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Patrol seeks information on hit-and-run of pedestrian on Interstate 94
Russian 'cannibal couple' may have drugged, killed and eaten as many as 30 people, police say
Minn. Sen. Tony Lourey hosts health care roundtable in Bemidji
Apparent wrong-way driver kills 2 teens on I-94 in Minneapolis
Two men charged with sex crimes after online stings
Four DI college basketball coaches charged with accepting bribes in federal corruption case
Colin Kaepernick vs. Tim Tebow: A tale of two Christians on their knees
VOLLEYBALL: Jacks rally, overcome 2-1 deficit to beat Perham
TIMBERWOLVES: Athletic Jefferson catches Thibodeau's eye
Bemidji bowlers compete at NY Mills
John E. Werner
Richard "Dick" Louis Rutherford Sr.
McArdle: The NFL can't afford to become a battleground
PATT RALL COLUMN: Louie did not go gentle into that good night: Remembering Louis Marchand
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Schools need all of our help for 100 percent grad rate
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
Keillor: The gentle people shall prevail
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jerry Willet remembered as fine legislator
COMMENTARY: Be informed about Cass Lake-Bena referendum
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: All are welcome to pro-life gathering
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
July 6, 2017
Archery deer hunts within Bemidji city limits to return in fall
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji is now accepting applications for permits to participate in two special, white tailed deer archery hunts within...
July 6, 2017 - 6:48pm
February 12, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
I often wonder what my children will remember about deer hunting as they grow older with families of their own. Will they recall with fondness...
February 12, 2017 - 7:12am
November 13, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wanted: More hunters are needed
The late Aldo Leopold, considered to be the father of modern day wildlife management, wrote in his essay "Thinking Like a Mountain" about the...
November 13, 2016 - 6:20am
November 10, 2016
Public help sought in finding shooter in hunter's death
Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen is asking the public to come forward with information that may assist with their investigation into the...
November 10, 2016 - 10:19am
November 8, 2016
Hunter found dead in the woods in central Minnesota
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. -- A 41-year-old man was found Monday, Nov. 7, deceased in the woods after suffering an apparent gunshot wound in central Minnesota. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reported deputies were called at 5:04 p.m. to a possible hunting accident on property near...
November 8, 2016 - 9:48am
November 4, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer hunting season is almost here
Deer hunters are eagerly anticipating Saturday morning, when the Minnesota rifle deer season will open a half-hour before sunrise in most of Minnesota. Most of the Bemidji area is in Zone 1A, which opens Nov. 5 and runs until Nov. 20, which gives local hunters two weeks and three...
November 4, 2016 - 7:41am
November 3, 2016
Deer stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
ST. PAUL -- With the Minnesota firearms deer season beginning Saturday, hunters are reminded that deer stands cannot be left overnight on state wildlife management areas. “Leaving stands overnight on these public lands is a fairly common violation,” said Capt. Jon Paurus, education...
November 3, 2016 - 7:47pm
Hunters take 113 deer at Camp Ripley
ST. PAUL -- Archers took 113 deer during this year’s bow hunts at Camp Ripley Military Reservation near Little Falls. There were 2,995 permits issued, with 2,270 hunters participating. Participation and harvest declined this year since bonus permits weren’t allowed, and the harvest...
November 3, 2016 - 7:46pm
October 30, 2016
MINNESOTA DEER OPENER: Area outlook remains optimistic
BEMIDJI—Hunters should have ample opportunities to harvest a deer in the Park Rapids area this season as the landscape variety creates...
October 30, 2016 - 9:00am
MINNESOTA DEER OPENER: Deer numbers on the rebound for Bemidji area
BEMIDJI—A few years ago deer were relatively scarce in the Bemidji area and many hunters spent the better part of the firearms season fruitlessly...
October 30, 2016 - 8:38am
October 17, 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
ST. PAUL -- With nearly 500,000 firearms deer hunters in the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages hunters to purchase their licenses early to avoid long lines and any potential system issues associated with the high sales volume.The 2016 Minnesota firearms...
October 17, 2016 - 8:12pm
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