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Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
UPDATED: Corps denies easement to complete Dakota Access Pipeline construction in N.D.
Law enforcers back away from skirmish line to de-escalate tensions at Standing Rock protest site
Celtic Thunder show tonight at Sanford Center
Bemidji City Council to review street projects
FOOTBALL: Beavers win Mineral Water Bowl for first-ever postseason victory
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Big run lifts Red Lake past Fosston
BOYS BASKETBALL: Warriors run past Greyhounds
Lumberjack gymnasts compete at Perham
WRESTLING: Bemidji, other area teams compete at Olson Memorial Tournament
Robert (Bob) Kamrowski
Vivian D. Bye
Gerald "Jerry" Duane Morrow
David Anthony Fineday, Sr.
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Holiday movie madness
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
Chippewa National Forest
September 30, 2016
Rock-solid restoration: New Knutson Dam near Pennington unveiled
PENNINGTON -- A restoration project officials say will greatly benefit both people and aquatic wildlife along the Mississippi River and area...
September 30, 2016 - 3:33pm
June 23, 2016
Chippewa National Forest schedules summer programs
CASS LAKE — Summer naturalist programs are in full swing at the area Visitor Centers across the Chippewa National Forest including the Norway Beach Visitor Center, located five miles east of Cass Lake. Naturalist hikes are scheduled every Saturday at 1 p.m. at Norway Beach. The...
June 23, 2016 - 7:36pm
Chippewa National Forest receives national ‘Rise to the Future Award’
CASS LAKE — The U.S. Forest Service’s Chippewa National Forest recently received the prestigious national “Rise to the Future” award for the Knutson Dam Replacement Project on the Mississippi River. The award is the highest national recognition of aquatic accomplishment that...
June 23, 2016 - 7:35pm
June 17, 2016
Ladyslipper program at Norway Beach Visitor Center
CASS LAKE -- The Showy Ladyslipper is making its summer appearance and the Chippewa National Forest will be hosting a number of special events...
June 17, 2016 - 6:49pm
May 19, 2016
Controlled burn today near Lake Winnibigoshish
CASS LAKE -- The Chippewa National Forest has scheduled a prescribed burn today near Lake Winnibigoshish. The 188-acre West Winnie controlled burn is located near the western shore of Lake Winnibigoshish, approximately 17 miles northeast of Cass Lake. While fire crews are on location,...
May 19, 2016 - 10:18am
May 18, 2016
(VIDEO) Beneficial burn: Chippewa National Forest conducts prescribed burns on Oak Point
CASS LAKE -- Smoke plumes could be seen from long distances Wednesday as the Chippewa National Forest conducted prescribed burns on Oak Point...
May 18, 2016 - 6:51pm
April 29, 2016
Chippewa National Forest plans prescribed burns
CASS LAKE—Chippewa National Forest officials have scheduled prescribed burns this weekend. On Saturday, a 65-acre prescribed burn will be located approximately six miles southeast of Cass Lake, on the east side of Lake Thirteen. On Sunday, the 40-acre prescribed burn will be...
April 29, 2016 - 2:47pm
December 5, 2015
West Winnie Boat landing open for the winter
BEMIDJI—The Chippewa National Forest has completed the majority of the work involved with the West Winnie Harbor Modification Project and the West Winnie boat landing is now open for use during the winter season, officials said. The area had been closed since late September....
December 5, 2015 - 4:26pm
September 3, 2015
Chippewa Forest projects set to begin: Projects include Knutson Dam and West Winnie harbor
CASS LAKE -- The Chippewa National Forest will begin work on the Knutson Dam Replacement Project on Sept. 14, officials said Thursday. To prepare for the project, the Knutson Dam area, including the campground, boat launch and fishing pier will be closed for the season on Sept....
September 3, 2015 - 6:34pm
June 23, 2015
Norway Beach Campground “loop” closed for season
CASS LAKE -- The Chippewa National Forest recently announced the closure of the Norway Beach Campground Loop within the Norway Beach Recreation Area because of a break in a water main. All current and future reservations have been canceled and refunds are being processed through...
June 23, 2015 - 7:59pm
June 9, 2015
Portage Lake Road detour begins June 18
CASS LAKE -- The Chippewa National Forest will begin work on the Portage Lake Road on June 18. Portage Lake Road, Forest Road 2131, is located 15 miles east of Cass Lake. The Portage Lake Road will be closed for 2.5 miles off Highway 2 while work is being done to replace a failing...
June 9, 2015 - 7:16pm
December 2, 2014
VIDEO: Minnesota shines bright: U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree from Chippewa National Forest officially lit
WASHINGTON -- A tree felled from nearby Chippewa National Forest was lit Tuesday as the official 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. Tuesday’s...
December 2, 2014 - 6:33pm
November 5, 2014
VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY: The tree to D.C.: Capitol Christmas Tree taken down in Chippewa National Forest
CHIPPEWA NATIONAL FOREST -- Taking down a tree in logging country is nothing out of the ordinary. But this is no ordinary tree. On...
November 5, 2014 - 1:26am
October 3, 2014
Blackduck organizations make accessories for Capitol Christmas Tree
Local organizations have had Christmas on the mind and some even since spring. The Blackduck woodcarvers, Blackduck Area History and Art...
October 3, 2014 - 1:45pm
September 29, 2014
Carter Lake Trail system to go unmowed, unsigned due to vandalism
Patti Hines has worked in the Blackduck Ranger District for more than ten years. In that time, the Carter Lake Hunter Walking Trail has been...
September 29, 2014 - 2:49pm