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Major pushback against Line 3 recommendation
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
For employees, students to get paid, McNally Smith college building must sell before 2019
Fridley, Minn., man killed in house fire
'Golden State Killer' suspect, a former police officer, arrested after DNA match, officials say
Sano hits home run in Twins 4-7 loss to Yankees
Audio tape details NFL's concern over Trump's anthem jabs
North Carolina, Minnesota announce home-and-home football series
Basketball commission suggests NCAA ban cheaters, end one-and-done
GYMNASTICS: Brown, DeWitt represent Aerials
Virginia L. Pollard
Alfred James Benais
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
MASTER GARDENERS: Plant winter squash. . . for next winter!
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
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail comes to area this weekend
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
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
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
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
April 1, 2018
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Ice fishing season still holding on
There will definitely be ice fishing in April in most of northern Minnesota this year, and this is not an April Fools' Day joke. Colder temperatures...
April 1, 2018 - 9:13am
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
ON WISCONSIN'S BRULE RIVER — Bruce Koepke slipped his hand under the young brown trout and quickly removed his pink yarn fly from its lip....
April 1, 2018 - 6:06am
Dads, daughters continue decade-long tradition of winter camping
GUNFLINT TRAIL, NORTH OF GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — On a bright March afternoon, a procession of winter travelers moved across the crusted snow...
April 1, 2018 - 6:00am
March 27, 2018
Seven detained, snowmobiles seized after illegal crossing from Canada
INTERNATIONAL FALLS—Seven people were detained Saturday after allegedly crossing from Canada to the United States illegally. According to a news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, border patrol agents saw five snowmobiles travel south from Canada and enter the...
March 27, 2018 - 3:55pm
March 26, 2018
Florida fishermen capture massive great white shark on video as it circles their boat
PONCE INLET, Fla. - A pair of Florida fisherman got the surprise of a lifetime Saturday, March 24, when a massive great white shark decided to...
March 26, 2018 - 2:12pm
March 25, 2018
PAUL NELSON FISHING: It doesn't feel like spring?
Spring arrived on the calendar this past week, but it still looks more like winter than spring in the Bemidji area. Anglers are usually fishing...
March 25, 2018 - 9:36am
Hot ice-fishing on the Gunflint Trail
ON THE GUNFLINT TRAIL, Minn. — Something is wrong here. We are lake trout fishing on a wilderness lake 60 miles north and west of Grand...
March 25, 2018 - 6:41am
Last rites for loyal Lake Superior 'loopers
DULUTH — So. It's over. The popular Kamloops rainbow trout stocking program on Minnesota's North Shore has been discontinued, Minnesota...
March 25, 2018 - 6:15am
March 23, 2018
Ice-out proceeding in advance of Brule River steelhead opener
BRULE, Wis. — Ice-out is moving downstream at a steady pace on Wisconsin's Brule River, which is good news for anglers anticipating Saturday's...
March 23, 2018 - 3:06pm
Rare lynx sighting highlights a day on the ice
SAGANAGA LAKE, GUNFLINT TRAIL — We must have noticed the animal at about the same time. Two of us were riding two-up on a snowmobile, heading back to our cabin last weekend after a day of lake trout fishing. The late-afternoon sun was bathing a bay on the U.S. side of Saganaga...
March 23, 2018 - 6:37am
March 18, 2018
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Don't forget about eelpout
Lakes in the Bemidji area has been in a stable melting pattern this week. The high temperatures have been consistently above the melting point...
March 18, 2018 - 7:30am
St. Louis River muskies on the move
DULUTH — St. Louis River muskie anglers learned something fascinating this past week about the fish they chase all summer: Not all of them...
March 18, 2018 - 6:35am
Commentary: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
GRAND FORKS — In late January, a friend and his son were leaving the ice of Devils Lake after a day of tip-up fishing when they came across...
March 18, 2018 - 6:20am
Rainy Lake guide Billy Dougherty to be inducted into Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — Billy Dougherty remembers clearly his first day as a paid fishing guide on Rainy Lake. Opening day, 1965....
March 18, 2018 - 6:10am
March 16, 2018
BSU anglers qualify for Bassmaster college national championship
BEMIDJI -- Two members of the Bemidji State fishing team have qualified for the 2018 Bassmaster College Series National Championship. Jack Kons,...
March 16, 2018 - 9:25pm