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Memorial Day at Frohn Eastside Cemetery
Memorial Day service in Cass Lake
Pearl Harbor victim from Minnesota has remains returned home
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020
Fox News crew 'watched in disbelief' as Montana's Greg Gianforte 'slammed' and 'punched' reporter
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Bemidji lacrosse in action
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox win season opener
A family tradition: Three generations of racers still competing at Bemidji Speedway
Zachary Lee Aurand
Knute C. Naastad
Beverley Ann Wagner
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Who is JFK?
PRIME TIME: Butterflies and beauties at the SAC
REVIEW: ‘Fargo’ Season Three, Episode Six: The Lord Of No Mercy
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
PATT RALL COLUMN: Spring flowers abound around the arts
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Rain gardens offer many advantages
FISH TALES: Gene Erickson on Cass Lake
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Squirrels are common but still fascinating creatures
FISHING: Gary Newell tournament Saturday
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Best walleye fishing still ahead of us
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Grossell should spend time working to fund education for all
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: First responders deserve our thanks
May 11, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Bring a sense of humor, good attitude to the opener
There are many seasons in a lifetime, but there is only one walleye opener per year in Minnesota. The big day is finally here, with the walleye...
May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
May 10, 2017
DNR goes into fishing opener with 25 enforcement positions unfilled
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Alexandria conservation officer Mitch Lawler will drop his boat into the water for the Minnesota fishing opener Saturday...
May 10, 2017 - 12:47pm
May 7, 2017
2017 FISHING OPENER: Bite could be strong for Cass Lake Chain
CASS LAKE – By nature, walleyes love to wander and monitoring their travels throughout the Cass Lake Chain is among the goals of a project...
May 7, 2017 - 2:01pm
2017 FISHING OPENER: Lake Bemidji continues to thrive
BEMIDJI – From the opening day of the summer fishing season to the day the ice retreats in late spring, someone will be fishing on Lake Bemidji....
May 7, 2017 - 9:55am
Stage set for good Minnesota walleye opener
The ice went out early, walleyes have spawned, and the stage is set for a great Minnesota fishing opener. Come 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 13, walleyes...
May 7, 2017 - 6:15am
May 4, 2017
Fish, hunt, save lives: MN first to offer organ donor option on fishing license
MOORHEAD — Minnesota's fishing season is about to start, and those renewing their license online will have a chance to save lives through...
May 4, 2017 - 8:31pm
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Surface water temps on the rise
A return to cold weather in the Bemidji area included enough snow, rain and below freezing temperatures to drop surface water temperatures in...
May 4, 2017 - 6:00pm
April 30, 2017
Dokken: Public land an asset, not a liability
Every October, I host a small group of friends for a few days of ruffed grouse hunting, hockey watching and socializing by the fire. Occasionally,...
April 30, 2017 - 9:00am
Fishing trip delivers steelhead serenity
FORKS, Wash.—A few years ago, I wrote a story for a Northland Outdoors section about a trip to Alaska's Kodiak Island, where I was in search...
April 30, 2017 - 8:11am
Sam Cook: Legislature showing little inclination to increase outdoors funding
We have arrived at a bewildering crossroads in Minnesota outdoors legislation. For weeks, hunting, angling and other outdoors groups have been...
April 30, 2017 - 7:31am
Anglers still have access to lower Sucker River -- for now
Anglers who fish the lower reaches of the Sucker River came close to losing access to the stream this spring. And an adjacent landowner is still...
April 30, 2017 - 6:00am
April 21, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Warm-up helps spawn, walleyes should be ready for opener
Only three more weeks until the 2017 Minnesota Walleye Opener on May 13. Anglers will be looking at a combination of an early spring and a late...
April 21, 2017 - 8:00am
April 16, 2017
Shoring up a stream: Angling group spearheads project to benefit Knife River steelhead
DULUTH — On a sunny March morning, the Knife River comes hustling around a shaded bend and emerges into full sunlight. It is far above...
April 16, 2017 - 4:29pm
Brad Dokken: Anglers catching, keeping big walleyes in Devils Lake Basin sparks annual spring debate
I'll never forget the first time I fished the Rainy River. The fishing was unlike anything I'd ever experienced. And while I've had the privilege...
April 16, 2017 - 2:26pm
April 9, 2017
Fishing guide prefers simpler, more direct tactics for Superior's big browns
BAYFIELD, Wis. — The parking lot at this boat launch near Bayfield on Lake Superior was half-filled with pickups and boat trailers on the...
April 9, 2017 - 8:45am