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Firefighters quickly extinguish a small house fire caused by a burning cigarette
Minnesota man indicted for having Molotov cocktails
Bookkeeper accused of stealing from gas station
Day care provider charged in infant’s death
Housing, jobs a priority for veterans
Weather delays make for busy Wednesday of prep sports
TENNIS: Bemidji falls to Moorhead 4-3 in section opener
Bemidji Speedway season begins during Memorial Day Weekend
Bemidji area softball teams begins playoffs
Bemidji Blue Ox opens season with win over Staples
Paul F. Schmit
Jeremy Roy Kruger
Monroe's photos for Prague exhibition stolen
Hibbing kicks off annual Dylan Days this week
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Gilberto Santa Rosa leads 'Forever Tango' to B'way
Eminem's publisher sues Facebook over song usage
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
Nat Hentoff: At last, justice for locked-in juveniles?
Tina Dupuy: Complicated week for conservatives
Volunteer committee turns over last of pledges for event center
Pioneer Viewpoints: Lending a hand during difficult times
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Assaulting our core values
Wally Peck: New veggies gardeners can try
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: Wild winter weather creates coping abilities
My hunting trip to northwest Colorado's Rocky Mountains has become an annual event. My three partners and I experienced a wide range of weather events during this year's late October...
Sun, Nov 14, 2010 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Seeing a mountain lion is rare event
Walking alongside cold-water mountain creeks during my recent Colorado mule deer hunting trip, I couldn't help but think from time to time that I wasn't the only hunter hunting deer...
Sun, Nov 07, 2010 - 12:00am
Observers can still see once-plentiful shorebird
"There goes a garbled halfwit!" Astonished, I looked over at my friend standing a few yards away pointing toward the sky. I followed an imaginary line beyond his index finger...
Sun, Oct 31, 2010 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: White-tail activity peaks in fall
Though only a population estimate, it is nevertheless difficult to believe that only 500,000 white-tailed deer existed in these United States in the early 1900s. Today's whitetail population is estimated...
Sun, Oct 24, 2010 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Coyotes are fascinating Minnesota mammals
I remember the first time I ever observed a coyote in the wild. I was deer hunting on an early November morning from a deer stand that my Dad and...
Sun, Oct 17, 2010 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Towhees are delightful birds with delightful song
Last month, I spent a few hours each evening for seven days nestled within the limbs of an old bur oak tree in a northwestern Minnesota woodland. Surrounded by other...
Sun, Oct 10, 2010 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Woodcock is delightful woodland shorebird
I recently enjoyed the delightful antics of one of my favorite woodland and upland gamebirds, the American woodcock. After finishing an evening grouse hunt and loading my gear into the...
Sun, Oct 03, 2010 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Researchers seek public's help in tracking moose numbers
The moose is the largest member of the deer family. And though Minnesota is home to this remarkable mammal, the northern-tier states are really at the southern boundary of moose...
Sun, Sep 26, 2010 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Naturalist muses on the passing of bison herds
As many of you know, I spent the summers of 1997-99 on the rolling, prairie pothole country of North Dakota working on various wildlife research projects. At the summits of...
Sun, Sep 19, 2010 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Red-tailed hawks are beautiful buteos
The advent of the large round hay bales that are so common a sight scattered on fields throughout American farms and ranches, have also become favorite perching sites for a...
Sun, Sep 12, 2010 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Rock doves are common feral birds
There was a time in my life that I lived and worked in downtown Chicago. European starlings, house sparrows and pigeons were the most widespread city-dwelling birds that I encountered,...
Sun, Sep 05, 2010 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Muskrats have unique adaptations
The two summers I spent wading in wetlands throughout North Dakota's prairie potholes were two of the most interesting and rewarding summers of my life. The work, if one could...
Sun, Aug 29, 2010 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Ospreys are well adapted to Minnesota lake country
My office building is in Bemidji, adjacent to Bemidji State University and the university's baseball and recreation fields. During the spring and summer while working at my desk, I frequently...
Sun, Aug 22, 2010 - 12:00am
Elusive cuckoo is heard but not seen
Have you ever seen or heard a cuckoo bird? Chances are good that you haven't. In fact, many people don't even realize that Minnesota is home to the black-billed cuckoo...
Sun, Aug 15, 2010 - 12:00am
Blane Klemek column: Goldfinches brighten the scenery
A short time ago I received a very nice e-mail from Marian Bleth, a life-long Bemidji resident, now residing in Grand Rapids, Minn. She wrote to tell me of a...
Sun, Aug 08, 2010 - 12:00am