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PATT RALL COLUMN: Puppets by professionals for 'Dragonsong'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Helping Native youth find success in schools
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BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to the Beavers for a wonderful season this year
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April 20, 2013
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Area tribal colleges to start hoops programs, join Oak Hills in NIAC
BEMIDJI – Dan Hovestol is, understandably, concerned about the size of the gymnasium at Oak Hills Christian College. Hovestol, the school’s...
April 20, 2013 - 9:51pm
April 4, 2013
Rick Pitino says son is ready for Minnesota job
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rick Pitino is one proud papa. A day after his son Richard Pitino agreed to become the next head coach at Minnesota, Rick Pitino proclaimed the 30-year-old up-and-comer "more than ready" for the challenge. Richard Pitino only has one year of head coaching experience,...
April 4, 2013 - 5:01pm
March 27, 2013
BEMIDJI STATE ROUNDUP: NSIC baseball opener moved; outdoor track 11th in coaches' poll
ST. PAUL — After wintry weather canceled its conference opening series, the location of the Bemidji State baseball team’s March 29-30 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference series at Concordia-St. Paul has been moved for a second time. The teams will now take their four-game...
March 27, 2013 - 11:21pm
March 25, 2013
Tubby Smith fired as Minnesota basketball coach
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota fired Tubby Smith on Monday, cutting ties with the veteran coach one day after the Golden Gophers lost to Florida...
March 25, 2013 - 3:41pm
March 21, 2013
Walker-Hackensack-Ackley drops state tournament opener to Southwest Minnesota Christian
MINNEAPOLIS – In their first trip to the boys state basketball tournament, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley couldn’t unseat Southwest Minnesota Christian. The...
March 21, 2013 - 10:00pm
March 19, 2013
Lots of ups and downs have preceded Minnesota's tournament bid
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Golden Gophers were ranked as high eighth in the country, and then they weren’t ranked at all. They beat No. 1 Indiana, and then they lost to Nebraska. They backed into the NCAA tournament as a No. 11 seed, and will face a banged-up UCLA team...
March 19, 2013 - 9:44pm
March 18, 2013
Gophs get No. 11 seed for NCAA tourney, play UCLA
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota made the NCAA tournament for the first time in three years, and the Gophers had their best record against ranked teams in Tubby Smith's six seasons here. None of that made selection Sunday much of a reason to celebrate. Sure, Minnesota was included in...
March 18, 2013 - 5:35am
March 15, 2013
Walker-Hackensack-Akeley boys earn trip to state tournament
THIEF RIVER FALLS – Anthony Fisher led a balanced scoring attack Friday night as the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves trounced the Northern...
March 15, 2013 - 11:26pm
March 14, 2013
BSU ROUNDUP: Beaver baseball wins two in Arizona
TUCSON, Ariz. – The Bemidji State baseball team won two games on its spring training trip Thursday afternoon, toppling Minot State 12-2 before beating Southwest Minnesota State 8-5 later that afternoon. The two wins improve BSU’s record to 6-7 on the season. The Beavers,...
March 14, 2013 - 10:00pm
March 12, 2013
GIRLS BASKETBALL: State tournament begins Wednesday
MINNEAPOLIS – The 2013 Minnesota State High School girls basketball tournament begins today with action in the Class 2A, Class 3A and Class 4A divisions. The Class A tournament will begin Thursday. First-round action is scheduled for Williams Arena and Target Center while...
March 12, 2013 - 10:55pm
March 10, 2013
Beaver men snubbed by NCAA Division II selection committee
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji State's red-hot men's basketball team was not selected Sunday night when the NCAA Division II tournament field was announced. The Beavers lost to highly ranked Minnesota State Mankato Saturday in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference tournament championship...
March 10, 2013 - 10:24pm
March 7, 2013
BOYS BASKETBALL: Cass Lake-Bena falls to Mahnomen; Blackduck upsets Red Lake
BEMIDJI – The final score line might not reflect it, but Cass Lake-Bena put together a stellar defensive effort against Mahnomen in Thursday...
March 7, 2013 - 10:29pm
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU set to meet Upper Iowa in NSIC semifinals
BEMIDJI – In mid-January the Bemidji State men’s basketball team made the long road trip south and dropped a pair of games, losing 70-67 to Winona and 81-67 to Upper Iowa. Last week in the NSIC playoff quarterfinals the Beavers reversed the Winona setback when they edged the...
March 7, 2013 - 10:21pm
BOYS BASKETBALL: Brainerd ends Bemidji's season with 83-48 section victory
BRAINERD – Bemidji took a very early lead against Brainerd in their Section 8-4A first-round playoff game here Wednesday night. The Lumberjacks managed to go up 4-3 early thanks to poor shooting from both sides. But that lead was all too brief. Brainerd found its footing in a big...
March 7, 2013 - 12:35am
BEAVERS ROUNDUP: Rongstad, Crockrell earn NSIC hoops honors; Ward WCHA rookie of the week
BEMIDJI – Senior guards Dermaine Crockrell and Lance Rongstand of the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team have been named to the...
March 7, 2013 - 12:31am