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VA nominee faces explosive new allegations of drinking, wrecking government vehicle
Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
New elementary school to add to district staff
United Way’s Someone Special program underway
'Golden State Killer' suspect arrested in one of the worst unsolved crime sprees in U.S. history
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
Teeing off spring
Alfred James Benais
Virginia L. Pollard
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
February 2, 2018
Trip talk unloads the weight of winter
The email came from a friend up the shore. Subject line: "Mid-winter." He had purchased some maps of Saskatchewan and Manitoba, he wrote. He...
February 2, 2018 - 6:32am
January 29, 2018
Entangled ND bucks, one with severed head, offer glimpse of nature's cruelty
Jim Brown had seen the two bucks on his trail camera near Walhalla, N.D., earlier in the fall, but then they stopped showing up. That all changed...
January 29, 2018 - 5:34pm
January 28, 2018
Entangled bucks show nature's cruelty
WALHALLA, N.D. — Jim Brown had seen the two bucks on his trail camera near Walhalla, N.D., earlier in the fall, but then they stopped showing...
January 28, 2018 - 6:18am
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wolf population has returned to Yellowstone
Some of you are aware of the reintroduction of the gray wolf to Yellowstone National Park. However, you may not be aware that the last known...
January 28, 2018 - 5:51am
January 26, 2018
Eyeing some cool stuff: Annual outdoors show at Sanford Center this weekend
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Outdoor Sports Show at the Sanford Center is expected to bring in 3,000 to 4,000 patrons over the three-day weekend. Approximately...
January 26, 2018 - 6:11pm
January 14, 2018
Brad Dokken: The outdoors from A to Z, the sequel
A year or so back, I challenged myself to come up with a list of the outdoors from A to Z. That might sound easy enough, but as I got down to...
January 14, 2018 - 6:34am
Two North Dakota bighorns break previous state record
DICKINSON, N.D. — North Dakota has its first bighorn sheep entries in the Boone and Crockett awards book after two hunters in November...
January 14, 2018 - 6:31am
January 7, 2018
Public's fascination with mountain lions based on fear, curiosity
One thing's for sure: People have a fascination with mountain lions. Sightings, whether confirmed or hearsay, always get people talking. "It...
January 7, 2018 - 6:00am
January 5, 2018
Some thoughts on the trail must be put on hold
This will sound crazy, I know. But maybe I am not alone. Sometimes, when I'm out with one of my friends — biking or hunting or paddling or...
January 5, 2018 - 7:13am
December 31, 2017
Looking back on the year in the outdoors -- and ahead to 2018
GRAND FORKS — We hadn't had our lines in the water more than 10 minutes when I felt a fish hanging on to my jig; the bite wasn't as much...
December 31, 2017 - 6:00am
December 29, 2017
Minnesota county takes on public lands debate over farm sale
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — A version of the national debate over public lands has recently played itself out in Meeker County, where conservationists were surprised when the county board initially denied the transfer of land by willing sellers to the state. The Meeker County Board...
December 29, 2017 - 6:46pm
December 27, 2017
Lost hunter rescued from subzero temps by loggers
ST. PAUL — Dave Quiser decided to go for a ride on Christmas afternoon in hopes of finding a grouse or two along the back roads north of...
December 27, 2017 - 6:11pm
December 20, 2017
Hunter takes mountain lion in eastern ND
HILLSBORO, N.D. — Details are sketchy at this point, but the North Dakota Game and Fish Department has confirmed a hunter legally shot...
December 20, 2017 - 5:44pm
December 17, 2017
Outdoors notebook: New MN regulations, ND dates set
New pike regulations set for Minnesota anglers Northern pike anglers on Minnesota inland waters will face new regulations beginning with the...
December 17, 2017 - 6:36am
December 13, 2017
VIDEO: Hunter encounters wolf pack north of Bemidji
TENSTRIKE—A local hunter got a glimpse of something he didn't necessarily expect wandering through his corner of the woods when he went...
December 13, 2017 - 2:11pm