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‘We did this together’ — Boys & Girls Club students create wall mural
Grateful homeowners thank Bemidji firefighters after Menahga blaze
Beltrami District Court report for May 19
Bemidji City Council: Land sale process to be discussed
Bemidji School Board set to meet Monday
Mix of Bemidji varsity, junior varsity players top Park Rapids
Bemidji places fifth in 36-hole tournament
Bemidji shoots low round of spring at Wadena
Blackduck celebrates renovation of Little League complex
Bemidji captures Sagedahl title
Martinus "Herb" Herbert
Arthur Allen Zvara
Thomas "Tommy" Matt Hardwig
Rev. Roy A. Miller
'Mad Men' Vincent Kartheiser finds a new role
Obama to host concert honoring Carole King
Randy Travis sues to block DWI patrol car video release
$1 million in jewels stolen near Cannes film fest
Tim McGraw recasts ACM's TV special, airing Sunday
Fishing guide looks back on hosting Dayton
Blane Klemek: Orioles, too, are a sure sign of spring
Minnesota begins 2013 gypsy moth trapping program
Bemidji area lakes finally open and walleye fishing can begin
Fight to stop spread of Asian carp goes high tech
Joe Gandelman: Obama’s 2nd term curse
William A. Collins: Don’t fence me in with economic inequality
Phil Kerpen: Government can’t be trusted with our health
Not everything is a reportable crime
Mike Reagan: Obama’s parade of scandals
Patrick Guilfoile: Drink to their health, How fruit flies use alcohol to protect their young
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Helsinki’s ‘rock church’
John R. Eggers: Laughter makes the heart young
Master Gardener: Penstemon can offer season-long color
Blane Klemek column: Winter can bring unusual species
While enjoying a late season deer and grouse hunt in the rolling hardwood hills of Aitkin County recently, I watched a flock of Bohemian waxwings descend upon a fruit-filled crabapple...
Sun, Dec 20, 2009 - 12:00am
Christmas Bird Count scheduled
The 31st annual Bemidji Christmas Bird Count will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at the Minnesota Nice Café, 414 Beltrami Ave. N.W. The event is part of the...
news / outdoors
Wed, Dec 16, 2009 - 12:00am
Boundary Waters canoe trips are unforgettable experiences
Across the lake into the darkness of a moonless sky, I can barely make out the faint yellow glow of someone else's campfire. Mine is behind me, about 50 feet,...
Sun, Dec 13, 2009 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Feeding birds benefits humans, too
I've been gone so much from my home over the past month and a half that I sort of forgot about my fine feathered friends. Poor things; I haven't filled...
Sun, Nov 29, 2009 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota waters abound in fish species
Within a majority of Minnesota's bountiful lakes, rivers and streams are many different species of fish. Including some recent introductions of non-native species, Minnesota has probably more than 150 different...
Sun, Nov 22, 2009 - 12:00am
Porcupines are quiet forest dwellers
Not long ago, while enjoying a stroll in the woods, I noticed a dark blob in the canopy of a small birch tree. At first I thought it was a...
Sun, Nov 15, 2009 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: First encounter with mountain resident
One of the simple pleasures of hunting in the mountains is choosing the perfect place in which to eat and rest. The satisfaction I gain from breathtaking mountain vistas is...
Sun, Nov 01, 2009 - 12:00am
Piebald deer is exciting sight
My grandfather Clifford Greenwood once had a small room in his house that he and Grandmother called "the den." It was a room filled with antiques, old lanterns, deer heads,...
news / outdoors
Sun, Oct 25, 2009 - 12:00am
You can tell a lot about a bird by its feet
The feet of birds can tell you a lot about how a particular species of bird lives its life. Some feet are for swimming, some feet are for clutching, some...
Sun, Oct 18, 2009 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Fascinating bird, deceptively talented hunter
Many years ago on a late summer day, I watched a curious-looking bird hovering above the dead grass alongside a woodland that I had departed. Gray in plumage and about...
Sun, Oct 11, 2009 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Bluebirds flock in fall migration
October's here, leaves are changing colors and many of the birds we've enjoyed watching and listening to all summer long have either left Northern Minnesota or are about to. Although...
Sun, Oct 04, 2009 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Wasps, yellowjackets are fascinating insects
There's definitely something ominous about the appearance of yellowjackets and hornets. While the potential of being stung probably crosses all of our minds whenever we encounter the insects, these relatives...
Sun, Sep 20, 2009 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Bike basket contents surprise neighbors
I can still see the look on the man's face. He was raking his lawn while I was peddling my bicycle down the street of my Coon Rapids neighborhood. I...
Sun, Sep 13, 2009 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Turkey vultures possess adaptive characteristics
Edward Abbey once wrote of the turkey vulture; "Let us praise the noble turkey vulture: no one envies him; he harms nobody; and he contemplates our little world from a...
Sun, Sep 06, 2009 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: House sparrows are here to stay
While dining recently inside a fast-food restaurant, I happened to glance out the window I was sitting beside. My old truck, which was parked nearby, was suddenly the center of...
Sun, Aug 30, 2009 - 12:00am