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History Mystery returns to the Beltrami County History Center
Crime report for Dec. 6
Republican wins recount, GOP gains Senate control
St. Cloud-based video company challenges state law on serving gay couples
St. Paul day care provider charged in infant’s car seat strangulation
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
Margaret Emma Treat
Emma "Margaret" Treat
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
November 20, 2013
Minnesota firearms deer harvest down 6 percent
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's firearms deer harvest so far this season is down 6 percent from the same point last year. Two weekends into the season, the Department of Natural Resources says hunters have registered 128,814 deer. The season ended Sunday for all but northeastern...
November 20, 2013 - 11:32am
November 12, 2013
Minn. hunters register 45 wolves since Saturday
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota hunters have killed at least 45 wolves since Saturday when the state opened its second wolf season since the animals came off the endangered list. The Department of Natural Resources says hunters registered 30 wolves in the northwest zone and 15...
November 12, 2013 - 9:55am
November 8, 2013
Hunting and healing: Bemidji man’s project to help veterans hunt has grown steadily through the years
BEMIDJI — An Afghanistan veteran, badly injured during his deployment, wanted so badly to go hunting once again, but his health was making...
November 8, 2013 - 4:38pm
Gov. Dayton to kick off deer hunt in Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is heading to Fergus Falls to help kick off the deer hunting season. The governor's office says nearly 500,000 Minnesota residents are expected to hunt deer this year. The season begins Saturday, but festivities begin Friday with...
November 8, 2013 - 9:03am
Minnesota opens its 2nd wolf season Saturday
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota opens it second wolf hunting season Saturday since the animals came off the endangered list. The Department of Natural Resources has set the target harvest at 220 wolves, down from 400 for last year's inaugural season when hunters and trappers killed...
November 8, 2013 - 8:59am
November 4, 2013
Minnesota's 500,000 hunters help local businesses
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Hunting is big business in Minnesota, with nearly 500,000 people expected to head into the woods this year. The businesses catering to hunters include Thielen Meats in Little Falls. Owner John Thielen tells WCCO-TV that his family typically produces...
November 4, 2013 - 10:32am
October 30, 2013
Minn. hunter goes biking for birds
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — On an overcast October morning, Hansi Johnson of Thomson walks down an old logging trail flanked by young aspen. He carries...
October 30, 2013 - 2:26pm
October 24, 2013
Bemidji area refuges closed to hunting during deer season
BEMIDJI — Small game hunting is closed from Nov. 8-24 on the Bemidji State Game Refuge in Beltrami County and Nov. 8-17 on the Paul Bunyan State Game Refuge in Hubbard County, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. Incorrect dates are listed on page 105 of the 2013...
October 24, 2013 - 3:34pm
October 18, 2013
12 deer taken in season's 1st youth deer hunts
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Wet, windy weather made it challenging for participants in Camp Ripley's 12th annual archery deer hunt for youth. The hunt drew 137 hunters to the Camp Ripley military reservation last weekend, while 13 other young people hunted next door at...
October 18, 2013 - 9:31am
September 26, 2013
Mark Johnson: Hunting season benefits Minnesota towns, small businesses
Hunting is embedded in Minnesota culture. Families, friends, and colleagues take advantage of deer and other hunting seasons together every fall. Memories made and traditions passed on are priceless, but hunting also benefits Minnesota in very concrete ways. It is important that...
September 26, 2013 - 12:05am
September 23, 2013
Man suffers gunshot wound after dog jumps into boat
WALKER — A 19-year-old man was treated for a hunting-related gunshot wound to the leg in Cass County on Sunday. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to Cass Lake Indian Health Services at 9:23 a.m. where deputies found a man with a gunshot wound to his lower right...
September 23, 2013 - 9:59pm
September 10, 2013
Minnesota pheasant index down 29 percent from 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A long winter followed by a cold, wet spring has contributed to a significant decrease in Minnesota's pheasant population. The Department of Natural Resources says Minnesota's pheasant index declined 29 percent from 2012, reflecting trends seen in...
September 10, 2013 - 9:16am
September 6, 2013
Minnesota wolf permit applications down this year
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Fewer people are applying to hunt wolves in Minnesota this fall and winter. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says about 13,000 people have applied for licenses to participate in this year's wolf hunting season, compared with more than...
September 6, 2013 - 3:53pm
September 5, 2013
Surplus prairie chicken licenses on sale Sept. 9
ST. PAUL -- Five prairie chicken licenses remain available and will go on sale to unsuccessful prairie chicken lottery applicants at noon on Monday, Sept. 9, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Successful applicants should receive their winner notification...
September 5, 2013 - 2:18pm
August 2, 2013
DNR sponsors firearms safety course in Turtle River
BEMIDJI — A firearms safety course for adults and youths, which is sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, will begin Tuesday at New Salem Lutheran Church in Turtle River. The course will continue on Thursday and will conclude with classes on Aug. 13 and Aug....
August 2, 2013 - 2:03pm