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Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
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Baseball assistant joins BSU
Emma "Margaret" Treat
Mary M. Garber
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
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Johnson anniversary celebration
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PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
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
November 7, 2013
Lake Bemidji State Park open to visitors, deer hunters
BEMIDJI — During the special resource management deer hunt on Nov. 9-12, Lake Bemidji State Park will remain open but visitors are advised to wear blaze orange if they visit while the hunt is in progress. Some blaze orange vests and ball caps will be available to borrow at the park...
November 7, 2013 - 2:09pm
October 26, 2013
Deer hunting guide: Deer, wildlife adapt to spring forest fires in Park Rapids area
PARK RAPIDS — In April a forest fire blazed through 7,100 acres south of Park Rapids. The fire destroyed a handful of buildings and altered the natural landscape and the animals that called that landscape home. What was once deciduous and coniferous forest is now dominated by...
October 26, 2013 - 2:20pm
Deer hunting guide: Winter probably affected Grand Rapids area deer herd
GRAND RAPIDS — Deer, especially northern Minnesota deer, are adaptable animals. Because of where and how they live, a deer that doesn’t adapt is a deer that doesn’t survive. Last winter the deer in north-central Minnesota were forced to adapt to a winter that seemingly would...
October 26, 2013 - 2:17pm
Deer hunting guide: Roller-coaster ride continues for Bemidji area deer management
BEMIDJI — Managing a deer population is not an exact science. Different people have different ideas regarding how many deer are enough and how many deer are too many And, when you complicate the picture by including private agricultural land and dense public forest areas, the scene...
October 26, 2013 - 2:05pm
Deer hunting guide: Later opener could provide more opportunities
The calendar dates for the opening weekend of the Minnesota firearms deer hunting season can vary. Last year opening day was early as hunters headed to their stands on Nov. 3. This fall, however, opening day has been pushed back a week to Nov. 9 and hunters could reap the benefits...
October 26, 2013 - 2:02pm
October 3, 2013
Lake Bemidji State Park will be open during special hunts
BEMIDJI — Special hunts to prevent overpopulation of deer and protect resources will take place this fall at several Minnesota state parks, including Lake Bemidji, and access to the parks will vary during these hunts. Some parks will remain open to all visitors, some will have...
October 3, 2013 - 2:57pm