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Bemidji woman killed in motorcycle crash
Yes, I'm pregnant. No, I'm not 'about to pop.'
Walk-in clinic, pharmacy open Memorial Day
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A family tradition: Three generations of racers still competing at Bemidji Speedway
Zachary Lee Aurand
Knute C. Naastad
Beverley Ann Wagner
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Who is JFK?
PRIME TIME: Butterflies and beauties at the SAC
REVIEW: ‘Fargo’ Season Three, Episode Six: The Lord Of No Mercy
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
PATT RALL COLUMN: Spring flowers abound around the arts
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Rain gardens offer many advantages
FISH TALES: Gene Erickson on Cass Lake
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Squirrels are common but still fascinating creatures
FISHING: Gary Newell tournament Saturday
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Best walleye fishing still ahead of us
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Grossell should spend time working to fund education for all
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: First responders deserve our thanks
November 2, 2012
Bemidji’s Telander named wildlife chief
ST. PAUL – Paul Telander of Bemidji, a 28-year wildlife management veteran of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, has been named the Fish and Wildlife Division’s new wildlife section chief. “Paul is an experienced wildlife manager and administrator who brings a strong...
November 2, 2012 - 3:58am
September 21, 2012
Sandhill cranes at sunrise near Bemidji
On a very cold and crisp morning a pair of sandhill cranes stand along the shoreline of Meadow Lake west of Bemidji and await the warmth of the...
September 21, 2012 - 2:17am
August 17, 2012
Blane Klemek column: ‘They’re there’: Find the ways to tell
Many years ago when I first wet a line in pursuit of stream trout on the Straight River near Park Rapids, I felt doubtful that a fish could be caught, much less live, in such a small little stream. After all, the stream I stood before was scarcely a dozen feet across and shallow enough...
August 17, 2012 - 9:59pm
August 16, 2012
Deer family grazes in field near Bemidji
A doe and her twin fawns graze on an alfalfa field north of Bemidji early Wednesday morning. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
August 16, 2012 - 10:09pm
August 10, 2012
Virus kills cormorants, other waterbirds in southern Minnesota
LITCHFIELD - Hundreds of double-crested cormorants and ring-billed gulls on Pigeon Lake in Meeker County and Minnesota Lake in Faribault County have died from an avian virus suspected to be Newcastle disease, according to the Minnesota DNR). Final laboratory test results are expected...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2012
Bears are looking for easy food sources
GRAND RAPIDS - Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wildlife managers are reporting an increase in nuisance bear complaints at this time of year. Bear sightings are most prevalent in northern Minnesota but they've also been spotted in the metropolitan suburbs. "Despite...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
Researchers track loons with telemetry devices
ST. PAUL - At least six of the 29 loons that have had radio and satellite telemetry devices placed in them by researchers have returned to their breeding lakes in Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). One of the loons, known as "M2," returned...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am
March 16, 2012
DNR hires Welsh to manage habitat program
Bob Welsh, an assistant regional wildlife manager for the past six years, has been selected to manage the state's wildlife habitat program and will oversee the DNR's recently realigned forest, wetland and prairie-farmland habitat programs. Welsh is a former DNR research biologist,...
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am
December 9, 2011
Cougars are rare but do visit Minnesota
Confirmed cougar sightings are becoming more frequent in Minnesota but evidence suggests the large cats are most likely rare visitors to the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The recent shooting of a cougar in southwestern Minnesota, along with...
December 9, 2011 - 12:00am
December 2, 2011
USFWS helps property owners improve land
For more than 23 years many landowners in the Beltrami and Clearwater counties have found themselves recipients of wildlife projects benefitting their property. One such landowner is Gordy Forester. Last year Forester decided to restore a drained marsh on his property to a productive...
December 2, 2011 - 12:00am
January 28, 2011
Survey shows Minnesota's trumpeter swan population is expanding
A statewide aerial survey conducted in early January revealed that the population of trumpeter swans in Minnesota has more than doubled in the...
January 28, 2011 - 12:00am
September 4, 2010
Local artist helps organize art donations for cleaning oiled birds
Twelve species of Minnesota waterfowl winter along the Gulf of Mexico. These birds, including herons, loons and pelicans, will soon be heading...
September 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 13, 2010
Cubs and mom enjoy a fishy meal
This photo was taken south of Superior, Wis., by Dennis Archer recently. A sow bear with five cubs had found some fish entrails that Archer had...
July 13, 2010 - 1:06pm
July 12, 2010
Ely black bear, cub reunite
An Ely black bear and her cub have reunited after 1½ months apart. Researchers Sue Mansfield and Lynn Rogers of the North American Bear Center...
July 12, 2010 - 3:16pm
June 11, 2010
'There's another one!'
When my wife and I built a new home on the upper Mississippi River east of Bemidji, we had not counted on the turtles. Big ones. Snapping turtles, though more than a few painted turtles as well. Our first encounter came when digging the foundation. The Caterpillar driver suddenly...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am