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Top-ranking Vatican cardinal charged with sex offenses in Australia
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's your favorite quote?
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
Walker Bay Theater opens ninth summer theater season
Stephen Colbert announces a week of 'Late Show' episodes from Russia
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Over The Top’
Walk this way!: Watermark rebrands First Friday Art Walk program
PATT RALL COLUMN: Rain or shine, the shows go on
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Take a step in the right direction
FISH TALES: Chad Newman
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
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
June 25, 2017
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
The barn swallow is a pretty little bird. It also can be an aggressive little pest. Therefore, human beings, and this individual human, tend...
June 25, 2017 - 4:55pm
June 18, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: A wily heron moves north to nest
GRAND FORKS — A green heron nest has been found in Grand Forks. This is noteworthy because it continues a streak of infrequent but regular...
June 18, 2017 - 9:20am
June 2, 2017
Beach party: City kicks off summer with dedication of South Shore park
BEMIDJI -- With temperatures in the 80s, Friday turned out to be a scorcher for north central Minnesota. Fortunately, Bemidji residents were...
June 2, 2017 - 5:43pm
May 30, 2017
New visitor center at Grahams Island State Park offers one-stop service
GRAHAMS ISLAND STATE PARK, N.D.—The Visitor Center at Grahams Island State Park used to be hidden in the maintenance shop, an inconspicuous...
May 30, 2017 - 10:24pm
May 28, 2017
Always in Season: The sora surprises again and again
The sora is a surprising bird. Here is what The American Museum of Natural History, in "Birds of North America," has to say about the bird: "Despite...
May 28, 2017 - 3:31pm
May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Ahem, dear reader: The subject this week is bird breasts. To be sure, the breast is not the first part to examine when trying to identify a bird....
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
May 19, 2017
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
April 9, 2017
Similar distances, different experiences
National Park Week begins Saturday and continues through April 23, and the annual event offers an opportunity to learn more about these recreational...
April 9, 2017 - 11:45am
April 3, 2017
Sweet new facility highlights syrup-making at Maplewood Park
PELICAN RAPIDS, MINN.—It takes 40 gallons of sap from the sugar maple tree to make a single gallon of pure maple syrup, a process that's...
April 3, 2017 - 9:41am
March 19, 2017
Always in Season: Spring brings another cycle in bird lives
This is a good time of year to appreciate black-capped chickadees. They're conspicuous this time of year, but pretty soon they'll be hard to...
March 19, 2017 - 4:46pm
March 5, 2017
Always in Season: Signs of spring appear in the valley
Horned larks are back in the valley. Horned owls are back on their nests. These are signs of spring in the Red River Valley. Both are right on...
March 5, 2017 - 6:44pm
Dokken: Time to pony up for Minnesota's state parks
ST. PAUL — A lot of good things are happening this summer at Minnesota state parks, but additional funding is necessary to ensure services...
March 5, 2017 - 10:23am
February 26, 2017
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Last week brought an influx of rough-legged hawks to our area that was both larger and earlier than expected. Matt Spoor alerted Grand Cities...
February 26, 2017 - 6:15pm
February 19, 2017
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
This week's bird mystery is the opposite of the one presented here last week. Last week, we had a bird that was seen and not heard; this week,...
February 19, 2017 - 3:31pm
September 17, 2016
A day of play!: Bemidji gets active for World Wide Day of Play (video/photo gallery)
BEMIDJI—A crowd of children—and adults—gathered Saturday at Paul Bunyan Park to celebrate World Wide Day of Play, an annual...
September 17, 2016 - 6:43pm