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7 refugees honored for their contributions to Minnesota
Northern Minnesota town's police grooming proposal gets hairy
Protesters disrupt white nationalist's speech at the University of Florida
Blaine man dead, 2 children hurt in semi crash in Blaine
Pedestrian killed when struck by semi near U of M
Dodgers win first National League pennant since 1988
Back-to-back Jacks: Bemidji boys secure second straight section title
Bemidji girls bring home section title with late-game heroics
FOOTBALL: Area section playoff seedings announced
Tigers choose former longtime Twins manager Ron Gardenhire as new skipper, reports say
Gilbert D. Bahr
Pearl Rose (Eldridge) Keenan
Joshua Luke O'Brien
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
This Oklahoma fraternity has a choreographed jorts-and-fanny pack dance routine
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
October 8, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Inconsistency marks the northern flicker
If you want to see a flicker, look on the ground and look soon. Flickers are moving south. The flicker is a species of woodpecker, but no matter....
October 8, 2017 - 6:14am
August 26, 2017
Waxwing salvages eclipse experience
The cedar waxwing is always a welcome bird, and never more so than at noon Monday of last week. That was Solar Eclipse Day, and Suezette and...
August 26, 2017 - 8:01pm
August 20, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
The red-tailed hawk is easily the most common raptor in this part of the world, and it is most conspicuous in late August, as young-of-the year...
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 15, 2017
Local bowling associations to meet; will merge in 2018
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Men’s and Women’s Bowling Associations will merge before Aug. 1, 2018, officials said.The first meeting to start the merger process will be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at Bemidji Bowl, 3455 Laurel Drive NW. All association directors are asked to attend,...
August 15, 2017 - 6:35am
August 14, 2017
Moorhead basketball court to benefit from $20,000 Timberwolves donation
MOORHEAD —— Minnesota Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones said playing on outdoor courts was a great part of growing up in this state and...
August 14, 2017 - 9:47pm
Mud-free mountain biking: All-weather trail could soon come to Duluth
DULUTH — Overeager mountain bikers can cause a heap of damage when they hit a wet and muddy trail, but soon riders may have a responsible...
August 14, 2017 - 6:00am
August 8, 2017
To be feared or enjoyed?: Drownings cast shadow on Red River recreation
FARGO — The Fargo-Moorhead area has had three drownings on the Red River this summer. Such deaths are a factor in the public's sometimes...
August 8, 2017 - 9:01pm
July 31, 2017
Minnesota skiers defy summer heat on giant indoor treadmill — complete with fake snow
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. — On a recent balmy midsummer day, Shawn Ryan spent his lunch break downhill skiing in a warehouse in Arden Hills. "You...
July 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
July 14, 2017
Back in the saddle: Equestrians eagerly await Duluth trail improvements
DULUTH — Horseback riding soon could return to Duluth's Magney-Snively Natural Area, and Jodi Johannesen said she and other Northland equestrians...
July 14, 2017 - 10:00pm
July 9, 2017
Always in Season: Sandpiper whistle attracts attention
The upland sandpiper is different from other birds in several respects. To begin with, it has two common names. For the last 30 years or so,...
July 9, 2017 - 1:20pm
July 2, 2017
Always in season/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
The other day, I got a package from Babe Belzer of Cando, N.D. Inside was a book she had written. The book's heroine is a wren named Winifred...
July 2, 2017 - 7:57am
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