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HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL: Paul and Babe on the silver screen: Former Bemidji man shows documentary about the myths surrounding the folk heroes
Crime report for March 24-26
Brother of alleged synthetic drug dealer plans to open smoke shop in Bemidji
Marijuana wax receiving increased attention from law enforcement
Moderate Drought Conditions Continue
MEN'S HOCKEY: Former BSU defensman Prapavessis to sign with AHL Rochester
BASKETBALL: Bemidji hoops teams to move down to Class AAA
TRACK AND FIELD: Bagley/Fosston competes in the Paul Bunyan Classic
SOFTBALL: BSU sweeps Crookston in rare home game
Annual Chippewa Triathlon to be held June 13 in Cass Lake
Roger R. Aamold
Raymond A. Theisen
Blane Klemek: Ruffed grouse are the drummers of the woods
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: How best to protect the pollinators
John Eggers: The winter adventures of Simon and Simone
Patrick Guilfoile: Does finger length point to agreeableness?
MOLLY MIRON COLUMN: One of the most difficult, but most honored times of my career
Welcome to the 'Thunder' dome: Celtic Thunder to hit the stage Tuesday
Pioneer Previews: Oxcars on tap today
Art briefs - Sunday March 22
Art briefs - Sunday March 15
An extravaganza of guests: BSU, Headwaters to host variety of musicians this week
READER PHOTO: Sundog in the afternoon
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don't give up on ice fishing season just yet
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Meltdown makes things tricky for ice anglers
Photo of the Day: Pussy Willows
Blane Klemek: The northern cardinal is indeed a popular bird
Gerhardson birthday celebration
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why Congress wrote that letter to Iran
Rick Jensen: Bibi reveals Obama’s hypocrisy
Bob Franken: No voting, voting no
Byron York: As calls for more foreign workers, Senate hears of displaced Americans
Tina Dupuy: The anarcho-GOP
May 24, 2009
Livestock Indemnity Program
The 2008 Farm Bill includes the Livestock Indemnity Program, which provides compensation to eligible livestock producers who have incurred livestock death losses due to a natural disaster, between Jan. 1, 2008, and Oct. 1, 2011. Losses because of blizzards, disease, extreme cold...
May 24, 2009 - 12:00am
May 16, 2009
Pot bellied pig faces possible eviction from Akeley
Tilly, a pot bellied pig, may be facing eviction in Akeley.
news / region
May 16, 2009 - 2:56pm
May 8, 2009
Cow goes to farm after escaping slaughterhouse
NEW YORK (AP) -- The 500-pound cow that led New York City police on a mile-long chase after bolting from a Queens slaughterhouse is now living large at a Long Island farm sanctuary. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says they transported the young cow,...
May 8, 2009 - 6:45am
May 3, 2009
Neft elected to Minnesota Beef Research and Promotion Council
news / local
May 3, 2009 - 2:41am
May 1, 2009
Swine flu tests to grow after confirmed case
COLD SPRING, Minn.
May 1, 2009 - 12:49am
April 30, 2009
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says eating pork is safe
ST PAUL - With the recent outbreak of the 2009 H1N1 flu virus, or swine virus, consumers are concerned about the safety of eating pork. "People should not be afraid to buy pork, and to feed their family," said Doug Peterson, Minnesota Farmers Union President. "The Centers for Disease...
April 30, 2009 - 9:54am
April 29, 2009
First probable case of swine flu reported in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health officials reported the first probable case of swine flu in the state today, and local officials closed two schools as a precaution. Gov. Tim Pawlenty and other officials called a news conference for 9 a.m. to discuss the state's response.
April 29, 2009 - 8:16am
Swine flu: Local agencies prepared for potential epidemic
No one knows whether the outbreak of swine flu in Mexico that has killed a score or more of people will become a pandemic. In the United States, cases of the new swine flu strain have been confirmed in California, New York, Texas, Kansas and Ohio. No cases have been identified in...
news / local
April 29, 2009 - 1:01am
October 10, 2008
USDA allows 'split status' for bovine TB in Minnesota
Starting today, Minnesota's status for bovine tuberculosis control is upgraded in all but a management area in northwest Minnesota, the U.S.
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
Testing deer for bovine TB crucial for cattle industry
ECKLES TOWNSHIP -- Testing deer for bovine tuberculosis could prove crucial to putting Minnesota back to TB-Free status, says state Sen. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook. "I am hopeful that we will have eliminated bovine TB from Minnesota, but time is going to tell that," Skoe said Thursday...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
March 18, 2008
Bovine TB in NW Minn. attracting state, federal attention
Northwest Minnesota's fight against bovine tuberculosis gained attention Monday on both state and federal fronts. Area farmers and ranchers met with Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who called for a harder line in controlling bovine TB, and U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman announced he'd sent a letter asking...
March 18, 2008 - 12:00am