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Candidate forums next week in Bemidji
EDUCATION: School board approves scaled-down Q Comp plan
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Fargo concert promoter, journalist admits guilt in sexual assaults
SWIMMING: BHS girls race past Park Rapids
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji runs away with 3-0 sweep
TrekNorth soccer ties W-H-A
SOCCER: BSU falls in overtime
CROSS COUNTRY: Beavers place 34th at Roy Griak Invite
Brian M. Kummet
Dorothy "Dot" Schocker
Henry Loren Larson
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MASTER GARDENERS: What ate my potatoes?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
Tigirlily to open for Justin Moore at Sanford Center
Monday Movie Report: Oscars Foreign Language Category adds first contenders
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall is in the area, and in the theaters
BSO opens new season, 'Legends & Lore'
Justin Moore comes to Bemidji on Oct. 1
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
PAUL NELSON: Fall cooldown continues for peak fishing
Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moons and fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can fit with any garden
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
September 5, 2013
Surplus prairie chicken licenses on sale Sept. 9
ST. PAUL -- Five prairie chicken licenses remain available and will go on sale to unsuccessful prairie chicken lottery applicants at noon on Monday, Sept. 9, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Successful applicants should receive their winner notification...
September 5, 2013 - 2:18pm
September 4, 2013
Minnesota deer, wolf lottery deadline approaching
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding hunters of the deadline for applying for an antlerless deer permit, special hunts or a wolf hunting or trapping license. The deadline is midnight Thursday. Lottery applications for deer...
September 4, 2013 - 9:02am
August 14, 2013
Group wants wolf hunt canceled
By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- An organization opposed to wolf hunting says a drop in the animal’s population means this year’s Minnesota hunting season should be canceled. Howling for Wolves is launching a petition drive in an effort to convince Gov. Mark Dayton...
August 14, 2013 - 1:46pm
August 9, 2013
Minnesota's waterfowl season will open Sept. 21
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's waterfowl season will open Sept. 21. The opener is one day earlier than 2012 and the earliest since 1945. The season continues for 60 days under a north, central and southern zone structure with different season dates for each zone. Paul...
August 9, 2013 - 9:16am
August 8, 2013
Minnesota waterfowl seasons will open Sept. 21
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's waterfowl season will open a half-hour before sunrise on Sept. 21 and continue for 60 days under a north, central and southern zone structure with different season dates for each zone, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). This is...
August 8, 2013 - 12:11pm
Officials propose 'liberal' waterfowl season package
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service again this year is proposing the "liberal" package of frameworks for this fall's late waterfowl seasons across the country. As part of the liberal regulations package, states in the Central Flyway could offer 74-day duck seasons, with an additional...
August 8, 2013 - 10:44am
July 29, 2013
DNR cuts wolf quota by nearly half
DULUTH -- With Minnesota’s estimated wolf population down about 25 percent from last year, Department of Natural Resources officials will...
July 29, 2013 - 11:51am
July 27, 2013
DNR objects to band’s plan to hunt moose this fall
Sam Cook Forum News Service ST. PAUL — The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa will offer an off-reservation moose hunt to its members this fall, taking up to 25 bull moose, band leaders say. But the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has formally objected...
July 27, 2013 - 10:17pm
July 18, 2013
Bemidji area, Minnesota ruffed grouse drumming counts decline
ST. PAUL — Ruffed grouse drumming counts were down across most of the bird’s range, according to the annual survey conducted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “This decrease was not unexpected because the ruffed grouse population is still in the declining...
July 18, 2013 - 9:25am
July 9, 2013
Minnesota’s wolf population down from 2008
Forum News Service DULUTH -- A survey across Minnesota’s northern forest last winter showed the state has about 2,211 wolves, down some...
July 9, 2013 - 1:51pm
July 4, 2013
Retriever club hosts annual field trial near Bemidji
BEMIDJI — The Mississippi Headwaters Retriever Club is sponsoring its eighth annual AKC sanction field trials Friday July 12 through Sunday July 14 at the Anderson Gravel Pit south of Solway. The public is invited to watch the trials and there will be no admission fee. The gravel...
July 4, 2013 - 4:34pm
May 28, 2013
Groups opposed to Minnesota wolf hunt lose in court
Bemidji — Two groups challenging Minnesota rules for a wolf hunting and trapping season were dealt another blow Tuesday when the Minnesota Court of Appeals dismissed a petition aimed at undoing the rules establishing a wolf hunt. The appeals judges decided Howling for Wolves...
May 28, 2013 - 11:32pm
April 18, 2013
Minnesota Deer Hunters Association sponsors Bemidji area firearms safety class
BEMIDJI – The Bemidji chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association is teaming with Minnesota DNR officials to host a youth firearms safety class at New Salem Lutheran Church in Turtle River. The five-session class will be held on Tuesday’s beginning April 23 and continuing...
April 18, 2013 - 4:00pm
April 4, 2013
Appeals court hears arguments in Minnesota wolf hunt suit
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Lawyers for opponents of Minnesota's wolf hunt argue the state didn't adequately consider public concerns before the first managed hunt was established. The state Court of Appeals is hearing arguments from two wolf advocacy groups that say the Department of...
April 4, 2013 - 8:45am
March 14, 2013
Wolf Hunt: Advocates want moratorium on season
ST. PAUL – Advocates could not prevent Minnesota’s first wolf hunting season, but they now are asking state lawmakers to put a stop to the...
March 14, 2013 - 11:55pm