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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
Rev. Roy A. Miller
Thomas "Tommy" Matt Hardwig
Arthur Allen Zvara
'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
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
Crookston moose back in town after brief hiatus
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
Master Gardener: Penstemon can offer season-long color
Evan Hazard: A tale of two feeders: Less is more, more or less
Sue Bruns: A typical retired couple’s morning conversation No. 1
Marilyn Heltzer: A hair-straightening realization years in the making
Otters enthusiastically embrace fun
If ever there was a creature that seems to enjoy life more, relishes playtime and roughhousing as much, or takes more pleasure in spending time with family just lying around...
Sun, Dec 28, 2008 - 12:00am
Birds' bills come in varied styles
The bills of birds come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Primarily used to find and gather food, bills are used to probe mud, to peck wood, to tear flesh,...
Sun, Dec 21, 2008 - 12:00am
Animals have tools to survive winter
While standing outdoors on a cold winter day or night bundled from head to toe in your warmest winter wardrobe, have you ever wondered how resident wildlife survive? How is...
Sun, Dec 14, 2008 - 12:00am
Giant woodpeckers are amazing sights
Woody the Woodpecker, a famous cartoon character first created in the 1940s, is thought to have come about through an experience that the character's creator had with a real-life Woody...
Sun, Nov 30, 2008 - 12:00am
Beavers are skilled lumberjacks
Near a large marsh in northwestern Minnesota, I recently stumbled upon a small, yet significant aspen clear-cut. Over the years I have often explored this area while hunting for ruffed...
Sun, Nov 23, 2008 - 12:00am
Rabbits, hares are local lagomorphs
I will never forget the first time I saw a jackrabbit. At the time I was no more than 8 or 9 years old. It happened during my first squirrel...
Sun, Nov 16, 2008 - 12:00am
The fisher is an elusive animal
On a lazy summer afternoon a few years ago while I was strolling through a jack pine woodland, a large furry animal leapt from a thickly limbed nearby pine. The...
Sun, Nov 09, 2008 - 12:00am
Mountain vacation leads to discoveries
Much of the enjoyment in traveling to other parts of the country is observing resident flora and fauna and trying to identify the newly encountered species. I recently experienced once...
Sun, Nov 02, 2008 - 12:00am
Northern goshawks are raptors of note
Of the northern goshawk, which was formerly called "eastern goshawk," Arthur Cleveland Bent wrote: "From the heavily forested regions of Canada, the main summer home of the goshawk, this bold...
Sun, Oct 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Mountain lions are rarely seen
At one time, mountain lions were one of the most widely distributed terrestrial mammals in the Western Hemisphere. From coast to coast, north across Canada and to Alaska, and south...
Sun, Oct 19, 2008 - 12:00am
Deer are animals of keen senses
White-tailed deer, or any deer for that matter, be they mule or black-tailed deer, elk, moose or caribou, are equipped with amazing senses. These animals' abilities to detect the faintest...
Sun, Oct 12, 2008 - 12:00am
Trumpeter swan comeback is great success story
For the past two years a pair of trumpeter swans have been spending considerable time on the tiny, shallow lake I live beside southwest of Bemidji. I believe the pair...
Sun, Oct 05, 2008 - 12:00am
Minnesota's diverse ecology harbors several species of grouse
My grandfather, Max Klemek, used to call them "pa'tridge." And for many years I called them partridge too. The ruffed grouse, their rightful common name, is also called many other...
Sun, Sep 28, 2008 - 12:00am
Bald eagles are inspiring sights
Author and ornithologist Arthur Cleveland Bent, whose words I have quoted in the past, wrote an interesting passage in his book, "Life Histories of North American Birds of Prey," about...
Sun, Sep 21, 2008 - 12:00am
Tue, Sep 16, 2008 - 12:00am