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Freedom Defenders Veterans Memorial sculpture honors service dogs
Candidate faces lawsuit for sawing garage in half in ongoing property dispute
Forged for fun: Buena Vista annual fall festival brings visitors near and far
Shopping made more mobile: Caroline's Cart, new shopping cart designed to help those with mobility issues, makes debut in Bemidji
Dayton, Johnson agree to debates
VOLLEYBALL: No. 22 Augustana fights off BSU upset bid in five set thriller
BSU golf: Sauer event raiseS $9,300 for BSU men's golf
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Despite solid offensive performance, BSU comeback falls short at Upper Iowa 47-30
COLLEGE SOCCER: Stram's goals lift BSU past U-Mary in OT
BOYS SOCCER: Bemidji blanks Brainerd 7-0
Sandra "Sandy" Malterud
James Robert Whitebird
Theodore Roman Anglesburg
Grayson James Waddell
When life deals you some tough cards...
BLANE KLEMEK: These birds know when it's time to move on
EDUCATION: Are you afraid of speaking in public?
VETERANS: CBO looking at possible VA benefit changes
Shop, collect for winter gift-giving
Under the water. . . and learning: Artist gives a new twist to old method for watercolor painting
Pioneer Previews: Studio honors Nelson with exhibit
Common Chords schedule
Pioneer Previews: Community Theater’s ‘On Golden Pond’ opens Friday
From concept to concerts: Long-planned Minnesota Orchestra residency is this week
A half-century of wilderness: 1964 federal law set stage for the second ‘W’ in BWCAW
Paul Nelson: Fall is a perfect time to target muskies
Blane Klemek: Oh, to be a bird for a day? Count me in
Paul Nelson: Boat control is important when fishing in the fall
Paul Nelson: Fish are constantly looking for abundant food sources
Baker 60th anniversary
Lausche celebrates 100th birthday
Jim Gaines: One in four Americans want their state to secede, but why?
Ken Kopocis: Clean water proposal aims to help farmers
Center keeps taking away more of our property taxes
Out-of-state contributions to candidate questioned
Claesson-Huseby works for the sake of the county
May 23, 2014
Draft decision made to put Camp Rabideau to reuse
Camp Rabideau, a former Civilian Conservation Corps camp located six miles south of Blackduck inside the Chippewa National Forest, could see new life. A draft decision was printed in a legal notice in “The American” on May 16 that the Forest Service would allow overnight...
news / local
May 23, 2014 - 11:17am
April 20, 2013
Jim Hightower: The Army goes off the grid
Do you know about “net zero?” That’s the wonky phrase attached to an elegant idea: converting communities to total renewable energy, complete recycling, and a culture of conservation to bring humankind’s carbon footprint into a sustainable balance with a healthy earth. Now,...
opinion / commentary
April 20, 2013 - 11:57pm
March 30, 2012
DNR Northwest Region receives award
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Northwest regional office of the Department of Natural Resources was one of five winners of the Trust for Public Land's (TPL) conservation leadership awards. The awards, which were announced this week at the Minnesota Science Museum in St. Paul, recognize...
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
April 10, 2009
Conservationists watching lawmakers' actions
April 10, 2009 - 1:04am
April 30, 2008
Area high school students compete at Envirothon
Woods, trails and lakeshore set the scene for a recent outdoor environmental competition for high school students at Lake Bemidji State Park. The Area VIII Soil and Water Conservation District's Envirothon drew more than 150 high school students from the region to the park April...
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am
March 20, 2008
Center for Ethics director gives talk on climate change
As long-term trends show the average global temperature warming up, Dane Scott said he wants to provide helpful ways for people to think about the ethical aspects of climate change. Scott, who is the director of the University of Montana-Missoula's Center for Ethics, delivered the...
March 20, 2008 - 12:00am
January 8, 2008
State forest draft plan to get public viewing
The Mississippi Headwaters State Forest would be classified as open to motorized vehicles on forest roads unless designated as closed, according to a state draft plan that gets a public viewing next week in Bemidji. The designation of "limited" for the Mississippi Headwaters State...
outdoors / sports
January 8, 2008 - 12:00am