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Son pleads guilty to his role in exploiting mother's estate for $340,000
UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Minn. motorcyclist in Panda suit ticketed by State Patrol
Felon accused of counterfeiting scheme, Hastings police say
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Marian Ryan Martin
Amy Jane (Bumann) Alexander
John Clarence Little
Eva Della Fritz
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
ART LEE COLUMN: The most significant event of our time
SUE BRUNS COLUMN: You don't have to go far to see something new
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
Landing a lunker: Gallery North celebrates new location with mural
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Change your tactics when fall comes
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grizzlies, noble and worthy creatures, on the comeback
Zebra mussels confirmed in Itasca County lake
Outdoors notebook: Shakopee artist wins duck stamp contest
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Relay for Life event shows community’s support
Bjerknes to plead guilty to state and federal charges
July 6, 2017
DNR to modernize electronic license system
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be enhancing its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses starting in...
July 6, 2017 - 4:42pm
June 16, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Scarlet tanager could have been our state bird
While recently enjoying an evening of fishing from my small boat on beautiful La Salle Lake of the La Salle Lake State Recreation Area, I was...
June 16, 2017 - 6:15am
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