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Detail-loving, behind-the-scenes organizer helps Honor Flights cruise smoothly
RiverWood Bank promotes Smith
Essig hired at Security Bank USA
Kraus-Anderson earns Governor's Safety Award
Barta returns to Bemidji State
Always in Season: The sora surprises again and again
Brad Dokken: May serves up walleyes, morels and wild asparagus
Ramirez goal lifts Minnesota United FC over Orlando City SC
Strikeouts mount for struggling Sano
Dozier's homer leads Twins past Rays
Vernon Vanden Berg
Adren "Ade" Mann
Myrtle "Elaine" Miller
John Ted Iverson
LIBRARY CORNER: Ready for summer at the Library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Making a case for wood ticks
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
Intermediate Watercolors class with Jane Freeman
Young Songwriters Workshop set for June 17
Season tickets for 2017-18 BSO season
Cass Lake Bena student wins Congressional Art Competition
‘Color of Life’ exhibit at library
Public celebration at Big Bog
FISH TALES: Pam Johnson on Lake Winnie
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Warmer temps should lead to better bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: House sparrows and European starlings are hardy survivors
New upgrades at Norway Beach campgrounds
Torry's Van Benefit
Column: Lessons from a great leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tanner left an indelible mark on many lives
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
April 14, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wild turkeys are abundant throughout Minnesota
I’ve been spending some time in the “turkey woods” recently. Scouting for good hunting spots, observing and listening to the Northland’s...
April 14, 2017 - 12:42pm
February 12, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
I often wonder what my children will remember about deer hunting as they grow older with families of their own. Will they recall with fondness...
February 12, 2017 - 7:12am
January 26, 2017
DNR to host Bemidji meeting on deer management
BEMIDJI -- People interested in deer will have a chance to discuss goals and values that could define Minnesota’s first-ever deer management plan at a public meeting the Department of Natural Resources will host in Bemidji on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Hampton Inn, 1019 Paul Bunyan...
January 26, 2017 - 9:08pm
December 2, 2016
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Deer hunters in northwest Minnesota killed more deer than last year during the recent firearms deer season, despite summerlike weather early...
December 2, 2016 - 1:19pm
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
ERSKINE -- The staff of Rydell and Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuges will host the second annual Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 15 at Rydell and Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuges, 17788 349th St. SE in Erskine. The group will meet at visitor center at 8 a.m. People new to...
December 2, 2016 - 8:30am
December 1, 2016
DNR announces area furbearer registration stations
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding northwest Minnesota fur trappers to register their pelts in December and January at one of several furbearer registration stations. At the following locations, furbearers (all species) may be registered from noon...
December 1, 2016 - 6:06pm
November 29, 2016
DNR selects members for statewide deer advisory committee
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has selected a 20-member advisory committee to provide the agency with feedback and...
November 29, 2016 - 11:59am
November 22, 2016
Two Minnesota deer test positive for chronic wasting disease
ST. PAUL — Two deer from this fall’s hunt have tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.The deer, both male, were harvested near Lanesboro, in southeastern Minnesota’s Fillmore County, about one mile apart. One deer...
November 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 17, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Snowfall a game-changer for deer hunters
There is one more weekend of the 2016 Minnesota Rifle Deer Season in Zone 1A, which includes most of the Bemidji area. The rifle deer season...
November 17, 2016 - 9:00pm
November 13, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wanted: More hunters are needed
The late Aldo Leopold, considered to be the father of modern day wildlife management, wrote in his essay "Thinking Like a Mountain" about the...
November 13, 2016 - 6:20am
November 10, 2016
Hunters register 68,958 deer during opening weekend
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota firearms hunters registered 68,958 deer during the first two days of firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota Department...
November 10, 2016 - 4:58pm
November 9, 2016
Two men charged with illegally taking deer in Minnesota
ERSKINE, Minn. --- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating reported trespassing and illegal hunting in Northwest Minnesota...
November 9, 2016 - 5:32pm
November 4, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer hunting season is almost here
Deer hunters are eagerly anticipating Saturday morning, when the Minnesota rifle deer season will open a half-hour before sunrise in most of Minnesota. Most of the Bemidji area is in Zone 1A, which opens Nov. 5 and runs until Nov. 20, which gives local hunters two weeks and three...
November 4, 2016 - 7:41am
November 3, 2016
Deer stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
ST. PAUL -- With the Minnesota firearms deer season beginning Saturday, hunters are reminded that deer stands cannot be left overnight on state wildlife management areas. “Leaving stands overnight on these public lands is a fairly common violation,” said Capt. Jon Paurus, education...
November 3, 2016 - 7:47pm
Hunters take 113 deer at Camp Ripley
ST. PAUL -- Archers took 113 deer during this year’s bow hunts at Camp Ripley Military Reservation near Little Falls. There were 2,995 permits issued, with 2,270 hunters participating. Participation and harvest declined this year since bonus permits weren’t allowed, and the harvest...
November 3, 2016 - 7:46pm