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Breast cancer support group meets Thursday
Timber talks: Forestry business leaders meet with state DNR commissioner in Bemidji
Tenth annual Run/Walk/Skate for Suicide Prevention set for Sept. 10
A sky view at Sanford Bemidji: Work continues on roof after July windstorms
Labor Day refuse schedule change
BOYS SOCCER: Lumberjacks explode in 12-1 win over Detroit Lakes
GOLF: Mackedanz wins Minnesota PGA Championship
SWIMMING AND DIVING: BHS falls to Brainerd
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji loses comeback bid against St. Cloud Tech
BSU FOOTBALL: Head coach Tesch on 'leave of absence'
Aaro August Tanney
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Paul Jerome Gravel
Patricia Jane Blue
Cyndi Fenske: Goings on at the library in September
John Eggers: Find first day teacher success
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Much music in Bemidj this week
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY AUG. 28
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
MASTER GARDENERS: What is your lawn plethora at summer's end?
FISH TALES: Jude Hicks on Lake Marquette
Blane Klemek: Observations on the American crow
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Community Band season was best ever
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time to think about school food as new school year nears
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Many stepped forward to clean up cemetery
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
BSU FOOTBALL: Head coach Tesch on 'leave of absence'
July 18, 2016
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?: This week Northland Outdoors TV explores our living legacy to future generations
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s episode of Northland Outdoors TV, we travel to the western Minnesota “lake that speaks” to learn about...
July 18, 2016 - 11:05am
June 30, 2016
City schedules 2 archery deer hunts for fall
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji is now accepting applications for permits to participate in two special white-tailed deer archery hunts within the city, according to a release Thursday. The hunts will follow the regular Minnesota deer archery season, which runs Sept. 17 through Dec....
June 30, 2016 - 7:01pm
April 15, 2016
OUTDOORS: Stream trout season opens; KOC Walleye Classic filled
BEMIDJI—Minnesota's stream trout season opens this Saturday, April 16, and with warmer temperatures forecast for this weekend, anglers should find good conditions and excellent fishing across the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. In 2015, 106,463...
April 15, 2016 - 11:02am
April 9, 2016
Hunting in blaze pink? Lawmakers debate adding second color to traditional blaze orange
ST. PAUL — The big debates in the Minnesota Legislature tend to be about taxes, spending, abortion, gay rights and such, but it turned to orange vs. pink the other day. During a House committee meeting, in which several male representatives wore bright pink clothes, lawmakers debated...
April 9, 2016 - 11:39pm
March 4, 2016
Treaty rights lawsuit lands in court: Cass Lake men charged with killing deer out of season, on private land
BEMIDJI -- Two Leech Lake tribe members facing illegal deer hunting charges asked the Beltrami County District Court to dismiss their case Friday, arguing the state has no jurisdiction to charge them over hunting violations. According to the legal complaint, Tony Lee Morris and Randy...
March 4, 2016 - 7:05pm
November 12, 2015
DNR officials investigating alleged illegal hunting tactics on Walter Palmer's land
By Paul Walsh Minneapolis Star Tribune Allegations of illegal tactics during this current deer hunting season on land owned by Dr. Walter Palmer in western Minnesota are under investigation by state enforcement officials. A senior conservation officer with the state...
November 12, 2015 - 12:50pm
September 25, 2015
VIDEO: Minnesota hunter has close encounter with bear
An Otter Tail County hunter has quite the tale to tell from his deer stand and he has the video to prove it. Marshall Koep was bow hunting...
September 25, 2015 - 2:10pm
July 29, 2015
DNR announces another conservative deer season
Deer hunters across much of Northeastern Minnesota again will see bucks-only hunting this fall. Wildlife officials with the Minnesota Department...
July 29, 2015 - 11:24am
June 12, 2015
Small game season updates in Hubbard County
BECIDA -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting about a proposed change in small game hunting season dates from 7 to 8 p.m. June 29 at the Fern Township Hall, located ¾ of a mile west of Becida on County Highway 9 in Hubbard County. The current...
June 12, 2015 - 8:03pm
February 13, 2015
Outdoors notebook for Feb. 13
DNR offers lake service provider training PARK RAPIDS -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is offering a series of lake service provider trainings to help curb the spread of aquatic invasive species. There are 25 more training sessions statewide, most in the next three...
February 13, 2015 - 8:47am
Wildlife management: Dave Rave is new Bemidji Area DNR Wildlife Supervisor
BEMIDJI -- Dave Rave is the new DNR Bemidji area wildlife supervisor. Rave has worked for over 24 years as a wildlife research biologist in the wetland wildlife populations and research group in Bemidji. An avid outdoorsman, he brings a passion for natural resources. “We’re...
November 13, 2014 - 12:10pm
Hunting: Early statewide deer harvest drops 36 percent
DULUTH — As expected, Minnesota’s firearms deer harvest is down. Way down. After the first three days of the season, the harvest was down 36 percent statewide and 52 percent from 2013 in northeastern Minnesota, said Leslie McInenly, big game program leader for the Minnesota...
November 13, 2014 - 12:04pm
November 8, 2014
Dispatch from a deer camp
BEMIDJI -- On Saturday, the first day of deer season, I joined local hunter Matt Lewis's hunting party long before the dawn. For decades, the...
November 8, 2014 - 10:45pm
VIDEO: Time for deer hunting
Corey Petterson, his two sons, Caleb and Tanner, along his with father, Dwayne, were dressed from head to toe in blaze orange early Saturday...
November 8, 2014 - 5:01pm
November 5, 2014
'Orange' you glad it's nearly Deer Opener? Bemidji set to host events this week
BEMIDJI -- The 12th Annual Minnesota Governor's Deer Opener is in range, with a 12-point rack full of activities and events in Bemidji. Minnesota...
November 5, 2014 - 3:43pm