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UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
Crews clean up chemical spill after train derailment near Superior
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Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be ‘removed from the land’
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FOOTBALL: Jacks hope to take momentum into Moorhead for section playoffs
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SOCCER: BSU clinches home playoff match with win
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Esther M. Decker
Dennis Allen McClimek
Keith Wayne Littler
Jennifer Ann Garbett Waye
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
October 19, 2016
Sight-in Days at new shooting park next two weekends
BEMIDJI -- The new Northland Regional Shooting Sports Park will hold its first public events with Sight-in Days ahead of the deer hunting season opener the next two weekends.More than a decade in the works, the new park includes rifle, pistol, trap, skeet, and 5-stand sporting clays...
October 19, 2016 - 7:16am
October 12, 2016
City deer surveys start Friday
BEMIDJI—In order to take an accurate count of deer population levels within certain areas of the city of Bemidji, BSU biology professor Brian Hiller and his students will be conducting evening spotlight surveys starting this week and through the deer hunting opener. According...
October 12, 2016 - 6:18pm
October 2, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
Usually you can't get too much for antique signs that are broken or damaged or that may be just the part of a sign. There are exceptions. About 30 plus years ago, I picked up a half of an old John Deere "quality implements" sign. This sign had the older John Deere colors: black, red...
October 2, 2016 - 7:18am
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