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U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranks first in a study on bipartisan legislation
Conservative justices voice skepticism that Trump lacks authority for immigrant ban
Senate confirms 15th circuit court judge in 15 months of Trump's presidency
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Fire destroys home north of Park Rapids
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Teeing off spring
SOFTBALL: BHS scores too little, too late, falls to Cloquet
TRACK AND FIELD: Jacks compete at Brainerd meet
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COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
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'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Richard and Marvel Olson
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1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
September 20, 2017
Hurricane Harvey dogs flood the Wadena Humane Society
WADENA, Minn. — Twenty-three dogs arrived at the Wadena County Humane Society shelter Saturday morning, Sept. 16, brought up from Texas...
September 20, 2017 - 3:10pm
September 8, 2017
Bemidji’s Best in Show: UKC event this weekend at fairgrounds
BEMIDJI -- Dozens of dogs of all shapes and sizes are set to descend on Bemidji for a regional dog show this weekend. The Paul Bunyan Dog Training...
September 8, 2017 - 5:10pm
July 28, 2017
Marine gives touching sendoff to the cancer-stricken dog who saved him
The evening sky was thick with dark gray clouds. There were three volleys of rifle fire. Then silence. A bugler sounded the lonely notes to "Taps." As friends and fellow patriots saluted, Jeff DeYoung carried his best friend Cena, a hardened Marine combat veteran like his owner, past...
July 28, 2017 - 1:32pm
July 25, 2017
First canine influenza case confirmed in Brainerd lakes area
BRAINERD, Minn. — The first case of the canine influenza — a highly contagious disease that can be fatal — has been confirmed in the Brainerd lakes area. Testing for canine influenza came back positive for a dog named Bella, believed to be a 2-year-old Landseer, after being...
July 25, 2017 - 5:34pm
July 21, 2017
Woman fighting Wadena to keep 3 basset hounds receives international support
WADENA, Minn.—People from around the country, and beyond, are supporting a Wadena woman fighting the city's effort to remove one of her...
July 21, 2017 - 4:30pm
July 12, 2017
Glyndon couple turns loss of beloved pet into 'Dachshing' business
GLYNDON, Minn. — "He can get a little sassy. He thinks he's a big dog sometimes," says Val Anderson as she snuggles with Ash, her Jack...
July 12, 2017 - 8:00pm
July 2, 2017
Swift: It's a hard walk life for this dog owner
One of the more bizarre phenomena of dog ownership is when dogs start to look like their owners. Of course that stocky, brown-eyed man with the...
July 2, 2017 - 7:41am
June 29, 2017
Animal Anniversary! Great River Rescue to celebrate 40 years with event at Water Carnival
If you go: What: Great River Rescue 40th anniversary event Where: Rotary Pavilion, Paul Bunyan Park When: 4 to 7 p.m. today BEMIDJI—They'll...
June 29, 2017 - 3:32pm
June 27, 2017
Minnesota fat: State tops list among highest percentage of overweight cats, dogs, report says
It might seem logical that the states with the highest prevalence of overweight people would have the highest percentages of hefty pets. Surely...
June 27, 2017 - 1:51pm
June 16, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Scarlet tanager could have been our state bird
While recently enjoying an evening of fishing from my small boat on beautiful La Salle Lake of the La Salle Lake State Recreation Area, I was...
June 16, 2017 - 6:15am
June 2, 2017
This vet wants to put your dog's health record online. And get paid millions for it.
I was reading the Forbes list of the wealthiest, self-made women in the United States recently. One of them is Judy Faulkner, founder of a privately...
June 2, 2017 - 2:34pm
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Rest well my friend, Duke Rocky Cocoa
Many of you have no doubt come to know, through my words most likely, a canine companion of mine. This column, which I’ve been writing for...
June 2, 2017 - 6:45am
June 1, 2017
Doggy date: Nymore Park hosts weekly play dates for pups
BEMIDJI -- Throughout the summer in Bemidji, outdoor recreation won’t be exclusively for humans. The Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department...
June 1, 2017 - 7:15pm
March 23, 2017
'300 frozen dogs' Facebook post draws attention to ND couple's mission
ROLETTE COUNTY, N.D. -- For the most part, the Turtle Mountain Animal Rescue operates out of Keith Benning’s Rolette County house. It’s not...
March 23, 2017 - 7:52pm
March 21, 2017
Labrador retriever still top dog in U.S.
NEW YORK - The friendly, and often clumsy, Labrador retriever has retained its long held title as the most popular dog breed in the United States,...
March 21, 2017 - 2:23pm