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Two hearings, two distinct messages in northern Minn. on Enbridge's Line 3
McFeely: Committee hopes to make Super Bowl a statewide event
Lawsuit filed over fatal Minnesota school explosion
With more Minnesota wolves, and more attacks on livestock, program out of cash
Details emerge on president's calls to Gold Star families
Timberwolves drop season opener to Spurs
GIRLS SOCCER: Jacks ready for championship rematch
BOYS SOCCER: Jacks look to experience to help them repeat as section champs
Minnesota Lumberjacks take third at nationals
SOCCER: BSU ranked No. 2 in region
Gilbert D. Bahr
Norval Everett Oien
Edward M. Schmuch
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’
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
Rise and shine
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
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
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
October 14, 2017
Minn. women caught in California wildfires are home safe, looking to help
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Just two days into a girls' trip to wine country, eight women were forced to evacuate their AirBnB, the wide- and...
October 14, 2017 - 8:42am
October 13, 2017
Death toll in California wildfires reaches historically grim heights
SANTA ROSA, Calif. - The horrific scale of death and destruction is coming into focus, even as wildfires continue to rage throughout Northern...
October 13, 2017 - 8:53pm
October 11, 2017
An elderly Napa couple just celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary. Then the wildfires came.
Sara and Charles Rippey lived together for much of their century-long lives. She was 98; he was 100. They met almost 90 years ago, as grade-schoolers...
October 11, 2017 - 8:12am
October 9, 2017
At least 10 dead, tens of thousands evacuated as wildfires ravage Northern California's wine country
SANTA ROSA, Calif. - Fires pushed by warm winds and fueled by dry ground swept through California wine country Monday, killing at least 10 people,...
October 9, 2017 - 7:45pm
September 7, 2017
Montana wildfires have burned 1 million acres at a cost of $300 million
DICKINSON, N.D. — While Houston and part of Texas is overflowing with water and flooding, hundreds of thousands of acres in western Montana...
September 7, 2017 - 7:38pm
July 21, 2017
Fighting Montana's wildfires may take backseat to cushion state's rainy day fund
HELENA, Mont. — As more and more wildfires burn during an increasingly hot and dry summer, Montana will likely have to take $30 million...
July 21, 2017 - 11:39am
March 16, 2017
Burning permits required for open burning
BEMIDJI—The Department of Natural Resources is reminding landowners that burning permits are required for all open burning in the Bemidji...
March 16, 2017 - 5:04pm
October 15, 2016
Bemidji selected for national program to help reduce wildfire risks, costs
BEMIDJI—The city of Bemidji has been named one of five new communities nationwide to receive technical assistance through a national program aimed at reducing wildfire risk and costs. The Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire program offers support at the local level, the...
October 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
May 11, 2016
Crews, weather help tame Skibo fire; Minnesota based planes heading north to help fight Kenora battle
SKIBO — Cooler, wetter weather and ongoing efforts by air and ground crews continued to make progress Tuesday on the wildfire east of Hoyt Lakes. The so-called Skibo fire was more than half contained early Tuesday and crews were gaining the upper hand on the remaining hot spots....
May 11, 2016 - 9:19am
October 15, 2015
DNR asks for caution when burning vegetation this fall
ST. PAUL -- With conditions ripe for wildfires across much of Minnesota, the state Department of Natural Resources urged caution when burning vegetation this fall. The DNR rates the fire danger across southern and central Minnesota as high or very high, and burning permits are...
October 15, 2015 - 1:04pm
April 30, 2015
Fire risk remains in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Following a brief respite from dry weather that saw withering bursts of wildfires across the state earlier in April, Beltrami County...
April 30, 2015 - 4:20pm
April 3, 2015
New firefighting airplanes helping DNR combat outbreak of wildfires
By Robb Jeffries Forum News Service PRINCETON, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ fleet of wildfire-combating...
April 3, 2015 - 8:57pm
May 23, 2013
Two Becker County deputies rescue dog from wildfire
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Two Becker County sheriff’s deputies helped save a scared family dog caught in the Green Valley wildfire last week near Menahga. Deputy Todd Glander and Deputy Jon Peterson were helping with the evacuation of homes threatened by the fire, according to...
May 23, 2013 - 8:01pm
May 18, 2013
Weekend rain could help firefighters
PARK RAPIDS — Weekend rains could bring relief to hundreds of weary firefighters battling a 7,100-acre blaze in three west-central Minnesota counties. The fire started Tuesday afternoon near Little Long Lake Road in Becker County and consumed at least 55 buildings, including...
May 18, 2013 - 1:39am
May 16, 2013
Dozens of structures destroyed as firefighters struggle to slow down Green Valley fire
PARK RAPIDS — A north-central Minnesota fire grew to an estimated 7,100 acres Wednesday, destroying or damaging dozens of structures, as firefighters...
May 16, 2013 - 12:24am