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Woman who stole from drowning victim's GoFundMe sentenced for bad checks
3D imagery and virtual reality: Tools for finding a home in 2017
In water or on walls, these handmade paddles are functional art
Learning from the pros: Hennepin Theatre Trust holds workshops at BHS
Lions Club sets goal to help Bemidji youth graduate
Change in portable deer stand law set for WMAs in northwest Minnesota
BRAD DOKKEN: Biologist can't explain poor grouse hunting in Minnesota
Pheasant opener proved predictably tough
Duluth bowhunter takes 260-pound buck in city hunt
COLLEGE HOCKEY: UND strikes back to blank Gophers 4-0
Joshua Luke O'Brien
Edward M. Schmuch
Eugene "Gene" Frey
Rosella M. Mackey
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Environmental and ecological balance: Where is the justice?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Have you ever tried a staycation?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
Around the Arts, Oct. 22
PATT RALL COLUMN: Beautiful days still abound in the Bemidji area
This Oklahoma fraternity has a choreographed jorts-and-fanny pack dance routine
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Sandhill cranes possess power, grace and beauty
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Good boat control, taking it slow are keys to fall fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
Tom & Linda Peterson
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Caregivers may need to work to recover positive memories
Column: Where was God during the Vegas massacre?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bemidji students did something really cool
July 17, 2017
Starry Trek comes to Beltrami County: Volunteers needed for Aug. 5 event to help search for starry stonewort
BEMIDJI -- Volunteers from across Minnesota are needed on Saturday, Aug. 5, to participate in a statewide search for starry stonewort, Minnesota’s...
July 17, 2017 - 5:16pm
January 21, 2017
Letter to the editor: How about common sense, less bureaucracy?
I remain concerned that the city of Bemidji and Beltrami County continue to utilize taxpayer funds to support aquatic invasive species inspections. I believe that outdoor enthusiasts, such as myself, promote clean water, healthy ecosystems and the prevention of invasive species. What...
January 21, 2017 - 6:00am
January 17, 2017
CITY: Bemidji Council approves $2,000 in funding to AIS prevention group
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council made a commitment to help prevent aquatic invasive species Tuesday by approving a funding request from a...
January 17, 2017 - 9:23pm
December 28, 2016
Letter to the editor: Let's hold government accountable
This election proved to me that voters want government to go in a different direction and have less involvement in people's lives. The example I use is many of the politicians that supported mandatory boat inspections lost their races in the Bemidji area. It may not be the main reason...
December 28, 2016 - 9:39am
February 25, 2016
DNR reports second invasive carp species in Minnesota River
NEW ULM, Minn. -- A second species of invasive carp has been found in the Minnesota River. The Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday a commercial fishing operation caught a bighead carp near New Ulm, about 70 miles southwest of Minneapolis. This was the first bighead carp...
February 25, 2016 - 9:23am
June 2, 2015
Keeping an eye on AIS: Local lake associations install devices to help stop aquatic invasive species
BEMIDJI -- Two local lake associations in Beltrami County are doing whatever they can to prevent aquatic invasive species from tainting their...
June 2, 2015 - 7:14pm
May 12, 2015
AIS study open house in Bemidji on May 21
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County will be holding a public open house on the recently completed Aquatic Invasive Species Study from 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 21 at the Beltrami County Board Room, County Administration Building, 701 Minnesota Ave. NW, Suite 102. A second open house will...
May 12, 2015 - 9:43am
February 13, 2015
Outdoors notebook for Feb. 13
DNR offers lake service provider training PARK RAPIDS -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is offering a series of lake service provider trainings to help curb the spread of aquatic invasive species. There are 25 more training sessions statewide, most in the next three...
February 13, 2015 - 8:47am
September 16, 2014
Pioneer Editorial: AIS find is all too common
The question has always been “not if, but when?” On Friday, officials with the Department of Natural Resources announced that zebra mussels, one of the more commonly known aquatic invasive species, have been found in Cass Lake. As one of the premier fishing lakes in the Bemidji...
September 16, 2014 - 12:16am
June 17, 2014
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Sen. Skoe connects Lake Bemidji to Red Lake at Beltrami County board meeting
BELTRAMI COUNTY -- Beltrami County commissioners began Tuesday’s meeting discussing statewide issues with Sen. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook, and concluded with a possible solution to a local problem. Skoe, chairman of the Senate tax committee, updated commissioners on progress at the...
June 17, 2014 - 7:41pm
June 2, 2014
Ride rings it up again
The annual Ride for the Troops event was held Sunday, starting off at the parking lot of Marketplace Foods. This event really brings out the best in the community and riders come from near and far to take part and pay their respect to military members and their families. The event...
June 2, 2014 - 5:35pm
May 31, 2014
Armed to fight AIS: Beltrami County tackles AIS with new inspection program
BEMIDJI -- New state money may help the Bemidji area stem the tide of aquatic invasive species already infiltrating local lakes. Last August,...
May 31, 2014 - 3:20am
May 12, 2014
State fighting spread of aquatic invasive species
Fishing opener marks the beginning of the busy season on many of Minnesota's lakes. Soon, families will be enjoying the lakes we are so well known for. The problem is that many of those folks bring something else along for the ride when they load up their boats back onto their trailers. Aquatic...
May 12, 2014 - 3:56pm
August 14, 2013
AIS found on boat exiting Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A watercraft inspector discovered zebra mussels and Eurasian watermilfoil on a boat trailer exiting Lake Bemidji earlier this month, though they didn't originate here. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources made the announcement this week, and called for boaters...
August 14, 2013 - 6:35pm