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Two arrested on suspicion of swiping $10K from ND hockey club
Capitol Chatter: Trump last to make Minnesota ballot
Olso man trafficked cocaine in northwest Minnesota, agents say
Lifeguard credited with staying calm during back-to-back emergencies
Man found unresponsive in UND campus hotel pronounced dead
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji drops season opener to Alexandria
CROSS COUNTRY: BSU picked to finish 12th in NSIC
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji tops WHA
BOYS SOCCER: Lumberjacks blank Wolves
SWIMMING: Jacks aim for sixth straight section title
Josephine "Jo" Christine Pula
Richard William Demers
Roseadelle F. Johnson
Ardith "Ardie" Olson Kolstad
Joan Iris Pope
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
May 17, 2015
Blane Klemek: The orchestra of springtime in the bird world
Springtime is one of the best times to observe wildlife, especially birds. Migrant birds have been filtering into Minnesota for some time...
May 17, 2015 - 12:41am
May 10, 2015
Blane Klemek: Good times to gaze at some geese
As usual, the little lake behind my house is replete with pairs of wild birds. On a recent evening while sitting beside the peaceful basin, I...
May 10, 2015 - 12:29am
April 26, 2015
Blane Klemek: The bluebird, few have received as much attention as they
It was the last week of March when I observed my first bluebird of 2015. To be truthful, I only heard the bird, but its sweet and mellow whistle...
April 26, 2015 - 12:43am
April 19, 2015
Blane Klemek: Aerial displays set woodcock, snipe apart
Springtime is my favorite time of the year. Snow is gone, ice is out, and birds are back. It's a wonderful season. Especially joyful are the...
April 19, 2015 - 12:00am
April 12, 2015
Blane Klemek: Caribou: The gorgeous and gregarious members of the deer family
I remember the first and only time I observed a wild, free-ranging caribou. Fishing for salmon on a bank of the Goodnews River upstream from...
April 12, 2015 - 12:28am
March 29, 2015
Blane Klemek: Remembering experiences with honest-to-goodness maple syrup
When one considers the tug-o-war that occurs every year between winter and spring in the fight for who will outlast whom, then it’s easy to...
March 29, 2015 - 12:00am
March 22, 2015
Blane Klemek: Ruffed grouse are the drummers of the woods
It won't be long and the sounds of Nature will become especially "animated." From peenting woodcock to winnowing snipe and from vocalizing American...
March 22, 2015 - 12:16am
March 15, 2015
Blane Klemek: The northern cardinal is indeed a popular bird
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s website credits the northern cardinal as perhaps the very bird, “. . . responsible for getting more people...
March 15, 2015 - 12:36am
March 8, 2015
Blane Klemek: Ravens rule the skies here and abroad
I just read a story about a little girl somewhere in England who receives little gifts from crows she feeds daily handouts. The crows evidently...
March 8, 2015 - 12:29am
March 1, 2015
Blane Klemek: The European starling a species of bird that seems to be around everyday
So far I haven’t had a lot of feathered friends visiting my feeders this winter. Consequently, I haven’t needed to work too hard at keeping...
March 1, 2015 - 12:10am
February 22, 2015
Blane Klemek: Here one day and gone the next
A few weeks ago, I wrote I hadn't seen too many common red polls, American goldfinches and other birds often associated with wintertime influxes...
February 22, 2015 - 12:39am
January 25, 2015
BLANE KLEMEK: On the track of the black-backed woodpecker
I remember the very first black-backed woodpecker I ever observed. It was the summer of 1995 in Itasca State Park where the late Ben Thoma, a well-known naturalist at the park, pointed to a tree near the east entrance and told me what had made a particular cavity in tall jack pine...
January 25, 2015 - 12:19am
December 28, 2014
Blane Klemek: Thoughts on northern harriers and broad-winged hawks
A favorite group of birds to many people is a group that’s collectively called “raptors” or “birds of prey.” Raptors include hawks,...
December 28, 2014 - 12:52am
December 21, 2014
Blane Klemek: The moon of popping trees
On a recent cold night, I left the warmth of my house in exchange for a brisk walk outdoors. I've always enjoyed the feeling of fresh, crisp winter air in my lungs, the sound of squeaky snow underneath my boots and the supreme quiet of woodlands in the wintertime. Everything about...
December 21, 2014 - 12:28am
December 7, 2014
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
If you spend enough time in the great outdoors, you’re bound to experience something unusual — most notably, something relating to encounters with wildlife. Be it a chickadee landing on your hat, a bear sniffing at your barbecue grill, or a deer licking birdseed from a feeder,...
December 7, 2014 - 12:59am