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Minnesota State approves BSU/NTC budget: Tuition and fee hikes, $1.56 million in cuts
Motion to suppress evidence in burglary case denied
Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill
Crime report for June 22
'Everything was a mess': A Minn. turkey farm is still picking up the pieces from a powerful storm
Kings part ways with Matt Greene
Rebuild-a-Bulls: Butler trade signals hard Chicago reset
Bemidji dancers score high at nationals
Oak Hills adds cross country signee
BASEBALL: Bemidji Jr. Legion team off to 7-4 start in new league
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Roberta Jean Wind
Charles R. Mann
Thomas U. Feeken
Priscilla Jane Miller
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
PRIME TIME: Blessed by a power outage
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
Great American Story contest deadline approaches
A busy summer ahead for the BHS marching band
Robert "One-Man" Johnson to perform at Farm by the Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water temperatures stall in the area
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
PRIME TIME: The lure of loud mufflers
Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?
Kindness is Contagious: Little black dresses bring joy during trials
From Russia With Love: A story of Facebook and frustration
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Indeed, a new veterans home is a non-partisan issue
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
May 21, 2017
Every hunting camp has a practical joker
"Are you nuts?" my wise and loving wife asked with a moan of exasperation. "You're going on another hunting trip with Tim, the practical joker?"...
May 21, 2017 - 7:15am
May 20, 2017
'A way of life'
RED WING, Minn. — Whether it's hopping into a boat and fishing or sitting in a deer stand, turkey or duck blind, there is always something...
May 20, 2017 - 6:00am
May 19, 2017
Something fishy here: Shark jawbone caught in Mississippi River in northern Minnesota
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—Joey Piskel and his dad, Joe, had quite a surprise when they were walleye fishing in the Mississippi River in northern...
May 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
Two Minn. counties taking unique step forward to promote recreation, quality of life
NEW ULM, Minn.—Two southern Minnesota counties are working with the Department of Natural Resources to create a plan for more outdoors...
May 19, 2017 - 4:33pm
May 18, 2017
Hanging in the trees -- the hammock movement
DULUTH — On a run through one of Duluth's woodsy trails the other day, I came upon a young man and woman sitting side-by-side in a bright orange hammock. The two were engaging in an emerging form of outdoor recreation in Duluth — hammocking. I had seen a few other hammockers...
May 18, 2017 - 11:27pm
May 17, 2017
Deer caught looking for deals at Minnesota Wal-Mart
Wadena, Minn. — Shoppers got quite the surprise at the Wadena Wal-Mart when they noticied a deer perusing the aisles. The picture above has...
May 17, 2017 - 8:12am
May 14, 2017
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
On June 11, Bemidji can add another “feather to its cap.” On that day, Minnesota Audubon will designate Bemidji as the state’s third Bird...
May 14, 2017 - 11:00am
Sam Cook: The early trip: Lake trout, loons, life
QUETICO PROVINCIAL PARK, Ontario — We have moved away from the night fire now, down to the lakeshore. Half a moon and all of Jupiter reflect...
May 14, 2017 - 7:22am
May 12, 2017
Father and son make a rare find: Two bull moose tangled together in death
When Chris Erickson saw the eagles and the turkey vultures circling, he figured something was up. Erickson and his son Richie, 17, were paddling...
May 12, 2017 - 10:38am
May 11, 2017
Wilderness trust: Put a rock on it
We were several miles into the canoe-country wilderness of Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park last week. We'd been catching plenty of lake trout and listening to a lot of loons. Our last morning, over the breakfast fire, one of my fishing companions made a serious announcement. "I...
May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
May 7, 2017
Frozen Wisconsin hunters get their turkeys the hard way
BARNES, Wis. — All Austin Winfield and Nick Lehman really wanted to do was get out of their turkey hunting blind and get warm. On this...
May 7, 2017 - 6:20am
May 5, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Building houses for more bluebirds
There are two birds that are exclusively dependent on humans to create housing for them, bluebirds and martins.
May 5, 2017 - 1:07pm
May 2, 2017
Paddlefish season in northwest ND 'a rush' for anglers
WILLISTON, N.D.—Anglers looking to tangle with the biggest fish in the Missouri River are lining the shorelines in northwest North Dakota...
May 2, 2017 - 5:03pm
April 30, 2017
Dokken: Public land an asset, not a liability
Every October, I host a small group of friends for a few days of ruffed grouse hunting, hockey watching and socializing by the fire. Occasionally,...
April 30, 2017 - 9:00am
Fishing trip delivers steelhead serenity
FORKS, Wash.—A few years ago, I wrote a story for a Northland Outdoors section about a trip to Alaska's Kodiak Island, where I was in search...
April 30, 2017 - 8:11am