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HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL: Paul and Babe on the silver screen: Former Bemidji man shows documentary about the myths surrounding the folk heroes
Oil fire, spill training suggested at Duluth college
State probes elk deaths
On their way to CNAs
INDOOR FOOTBALL: After slow start, Axemen running back Kalokoh starting to crank it up
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Scanlan named USCHO national coach of the year
MEN'S HOCKEY: Former BSU defensman Prapavessis to sign with AHL Rochester
BASKETBALL: Bemidji hoops teams to move down to Class AAA
TRACK AND FIELD: Bagley/Fosston competes in the Paul Bunyan Classic
Russell Eugene Michalek
James "Jim" Earl Hannigan
Ervin A. Jacobson
Raymond A. Theisen
Roger R. Aamold
Blane Klemek: Ruffed grouse are the drummers of the woods
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: How best to protect the pollinators
John Eggers: The winter adventures of Simon and Simone
Patrick Guilfoile: Does finger length point to agreeableness?
MOLLY MIRON COLUMN: One of the most difficult, but most honored times of my career
Welcome to the 'Thunder' dome: Celtic Thunder to hit the stage Tuesday
Pioneer Previews: Oxcars on tap today
Art briefs - Sunday March 22
Art briefs - Sunday March 15
An extravaganza of guests: BSU, Headwaters to host variety of musicians this week
READER PHOTO: Sundog in the afternoon
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don't give up on ice fishing season just yet
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Meltdown makes things tricky for ice anglers
Photo of the Day: Pussy Willows
Blane Klemek: The northern cardinal is indeed a popular bird
Gerhardson birthday celebration
Georgie Anne Geyer: Democracy still has a chance in Tunisia
Danny Tyree: It’s not a war on Easter, but...
Will Durst: A Bush, Clinton rematch?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why Congress wrote that letter to Iran
Rick Jensen: Bibi reveals Obama’s hypocrisy
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