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Dutch-led investigators say Russian military missile shot down flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014
Handgun lodges into front bumper of motorists vehicle while traveling
Unite Against Hate art show, concert planned
Early returns positive for 2019 Gopher football recruiting class
Trump asks if NFL players who protest should be in country
MLB report on home runs concludes no changes to ball structure
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Zola Ann Peterson
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Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Are you in need of some old jokes?
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
Around the Arts, May 20
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Why is Instagram adding a mute button? Because rejection is scary
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
After late start, growers pleased with progress so far
Shortage of truckers starting to cause prices to rise
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
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Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: One could question writer’s reason for defending AR-15
MASTER GARDENERS: Pollinators not limited to the bees or butterflies
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The term 'water protectors' is about much more than protests
Commentary: Lead yourself well at every age
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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
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