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Red Lake fans cheer at state
Police discover body in south Fargo strip mall – death called suspicious
Dayton: Marijuana available for medical uses, but illegal
Vocalmotive completes season with second place at Totino-Grace
Panel OKs higher pay for home care, nursing home workers
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers open WCHA playoffs at top-seeded Ferris State
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Lutes named all-Central region
Boys basketball: Red Lake falls to Maranatha in state Class A quarterfinals
PREP BASKETBALL: Pressure defense has powered Red Lake’s late-season win streak; return to state
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clearbrook-Gonvick upsets Red Lake 70-66
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‘Fargo’ brings crime to Bemidji, eh?
Arts Briefs for March 9, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Bohemia on tap at First Lutheran
It’s music for Mike: Longtime Bemidji resident, teacher, performer, now brings his talents to promoting, producing shows
Arts of the Anishinaabe: Exhibit opens at Watermark Art Center
Perfect day for fishing
DNR, MDHA host deer listening session at Bemidji High School
Paul Nelson: Spring meltdown has begun on Bemidji area lakes
Decision on sulfate wild rice limit, and where it will be enforced, could be year away
Blane Klemek: Watch out for those Northern flying squirrels
Letter: Could we have recycling pickups in rural areas?
Nat Hentoff: An Obama tax that can silently take your life away
Jim Hightower: The corporate land of Oz
Byron York: Christie avoids hard truths in speech to conservatives
Jason Stanford: GOP goes nuclear
Wally Peck/Master Gardener: Wood ashes for the garden
Missy Thomas: Caregiving: When to call for help
Arland O. Fiske: The historic Tingvoll church in western Norway
Art Lee: Snowbirds talk snow to southern disbelievers
Sue Bruns: Word play: Ever get your merds wixed up? I mean, words mixed up?
May 20, 2013
Students planting trees
Natalie Huls, left, with the Department of Natural Resources, shows a fifth-grade class from Lincoln Elementary School how to plant a bare root...
May 20, 2013 - 10:57pm
May 16, 2013
Fight to stop spread of Asian carp goes high tech
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's fight to stop the spread of invasive Asian carp is going high tech. Scientists launched a new underwater spying campaign this week. They plan to implant 120 ordinary local fish with transmitters to track their movements and gain knowledge...
news / region
May 16, 2013 - 12:27pm
April 30, 2013
DNR temporarily restricts burn permits
BEMIDJI — Monday afternoon’s grass fire in southeast Bemidji made one thing clear to the city’s fire chief Dave Hoefer. “I think that fire…kind of proved how dry things actually are,” Hoefer said. There, a permit-sanctioned wood pile fire ignited the surrounding grass. In...
April 30, 2013 - 7:10pm
February 6, 2013
Moose hunting season put on indefinite hold by MN wildlife officials
DULUTH - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced today that the population of moose in Northeastern Minnesota dropped 35 percent...
outdoors / hunting
February 6, 2013 - 11:14am
February 5, 2013
DNR commissioner visits with Beltrami County officials
BEMIDJI – Asian carp have a long way and several obstacles to get through before they could reach waters in northern Minnesota. That was one message from Tom Landwehr, commissioner of the state’s Department of Natural Resources during a meeting with Beltrami County commissioners...
news / local
February 5, 2013 - 3:09pm
Bemidji hosting endangered species meeting tonight at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI – One of five statewide meetings to gather public input about proposed updates to Minnesota’s list of endangered plants and animals species is planned for tonight. The Department of Natural Resources is hosting hearings across the state to give the public the chance to...
outdoors / environment
February 5, 2013 - 10:21am
September 24, 2012
Rogers does what it takes to get close to bears
By DAN KRAKER, MPR News 91.3 FM EAGLES NEST TOWNSHIP, Minn. – Bear hunting season in Minnesota is always a nerve-wracking time of year for Lynn Rogers. So far this year, none of the bears the controversial researcher is studying near Ely have been shot by hunters. But last month,...
news / region
September 24, 2012 - 9:36pm
January 13, 2012
Shingobee Township among grant recipients
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), through its Parks and Trails Legacy Grant Program, has awarded $7.14 million in grants to 28 local communities. These grants will help local governments acquire, develop, restore and maintain parks and trails of regional or statewide...
January 13, 2012 - 12:00am
February 18, 2011
DNR officials outline state legacy plan
With the goal of providing the next generation of Minnesotans with world-class parks and trails that connect everyone to the outdoors, a mandated 25-year strategic legacy plan recently was presented to the State Legislature by Minnesota DNR commissioner Tom Landwehr. The long-range...
February 18, 2011 - 12:00am
February 11, 2011
Mike Carroll leaves DNR Northwest Region director post
Mike Carroll, the Department of Natural Resources Northwest Region Director based in Bemidji, has been named the DNR assistant commissioner for field operations and community outreach by new DNR commissioner Tom Landwehr. Carroll's promotion is one of three recently announced by...
February 11, 2011 - 12:00am
March 22, 2009
Olson bill combines three state agencies that deal with natural resources and the environment
Three state agencies that deal with natural resources and the environment would be shuttered under a bill authored by Sen.
March 22, 2009 - 2:44am
March 11, 2009
Bemidji City Council: Land offer from DNR accepted
The Bemidji Economic Development Authority has accepted an offer from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for land along the south shore of Lake Bemidji. The DNR offered $2.3 million to purchase more than 15 acres of land, and the BEDA accepted the offer following a closed...
news / local
March 11, 2009 - 12:18am