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The need for Narcan: As opioid overdoses increase, local law enforcement now also carry anti-heroin drug
Two killed in crash near Thief River Falls
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Proactivity and self on the road to truth and reconciliation
LEECH LAKE: Vizenor finishes first week as Leech Lake College President
City Council to discuss Sanford Center legal issues
At home in Bemidji: Longtime NHL scout, executive Marshall Johnston retires; has called Bemidji home for 40 years
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji keeps rolling, tops Alexandria in sub-state playoffs
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji splits doubleheader with Alexandria
Bemidji Extreme U12 soccer takes second at Bemidji Blowout
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
Gary Robert Vanasse
Robert (Bob) J Voigt
Ken R. Trisco
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Big Trouble In Little China’
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Elk expansion in Northwestern Minnesota on hold
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: This November, I’m voting for NOTA (none of the above)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lueth, Larson thanked for service
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Making music on the Mississippi
November 26, 2015
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: It's safe to go shopping, but not ice fishing
The firearms deer season is over in the Bemidji area, but bow hunters are allowed to continue deer hunting until Dec. 31. There are also an increasing number of deer hunters who prefer the solitude of hunting later in the season and will hunt the muzzleloader deer season, which begins...
November 26, 2015 - 7:01pm
November 19, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don’t expect to start ice fishing soon
This is the last weekend of the 2015 Minnesota rifle deer season, which ends at sunset on Sunday. The first two weekends of the season were unseasonably warm, but this weekend should be much more like what hunters are used to from past deer seasons. Deer harvest numbers were...
November 19, 2015 - 9:14pm
November 16, 2015
Body of Glenwood deer hunter pulled from lake
GLENWOOD, Minn, -- An investigation is underway to determine how a deer hunter from Glenwood died Friday. The Pope County Sheriff’s Office identified him as Jon Donald Kloos, 40, of rural Glenwood. In a statement issued Monday, Sheriff Tim Riley said a canoe was discovered...
November 16, 2015 - 9:41pm
November 12, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Hope for early ice fishing season are remote this year
The first weekend of the rifle deer season was warm enough to allow most deer hunters to sit in their stands much longer than usual without getting cold. The forecast for the second weekend of the rifle season is almost as warm as the first weekend, with high temperatures expected...
November 12, 2015 - 7:41pm
November 6, 2015
Safety first in search for Downwind: Family of missing Redby woman not holding organized search during deer opener
BEMIDJI -- The family of a missing Redby woman have chosen to not hold a search this weekend during the opening of Minnesota firearms deer hunting...
November 6, 2015 - 6:16pm
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Diehard anglers are still at it as deer opener approaches
The 2015 Minnesota rifle deer season opens on Saturday morning. Approximately 500,000 deer hunters will be dressed in orange and sitting in the woods or on the edge of a field somewhere, long before the sun rises tomorrow. Experts are expecting another low deer harvest this year...
November 6, 2015 - 10:49am
November 5, 2015
Minnesota Deer Facts
Deer: The animal Adult female white-tailed deer weigh about 145 lbs., and males weigh about 170 lbs. The biggest white-tailed deer ever recorded in Minnesota was a 500-pound buck. A whitetail’s home range is about a square mile. Deer hunting There are nearly...
November 5, 2015 - 8:10pm
October 29, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: From angler to deer hunter
There is one week remaining until the 2015 Minnesota rifle deer season opens on Nov. 7. Deer camps are ready and waiting all around the Bemidji...
October 29, 2015 - 7:44pm
DNR announces another conservative deer season
Deer hunters across much of Northeastern Minnesota again will see bucks-only hunting this fall. Wildlife officials with the Minnesota Department...
July 29, 2015 - 11:24am
November 22, 2014
Don't just throw bullets at things in the woods
I posted a photo of a dog that was shot and the fixation that I did on my clinic's Facebook page. I was surprised by the reaction. I did not mean to start a discussion on deer hunting, but I may as well weigh in. I am a veterinarian not because I think animals have equal rights...
November 22, 2014 - 10:31pm
August 6, 2014
Gov. Dayton to host Bemidji events on opening deer season weekend
BEMIDJI -- More details were released Tuesday on Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s trip to Bemidji to celebrate the state's deer opener in November....
August 6, 2014 - 10:12am
July 24, 2014
Minnesota scales back deer hunt: Most areas in and around Bemidji will be in lottery zones
DULUTH -- Fewer Minnesota deer hunters will get the chance to shoot antlerless deer this fall, under conservative deer hunting regulations announced...
July 24, 2014 - 9:02am
December 12, 2013
Minnesota firearms deer harvest declines
ST. PAUL — Minnesota hunters harvested 164,550 deer during the 2013 firearms season, according to preliminary numbers announced by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials. Excluding the late season hunt in southeastern Minnesota, hunters harvested 144,000 deer, a 6...
December 12, 2013 - 12:14pm
November 21, 2013
Paul Nelson: As deer hunting concludes, thoughts turn to ice fishing
There is one more weekend remaining in the 2013 firearms deer season in the Zone 1 portion of the Bemidji area. Deer harvest numbers are down about 6 percent from 2012 through the first two weeks of the deer season. Colder temperatures and some snow on the ground should help hunters...
November 21, 2013 - 11:19am
November 8, 2013
Bemidji to host 2014 Governor’s Deer Hunting Opener
BEMIDJI — The city of Bemidji will host next year’s Governor’s Deer Hunting Opener. Gov. Mark Dayton announced the selection of next year’s host city Friday at 11th annual deer hunting opener celebration in Fergus Falls. “During my three years hosting the Governor’s...
November 8, 2013 - 6:59pm