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Hillside Avenue SW will remain closed: Motion to approve ordinance fails in a 6-1 City Council vote
PUC sets outline for Sandpiper pipeline route process
Shevlin Avenue reconstruction project
Annual healing powwow planned for Aug. 13
Disc golf ‘Ace race’ set for Aug. 29
YOUTH BASEBALL: 10-year-olds heading to World Series
BIRCHMONT: Schaefer shines, capping title with 19-hole comeback victory
BIRCHMONT: Sheetz earns three-peat; Howard, Hasselberg also among winners
BIRCHMONT: Skarperud among experienced golfers aiming for title
PREP FOOTBALL: New section, similar challenges for Bemidji
Jon "Jack" Echternach
Alice Miranda Walker
Dr. Perry Willis Patterson
John Eggers: A reason why you were born
It's all about teamwork
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: As nice as eating flowers can be, it can also be a little scary
John Eggers: Will you leave a trail?
NORTHLAND STARGAZING: New Horizons visits Pluto on Bastille Day
Pioneer Previews: Listen to music in the park today
Art briefs - Sunday Aug. 2
Opening artist for Little Big Town concert announced
First City Singers 'on a mission': Senior group seeking members to carry on a musical tradition
Pioneer Previews: The soothing sounds of music
Blane Klemek: Swallows that make their summer homes in Minnesota
DNR announces another conservative deer season
Blane Klemek: Coyotes are interesting animals that are both revered and despised
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: As muskies begin to bite, please handle them with care
Waterfleas found in Lake Vermillion
Family Moments: Bessie Moller Barrington and Lillian Shuman
Rich Lowry: There is no accounting for taste
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Some questions for district to answer
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Making real-world decisions
Maria Fotopoulos: No room for ‘trophy hunting’
Neal Gabler: Trump is a superhero, but not in a good way
December 20, 2012
JACK HITTINGER COLUMN: Santa gives gift of confidence to Bemidji State hockey team heading into holiday break
I met Santa Claus last weekend at the Sanford Center. He gave me exactly what I wanted Saturday night: An overtime-free hockey game. That’s right, readers: As the final seconds ticked off during Bemidji State’s 5-1 victory against then No. 10-ranked Denver that night, I became...
sports / beavers
December 20, 2012 - 1:34am
September 11, 2012
Hittinger column: The ‘new guy’ checks in
Oh, hello there. I don’t think we’ve met. Well, maybe that’s not true. I’m sure you’ve seen me around at various sporting events, at Bemidji State or otherwise. And my byline has appeared in this space many times since April, when I started working here. But my face has...
sports / beavers
September 11, 2012 - 11:11pm
March 5, 2010
Paul Nelson column for March 5: Focus turns to panfish as gamefish season ends
The gamefish season is over for the inland waters of Minnesota, but that does not mean the ice fishing season is over. Anglers are able to focus all of their attention on crappies, sunfish and perch in March and enjoy some of the best ice fishing of the winter. There are also good...
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
November 6, 2009
Paul Nelson column for Nov. 6: Deer hunting starts; anglers lament season's end
The rifle deer season opens Saturday morning in the Bemidji area and most of Minnesota. It has been predicted there will be fewer deer in the woods in many areas after a tough winter last year.
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Paul Nelson column: If weather cooperates, fish can still be found
November arrives on Sunday with 10 hours and 2 minutes of daylight. The Bemidji area is losing about 18 minutes of daylight per week, which is about 2½ minutes per day. The clocks "fall back" into Central Standard Time on Saturday night, so there will be an hour more daylight in...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 23, 2009
Paul Nelson column for Oct. 23: Bemidji area lakes getting ready to freeze
If the current weather trend continues, this month will go down as one of the coldest Octobers on record in Minnesota. This comes after last month was one of the warmest Septembers. Who knows what we can expect in November. Surface water temperatures have cooled into the low 40s...
October 23, 2009 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
Paul Nelson fishing column for Oct. 16: Anglers still hoping for some fall fishing
Winter is long enough without adding a month to the season, which appears to be what is happening this fall. October is supposed to be a glorious month of nearly perfect weather for those who enjoy hunting and fishing or just being in the great outdoors. Snow and cold weather like...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
March 1, 2009
Sportsline: St. Scholastica baseball coach Baggs dies
John Baggs, the longtime St. Scholastica baseball coach, died after a four-month battle with cancer at the age of 42. Baggs was hired as a 24-year-old in 1991 and built the program into a Division III power. The Saints won 12 consecutive Upper Midwest Athletic Conference titles and...
March 1, 2009 - 12:37am