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Forever a Lumberjack: Bemidji High School holds 118th commencement ceremony
Minnesota man who served time for overdose death dies shortly after release
Ireland votes to overturn abortion ban, 'culmination of a quiet revolution,' prime minister says
USC's president agrees to step down amid growing outrage over scandals
North, South Korean leaders meet to 'frankly' discuss Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says
Warriors rout Rockets to force Game 7
Schmitt Memorial Bonspiel raises money for Relay for Life
Second-half surge leads Minnesota past Montreal
Local MMA fighters to compete in Walker
Bemidji Youth Soccer opens summer at Shakopee
John Paul Lembi
Janet "Gripp" Anderson
John David Langston
Isadore David Bianco
Commentary: Take a break before transitioning to non-caregiving life
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
Around the Arts, May 20
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Consumers, craft brewers behind shift that has barley growers, malters adjusting
Why you're getting flooded with privacy notifications in your email
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
More than just business: Wells receives Lifetime Achievement Award for helping others
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
Place a Business Announcement
Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Safe family holiday can include safe grilling
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Defending the Second Amendment in its entirety
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
June 2, 2017
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
November 3, 2016
Oodles of poodles: Minnesota dog ties record for largest litter
LANCASTER, Minn. -- Kelli Hewitt’s standard poodle looked like any other pregnant dog, the dog breeder from Lancaster said. But she and her...
November 3, 2016 - 2:35pm
October 27, 2016
A mini-Minion: City holds annual Bark ‘N’ Boo event at Nymore Dog Park
The city of Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department held Bark ‘N’ Boo event Thursday at the Nymore Dog Park.
October 27, 2016 - 7:43pm
October 20, 2016
Family pets dying from poisons as mouse infestation hits region
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- It appears family pets are the turning out to be the big victims in the excessive rodent problem that hit northwest Minnesota...
October 20, 2016 - 9:14am
September 25, 2016
United Kennel Club dog show held
Paul Bunyan Dog Training Association recently held the seventh annual United Kennel Club (UKC) dog shows from Sept. 9-Sept. 11. The show was...
September 25, 2016 - 8:20am
Breeder arrested after dead, starving dogs found in western Wisconsin
ELMWOOD, Wis. -- A 68-year-old man faces possible criminal charges after authorities found dead and malnourished dogs at his breeding facility...
April 25, 2016 - 11:28am
March 7, 2016
St. Paul police fatally shoot dog after it bites four people
ST. PAUL -- A St. Paul police officer fatally shot a dog Sunday after it bit four people and as it charged at other passersby and paramedics, according to the police department. The Rottweiler had jumped a fence in his owner’s Macalester-Groveland yard and was running nearby, near...
March 7, 2016 - 9:34pm
Man to the rescue after man’s best friend takes semi for a joyride
MANKATO -- Friday afternoon began as any other for Joe Springman, 24, of Adrian. He was traveling to Eden Prairie to visit his girlfriend when...
March 7, 2016 - 9:27pm
January 24, 2016
A dog's tale: Butter/Benji lives on his own for years after 100 animals removed from farm (w/video)
BEMIDJI—The dog with two names curls into a green blanket, still as stone with big brown eyes. His kibble and water fill their bowls to...
January 24, 2016 - 12:17am
May 28, 2015
New dog virus found, but treated successfully in Detroit Lakes
ST. PAUL -- A new strain of canine influenza virus has been found -- and treated successfully -- in Detroit Lakes. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health said all of the dogs were most likely exposed to the virus when they visited the Lucky Dog Boarding and Training Center in...
May 28, 2015 - 9:21am
April 17, 2015
As canine flu spreads west, vets inform Minnesota dog owners
There are greater health threats lurking, but Minnesota dog owners should be aware that the canine influenza virus that has sickened dogs on the East Coast for the past decade has been detected in Wisconsin. So far only one Wisconsin dog in Dane County has been diagnosed with the...
April 17, 2015 - 1:03pm
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