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Sanford Center to host rodeo in November
'Totally fabricated': Trump disputes congresswoman's depiction of his exchange with soldier's widow
Red Flag fire weather warning issued for portions of ND, Minnesota
Gord Downie, poet laureate of Canadian rock music, dies at 53
Second judge rules against latest travel ban, saying Trump's own words show it was aimed at Muslims
Trump slams NFL for not making players stand for anthem
Guess who is an NFC player of the week? Former Viking Peterson
UMD hockey notebook: Deery bounces back in goal
CROSS COUNTRY: Hamrin makes herself at home as girls take 3rd, boys 2nd at Bemidji Invite
FOOTBALL: Jacks to host St. Cloud Tech in regular season finale
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Arnold "Butch" Dahl
Isabel (Perkins) Knudson
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
October 12, 2017
Walleye action gathers steam and fall colors update
Lake of the Woods
October 12, 2017 - 4:57pm
October 6, 2017
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time for a little night fishing
The October full moon was Thursday night, but anglers are able to have good success fishing walleyes at night several days before and after the...
October 6, 2017 - 8:15am
October 2, 2017
Forest Service to drop BWCAW lottery after 2018
ELY, Minn. — The U.S. Forest Service has announced that its lottery system for issuing Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness permits for...
October 2, 2017 - 6:00am
October 1, 2017
September stream: Brule River calls to fall anglers
ON WISCONSIN'S BRULE RIVER — It was almost as if the ancient white pines knew. As sure as their spent needles were piling up beneath outreached...
October 1, 2017 - 7:56am
September 29, 2017
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Behind the times when it comes to weather
October arrives this weekend with no frost yet in most of Minnesota. Surface water temperatures in the local lakes remained in the 60s for most of September, which is very unusual for the Bemidji area. The thermocline is the thin layer of water between the warm water on the surface...
September 29, 2017 - 6:04am
September 24, 2017
From on the air to on the water
WILLIAMS, Minn.—Curt Quesnell barely has a chance to get his boat up on plane before he reaches one of his favorite Lake of the Woods fishing...
September 24, 2017 - 1:51pm
September 21, 2017
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
Surface water temperatures remain in the low- to mid-60s in most of the local lakes, which is warm for this point in the fall. The first frost hasn't happened yet in the Bemidji area. The extended forecast predicts the warm fall weather is likely to continue for at least another week,...
September 21, 2017 - 5:45pm
September 15, 2017
DNR seeks oversight committee members
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is taking applications through Sept. 25 for 12 people to service on the DNR's Fisheries Oversight and Wildlife Oversight committees. Appointees will review the DNR's annual Game and Fish Fund Report in detail and, after...
September 15, 2017 - 3:58pm
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Change your tactics when fall comes
Summer wasn't quite ready to give up its grasp on the Bemidji area with temperatures reaching the 80s again this past week, maybe for the last time this year. Temperatures will dip cooler again this weekend, just in time for the 2017 Archery Deer opener on Saturday, Sept. 16. The...
September 15, 2017 - 6:44am
September 14, 2017
Outdoors notebook: Shakopee artist wins duck stamp contest
Shakopee artist wins duck stamp contest ST. PAUL—A painting of a white-winged scoter by Shakopee artist Mark Thone will be featured on...
September 14, 2017 - 1:12pm
September 7, 2017
'A great 15-minute fight': Record catfish caught in Minnesota
STILLWATER, Minn. — The St. Croix River has yielded a record-setting catfish. On Aug. 2, Mark Mosby of St. Anthony landed a 52½-inch...
September 7, 2017 - 11:31am
September 3, 2017
Brad Dokken: Angle trip offers mix of work and fishing
The past two weeks have been a blur as a combination of work and vacation took me everywhere from the Northwest Angle to the Twin Cities. On...
September 3, 2017 - 4:14pm
Windy day muskie adventure with former UND goalie Toby Kvalevog
WALKER, Minn.—The northwest wind was howling; screaming, in fact. On that point there could be no dispute. When you fish big water such...
September 3, 2017 - 11:11am
August 25, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fall is just around the corner
August is almost done, with fall just around the corner. Most resorts and other businesses involved in tourism consider Labor Day Weekend the...
August 25, 2017 - 8:05am
August 19, 2017
Last day for lake trout: Season closes in Apostle Islands area as quota reached
BAYFIELD, Wis. — After a slow start to the lake trout season in Wisconsin waters of Lake Superior, especially in the Apostle Islands area,...
August 19, 2017 - 10:00pm