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Around the Arts, May 20
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BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Safe family holiday can include safe grilling
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
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November 8, 2016
HITTINGER COLUMN: Alaska sweep shows what Beavers are made of
More than a few members of the Bemidji State men’s hockey team still weren’t sure what time it was on Tuesday. The Beavers had departed from...
November 8, 2016 - 11:51pm
August 18, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Warm summer days with highs in the 80s are absent from the extended forecast through next week, and they could be almost done for the summer. The last half of August and the first part of September can still get pretty warm, but there are already signs of fall creeping up on us from...
August 18, 2016 - 7:00pm
June 30, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Busy weekend ahead for area lakes
The Fourth of July weekend is one of the busiest on the lakes in the Bemidji area. Anglers will be sharing the lakes with pleasure crafts of all kinds this weekend, especially if the weather cooperates. Surface water temperatures in the lakes finally exceeded 70 degrees this week....
June 30, 2016 - 10:28pm
June 23, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Summer solstice means lots of fish are feeding
The summer solstice means these are the longest days of the year. The long days give the fish plenty of time to feed, so they don’t need to feed when the conditions are not favorable for whatever skills they use to catch their prey. The most efficient approach is for fish to rest...
June 23, 2016 - 7:34pm
May 5, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Walleyes, sauger and pike season is May 14
The season for walleyes, sauger and northern pike opens next Saturday, May 14, for the Inland Waters of Minnesota. The season for stream trout in designated trout lakes also opens on May 14, with trout anglers required to purchase a trout stamp along with their fishing license. Surface...
May 5, 2016 - 10:59pm
February 2, 2016
HITTINGER COLUMN: Give it time, and North Star Cup will be a new Minnesota tradition
Minnesotans might turn up their noses about this sometimes, but when it comes to matters of hockey, Canadians usually have pretty sound opinions....
February 2, 2016 - 11:34pm
August 9, 2015
Blane Klemek: Meadowlarks and bobolinks continue to sing
Two of my favorite grassland nesting songbirds, the bobolink and meadowlark, are members of the blackbird family. The family, Icteridae, includes...
August 9, 2015 - 12:36am
October 22, 2014
COLUMN: Gophers series means a lot for BSU
A week after upsetting then-No. 2 North Dakota -- and having to wait for a long week of practice at home in Bemidji -- it would, perhaps, be...
October 22, 2014 - 10:51pm
March 20, 2014
HITTINGER COLUMN: College hockey changes hit home this weekend with Final Five, Big Ten Tourney
Anyone who skipped watching the first day of March Madness in favor of the Big Ten Network’s coverage of the inaugural Big Ten Hockey Tournament...
March 20, 2014 - 10:29pm
April 26, 2013
John R. Eggers: The Seven Teachings can help us all
Why so much tragedy and violence? The first thing my 96-year-old father said to me when I walked in the door to his house last week was, “Why do so many terrible things happen?” I don’t believe I answered it for him, but it is a good question.
April 26, 2013 - 4:24pm
Ask A Trooper: Question about dogs in transport
Question: Thank you for your articles! I see a lot of pick-up trucks that have dogs walking loose and riding in the box. Isn’t that against the law? Please write about this for me. Thank you!
April 26, 2013 - 2:55pm
April 19, 2013
Jason Ogaard: Advice for online 2 factor authentication
A lot of my life exists in the digital world. My pictures are on Facebook and flickr and many other cloud services. My communication happens mainly via email or some type of instant messaging. I do my banking online, pay my bills online, watch TV online. The Internet is a pervasive...
April 19, 2013 - 5:13pm
Arland O. Fiske: Skansen – Sweden in miniature
If you could visit just one place in Sweden, where would you go? I’d suggest Skansen, an open-air museum that covers 75 acres.
April 19, 2013 - 4:28pm
Ask A Trooper: Question about reduced conflict intersections
Question: How do troopers, deputies and city police like the new style of intersections where drivers can’t go straight across another roadway, but instead have to take a right and go down a ways, then turn around and then make a right turn again?
April 19, 2013 - 4:24pm
April 12, 2013
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Anna the immigrant girl
Much has been written about the men of Scandinavia who came to toil in the New World. But what about the women? The record leaves no doubt that they were just as heroic and hardworking as the men, and often outlived their husbands. Anna Hedalen was a typical frontier woman. Born in...
April 12, 2013 - 5:47pm