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U.S. Senate health care deal could help Minnesota insurance programs
Feds bring charges against suspected Chinese makers of powerful opioids
Mining industry, Iron Rangers rally opposition to wild rice rule
St. Cloud woman faces up to 30 years for killing father with mallet
Oldest snow monkey in North America dies at Minn. Zoo
Plenty to celebrate for Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon
Waiver rule, not talent, keeps bouncing Wild's Mike Reilly to minors
NFL owners, players meet without national anthem resolution
Here comes the Judge: Yankees back in ALCS after 8-1 rout of Astros
Bemidji Aerials compete at Razzle Dazzle Invite
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Arnold "Butch" Dahl
Isabel (Perkins) Knudson
Pearl Dorothy Ledin
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time for a little night fishing
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Otto praised for clean energy plan
September 1, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Summer fishing patterns starting to decline
September is here, with one last big weekend of summer before the unofficial beginning of fall in the Bemidji area. A warm weekend would have...
September 1, 2017 - 3:03pm
June 17, 2017
Taking on starry stonewort's opening act
PAYNESVILLE, Minn. — Starry stonewort might sound like the name of some obscure, grunge band. Yet the latest aquatic invasive species...
June 17, 2017 - 9:36am
May 2, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Not kidding, invasive species are a real threat
I'm not kidding! ("Are you kidding me?," Page 4, April 28) I believe the intrusion of invasive species into our lakes and waterways is the biggest...
May 2, 2017 - 8:58am
April 22, 2017
Lake is a test lab in fight against invasive species: Starry stonewort discovered last year in several Bemidji-area lakes
PAYNESVILLE, Minn. -- Beneath the calm surface of Lake Koronis, a war is being waged against an invasive algae threatening the health of this...
April 22, 2017 - 6:37pm
February 21, 2017
Unsafe ice forces cancellation of Kids Perch Jerk on Lake Winnibigoshish
BEMIDJI -- Because of deteriorating ice conditions and the forecast for warm weather the next few weeks, organizers have decided to cancel the...
February 21, 2017 - 12:43pm
September 30, 2016
Rock-solid restoration: New Knutson Dam near Pennington unveiled
PENNINGTON -- A restoration project officials say will greatly benefit both people and aquatic wildlife along the Mississippi River and area...
September 30, 2016 - 3:33pm
September 2, 2016
Starry stonewort found in Moose Lake, Lake Winnibigoshish
BEMIDJI—Starry stonewort, an aquatic invasive species of macro algae, has been confirmed in another Beltrami County lake, as well as in...
September 2, 2016 - 11:32am
May 19, 2016
Controlled burn today near Lake Winnibigoshish
CASS LAKE -- The Chippewa National Forest has scheduled a prescribed burn today near Lake Winnibigoshish. The 188-acre West Winnie controlled burn is located near the western shore of Lake Winnibigoshish, approximately 17 miles northeast of Cass Lake. While fire crews are on location,...
May 19, 2016 - 10:18am
October 16, 2015
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Leech, Winnie stay hot for walleyes despite winds
It seems like it has been windy for weeks, with not enough breaks between the gusts. Wind can be good or bad for fishing in the fall, depending on what type of lake and what depth of water anglers are trying to fish. Wind from roughly the same direction for two or more days can...
October 16, 2015 - 10:29am
August 29, 2013
Wolf killed Monday tests negative for rabies
BEMIDJI -- A 75 lb.
August 29, 2013 - 9:52am
July 13, 2013
TAKING AIM AT AIS: Living with AIS, lakes already infested work to continue education
BENA - Pat Rooney stands along the shore of his harbor and looks across the water, noting all the areas susceptible to a zebra mussel infestation....
July 13, 2013 - 12:18pm