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HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL: Paul and Babe on the silver screen: Former Bemidji man shows documentary about the myths surrounding the folk heroes
Oil fire, spill training suggested at Duluth college
State probes elk deaths
On their way to CNAs
INDOOR FOOTBALL: After slow start, Axemen running back Kalokoh starting to crank it up
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Scanlan named USCHO national coach of the year
MEN'S HOCKEY: Former BSU defensman Prapavessis to sign with AHL Rochester
BASKETBALL: Bemidji hoops teams to move down to Class AAA
TRACK AND FIELD: Bagley/Fosston competes in the Paul Bunyan Classic
Russell Eugene Michalek
James "Jim" Earl Hannigan
Ervin A. Jacobson
Raymond A. Theisen
Roger R. Aamold
Blane Klemek: Ruffed grouse are the drummers of the woods
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: How best to protect the pollinators
John Eggers: The winter adventures of Simon and Simone
Patrick Guilfoile: Does finger length point to agreeableness?
MOLLY MIRON COLUMN: One of the most difficult, but most honored times of my career
Welcome to the 'Thunder' dome: Celtic Thunder to hit the stage Tuesday
Pioneer Previews: Oxcars on tap today
Art briefs - Sunday March 22
Art briefs - Sunday March 15
An extravaganza of guests: BSU, Headwaters to host variety of musicians this week
READER PHOTO: Sundog in the afternoon
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don't give up on ice fishing season just yet
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Meltdown makes things tricky for ice anglers
Photo of the Day: Pussy Willows
Blane Klemek: The northern cardinal is indeed a popular bird
Gerhardson birthday celebration
Georgie Anne Geyer: Democracy still has a chance in Tunisia
Danny Tyree: It’s not a war on Easter, but...
Will Durst: A Bush, Clinton rematch?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why Congress wrote that letter to Iran
Rick Jensen: Bibi reveals Obama’s hypocrisy
Beltrami County Extension Master Gardeners
May 21, 2013
Wally Peck: New veggies gardeners can try
Gardeners can be a strange lot sometimes. While others are anxiously awaiting the latest spring fashions or looking for the new cars in the showroom, gardeners get excited about new plant varieties. The promises in the seed catalogs are for bigger, tastier, earlier, showier or...
May 21, 2013 - 11:14pm
May 14, 2013
Master Gardener: Penstemon can offer season-long color
By Mary Lou Marchand Special to the Pioneer Penstemon or beardtongue, are steadily growing in popularity with gardeners. The tubular blossoms remind us of foxgloves but more varieties of penstemon are reliably hardy in our climate. Given the proper conditions, these plants will...
May 14, 2013 - 11:39pm
April 30, 2013
Wally Peck: Keep an eye on the herbicides
The phone call went something like this: "Last spring I bought new starter mix and planted my tomato seeds like I usually do. Very few germinated and the seedlings that came up died. What did I do wrong?" Last year, there were many questions like that in periodicals, extension...
April 30, 2013 - 11:55pm
April 23, 2013
Jan Maas: Growing blueberries in Northern Minnesota
Blueberries are becoming an increasingly popular fruit to grow in our Northern Minnesota region. Their health benefits are well known, being rich in antioxidants as well as providing 300 percent of the recommended amount of vitamin C in each one cup serving. Blueberry bushes are also...
April 23, 2013 - 11:09pm
April 16, 2013
Wally Peck: ‘Why can’t I grow that here?’
With the flurry of seed and plant catalogs we get every winter comes the nagging question every gardener has: I wonder if that plant will make it here? Many catalogs and nurseries are very good about clearly labeling their plants for zone recommendations; however, some are not. With...
April 16, 2013 - 11:19pm
March 15, 2013
Master Gardeners receive awards
BEMIDJI – The Beltrami County Extension Master Gardeners recently received awards for their years of service in providing horticulture advice...
March 15, 2013 - 4:28pm