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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
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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
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Master Gardener: Penstemon can offer season-long color
Blane Klemek column: The ways of the whitetails are fascinating
Though only a population estimate, it is nonetheless difficult to believe that -- according to the literature -- only 500,000 white-tailed deer occurred in these United States in the early...
Sun, Oct 16, 2011 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Elk more prevalent in state than you might think
Last fall in the rugged Rocky Mountains of northwestern Colorado while hunting mule deer, a big blow came howling down from the High Country, bringing with it, when it was...
outdoors / local / news
Sun, Oct 09, 2011 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Asian lady beetles here to stay
Last weekend as I sat on my deck looking out at the lake and backyard, a lady beetle landed on my arm. I was instantly reminded of a time several...
Sun, Oct 02, 2011 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Ruffies are plentiful and remarkable birds
"Why does a happy boy holla? Why does a lonesome youth sigh? They don't know any more than Redruff knew why every day now he mounted some dead log and...
Sun, Sep 25, 2011 - 12:00am
Grizzly encounters are awe-inspiring
I have truly been blessed throughout my life in the great outdoors - I have observed wildlife in many parts of North America. I have seen bottle-nosed dolphins swimming playfully...
Sun, Sep 18, 2011 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Bobcat sighting is happy surprise
It isn't uncommon to observe wildlife while taking my evening walk with my dog, Duke, on the township road I live beside. Lately I've seen wild turkeys, but I've also...
Sun, Sep 11, 2011 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Bats finally arrive
Three summers ago I added a new wildlife-related structure to my ever-growing collection of bluebird, house wren, wood duck and kestrel houses and other nesting structures. I installed a bat...
Sun, Sep 04, 2011 - 12:00am
Northland summertime is also hummer time
One of the most fascinating of our summertime birds is the zip-zip-zipping little ruby-throated hummingbird. Easily attracted to our homes by filling special hummingbird feeders with sweet sugar-water and hanging...
Sun, Aug 28, 2011 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek columN; Summer's end gives way to fall
There are subtle and not-so-subtle signs out there that autumn's a'coming. You might have noticed a slight change in temperature - the daily highs are not as high and the...
Sun, Aug 14, 2011 - 12:00am
Wild rice is both food and habitat
I was again fortunate to live another year longer in order to experience a joyful, eight-day paddle into the heart of Minnesota's Canoe Country -- the Boundary Waters Canoe Area...
Sun, Aug 07, 2011 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Indigo bunting is Minnesota's most striking blue bird
While visiting a friend's rural home in the Alida area recently, I was treated to the sight of the only two seasonal "blue" songbirds that I can readily think of...
Sun, Jul 31, 2011 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Hands off usually best policy for wildlife
It's a common occurrence. A fawn is found by a well meaning person who thinks that the animal has been abandoned by its mother. The person carries the young deer...
Sun, Jul 24, 2011 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Cowbirds possess unusual song, nesting behavior
I often try describing the songs and calls of birds by writing what I and other writers and ornithologists believe they sound like. For example, by writing the "fee-bee" call...
Sun, Jul 10, 2011 - 12:00am
Spring bird watching reminder of wildlife diversity
I've been thinking about some of the interesting avian observations I've had over the course of this past spring. (Yes, spring 2011 is behind us; hard to believe, I know)...
Sun, Jun 26, 2011 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Turkey vultures exhibit unique traits
On my way recently to drop my son off at Neilson Spearhead Center for a week of working and learning on "Dan's Crew" for the first week of the preserve's...
Sun, Jun 19, 2011 - 12:00am