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Choice Therapy grows services in Blackduck
First City Lions Club annual fundraiser
Waste management panel at BSU
ELECTION: Social issues take center stage at city council forum
HEALTH CARE: How to control the costs? House speaker holds roundtable discussion in Bagley
AUTO RACING: Leeper named Rookie of the Year
PREP FOOTBALL: Bemidji to take on Moorhead in first round, other area playoff pairings announced
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Forwards stepping up for Beavers
MEN'S HOCKEY: Tough matchup awaits Beavers in Grand Forks
Trap shooting team holds on to first
Kenneth Gergen Linnum
Monte T. Olson
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote for the right engine this year
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sign thieves get a perverted thrill
First-time champions: BHS boys soccer wins section title
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
September 18, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: You’ll never know what you’ll find in the bird house
Ah, the joys of peeking inside of bird houses to see what’s inside! Indeed, over the years, I’ve had plenty of surprises, including a few disappointments, from managing artificial nest boxes. From nuthatches in wood duck boxes to flying squirrels in bluebird houses to nothing...
September 18, 2016 - 6:01am
September 10, 2016
Trail time: Minnesota celebrates Paul Bunyan State Trail
Minnesota State Parks and Trails celebrated 125 years with events along the Paul Bunyan State Trail, which is 115-miles long, the longest of...
September 10, 2016 - 12:56pm
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
August 25, 2016
VIDEO: Runabout boat catches fire on Minnesota lake
LAKE SHORE, Minn. - A runabout boat was destroyed by fire in the Gull Lake Narrows in Lake Shore Wednesday night. Nisswa Fire Chief Richard Geike...
August 25, 2016 - 11:41am
August 24, 2016
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
Before daylight decreases and temperatures drop, August is the time to take cuttings or “slips” from summer plants you want to reproduce. Later timing reduces your chance for success. What is a cutting or slip? It means that you take a stem of new, healthy growth to stimulate...
August 24, 2016 - 8:00pm
August 2, 2016
MASTER GARDENERS: Sterility or Vitality? A question of sustainability
Sterility is not an attribute many of us aspire to possess, but when we seek out a landscape plan for our homes, are we following ways to achieve a vital landscape? We look for “low or no maintenance.” We want grass we don’t have to mow often, grass without weeds; shrubs that...
August 2, 2016 - 7:00pm
Expert flyboarders put out boat fire on Cross Lake
CROSSLAKE, Minn. -- Dan Koppy and his girlfriend, Heidi Mouch, were out cruising Cross Lake Saturday afternoon, July 30, on their 1996 Sea Ray...
August 2, 2016 - 12:45pm
July 22, 2016
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
This is a good time to be on the lakes if you want to catch a muskie. The first real hot weather of the summer usually triggers an algae bloom in the lakes and provides anglers with a short window of opportunity while muskies adjust to the sudden drop in water clarity. Surface lures...
July 22, 2016 - 11:26am