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Chris Wallace to Reince Priebus: 'You Don't Get to Tell Us What to Do'
Box Office: 'Lego Batman' flies high over 'Great Wall,' 'Fist Fight'
Restarting out of bankruptcy, company revives former MN mining operation
Sweden asks the U.S. to explain Trump comment
Driver dies after semi leaves I-94, strikes trees
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
Cook: 'Boat Show' a mirror of life in the North
Dokken:Fee hike for hunting, fishing licenses faces uphill battle in Minn.
Kamloops rainbows and coho salmon provide early-morning action near the French River
Duluth loses ground in NCHC title race, tying Tigers 2-2
Anita "Neen" R. Lilliquist
Darwin Duane Maxwell
Angela Jean Gross
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fishing continues to be spotty for most species
Outdoors notebook: Turn In Poachers to hold banquet in Bemidji
Gary and Patty Groslie
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Minding Our Elders: Recovery from double grief may require professional care
June 7, 2016
Unique forestry method created perfect habitat for golden winged warbler
WARBA — Golden-winged warblers are little birds in big trouble. Scientists say they are declining faster than any other songbird in North America....
June 7, 2016 - 11:38am
May 31, 2016
FISH TALES: Tayra Nielsen on Big Wolf Lake
Tayra Nielsen caught a walleye on Memorial Day, May 30 on Big Wolf Lake. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will publish them...
May 31, 2016 - 11:33am
FISH TALES: Cooper Schreifels
Cooper Schreifels, of Sartell, caught a large mouth bass while fishing with his brother, Cameron and grandpa Guy Sharpe over the Memorial Day...
May 31, 2016 - 10:17am
May 28, 2016
Keeping an eye on the eagles: Hike at state park draws a crowd
BEMIDJI—The rain didn't seem to bother 5-year-old Molly McIntosh at all. "We are camping and I saw the eagles' nest, it was big! It was...
May 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
May 27, 2016
FISH TALES: Daniel Jourdain Jr. on Lake Plantagent
Daniel Jourdain Jr. caught this northern pike on Lake Plantagent on Thursday, May 26. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will...
May 27, 2016 - 3:20pm
May 26, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes, and the fishing, heating up
Memorial Day Weekend is a busy time on the lakes in the Bemidji area. It is rivaled only by the Walleye Opener, Fourth of July weekend and Labor Day weekend for the number of anglers on the lakes. The summer tourist season also begins on Memorial Day weekend, with high schools and...
May 26, 2016 - 6:26pm
May 24, 2016
MASTER GARDENERS: 'Hardening off' isn't hard at all
Hardening off may sound like some sort of difficult task, but relax, it's not very hard. Hardening off is the process of acclimating nursery seedlings to the outdoors. Because young plants are grown in greenhouses or under lights in our homes or on a sunny windowsill they have been...
May 24, 2016 - 8:02pm
May 18, 2016
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: The top 10 beneficial insects for the garden
As we consider our flower and vegetable gardens this spring, let’s also consider the good insects that may inhabit our gardens and provide safe, natural biological solutions to pest control. Beneficial insects instinctively search out pests to eat in our gardens providing us with...
May 18, 2016 - 8:50am
May 11, 2016
FISH TALES: Send us your fishing photos
With fishing season here, you can send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will publish them online in our new Fish Tales section and...
May 11, 2016 - 12:56pm
May 3, 2016
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Some friendly foreign fruits for the garden
There are a number of fruits that have much of their known consumption history starting in Europe, Asia and Africa that do well in northern Minnesota. A few of them have been crossbred with North American versions and can be grown in northern Minnesota. Honeyberry: This is a berry...
May 3, 2016 - 8:07pm
Outdoors projects receive Minnesota Senate OK
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators approved spending $158 million Tuesday, with little discussion, for outdoors projects. The votes came on a $112 million plan that mostly buys land to preserve prairies, forests, wetlands and wildlife habitat and a $46 million bill that focuses on a variety...
May 3, 2016 - 7:59pm
April 28, 2016
Duluth's Wildwoods Wildlife Rehabilitation Center expansion needs cash
DULUTH -- The great horned owlet, a gray puffball of feathers with eyes, was snapping its beak at the prospect of lunch, and Tara Smith was not...
April 28, 2016 - 9:02pm
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Minnesota Walleye Opener set for May 14
The 2016 Minnesota Walleye Opener is just two weeks from this Saturday, with the date set for May 14. Bemidji is surrounded by excellent walleye...
April 28, 2016 - 8:42pm
April 26, 2016
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Yes, you can grow fruit in the garden
Thinking of starting to grow fruit in your yard or garden? We cannot easily grow many of the fruits that are commonly found in a grocery store, but there are quite a few native options to consider. So what are these native plants? Raspberries -- although there is a European version,...
April 26, 2016 - 8:19pm
April 25, 2016
No critical habitat order for northern long-eared bats
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Monday that it will not order critical habitat to be protected to help in the recovery of the threatened northern long-eared bat. The federal agency said that the primary threat to the bats — the deadly white-nose syndrome fungus —...
April 25, 2016 - 5:59pm