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Two from Bemidji escape serious injury in rollover on Highway 2
A place of healing: Officials celebrate 10th anniversary of Wellness Courts in Cass Lake
Authorities ID man involved in Highway 71 crash
Crime report for Dec. 7
Former Sanford Center executive director charged with felony in Illinois
Bemidji High School Winter Sports Spotlight
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Bruce Robert Smith
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PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
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After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
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
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
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
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PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
Zebra mussel larvae confirmed in Leech Lake
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed Thursday that zebra mussels in their larval stage were found in two locations...
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November 27, 2016
Family, staff carry on the tradition at Buena Vista Ski Area (video, photos)
BEMIDJI—Standing at the highest point of Buena Vista Ski Area, where the waters from Lake Julia to the north and west drain into Hudson...
November 27, 2016 - 12:48am
November 16, 2016
DNR suspects hunter saw bobcats, not mountain lions
NASHWAUK, Minn. -- Turns out they might have been “just” bobcats. What were at first believed to be two cougars, or mountain lions, fighting...
November 16, 2016 - 11:12am
November 14, 2016
DNR sets winter walleye regs for Upper Red Lake
RED LAKE—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Monday it will allow anglers in Upper Red Lake to keep three walleye, but only one of them may be longer than 17 inches. The regulations, effective Dec. 1, are the same that were in place during last winter's fishing...
November 14, 2016 - 5:18pm
November 8, 2016
Hunter found dead in the woods in central Minnesota
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. -- A 41-year-old man was found Monday, Nov. 7, deceased in the woods after suffering an apparent gunshot wound in central Minnesota. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reported deputies were called at 5:04 p.m. to a possible hunting accident on property near...
November 8, 2016 - 9:48am
November 3, 2016
Virgin forest with trees up to 200 years old purchased from Will Steger
FINLAND, Minn. -- Global explorer Will Steger was hiking the North Shore ridge in 1996, at a vista along the Superior Hiking Trail, when he noticed...
November 3, 2016 - 1:00am
November 2, 2016
Deputies rescue duck hunters from Leech Lake
LEECH LAKE—Two adult male duck hunters were rescued Tuesday after their boat capsized in the water southeast of Battle Point on the east side of Leech Lake. The Cass County Sheriff's Office was called at 6:20 a.m. to respond. Deputies used cellphone mapping technology and were able...
November 2, 2016 - 9:54am
October 27, 2016
The big chew: Goats deployed to eat invasive shrubs in Twin Cities park
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — A herd of goats opened a two week residency at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park Monday. Their destination: a hilly...
October 27, 2016 - 4:45pm
October 19, 2016
Sight-in Days at new shooting park next two weekends
BEMIDJI -- The new Northland Regional Shooting Sports Park will hold its first public events with Sight-in Days ahead of the deer hunting season opener the next two weekends.More than a decade in the works, the new park includes rifle, pistol, trap, skeet, and 5-stand sporting clays...
October 19, 2016 - 7:16am
October 17, 2016
Riding with the wind!
Kim Truedson, left, and Emily Olson enjoy a fall bike ride along Old U.S. Highway 71 on Monday afternoon. While it was rainy Monday, the rest...
October 17, 2016 - 8:08pm
October 12, 2016
City deer surveys start Friday
BEMIDJI—In order to take an accurate count of deer population levels within certain areas of the city of Bemidji, BSU biology professor Brian Hiller and his students will be conducting evening spotlight surveys starting this week and through the deer hunting opener. According...
October 12, 2016 - 6:18pm
October 3, 2016
Bull moose interrupts family picnic in Duluth
DULUTH – The Eckels family picnic with friends at Lester Park Sunday afternoon included a visit from a bull moose that gave a few snorts and,...
October 3, 2016 - 10:33am
October 2, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Snow buntings at home in Minnesota winters
It might be hard to think of now, especially with the bright fall colors of autumn still clinging to trees and the brilliant gold of tamarack yet to come, but snow could arrive most any day as October wanes and migrant birds evacuate Minnesota for warmer climates. Indeed, November...
October 2, 2016 - 8:15am
September 28, 2016
Abandoned Minnesota mine shaft becomes a bass hideout
CROSBY, Minn. -- An underwater abandoned mine shaft in the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area is a large mouth bass haven and hideout. The...
September 28, 2016 - 2:40am
MASTER GARDENERS: What ate my potatoes?
By now many of you who grow potatoes have dug them up, only to find that some look as if something took a few bites out of them and carefully put them back. Who wants a baked potato with a bite already gone? You may see this in other root vegetables as well. What you see is the work...
September 28, 2016 - 1:00am