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Schoolcraft Winter Concert set for Dec. 15
Young Adult Book Club to meet
Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
UPDATED: Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
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
Baseball assistant joins BSU
Emma "Margaret" Treat
Mary M. Garber
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett
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
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: 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
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
February 19, 2014
Cold weather makes ice caves an irresistable draw
Dan Kraker MPR News 91.3 FM Apostle Islands National Lakeshore —The frigid winter has transformed the caves along the south shore of Lake...
February 19, 2014 - 11:34pm
January 10, 2014
Missing man’s body found in Lake Superior
DULUTH -- The St. Louis County Rescue Squad found a man’s body Thursday afternoon in Lake Superior. Duluth police received a call at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday about a missing 31-year-old Duluth man. They located an unoccupied vehicle belonging to the missing man at Brighton...
January 10, 2014 - 8:38am
November 21, 2013
Group warns against shipping oil on Great Lakes
The Alliance for the Great Lakes on Wednesday released a report warning against increased shipment of petroleum products on the lakes, most notably a plan to ship oil by tanker out of Superior. The environmental group’s report said neither U.S. nor Canadian shipping fleets or...
November 21, 2013 - 10:46am
November 7, 2013
Park service to get input on Isle Royale wolves
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The National Park Service plans to hold public meetings in Minnesota and Michigan on Isle Royale National Park's wolf population, which is teetering on the verge of extinction. A debate is underway among researchers, Park Service officials and the public...
November 7, 2013 - 9:00am
October 21, 2013
Work begins on pipeline to Lake Superior
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Work begins this week on a pipeline that will bring water from Lake Superior to the Lutsen Mountains ski area. The...
October 21, 2013 - 10:04am
August 30, 2013
Plastic polluting the Great Lakes
Forum News Service A second summer research tour of the Great Lakes has confirmed what the first one found — a wealth of tiny plastic particles is polluting the water. Mary Balcer, director of the Lake Superior Research Institute at UWS, who has studied more traditional Great...
August 30, 2013 - 9:29am
July 19, 2013
Thousands mourn Schoep’s passing
Schoep, the Bayfield, Wis., dog who with his owner became an Internet celebrity last year thanks to a tender photograph of the pair in the waters...
July 19, 2013 - 11:23am
Thousands mourn Schoep’s passing
Schoep, the Bayfield dog who with his owner became an Internet celebrity last year thanks to a tender photograph of the pair in the waters of...
July 19, 2013 - 11:23am
Land sale irks North Shore bike trail supporters
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota is putting $3.3 million worth of property up for sale next week, including a parcel on Lake Superior where outdoors advocates had hoped to put a state bike trail. Minnesota Public Radio reports the sale of school trust fund land marks the...
July 19, 2013 - 9:14am
July 15, 2013
Man dies during diving expedition at Isle Royale
HOUGHTON, Mich. -- A 55-year-old Wyoming, Minn., man died Saturday after suffering problems while scuba diving off Isle Royale National Park, the National Park Service reported Monday. Lloyd W. Krohn was pronounced dead at the scene by park ranger emergency medical technicians....
July 15, 2013 - 8:10pm
July 1, 2013
Video confirms ID of 1913 Lake Superior shipwreck
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Video taken more than 500 feet down in Lake Superior confirms a shipwreck is the long-lost freighter Henry B. Smith. Shipwreck...
July 1, 2013 - 9:06am
June 10, 2013
Group discovers long-lost Lake Superior shipwreck
By Andrew Krueger Forum News Service Just a few months shy of 100 years after it sank with all hands in a monstrous November storm,...
June 10, 2013 - 8:44pm
December 4, 2012
Ice architect raises the bar
By Mike Creger, Forum Communications DULUTH — If you’re thinking about building your own backyard bar made of ice, you’d do well to remember the letter “s.” You’ll be in for a lot of sawing, scouring, setting, soaking and sanding. While you’re at it, you’ll experience...
December 4, 2012 - 12:52am
November 18, 2012
Hunting for shipwrecks: Group finds evidence, location of Ontario that sank in 1927
By Andrew Krueger Forum Communications DULUTH — In the dark of night in the teeth of a Lake Superior gale just over 85 years ago, a sailor...
November 18, 2012 - 1:19am
November 15, 2012
Canada-U.S. group sets meeting on mining
VIRGINIA, Minn. — The Lake Superior Binational Forum will hold its third and final public meeting on mining in the region on March 15 in Virginia. The event, called “The Impacts of Nonferrous Mining in the Lake Superior Basin,” is open to the public and free. It will be held...
November 15, 2012 - 10:42pm