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SCOTTY ALLISON COLUMN: Work continues to build veterans home in Bemidji
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Art briefs for Sunday, Feb. 26
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Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
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PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
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Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
February 10, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fishing continues to be spotty for most species
The extended forecast for the Bemidji area is predicting above average temperatures for this coming week. The average temperatures in early February...
February 10, 2017 - 7:00am
January 28, 2017
PHOTOS: BSU hosts "Beaver Freeze" Ice Fishing Tournament on Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI—BSU Outdoor Program Center and Department of Campus Recreation hosted its first-ever "Beaver Freeze" Ice Fishing Tournament on...
January 28, 2017 - 3:29pm
January 19, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Ice fishing season settles in; watch for ice heaves, cracks
Anglers have been enjoying the warmer temperatures this past week in the Bemidji area. The average temperatures for this time of the year are...
January 19, 2017 - 4:28pm
December 26, 2016
Perham man injured when fish house fire spreads to nearby homes
PERHAM, Minn. -- A rural Perham man was injured Sunday, Dec. 25, when a fish house fire spread to nearby residences.According to a report released by the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office: Perham area fire crews and members of the sheriff’s office were called about 6:30 a.m....
December 26, 2016 - 4:45pm
December 22, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Area lakes made ice as fast as possible
Lakes in the Bemidji area were making ice about as fast as possible during what could turn out to be one of the coldest stretches of the winter....
December 22, 2016 - 7:36pm
Ice fisherman with camera finds missing paddleboarder in Minnesota lake
WACONIA, Minn. -- An ice fisherman using an underwater camera Tuesday led to the recovery of the body of a man who went missing Nov. 26 while...
December 22, 2016 - 10:07am
December 18, 2016
Advice for thin ice: Safety officials offer tips to avoid taking a plunge
BEMIDJI—During an average winter in Beltrami County, the sheriff's office performs at least one rescue after someone falls through the...
December 18, 2016 - 9:04am
December 8, 2016
Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. -- December in Minnesota is usually a time for activities such as ice fishing and skiing. But this year’s abnormally warm...
December 8, 2016 - 9:48pm
December 4, 2016
BUSINESS: More demand, more success: Glacier Ice House sees increased production in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—The manufacturing floor at Glacier Ice House just south of Bemidji is a sign of the times in winter in the northwoods—fishing....
December 4, 2016 - 6:16am
December 2, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
December has arrived, but there is still no ice on Bemidji-area lakes. It was an unusual weather week -- a couple of days with late November rains that melted most of the ice and accumulated snow on the ground. Then the rain turned back to snow and covered the ground again. The unseasonably...
December 2, 2016 - 8:02am
November 25, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Ice fishing season is just around the corner
The rifle deer season is over in the Bemidji area, so area anglers are waiting for the lakes to be covered with enough ice to go ice fishing. The grouse and small game seasons are still active and hunters can hunt deer with muzzleloaders beginning on Saturday. Some of the small ponds...
November 25, 2016 - 7:50am
November 14, 2016
DNR sets winter walleye regs for Upper Red Lake
RED LAKE—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Monday it will allow anglers in Upper Red Lake to keep three walleye, but only one of them may be longer than 17 inches. The regulations, effective Dec. 1, are the same that were in place during last winter's fishing...
November 14, 2016 - 5:18pm
March 18, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: With ice fishing season ending, the Rainy River beckons
The ice thickness on the lakes in the Bemidji area varies greatly from lake to lake and even between accesses on the same lake. The ice is totally...
March 18, 2016 - 4:05pm
February 25, 2016
Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching
ST. PAUL -- Deadlines for removing fish houses, dark houses and portable shelters from state waterways are approaching, according to the Minnesota...
February 25, 2016 - 9:51pm
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: It's time to set your sights on panfish
The winter fishing season closes at midnight Sunday for walleyes, northern pike, sauger, largemouth bass and smallmouth bass on the inland waters of Minnesota. This is a leap year, so the 2015-16 Minnesota fishing licenses last through Feb. 29, with anglers needing to purchase new...
February 25, 2016 - 8:07pm