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PHOTOS: Pumpkin painting at the Watermark
COURTS: Admitted Downwind murderer testifies Friday in Rossbach trial
Legislative election history may mean little this year in MN: Presidential race could trump traditional trends as voters head to polls
Opening with a bang: New shooting range has been in the works for years
MEN'S HOCKEY: Boeser bests Beavers, Bitzer as UND beats BSU 3-2
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU falls 2-1 to UMD
FOOTBALL: No. 21 BSU heads to No. 24 UMD with tournament berth on the line
VOLLEYBALL: Beavers fall to Mustangs
Bemidji bowlers finish regular season in Wadena
Linda Jo Nance
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Kathleen H. Diederich
Kenneth Gergen Linnum
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
Letter to the editor: A perspective on the presidential election
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
April 28, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Walleye season opens May 14
The 2016 Minnesota Walleye Opener is just two weeks from this Saturday, with the date set for May 14. Bemidji is surrounded by excellent walleye lakes. Upper Red Lake, Winnibigoshish and Leech Lake are usually three of the hottest lakes for walleyes early in the season because they...
April 28, 2016 - 10:52pm
April 21, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Anglers can make test run for walleye
The ice is finally gone, so anglers are now able to get their boats into most lakes. Most anglers like to make at least one test run of their boats before the walleye season opens, to be sure everything is in good working order. Early in the spring, before the walleye season opens...
April 21, 2016 - 11:18pm
April 7, 2016
DNR reverses position on use of live bait on Mille Lacs
Anglers on Mille Lacs Lake will be able to use live bait this summer after all. In a surprising turnabout, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday reversed its position on the use of live bait announced last month. Under regulations released in March, only anglers...
April 7, 2016 - 1:22pm
March 21, 2016
UPDATED: Catch and release only for Mille Lacs walleye this summer, DNR announces
Anglers looking for walleye on Mille Lacs Lake must use artificial bait and immediately release all walleye caught during this year's summer...
March 21, 2016 - 5:22pm
March 18, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: With ice fishing season ending, the Rainy River beckons
The ice thickness on the lakes in the Bemidji area varies greatly from lake to lake and even between accesses on the same lake. The ice is totally...
March 18, 2016 - 4:05pm
March 3, 2016
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Eelpout, perch are on anglers’ radar
The gamefish season has ended for the inland waters of Minnesota and the 2015-16 Minnesota fishing licenses have expired. Anglers 16 years of age and older need to purchase new 2016-17 fishing licenses to continue fishing for species like crappies, sunfish, perch, trout and any other...
March 3, 2016 - 8:44pm
February 25, 2016
AIS open house for Beltrami County
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County is having an open house public meeting Wednesday to discuss aquatic invasive species and to present its draft for a Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention and Management Plan.The event isl 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Beltrami County Administration building, 701 Minnesota...
February 25, 2016 - 7:48pm
February 19, 2016
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: It's time to go after the 'pout
The 37th International Eelpout Festival will be held Friday through Sunday on Leech Lake, headquartered out of City Park in Walker. Due to the ice conditions on Walker Bay, travel on the ice has been limited to snowmobiles and ATVs this year, with no vehicles allowed on the ice during...
February 19, 2016 - 10:19am
February 11, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fish can feel spring approaching
There are only three weekends left in the fishing season for walleyes, northern pike, large and smallmouth bass and sauger in the inland lakes of Minnesota. The gamefish season and the dark house spearing season close for inland lakes on Feb. 28, with the 2015 Minnesota Fishing Licenses...
February 11, 2016 - 10:28pm
January 25, 2016
Free fly-tying class set for Thursday
BEMIDJI -- A free fly-tying class, sponsored by Headwaters Trout Unlimited 642 will take place Thursday at the Garden Pub and Grill, 111 Central Ave. SE.At 5:30 p.m., the group will order dinner and set up and will begin to start tying at 6:30 p.m. The group will be tying two mouse...
January 25, 2016 - 8:11pm
January 15, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Now that the chill is here, ice fishing is heating up
Cold weather this past week helped lakes in the Bemidji area add several more inches of new ice. Most lakes now have about a foot of ice, with a little more on shallow lakes like Upper Red Lake and a little less on some of the deep lakes like Lake Bemidji. We are still more than two...
January 15, 2016 - 9:54am
DNR releases Leech Lake 5-year management plan
ST. PAUL—A new five-year fisheries management plan for Leech Lake in northern Minnesota has been released, the Department of Natural Resources said earlier this week. The plan covers the period 2016-2020 and outlines management objectives for primary sportfish populations, as...
January 15, 2016 - 9:47am
January 14, 2016
'Berrrmidji Kids Can Ice Fish’ event canceled
BEMIDJI -- The 'Berrrmidji Kids Can Ice Fish” event scheduled for Saturday at Lake Bemidji State Park has been canceled because of the cold weather forecast for the weekend. Saturday's high temperature is expected to be only 6 below zero. For more information about Lake Bemidji...
January 14, 2016 - 2:20pm
January 11, 2016
‘Berrrmidji Kids Can Ice Fish’ event Saturday
BEMIDJI -- Children between 8 and 15 years of age can join Lake Bemidji State Park staff for an afternoon of perch fishing at the “Berrrmidji Kids Can Ice Fish” event from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Lake Bemidji State Park, 3401 State Park Road NE.The catch-and-release event...
January 11, 2016 - 8:18pm
January 6, 2016
Cass County Board splits vote on muskie stocking proposal
WALKER — On a split vote, Cass County commissioners Tuesday decided against taking any position on the controversial Minnesota Department of Natural Resources proposal to stock muskies in Gull Lake. Kevin Egan appeared before the board to ask the commissioners to pass a resolution...
January 6, 2016 - 12:40pm