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OUT AND ABOUT: Scout's honor. . . them: Bemidji couple receive recognition for their years of volunteering with Boy Scouts of America
OUT AND ABOUT: On pet patrol; Bemidji Community Service Officer Tom Charboneau often works with lost animals
PHOTO GALLERY: Sunset photos from readers
READER PHOTO: A sunset in Wilton
READER PHOTO: Sunset in Solway
GIRLS HOCKEY: Late goal evens Bemidji and Moorhead
Seahawks' Lynch: 'I'm here so I won't get fined'
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
HITTINGER COLUMN: Beavers break the Internet!
Darlene (Jacobs) Buchanan
John William Friesen
Selma "Sally" Pattison
Kathleen D. "Kathy" Eisenzimmer
Vera Chiodini Boyle
JOHN EGGERS: Can ESP help us learn?
BLANE KLEMEK: On the track of the black-backed woodpecker
PATRICK GUILFOILE: Bad luck and cancer
LIBRARY CORNER: Keep calm and read on!
Northland Stargazing: Jupiter rules the night
VIDEO: Chinese band visits Bemidji area this week
PIONEER PREVIEWS: The right time to write for Valentine's Day
'Rewind' and move forward: Vocalmotive celebrates 20 years (video/photo gallery)
Pioneer Previews: Valentine's Day on our minds already
Art briefs - Sunday Jan. 18
Outdoors Sports Show at Sanford Center
Aylesworth 40th wedding anniversary
Pioneer Viewpoints: More clear air in Minnesota
Steve and Cokie Roberts: The right to be ordinary
Rich Lowry: Obama's foolish Gitmo fixation
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veteran overwhelmed by stranger's kindness
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There are many ways to slow demand for oil
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