2015 - 9:46am
April 2, 2015
Northern long-eared bat gets threatened status
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday said it will protect the northern long-eared bat as a threatened species under...
April 2, 2015 - 10:50am
August 30, 2014
A half-century of wilderness: 1964 federal law set stage for the second ‘W’ in BWCAW
John Myers Forum News Service DULUTH — The wheels were set in motion in 1902, when federal officials set aside a half-million acres in northeastern...
August 30, 2014 - 11:31pm
July 24, 2014
Single zebra mussel confirmed in Green Lake
Carolyn Lange Forum News Service SPICER — The one tiny zebra mussel that was found Monday on a dock on the southeast side of Green Lake isn’t much to look at. After being passed around a few times and stored in a baggie with a bit of water, the adult zebra mussel — most likely...
July 24, 2014 - 12:12am