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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
'Our family is complete': Minnesota family reunited with dog who spent 10 days in ND cold
Essentia nurses' union challenges firings over mandatory flu shots
Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced
Minn. seeks $5 billion for alleged 3M pollution
Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
Bemidji, area football players receive postseason awards
GYMNASTICS: Aerials compete at Cotton Candy Invite
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU tops Oak Hills in first-ever all-Bemidji matchup
Howard, Hornets down Timberwolves
Shirley R. Latterell
Joseph Johns Jr.
Gloria Marie Headbird-Wind
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
Great Christmas gifts for gardeners available online
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
ART LEE: Yup, those little things in life sure count
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Around the Arts, November 19
‘Celebrating Community Theater’: Vene and Friends brings out local performers for a night of musicals
Bemidji Chorale ushers in Christmas season
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
2017 DEER OPENER: Officials say 'fantastic' deer season ahead
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Whether snow or no, buntings well worth the wait
MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
VIVIAN DELGADO: Healthy self, healthy environments
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Bookstores, Bobby and Buttons
February 6, 2017
Canada reintroduces bison to its oldest national park
CALGARY, Alberta—Rangers have successfully reintroduced a herd of plains bison to Canada's oldest national park, officials said on Monday,...
February 6, 2017 - 4:09pm
February 2, 2017
DNR deer management plan takes first steps: Bemidji meeting one of first to build a comprehensive state deer policy
BEMIDJI—Officials from the Department of Natural Resources met with Bemidji area residents Wednesday as part of a new initiative to create...
February 2, 2017 - 9:14am
January 11, 2017
Risk of CWD reaching northern woods is low: While not impossible, deer disease unlikely to spread from southern MN to Bemidji region
BEMIDJI—While the southeastern part of the state remains on high alert for chronic wasting disease in wildlife, the Minnesota Department...
January 11, 2017 - 7:02pm
January 8, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Winter sets in, and the search for food is heightened for wildlife
We're definitely experiencing January weather. The snow has piled up and the temperatures have plummeted to double digits below zero. Wild birds are flocking to our feeders, white-tailed deer aren't nearly as active as they were just a couple of months ago, and many a bird and mammal...
January 8, 2017 - 5:30am
June 7, 2016
Brainerd man charged in wildlife park burglary
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A 21-year-old Brainerd man is accused of breaking into a wildlife park here and stealing $15,000. Cody Andrew Nelson was charged June 2 in Crow Wing County District Court with felony first-degree burglary. Judge Kristine DeMay posted unconditional bond of $50,000...
June 7, 2016 - 11:25am
June 2, 2016
Minnesota moose may be headed for endangered list
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday announced that Minnesota's rapidly declining moose herd may warrant protection under...
June 2, 2016 - 3:58pm
June 1, 2016
An unexpected visitor: Bear appears in Bemidji woman’s yard
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji woman received an unexpected lunchtime visitor last Sunday when a fully grown black bear came within eight feet of her kitchen...
June 1, 2016 - 5:12pm
April 25, 2016
Minnesota birding festival set for May near Detroit Lakes
As spring finally begins to settle into the Detroit Lakes area, birders from all over the U.S. and Canada are making final preparations to converge...
April 25, 2016 - 4:45pm
June 1, 2015
7 odd animals that call Minnesota home
By Andy Rathbun St. Paul Pioneer Press
June 1, 2015 - 8:27am
April 5, 2015
Blane Klemek: Signs of life are everywhere in the great outdoors
What makes observing wildlife so enjoyable is the number of ways in which we can participate. For obvious reasons, "observing" implies we...
April 5, 2015 - 12:16am
March 29, 2014
Letter: Let’s champion solving climate change
As March Madness is in full swing and life is sweet for 16 teams, some plants and animals that are mascots for prominent college teams are on a losing streak, reports the National Wildlife Federation. Climate change is the most serious environmental threat today to many animals and...
March 29, 2014 - 10:56pm
March 8, 2014
Frozen lakes, deep winter take a toll on wildlife
Tim Nelson MPR News 91.3 FM ROSEVILLE — Think this winter has been tough? Be glad you’re not a duck —or a trumpeter swan. “Always when you grab a swan, you always want to get their wings as tight to them as possible because that is where they really beat you up,” veterinarian...
March 8, 2014 - 11:18pm
February 5, 2014
No silver bullet in solving lead ammo, tackle debate
BEMIDJI -- If you deer hunt, your bullets may be finding their way into more bodies than you realize. The hot topic at a Minnesota...
February 5, 2014 - 7:06pm
November 7, 2013
Report looks at wildlife refuge economic benefits
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge is a boon to the regional economy. The service says the refuge generated over $161 million in economic benefits for a 19-county area in Minnesota, Wisconsin,...
November 7, 2013 - 9:05am
July 18, 2013
Researchers capture, trap loons in Minnesota at night
SOUTH TURTLE LAKE, Minn. - How do you sneak up on a loon? That's the question this night as wildlife scientists slide a boat into South Turtle Lake, a few miles east of Fergus Falls. The biologists want to know why so many of the iconic birds die of botulism poisoning on the Great...
July 18, 2013 - 9:27am